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Date: Jan 13, 2018

Location: Marlborough, MA, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Success is always in style at TJX! Continue to explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. 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 you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed. 


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. With over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates in 2016, TJX is an exciting place to grow your career!


Our Vision for this Role


As a Logistics Analyst on the International Logistics Team you are a crucial part of our supply chain network, supporting the flow of goods from around the globe to our U.S. stores.  You’ll build the tools and provide the critical analysis to ensure we get the right product, to the right place, at the right time.  Working in a fast-paced retail business, no day will be the same! 


You will be assigned a mix of core responsibilities as well as special projects which will optimize logistics operational performance, drive cost savings and build the necessary tools and capabilities to support our continued growth:


  • Build new reports, refine and automate existing reports.
  • Analyze the flow of containers through our network of third party providers and provide business recommendations.
  • Continuously monitor freight volume and balance between our U.S. ports of entry.
  • Work to enhance our supply chain efficiency and cut costs through systemic projects.
  • Implement new supply chain processes and improve current processes to positively impact freight flow.
  • Influence business partners and be the face of TJX.
  • Be a part of strategic special projects.

As you grow in your career, you will have the opportunity move across our Logistics organization and develop a well-rounded background in several areas of our business. 


The Skills that will Make You Successful:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain preferred with 3-5 years’ of applicable experience.
  • Highly analytical approach to problem solving, leveraging their exceptional Microsoft Suite proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment; product moves quickly through our supply chain network, it is important to react quickly to incoming requests.
  • A self-director who can manage their own timelines and set priorities
  • Strong Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills; no day is the same in off-price retail, the ability to assess situations quickly and provide alternate solutions is key to success.
  • Ability to influence others without authority and an agile learner.
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to build and maintain relationships; you are the face of TJX to many of our external strategic partners.
  • Flexible and adaptable; priorities change frequently based on business demands, the ability to change direction quickly is critical.
  • High aptitude for manipulating and making inferences from data.
  • Ability to develop new tools and processes to support TJX global supply chain goals and objectives.
  • Build decision support / business tools, such as “what-if” models, to evaluate and recommend solutions to logistics challenges and network growth. 
  • Report and analyze actual Global Logistics costs and perform routine variance analysis between planned and actual results.
  • Lead the development and analysis of volume forecasts and third party provider’s KPI (key performance indicator) compliance.
  • Work collaboratively to evaluate new opportunities for cost control and process improvement. 
  • Leverage your critical thinking to provide adhoc Global Logistics cost analysis as required.


The Value You’ll Deliver


You’re a critical thinker who understands the inner workings of our complex business model.  You’ll collaborate with internal and external strategic partners to ensure timely and efficient movement of merchandise globally.  You are a necessary part of our business model. 


Your Brand within the TJX Community


Through your work you’ll be recognized as someone who delivers solutions, results and partnership to your internal and external partners here at TJX.

What's In It For You?


TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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