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Human Resources Generalist

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Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Bloomfield, CT, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

There's nothing as exciting as that moment when you find an amazing value when you least expect it – except being part of the team that makes magical moments like these happen! At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support them by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that they bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

We are a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

We are looking for a bilingual (Eng/Sp) HR Generalist to work 2nd shift in our growing HomeGoods distribution center!


In this role you will provide generalist support to the facility in all areas of Human Resources: recruit; source and select internal and external candidates; assist with the Associate Relations function; administer company policies, procedures, and benefits; advises all levels of associates on programs by providing counseling and one-on-one assistance; provide training support to all levels of associates; and proactively develop relationships within the community to identify diverse talent availability during times of high staffing demands.    



  • Source, interview, and select external candidates and, where appropriate, internal candidates for hourly and Supervisory roles. Proactively develop and implement alternative staffing sources and represents the company at job fairs. Participates in community events.
  • Support Associate Relations by administering and advising all levels of associates on company policies, procedures, and benefit programs.  Provide counseling and recommend resolution to Associate/Supervisory issues.  
  • Assist with training of Supervisors and Associates on the floor.
  • Ensure follow-up on operational issues such as work methods, productivity, and new hire orientations.  
  • Conducts new hire orientations as needed.  
  • Participates in special projects as assigned.



  • Minimum 4-6 years of general HR experience is required
  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Must be willing to work a 2nd shift (roughly 1pm-10pm) and a few hours on occasional weekends so you can meet with team members on other shifts.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience is required
  • Experience dealing with a broad scope of HR activities and regulations, including labor laws, recruiting, payroll, benefits, and training.
  • Strategic thinker – process improvements and techniques, work smart methods, operational efficiencies
  • Strong coaching and counseling skills
  • Efficient communications skills

What's In It For You?

At TJX, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

TJX considers 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, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: Bloomfield  || CT


Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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