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Assets Protection Business Partner - Global Supply Chain & Logistics

Apply Now Job ID: R0000059489 schedule: Full time Location: 33 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;

About us:

Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and the second-largest retailer in the United States. One of the world’s leading and most recognized brands requires an industry-leading Asset Protection team who ensures the safety and security of our team, guests, store and merchandise. We use preventive techniques to maintain a comfortable, safe and secure environment, whether within our stores, our headquarters and throughout our supply chain. Here you will promote a culture of mindfulness around shortage and theft, while co-creating new processes with key field leaders and HQ partners.

The AP team’s function is to provide a safe and secure environment for our team members and meet the financial goals of shortage in a Target distribution center. AP teams will do this by leading a physical security culture and responding to crisis events to protect our team, investigating and resolving theft, and creating awareness and educating team members on operational shortage priorities.

At Target we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career. The role of a Supply Chain Assets Protection Business Partner can provide you with the:

  • Skills in business financials (e.g., payroll, profit and loss) and driving shortage reduction.
  • Skills in driving business and building specific strategies by leveraging data and metrics and partnering with distribution leadership to deliver results through your team.
  • Experience leading a remote team in a designated Supply Chain region made up of leaders of leaders through multiple layers.
  • Experience influencing talent strategies in a designated Supply Chain region and building skills in recruiting, selecting and talent development for hourly and exempt leaders in Assets Protection roles.
  • Ability to build relationships, influence and provide thoughtful feedback to key partners (e.g., Regional Supply Chain leadership, HR, HQ) to support company and Assets Protection initiatives.

As a Supply Chain Assets Protection Business Partner no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities:

Drive your business to grow sales

  • Lead, influence and validate a safe and secure culture by driving physical security process, leading designated group response in emergency crisis situations and resolving all significant incidents. Educate Supply Chain teams on emergency preparedness and physical security procedures.
  • Develop and communicate designated regional Assets Protection strategies and priorities, including tactical plans, training and expectations, to your team, peers and leadership.
  • Be financially accountable in your designated region by prioritizing and driving continuous improvement.
  • Establish a culture of accountability for your teams through clear expectations and performance management. Train and validate Supply Chain Assets Protection teams are anticipating and identifying shortage risks and developing tactics to reduce shortage.

Drive designated regional results on theft resolution, according to compliance standards and proper documentation.

Cultivate a strong team culture to drive profitability and efficiency

  • Lead a designated team of Assets Protection Operations Managers to meet shortage goals and increase profitability.
  • Develop a talent strategy that makes Target an employer of choice, attracts candidates and retains talent. Foster an inclusive, diverse, safe and secure culture; create an environment of openness, trust and recognition, and reward great performance.
  • Build relationships inside and outside Target, including building and regional leaders, and industry partners to identify market trends and understand asset protection strategies of competition. Ensure our teams and tactics maintain Target’s reputation.
  • Demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety, and compliance. Lead team to work in the same way and hold others accountable to this commitment.
  • All other duties based on business needs.

The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a Supply Chain Assets Protection Business Partner. But there are a few skills you should have from the get-go:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • Meet any state or local licensure and/or other legal requirements related to the position
  • 3+ years of retail and/or supply chain loss prevention experience
  • Proven execution skills and ability to drive change
  • Experience influencing key business partners
  • Operate in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment
  • Quickly adapt to changing priorities and tasks
  • Work in high intensity situations with composure and ease
  • Solution-based mindset with desire to uncover business gaps and solve problems
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect:

  • Experience and knowledge with internal theft investigations
  • Understanding of retail and/or supply chain operations and associated shortage risks
  • Experience with crisis response, physical security, safety and compliance programs
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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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