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Distribution - Industrial Engineering Internship 2019

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Date: Apr 14, 2019

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

 

12 – Week internship opportunities focused on your development!

 

Are you curious about a career in Distribution or Supply Chain? Are you energized by problem solving to increase productivity? Are you excited by leaving a desk behind to explore a career that allows you to execute strategies for a global supply chain operation? The Distribution Operations Leadership Internship Program will give you the skills and experience to jumpstart your career within our TJX Global Distribution Network.

 

The TJX Distribution Centers are the hubs of our worldwide logistics operation. Our DC Operational 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, as well as 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, it is essential that our Distribution Centers are running efficiently and effectively to fuel our growing multi-billion dollar businesses.

 

The Opportunity:

  • Learn from and shadow TJX distribution leadership
  • Focus on building leadership competency
  • Participate and contribute in process improvement initiatives
  • Learn how to measure work productivity and develop efficient work processes
  • Learn how to conduct frequency studies to develop, update, and validate associate work standards
  • Analyze and sort statistical data to form observations and work sampling
  • Provide insights and consult with business stakeholders and leaders
  • Influence strategic decisions to help improve distribution/supply chain operations

 

Who We Are Looking For:

 

  • Recent Grads or Rising Juniors and Seniors currently enrolled in a 4 year degree program
    • Logistics / Supply Chain / Operations majors preferred but not required
    • Recent college graduates will also be considered
  • 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
  • Openness to relocation and flexible work schedule depending on business needs

 

The TJX Companies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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