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F&B Regional Dir SC Engineering

Apply Now Job ID: R0000064593 schedule: Full time Location: 33 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;
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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 within the Food & Beverage Supply Chain Engineering & Optimizationteam means being at the heart of our perpetual reimagining while ensuring solutions are integrated across supply chain and store operations. You will work cross-functionally with experts from across GSCL and stores to support co-creation of solutions to reduce labor cost, improve speed and quality for replenishment & fulfillment activities.  You will help scope a broad set of initiatives and ideas to help identify the specific problem scope, potential impact and the resources needed to solve.  You’ll also be actively engaged in developing solutions alongside experts from across the organization including Field Operations, Operating Solutions Design, Store Operations, TTS, Inventory Management and Data Science.

In this role, as part of the Supply Chain Engineering team, the F&B Regional Engineering Director will regionally lead all field-based Engineering & Facilities (E&F) teams within our distribution centers to ensure supply chain assets (conveyors, sorters, powered industrial trucks, etc.) are maintained to deliver on current and long-term objectives.  The field teams include: E&F Senior Operations Managers, E&F Operations Managers, Mechanics, Utility Attendants and Senior System Engineers.  The Group Engineering Director will safely ensure reliability (through PM’s and CM’s), efficiency (through strong partnership with Operations), and value extraction (OPEX and CAPEX management) of our assets to support Target’s Global Supply Chain & Logistics (GSCL) business requirements.

This role has three “must have” skill sets:

1. Significant diagnostic and assessment experience in the material handling and building asset management space, especially around the efficacy of PM’s, CM’s and spare parts management

2. Exceptional critical thinking and structured problem solving skill sets plus the ability to broadly teach and train

3. Ability to quickly connect with all levels of employees and diverse teams while leading them through change and deliver top results

Important sub-components of these skill sets are:

1. Significant diagnostic and assessment experience in the material handling and building asset management space, especially around the efficacy of PM’s, CM’s and spare parts management

 - Experience with the life cycle management of integrated assets; considering impacts on people, process, and technology.

 - Strong ability to apply engineering methods and data analysis to monitor and manage the maintenance of critical asset categories  

 - Ability to drive maintenance Best Practices: innovate, document, improve work methods, standardize, provide a safe work environment and require safe work practices, train, commission equipment, collect, measure, and analyze key performance indicators to improve processes and improve experience.

 - Ability to understand and monitor E&F field spend across relevant building OPEX and CAPEX categories

2. Exceptional critical thinking and structured problem solving skill sets plus the ability to broadly teach and train

 - Ability to quickly understand asset conditions and provide feedback to HQ Equipment Engineers to ensure effective lifecycle costing and value optimization

 - Ability to quickly provide assistance to building teams struggling with major and minor asset escalations in partnership with the SCE Field Engineering team.  Comfortable communicating with Sr. Director up to EVP level leaders, demonstrating clear logical breakdown of a situation, problem, or recommendation.

 - Ability to quickly assess field talent gaps and needs to support a world-class E&F organization.

 - Ability to help specify training gaps in field support

3. Ability to quickly connect with all levels of employees and diverse teams while leading them through change and deliver top results

 - Capability to tailor training and messages to varying audiences

 - Strong ability to listen and synthesize messages

The ideal candidate is someone who has consistently demonstrated being a self-starter.  Someone that leverages their initiative to drive the business and progress the enterprise forward. Someone who brings a tenacity to their work appropriately so that they are not phased by setbacks or roadblocks, and can handle that in an appropriate and inclusive way.  Someone who is curious to constantly learn new areas of Target’s business, and always asks themselves how we can do things better than we are doing them currently.  Someone who enjoys building expertise in the small details but who can also think very strategically about where our business is evolving. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About You:

  • 4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience in relevant technical or engineering field
  • 10+ years of Logistics, Supply Chain, Industrial or Reliability Engineering, or facilities management experience
  • Maintenance / Asset Management experience
  • Experience with Maximo 7.x or comparable Asset Management/CMMS software
  • Strong communication, teambuilding, and influencing skills
  • Strong foundation of mathematical/analytical principles
  • Highly proficient in independent problem solving, creating plans and delivering results
  • Ability to multi-task a wide variety of requests and tasks, confidently shifting and reprioritizing work based on effort, risk, impact, and customer
  • Up to 75% work travel

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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