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Director Engineering & Facilities (F&B - Automation, Maintenance, & Strategy)

Apply Now Job ID: R0000055987 schedule: Full time Location: 33 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;

About us:

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

At Target, food is life. So it’s the mission of our newly integrated Food & Beverage organization to help our guests more easily discover the joy of food. We thrive on giving families new favorite ways to eat well and cook less, simply and affordably. With curated in-store experiences and a streamlined assortment designed to inspire and save time, we understand the importance of food to our guests’ everyday life—from snack duty at soccer practice to important family gatherings and holidays. Join our centralized Food & Beverage team where you’ll partner with people from literally every area of the business. Here, you’ll help dream up new ways to offer our guests a reliably wonderful experience with the freshness, selection and value they expect and deserve from Target.  

A role in Target’s Food Supply Chain is a chance to truly serve our guests with speed, freshness and quality. We strengthen the efficiency of product delivery and partner across Target’s Global Supply Chain to provide the highest quality food products to our guests—on time, every time. Here, your role might be extracting business insights from data, solving problem statements, conducting gap analysis and recommending focus areas for leadership. Or you’ll be an inventory management resource whose specialized point of view informs what we buy, from whom, how much and where it needs to go from there. You’ll leverage inventory positioning to achieve the best possible product availability, and establish and develop great relationships with our vendors to encourage on-time delivery. Or join our team in a food distribution center where you’re on the very front lines of getting product to the guest as fast as possible—a critical differentiator that keeps Target guests coming back for more. 

As a Director of Supply Chain: Engineering & Facilitiesyou will be responsible for strategic planning and leading initiatives to help our teams realize value from our supply chain assets across our network Examples of areas of accountability include Equipment Management, Material Handling, Field Engineering leadership, Program Strategy, Vendor Strategy and Engagement, and Capital Expense management.Successful individuals will also develop strong partnerships with internal information technology teams and external vendors to ensureend-to-end stable systems and support.You will also be responsible for leading a team of engineering team members.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs. 

About you:

  • Four-year degree in relevant technical or engineering field

  • 10+ years of Industrial or Reliability Engineering, or facilities maintenance management experience

  • Significant experience supporting or installing material handling equipment

  • Working knowledge of SAP and Maximo

  • Ability to break down elements of maintenance Operational Excellence from the foundation (PM, CM, asset profiling, MAXIMO, etc. in support of “asset health”) to value generation (usage and continuous improvement)

  • Strong analytic thought leadership around predictive analytics & business case development 

  • Demonstrated ability to create and refine a long-term vision and strategy in support of asset value extraction

  • Capability to drive change management across different levels of the organization

  • Displays a strong leadership presence and ability to navigate through complex situations

  • Strong talent management and team leadership 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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