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Sourcing Manager, Infant Toddler Girl (Core Knits)

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
May 1, 2024
Closing date
May 17, 2024

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Category
Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Description: The pay range is $69,000.00 - $124,200.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, 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 https://corporate.target.com/careers/benefits.

About us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

Target Merchandising is a dynamic force constantly innovating to deliver exceptional value, quality, and style to our guests. As a Sourcing Manager for Infant Toddler Girl Core Knits, you'll be at the forefront of our evolution, driving profitability, styled relevance, and diversifying production countries, and developing emerging markets such as the Western Hemisphere. Your role is crucial in enabling a global approach to meet the demands of our guests, leveraging a global team to drive greater productivity with levers of speed and flexibility.

About the role: As a Sourcing Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in sourcing and developing products that positively impact people and the planet. Integrating sourcing capabilities with a commitment to quality and social responsibility, you'll influence the cost and quality of our products; and the effectiveness of our supply chain. With a focus on infant toddler girl core knits, you'll drive responsible sourcing practices while contributing to the success and growth of Target's owned brands.

Key responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Merchants, Planners, and Product Design and Development to bring merchandise from concept to our stores and online channels.
  • Partner with global sourcing and vendors to deliver high-quality, trend-right merchandise at great value.
  • Influence roundtable partners to make decisions that drive enterprise growth and scalable success.
  • Drive sourcing strategy to achieve global balance, optimize matrices, and support financial plans.
  • Utilize negotiation skills and costing expertise to ensure quality/cost alignment, delivering maximum bottom-line value.
  • Stay informed about supplier activities to ensure compliance with responsible practices and influence manufacturer selection.
  • Serve as a liaison between buyers, product developers, and overseas partners, supporting sourcing offices in 20 countries.
  • Adapt to evolving business needs and take on additional responsibilities as required.
  • Partner with merchants, designers, and technical experts to build products that are aligned with strategy, trend, cost, and quality goals and brand standards.


About you:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant sourcing or merchandising experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with strategic thinking and critical analysis.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across departments to achieve business objectives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to translate creative aspirations to tangible business outcomes.
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management abilities.
  • Proficient in analytics and financial acumen.
  • Ability to connect across cultures, functions, and silos.
  • Capacity to prioritize tasks and influence diverse stakeholders.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.


Join us in driving Target's success while making a positive impact on communities and the environment. Apply now to be part of our innovative and inclusive team!

This position will operate as a Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member's core role will need to be performed both onsite at the Target HQ MN location the role is assigned to and virtually, depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. Click here if you are curious to learn more about Minnesota.

Team Members in the Target General Merch Inc (TGMI) operating company are strictly prohibited from working more than 30 days per year in the following 16 states: AL, AR, DE, FL, IN , IA, LA, MD, MS, MO, NC, OK, PA, SC, TN and VA. If hired, you are prohibited from working remotely from one of the states listed above for more than 30 days per year.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations 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 Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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