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Merchandise Control Internship

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Date: Jan 30, 2021

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Come to work and be ready to think on your feet, grow your skills, and embrace the many opportunities. Our Distribution Centers are the key to getting new products out to TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. To keep up with our ever-changing inventory, we stay nimble and adaptable. No day is the same, and that’s just how we like it. Every shift is a new opportunity to Discover Different—and support each other along the way.

Posting Notes: Phoenix  || AZ  


Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense and T.K. Maxx.


TJX is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer worldwide and Merchandising is the heart of our business. In fact, no other team impacts our bottom line more. We believe that we operate one of the most flexible business models in the world. And it’s that flexibility has enabled us to succeed through various economic and retail environments year after year.


If you think you’d like to become a business leader within Retail Merchandising, this is the program for you…this is the time to Discover Different. 


Distribution Centers Basics: It’s All About The Merchandise flow.

The TJX Distribution Centers are the hubs of our worldwide logistics operation. Our DC Leadership Teams are comprised of entrepreneurial problem solvers who are responsible for millions of units in inventory, developing creative plans to optimize the flow of merchandise, and above all, engaging and inspiring their teams. Being a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, TJX relies on our Distribution Centers to run efficiently and effectively in order fuel our growing multi-billion-dollar businesses.


The Opportunity: Never The Same Day Twice.

Our Merchandising Internship opportunities exist in our Philadelphia Distribution Center. Our approach to Merchandising is unlike any other retailer. From day one and throughout the entire 12-week paid summer internship, you’ll experience classroom and on-the-job training that will help you understand how our business works and how Merchandising impacts the bottom line.


Through this internship, you’ll have the opportunity to:

·        Become a part of a global network of leaders charged with positioning TJX to deliver value to our customer’s every day.

· Develop an understanding of Merchandise Control Flow and DC Operations.

· Support merchandise leaders with plans set by Merchandising, Planning, and Allocations Teams.

· Resolve and troubleshoot merchandise issues with Operations, Merchandise Control, and Vendors

· Focus on building leadership competency

· Influence strategic decisions to help improve distribution/merchandise operations.


You’ll also have the opportunity to work on a process improvement project and give a final presentation to Distribution executive team members upon the completion of your internship.


Who We Are Looking For: It Just Might Be You.

Ideal candidates will be strong, curious leaders with a keen eye for process optimization and team leadership. At TJX, you will grow your leadership and operational talents and put them to use as part of a collaborative team working towards executing, delivering, and achieving business goals and objectives. We are looking for natural leaders who never stop looking for efficiencies, improvements and new ways to motivate a team 


Specifically, we’re looking for:

·         Rising Juniors and Seniors currently enrolled in a 4-year degree program

o    Fashion / Merchandising / Operations majors preferred but not required

·         Strong analytical thinking and complex problem-solving skills

·         Proven leadership experience, team collaboration and strong communication skills

·         The confidence and flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment

·         An entrepreneurial drive and business acumen

·         Ability to have direct, candid, and productive conversations around performance

·         Ability to work a flexible work schedule depending on business needs


Post Internship: We’ve Got Big Plans For You.

High performing Interns may be offered one of multiple opportunities upon successful completion of their internship experience:

·         Join us in a full-time role through the Distribution Leadership Program upon graduation

Come Discover Different at TJX—we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. We move a lot of inventory—at all times of the day—and that takes working, learning, and growing together. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit team in our Distribution Centers.

As you think about where to work, know that we take care of our people. We offer competitive pay and great benefits. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

 Posting Notes: Phoenix  || AZ

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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