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Merchandise Assistant

Requisition:  1564842
Brand:  TJX Canada

Mississauga, ON, CA

Employment Type:  Full-Time
Employment Status:  Regular
Functional Area:  Merchandising/Buying



Nadine discovered MENTORSHIP working at TJX

Having a manager that helps set goals and build skills became very important to Nadine, a fashion school graduate who’s now thriving at TJX. Mentorship is key to any successful career and providing you with the right guidance is key to us!


What you’ll discover

Eligible Associates can look forward to:

  • State-of-the-art amenities at our eco-friendly Home Office. Take a tour HERE
  • One-of-a-kind, inclusive culture
  • Benefits that take effect your first day
  • Dedicated training and on-the-job resources to enhance your development
  • Merchandise discount for yourself and eligible family members at all TJX Canada stores
  • Associate and Family Assistant Program to support healthy living


What you’ll do

It’s safe to say, there’s no shortage of variety in what we do. Here are some key responsibilities of the role:

  • Provide Operations Support to Buyers by: creating and modifying purchase orders in a manner that facilitates evenish and optimal inbound flow to our Distribution Centre’s; facilitating ongoing communication with Vendors regarding shipments and changes, managing optimal inbound flow; mitigating early receipts and tracking of merchandise as well as Samples Management for assigned departments
  • Accurately create, enter and modify Purchase Orders ensuring optimum flow of goods
  • Utilizes Updated Inbound Flow charts to aid in optimal flow moves when planned flow changes due to vendor, logistics, business trend issues or opportunities
  • Proactively tracks, follows up and actions late orders with vendors using available reporting, reviews ship dates and cancels and makes revisions as agreed upon with Buyer
  • Executes on the merchant purchase commitment to our Vendors, monitoring for required documents and processes necessary to deliver goods to the Distribution Centre’s are complete
  • For a closer look into the role of a Merchandise Assistant, click HERE


What you’ll need

To begin your career with us, you’ll have:

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent work experience; Experience in Retail or Corporate Environment considered an asset
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities as well as adapt and flex to changing needs of the business
  • Effective time management, interpersonal skills and communication (written and verbal) skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • An interest in working with products and basic understanding of key factors of brands, fashion, quality and pricing


Posting details

Internal TJX Associates: please review this opportunity with your direct supervisor or manager prior to submitting an application. In order to be considered, please attach your completed Internal Candidate Endorsement Form to your application.


Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. By becoming a member of our TJX Canada family, you’ll have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people across our Distributions Centres, Retail Stores (Winners, HomeSense, Marshalls) and our Office locations. Are you ready to Discover Different? Here at TJX Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer committed to the inclusion and accommodation of all individuals. For additional assistance please email

Job Segment: Fashion Retail, Merchandising, Fashion, Retail

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