Senior Manager Global Supply Planning
Posted on Apr 5, 2021 by Target Corporation
Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $70 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace. Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of Target's resources and partnerships worldwide, Merchandising works across product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our 1800 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.
A role in Supply Planning means ensuring that the supply, capacity, production and inventory plans are established in conjunction with demand plans and manufacturing processes to meet business needs at the vendor, factory and/or mill level. The role will ensure that capacity is available to manufacturer the right product, at the right time and in the right location. The role is one of the key links between the manufacturing factories, Global sourcing, Product Development and Design, Merchandise Planning, Inventory Management, and Supply Chain.
As a Supply Planning Senior Manager, you will work with a cross-functional teams to build Long Range Plans and Capacity Plans for Business Partners who support Target Owned Brands. As a new role within Owned Brand Sourcing and Development, you will lead in the design and development of supply planning processes and tools. You will manage and coordinate the global planning for assigned product categories and/or materials to ensure on-time and complete shipments. You will monitor capacity to prevent gaps in the supply versus demand. You will establish supply review process and adjust content as needed based on business needs. You will define and develop supply-related KPI's. You will be asked to represent Supply Planning on special project committees. You will serve as a mentor to Supply Planning Manager to support personal growth and development within the Supply Planning team.
4-year degree or equivalent work experience
6+ years relevant sourcing or planning experience
Critical thinker with ability to think more strategically
Strong problem solving skills
Strong analytical and financial skills
Ability to work with varying groups of people across the company and business partners to achieve business results
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritize among competing deliverables and collaborate with and influence a broad group of partners and stakeholders