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Field Labor Analyst- Chicago

Apply Now Location: 3501 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60623-4926; job id: R0000219142
job family: Supply Chain Process & Operations
schedule: Full time

About us: 

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.  

Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics 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—we 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.  

A role in a Distribution Center means being on the very front lines of getting product to the guest as fast as possible – a critical differentiator and one of the most essential functions within Logistics.  Whether it’s through focusing on regional or upstream distribution centers, fulfillment centers, or import warehouses, you’ll have the chance to positively impact thousands of fellow team members and Target guests worldwide. There’s so much good work to be done, from Distribution Center Operations, where process and problem solving drive our results; Quality Management, which influences and maintains our good name in the retail marketplace, or overall Distribution Center Productivity, where we’re always analyzing and recalibrating how to best support our people, process and technology investments to support an ever evolving business.

A Field Labor Analyst role is responsible for alignment, analysis, and assessment of key inputs in support of staffing plans and decisions for the end-to-end building inclusive of replenishment and fulfillment operations. In this role, you will leverage staffing tools to analyze productivity, labor data, and volume trends to inform balanced and financially responsible staffing decisions for the building. You will collaborate with site leadership and headquarters (HQ) partners to design the building’s yearly labor management strategy and work with on-site Production Controllers and Sr Operations Managers to align departmental staffing inputs that support planning at the daily and weekly level while influencing long-term staffing outputs. You’ll participate in long-term staffing discussions with HQ partners as well as building executives, guiding key planning and staffing decisions to include hiring plans, seasonal strategies, in-building cross-training, and planned overtime, as well as helping to manage the impacts of those plans upon the total budget.

Core responsibilities and requirements of this job include but are not limited to the expectations described within this job description.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs

About you:

  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience utilizing tools, dashboards, and reports to analyze and drive operational performance
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of analytical and statistical techniques including model building and experimental design
  • Knowledge in business operational performance improvement, preferably in retail, finance, logistics or warehousing settings.
  • Strong business acumen, critical thinking and problem solving skills, and strong relationship building skills
  • Strong analytical skills with experience with statistical analysis preferred
  • Strong communication, collaboration and presentation skills
  • Ability to identify and define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

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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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