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Distribution Operations Leadership Pathway

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Date: Feb 3, 2019

Location: Woburn, MA, 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 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. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

Distribution Operations Leadership Pathway

Are you energized by problem solving to increase productivity? Are you excited by leaving a desk behind to lead a team? The Distribution Operations Leadership Pathway will provide you the opportunity to learn and develop the skills and experience to jumpstart your career within our TJX Global Distribution Network.  


The Team:

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, it is essential that our Distribution Centers are running efficiently and effectively to fuel our growing multi-billion dollar businesses.


The Opportunity:

The Distribution Operations Leadership Pathway provides the opportunity to develop skills and gain the exposure needed to grow a successful career as a leader in the global Distribution Network at TJX. Through this career path, you will begin the journey as a Distribution Supervisor and work towards leading a team on the warehouse floor. To aid your career growth, you will receive guidance and mentorship designed to set you up for success in your role today and prepare you to grow your career within distribution and TJX tomorrow.                            

After an in-depth and guided training, the activity you will be responsible for and involved in may include but is not limited to: 

  • Develop and coordinate daily activities of approx. 20-40 associates; inspiring and motivating your team to achieve desired results in productivity, teamwork, safety, quality, and personal development
  • Review and analyze KPI's (Key Performance Indicators) in a timely manner to ensure meaningful data is reported both internal and externally
  • Maintain level of service requirements and engineering standards throughout the process, from our vendors and home office planning associates to our Distribution Center and our stores
  • Collaborate across departments to drive optimal productivity
  • Foster an environment in which diverse backgrounds are respected and valued
  • Manage a safe workplace by advocating safety training and ensuring accident preparedness
  • Own and drive your personal growth and development by leveraging tools, resources, and relationships with other distribution leaders


Who We Are Looking For:

Success is always in style at the TJX Companies. Ideal candidates will be strong leaders with a keen eye for process optimization and team leadership. At TJX, you will utilize your leadership and operational talents to be a part of a collaborative team working towards executing, delivering and achieving business goals and objectives. 


Our distribution teams are seeking highly intelligent, entrepreneurial and commercially insightful leadership to ensure we are getting the right product, to the right store, at the right time. We are looking for natural leaders who never stop looking for efficiencies, improvements and new ways to motivate their team.


Specifically, we’re looking for:

  • Graduating Seniors from a 4 year degree program
    • Logistics / Supply Chain / Operations majors preferred but not required
  • Strong analytical thinking and complex problem-solving skills
  • Proven leadership, team collaboration and strong communication skills
  • The confidence and flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • An entrepreneurial drive and business acumen
  • Ability to have direct, candid and productive conversations around performance
  • Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts dependent on business needs
  • Ability and willingness to relocate


TJX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

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: Woburn  || MA


Nearest Major Market: Woburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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