Sr Sourcing Manager

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/15/18
Minneapolis, MN
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/15/18

Job ID: BRA000CEN

Description: JOIN THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL – AS A SENIOR SOURCING MANAGERWho we’re looking forTheretaillandscape is changing – fast – and Target is evolving along with it. When we created our brand promise of “Expect More. Pay Less.” it paved the way for Target to infuse affordable fashion into our assortment and deliver an outstandingexperience for our guests.  We are pioneers of innovation with our owned brands and uniquepartnerships from Archer Farms and Merona, to Made to Matter and Altuzarra.  Today, Target continues to be committed to bringing our guests what theywant, when theywant it, where theywant to shop – in our over1,800 stores,mobile, online and theretailchannels of the future.  We’re looking for a Sourcing Manager who is interested in putting their business, leadership and people skills to work. Be a leader and trendsetter by delivering your passion forretail to Target. Our team is our greatest asset, so weinvest in the growth and development of our team, and have fun while doing it. Use your skills,experienceand talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Sourcing Manager, you'll take the lead as you…

  • Work with a cross-functional team including Target Merchants and Product Design and Development to turn ideas into the merchandise on our stores' shelves and on our online channels
  • Partner with overseas sourcing and vendors to deliver high-quality, trend-right merchandise at a great value for our guests
  • Drive sourcing strategy to support strategic opportunities, global balance and help Target achieve our financial plans
  • Drive for speed in reduction of lead times and supply chain in order to help Target be first to market
  • Utilize negotiating skills and costing expertise to ensure quality/cost, and deliver maximum bottom-line impact

Requirements

  • 4-yeardegree
  • Five+ years relevant merchandisingexperience – position levels vary based on experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Basic fabric knowledge
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