Category: Garments/Textile

Senior Production Engineer

Target Sourcing Services L.L.C.


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Job Context

  • Target is one of the Global Fortune 500, one of America`s leading retailers.
  • Target Sourcing Services (TSS) organization is located in various countries throughout the world. TSS connects Target`s merchandise buyers and external vendors to turn ideas into on-trend merchandise. TSS also serves a major function in ensuring that vendors meet Target`s strict standards for quality, sustainability, and safe working conditions. We are looking for someone who is dynamic, adaptable, industry expert for our Chattogram office.

Job Responsibilities

  • 1. Key Competency Expectation
  • Product and Technical knowledge
  • Category level product knowledge; understand the guest expectation/brand expression through product standards, specification, approved samples and testing requirement/protocols to support field operations
  • Ensure Target products are good & healthy, safe to use, guest friendly and durable & functional through product lifecycle
  • Knowledge of product and manufacturing process risk assessment and mitigation to support product development - Identify and validate key quality and capability callouts (e.g., manufacturing variability, critical to quality, manufacturability to scale) from product development stage through a robust MCP
  • Deep understanding of capacity analysis - annually as well as during production readiness to ensure appropriate capacities are allocated, both holistically and at a program level.
  • Ability to understand diverse and ever evolving manufacturing processes
  • Understand process management - able to determine the critical processes to quality and its controls to prevent or mitigate potential issues/risks
  • Knowledge of tools from Lean/6 Sigma/TOC/SPC to assess factory's performance to support OBSD strategy
  • Technical ability to assess and resolve product and inspection issues
  • Build one's own technical expertise in a structured and systematic way
  • Understanding of cost engineering to support factory's drive towards efficiency and right first time quality
  • Quality Strategy and Management
  • Understand and be able to assess the effectiveness of a factory's preventive QMS and its sustainability, across diverse manufacturing processes
  • Drive continuous improvement of a factory's quality management system, shifting focus from detection to prevention.
  • Plan for quality through preventive product risk mitigation, factory capability assessment and capacity validation prior to production.
  • Strategic overview of the factory's performance in order to prioritize and identify areas of opportunity to drive elevation
  • Evaluate the health of the factory's QMS
  • Support 3rd party escalation, disposition and CAPA reviews for continuous improvement
  • Understand the guest expectation through voice of the guest
  • Support ME initiatives focusing on efficiency and right first time quality
  • Data/Reporting and Analytical thinking
  • Ability to review data and conduct statistical analysis
  • Leverage data to identify opportunities for calibration, continuous improvement and problem-solving
  • Drive cost of poor quality reduction with a focus on greater efficiency and right first time quality
  • Understand industry and share business intelligence with CFT teams when needed
  • Engage in proactive sourcing and category management from technical, quality and engineering perspective to drive robust business placement decisions
  • Extensive use of quantifiable data and KPIs in decision-making; to provide performance feedback to vendors/factories.
  • 2. Communication/CFT Collaboration/Training
  • Share lessons learned in quality planning activities and core processes
  • Support calibration activities for 3rd parties, vendor and factories
  • Act as technical liaison between HQ PSQA, Vendor/Factory partners and cross functional teams
  • Ensure transparency and adherence to escalation process when required
  • Provide ongoing support to PSQA HQ for continuous improvement, issue resolution and problem solving
  • Successfully navigate through tough choices and be able to articulate a strong point of view both internally and externally - to leaders, peers, team members and vendor/factories.
  • Engage in factory matrix optimization and influence business decisions through CFT collaboration based on business needs and quality performance
  • Steer decision effectiveness and efficiency; take smart risk based on facts, figures and guest insights through critical thinking
  • Provide expertise to validate CFT's business decision and increase supply matrix visibility through factory assessment
  • Engage in new vendor/factory vetting and exploration process that supports sourcing decision-making and long-range business plan
  • 3. Operational Excellence and Brand Reputation
  • Adapt to change and adhere to Target strategy, direction and business goals
  • Continually focus on and demonstrate commitment to concepts of value creation through COQ/Lean/Six Sigma tools/efficiency
  • Ensure transparency and adherence to escalation process when required
  • Demonstrate the highest level of ethics; make ethics a mantra for TGT and supply chain
  • Escalate critical issues concerning ethics, through the proper channels
  • Provide ongoing support to PSQA HQ and PSQA QMS Team for continuous improvement, issue resolution and problem solving
  • Support HQ through product investigations and activate on guest data analysis appropriately.
  • Investigate quality issues, ensure effectiveness of CAPA and validate vendor/factories are driving toward continuous improvement.

Employment Status



  • Work from home, Work at office

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor in Engineering (BEngg) in Industrial Eng & Production
  • Preferred Professional Certification: Six Sigma,Quality Management System,Lean Management

Experience Requirements

  • 6 to 12 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
    Buying House, Garments

Additional Requirements

  • Experience in retail purchasing operations or support

Job Location


Job Source Online Job Posting.

Job Summary

Published on: 7 Apr 2021

Vacancy:  Not specific

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: 6 to 12 year(s)

Job Location: Chattogram

Application Deadline: 15 Apr 2021

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Application Deadline : 15 Apr 2021

Published On

7 Apr 2021

Company Information

Target Sourcing Services L.L.C.