Operations Coordinator (54604)
Date: June 2019
Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands 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 Target.com—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.
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 Logistics functions. You’ll reach beyond the bounds of your team to partner across the enterprise and find solutions to support the business. Whether it’s through focusing on our regional or upstream distribution centers, import warehouses, or fulfillment and flow centers, you’ll have a chance to positively impact thousands of fellow team members and Target guests worldwide, further differentiating Target from all the rest. 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.
As a Operations Coordinator, you’ll work quick, safetly and efficiently to accurately process multiple tasks within the distribution center to ensure our stores and guests are able to receive the merchandise that they need. You’ll assist in managing and tracking high priority merchandise, solving distribution related problems, coordinating inbound load arrivals, coordinating the movement of all receiving and shipping trailers to support warehouse operations, outbound deliveries to guests. You’ll do this while taking the appriopriate partners, including with Operations Managers and vendors, communicating with stores and transporation partners when needed. You’ll also assist with backhaul routing and researching of trailer information as necessary. To complete this work, you’ll be required to maintain a work area that is organized, neat and clean in order to safely receive and process freight and paperwork, which will help to manage and move inventory efficiently, and load and ship items to our guests. We’ll teach you our step-by-step processes so that your work is free from errors. Other responsibilities of a Operations Coodintor include using and working actively in the Warehouse Management System, as well as other computer systems such as a Radio Frequency (RF) device, to ensure accurate carton count and quality of product being moved to, from, and throughout the warehouse. You may also be trained to support functions within the warehouse as it relates to inventory management, quality assurance and problem solving of defects of our products. It is also vital that you report to work on time and complete job tasks assigned accurately and on time to contribute to the overall Distribution Center results.
Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
- Maintains positive and respectful attitude while working independently and in a team environment
- Able to lift and carry merchandise weighing 35 lbs. frequently throughout a shift and up to 60lbs. occasionally
- Able to comprehend oral and written communication skills to effectively read labels, tickets and other product documentation
- Able to accurately use basic math skills
- Able to operate all required devices, equipment, warehouse technology, and others systems safely, after receiving training
- Anticipates problems, catches errors, and takes action to complete tasks accurately and on time and communicates ways to improve quality
- Ability to perform basic data analysis in excel, as well as research defects/issues and root cause drivers of those defects through problem solving.
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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