• United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Sr Inventory Manager ( Job Number SUP00096S )

About us Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of Americas leading retailers

As a Sr Inventory Manager, you will be responsible for leading and developing the Inventory management (IM) team by creating a culture that values data, system utilization, accountability and innovation Should be an expert on replenishment systems and should support the IM team in ongoing exception management and problem solving Responsible for setting inventory placement goals that align with business objectives The role needs to advocate, remove barriers and build connections for the team This individual will be responsible for coaching and developing team members to manage existing processes They will also be responsible for working closely with Senior Management in India and Minneapolis to develop and execute strategies


Lead a team of inventory analyst who supports inventory placement for various IM functions

Organizes the Inventory Management team to execute against the operational plan

Drive development and execution of positioning recommendations with IM team

Manage decisions on flow and positioning for initial sets, events

Drive use of systems to address issues vs manual intervention

Interacts with IM and planning managers/directors on store level inventory concerns

Provide summarized analysis for Ads and EOS strategy and recap (eg size, color trends) at localized level

Cultivate an environment where the Inventory Management team is encouraged to drive insights / recommendations (vs just providing data) and have the confidence to defend what is right for the business

Provide hands-on apprenticeship to Inventory Analysts and support cross-functional exposure to ensure a well-rounded skill set

Develop and implement strategies, including system solutions, staffing plans, productivity and quality improvements pertaining to the above processes

Represent Merchandise Planning at all levels of the organization on key initiatives at Target India Operations & Project Management and


Establish comprehensive operations & project plans to ensure all deadlines are met

Drive innovation and productivity improvement through Six Sigma initiatives

Create an environment and culture of knowledge sharing and increase automation culture, communication and Training

Help establish Target culture and best practices for all of Target India

Establish and model a Fast, Fun, and Friendly environment

Demonstrate sensitivity to cross-cultural nuances Communicate effectively with team members and partners in various forums including town halls and skip level meets

Provide direction, support, and training opportunities for team members

People Management

Responsible for resource planning, competency development, performance management, productivity improvement, talent retention, career planning and development

Balance and prioritize workload and resources as necessary Keep track of work life balance of the team and takes necessary actions whenever required Select, lead and develop key manager positions and build a high performing team striving to achieve excellence and ultimately create the best company ever Actively be involved in the hiring process by conducting effective interviews Personally spend adequate time on coaching and mentoring the next level of team members

Sets appropriate performance measures for all team members & coach them when there are performance issues

Analyze various outputs from Best Team Survey and develop an action plan to address issues relating to team member morale and satisfaction


4 Years Bachelors degree from and accredited university

8 years of business experience in transactional processes & analytics

5 years experience leading teams (cross-functional) for multinational organizations

Expertise in Inventory management principals and systems

Experience in supply chain planning allocation, replenishment, operations

Consensus building, influencing and negotiating at senior levels

Team management and development

Translating data from an array of sources into insights and go-forward recommendations

Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work well with others and contribute to a positive environment

Strong cognitive skills including problem solving, decision making and analysis

Ability to travel


Advanced degree; MBA preferred

Retail background

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Retailing, Consumer Durables/FMCG
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Admin/Facilities Mgmt
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Feb 2020

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Target Corporation India Pvt Ltdarfix

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