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Sr Engineer Safety

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
Apr 4, 2023
Closing date
Apr 14, 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.

Right on pace with Target's distinctive retail brand, in a role in Target Finance and Accounting, you will be a truly collaborative partner with a seat at the table. You'll bring your unique point of view, experience and passion for the work to your team and internal clients. In Finance, you'll be an integral voice in discussions that lead to Target's unparalleled shopping experience. Your analysis and recommendations will be directly applied to critical business decisions, from sales to merchandising and beyond. Within Finance, you'll enjoy the interesting challenges of the competitive retail space. Your contributions come to life in virtually every area of this dynamic enterprise. You will grow and be challenged in your career while having a healthy balance with life outside of work.

Working within Risk Management, your mission will be to leverage your expertise to balance proactive protection and real-time mitigation of risks. Our team, including Claims, Insurance, Finance, and Safety allows for a well-rounded approach to managing risk across all operations. We serve our organization and guests with solutions that create value, mitigate risk, influence and enable the business while ensuring compliance

As the Senior Engineer of Safety, you will be responsible as a program owner for partnering with Target business units to ensure new equipment and modifications to existing equipment installed in new/legacy buildings comply with all applicable codes, regulations and accredited standards (ie OSHA/ANSI). This includes, integration of safety systems into the design of new and existing equipment in pursuit of building a safer place to work and shop at Target. The Sr. Engineer of Safety or SES will partner with various design and engineering teams such as, but not limited to; Engineering/Automation, Operations Solution Design, Activation, Engineering/Facilities and Field Operations teams, as well as other key stakeholders. You will lead risk assessments processes or RAP and assist in the development/review of equipment designs while providing guidance on requirements on controls and closing findings. The SES will also be required to support your clients by leading projects through the entire go-live process (from design to activation). You are an effective communicator and are able to send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing and possess excellent program management skills. As such, you are an accountable self-drive team member. As an expert in safety and ergonomic design principles, you will put Safety first for Target. You must also have applied understanding of applicable regulations, codes and standards. Ensure all risk and compliance obligations are reflected within key HQ programs, while establishing proper risk tolerance for the organization. Work with HQ partners to develop and influence on key safety programs/standards, to include establishing/sustaining a strong safety culture. Develop a strategic project plan to deploy digestible safety programs/standards to the field, while aligning to industry and regulatory standards. Ensure alignment with the business during deployment, and support the development of safety standards and training.

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

About you:
  • Bachelor's Degree B.A./B.S in engineering, safety, or equivalent experience
  • Direct or indirect proven Safety leadership
  • Certification in Safety (CSP) or related professional certification/s
  • Ability to influence and direct partners and leadership
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent relationship building and collaboration
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proven knowledge and use of Microsoft products
  • Ability to travel as required

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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