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Date: Apr 10, 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 Trade Compliance Analyst you’ll be an expert in your field, providing guidance and expertise to various areas of our business.  You will help classify our ever-changing assortment of merchandise: apparel, footwear, accessories, food, bath & body and home furnishings.  Working in a fast-paced retail business, no day will be the same! 



  • Analyze new product mix offerings and determine correct importing requirements for US Customs, FDA, Fish & Wildlife
  • Administer internal audit processes to ensure product import accuracy
  • Respond to inquiries from customs brokers, government agencies, global buying offices, and vendors.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining procedural documentation.


The Skills that will Make You Successful


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of import experience
  • Licensed custom broker preferred, or willingness to obtain license
  • Knowledge of Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) and researches customs rulings and compliance publications to stay relevant
  • Ability to determine the proper tariff classification of imported merchandise and the proper PGA import entry clearance data requirements.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong partnerships with your internal and external partners: Merchandising, Product Development, Logistics, Global Buying Offices and Vendors. 
  • Thrives in an ambiguous environment
  • Curious, wants to learn our business model and leverages this knowledge on the job to build strong cases when classifying items.


The Value You’ll Deliver


You’re an expert in your field and have the knowledge base to guide your internal partners and support our imports business.  You’ll collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure compliance and help guarantee a smooth process.  You are a necessary partner in getting great merchandise from around the globe into our stores! 


Your Brand within the TJX Community


Through your work you’ll be recognized as someone who brings a unique skillset to our logistics department.  You’re passionate, knowledgeable and a trusted partner to the areas of business who rely on your support. 



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.

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