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Project Planner Target Printing Services

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
Feb 24, 2023
Closing date
Mar 1, 2023

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.​

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

Fueling the continued success of one of the world's most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization. Target Marketing is well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves on connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target. We study our guests to discover new needs and insights, and then craft every interaction to build brand love. We are market experts who insist on a clear and cohesive understanding of our business objectives, guest segments and behaviors, strategies and tactics, overcoming obstacles and measuring success. Our commitment to partnering both internally and with external agencies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and unique promotional marketing. Leveraging our collective assets and fostering a healthy, supportive and open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target.

A role at Target Printing Services means that you'll be part of a team that leads Targets communication strategy and brings holistic promotional and value stories to life for Target Guests. The team has a broad range of responsibilities including planning, prepress, design, print production, finishing, bindery, fulfillment and distribution. Target Printing Services is responsible for print projects in support of many internal partners including Stores Experience Marketing, In-Store Promotional Signing, Print Promotions Marketing, Financial Retail Services, Store Operations and Talent Acquisition.

As a Project Planner you play a critical role in ensuring the successful execution of all projects produced at Target Printing Services (TPS). In this role you will work closely with Account Manager and Project Managers to plan print projects in the most cost-effective manner using Monarch Estimating and Planning software; creating estimates, job tickets, and purchase orders to execute work. You will determine kitting requirements, make important decisions that affect the efficiencies of end-to-end kitting handwork executed by the production team and the presentation of the final product for the customer. This role is also responsible for writing detailed work instructions to ensure clear understanding and successful execution by TPS production teams. You will coordinate the ordering of materials, problem-solving to determine viable alternative solutions and communicating them to the Project Manager and Account Executive in the instance that the initially requested materials are not available. If outside services are needed for a job, you are responsible for determining the best vendor option based on weighing multiple factors and coordinating the pieces of the project that need to go outside, still adhering to all final deadlines and cost.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • 4-Year degree in related field and/or 5 years' experience in print environment
  • Experience working in the printing industry with knowledge in print production, planning and sales
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment through multiple projects and details and make strategic decisions by weighing a number of factors
  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written
  • Proven track record of building strong, productive, trusting partnerships/relationships

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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