Sr Manager Inventory, Health(Remote Or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mar 20, 2023
Apr 04, 2023
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and the second-largest retailer in the United States.

Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics (GSCL) is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how we get the right product to the right guest even better, faster and more cost effectively than before. We are becoming more intelligent, automated and algorithmic in our decision-making, so that no matter how guests shop-in stores or on deliver the convenience and immediate gratification they demand and deserve. We are on a mission to win decisively over any competitor, with a seamless and superior guest service experience unlike any they can offer. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we constantly come together to implement new processes in record time. So we're looking for exceptional people who are proactive, creative, independent, innovative, risk-savvy and comfortable working in varying degrees of ambiguity. Are you a critical thinker who seeks the root cause and can analyze both qualitatively and quantitatively? Are you a creative problem-solver who simplifies problems, quickly identifies solutions, commits to a plan and then positively influences others to execute it? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

As the Sr. Inventory Manager for Health, you will be responsible for leading a team of 9 inventory analysts (+analysts in training) while managing the growth and scale of the Health Team at Target business. You'll use the right combination of data and expertise to achieve the best possible product availability through optimal inventory positioning. You'll not only establish and develop great relationships with our suppliers to encourage on-time & in-full shipments to stores & ship nodes, but you'll also develop cross-functional partnerships to analyze transportation & operational capabilities that drive maximum speed, reliability and cost effectiveness.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Build and develop a high performing, diverse, inclusive and engaged team.
  • Lead Inventory management team to enable sales growth through creating a faster, easier, more flexible fulfillment experience for the guest.
  • Co-lead inventory management in the merchandising division roundtable, partnering closely with other Sr IM Managers, and Merchandising Sr. Director to reach division goals.
  • Co-create and execute against inventory strategies to grow and scale the Target Health business.
  • Ensure proper inventory positioning to drive availability & optimal guest experience.
  • Lead the inventory management team in solving complex problems. This is about simplifying a problem to find the root cause, considering multiple scenarios and long-term impacts, and thinking non-traditionally to develop the right solution for the guest.
  • Lead the team to have strong inventory management fundamentals and acumen. Everyone should understand how inventory management links the business to the guest.
  • Lead your inventory analysts to be operational strategists. Every decision we make should be rooted in strategy - such as knowing how it impacts the broader business, and the balance it strikes between inventory management performance and financial impact.
  • Drive for continuous improvement. This means streamlining processes, eliminating redundancy, and constantly evaluating effectiveness.
  • Create strong relationships with suppliers that enable on time & in-full shipments that deliver against our reliability goals, specifically with suppliers that are new to Target.
  • Build strong partnership with Health team, building trust and creating sustainable routines

  • Technical skills in Inventory management fundamentals and systems.
  • Experience with coaching and developing talent.
  • Strong organizational skills. Ability to manage/juggle numerous priorities effectively.
  • Consensus building, influencing and negotiating at senior levels.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Experience translating data from an array of sources into insights/go-forward recommendations.

  • Inventory Management team
  • S&OP teams
  • SPM teams
  • Distribution/Store teams
  • Sr. Director of Health Partnerships
  • Supplier Community
  • Health teams

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of experience in inventory management, planning, supply chain, or a related function.
  • Knowledge of supply chain and inventory management fundamentals, systems, and practical applications.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

This position may be considered for a Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. The salary range is :$87,900.00 USD - $158,200.00 USD. Pay is based on several factors which may include, but are not limited to education, work experience, certifications, labor markets, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

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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