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Human Resources Generalist

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Date: Dec 9, 2018

Location: Decatur, GA, 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 tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com 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 tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. In 2016, we had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

Job Summary

Provides generalist support to the facility in all areas of Human Resources. Recruits, sources and selects internal and external candidates. Assists with the Associate Relations function to ensure effective programs are offered for all associates. Administers company policies, procedures and benefit programs and advises all levels of associates on programs by providing counseling and one-on-one assistance. Provides training support to all levels of associates. Proactively develops relationships within the community and with outside sources to identify diverse talent availability during high staffing demands.

 

Major Areas of Responsibility

Meets with the DC Management team to understand business goals and anticipate future staffing needs. Plans appropriately to ensure DC staffing levels are met. Proactively strategizes with management to recruit new hires based on production requirements. Sources, interviews, and selects external candidates up to Supervisory level. As appropriate, administers internal recruitment and selection process including bargaining unit positions. Proactively develops and implements alternative staffing sources and represents the Company at job fairs.

Supports Associate Relations & Labor Relations by administering and advising all levels of associates on company policies, procedures, union contract administration, and benefit programs. Provides counseling and recommends resolution to associate/supervisory union and nonunion issues. Ensures Open Door, diversity and other values related issues are resolved effectively. Conducts interventions, fact-findings and resolves conflicts as they arise. Counsels and provides referral resources for work-life balance.

Conducts new hire orientations as needed. Provides coaching, facilitates discussions and makes recommendations for non-exempt associates’ and D/C Supervisors’ development needs. Consults with coach trainers, D/C Supervisors and associates on the floor to follow up on operational issues, such as work methods, productivity and new hire follow-up.

 

Minimum formal education.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (i.e., Business Administration, Psychology, Human Resources)

 

Minimum job skills required to perform this job.

  • Knowledge of recruitment strategies and techniques, employment agency methods and operations, developed skill in interviewing techniques
  • Knowledge of HR/labor laws, proven ability to handle confidential information
  • Solid verbal and nonverbal communications skills, good interpersonal skills, coaching and counseling skills

 

Minimum experience required to perform this job.

2-4 years Generalist experience

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: Decatur || GA


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: HR, Merchandising, Retail Sales, Outside Sales, HR Generalist, Human Resources, Retail, Sales