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Distribution Transportation Internship

Brand:  TJ Maxx

Charlotte, NC, US

Employment Type:  Full-Time
Employment Status:  Intern
Functional Area:  Distribution Services

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: Charlotte  || NC  


Distribution Centers Basics: Welcomed. Valued. Engaged.

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.


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

·     Collaboratively drive the business, working with partners from across the company (Stores, Store Operations, Distribution, Distribution Services, Finance);

·     Partner with Transportation Manager optimizing existing logistics flow

·     Understand scheduling of deliveries to the stores serviced by the facility in conjunction with Merchandising, Distribution Services and Store Operations plans.

·     Understand the planning and communication of the truck capacity requirements and ensure an adequate supply of truck power and trailers

·     Understand flow of inbound and outbound movements



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

Human Resources / Business 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:

·         Return for a second Distribution Operations summer internship 

·         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: Charlotte  || NC

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Job Segment: Transportation, Distribution, Intern, Merchandising, Supply, Engineering, Operations, Entry Level, Retail

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