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Distirbution Center Assistant General Manager

Brand:  TJ Maxx

Worcester, MA, US

Employment Type:  Full-Time
Employment Status:  Regular
Functional Area:  Distribution Services

Come to work and be ready to think on your feet, grow your skills, and embrace the many opportunities. Our Distribution Centers are the key to getting new products out to TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. To keep up with our ever-changing inventory, we stay nimble and adaptable. No day is the same, and that’s just how we like it. Every shift is a new opportunity to Discover Different—and support each other along the way.




Job Summary:

Oversees an efficient, productive, and safe operation in the Distribution Center. Ensures appropriate merchandise flow (volume and timing) to meet needs at, or below, budgeted cost. Directs production resources to achieve budgeted volume for the building. Maintains a productive, positive, and motivated workforce. Models, supports, and ensures compliance to operational standards, company culture, beliefs, and values.


Major Areas of Responsibility:

Continuous Improvement

Reviews practices, methods and processes, and recommends improvement opportunities to achieve goals, standards, budgets, and KPIs. Leads the management team, directly and indirectly, in searching for improvement opportunities.



Sets parameters, develops goals, allocates resources, and establishes effective controls to achieve goals, standards, budgets, and KPIs. Develops strategies to be prepared for business challenges, as well as, changing business trends. Frequently compares trends with forecast to determine variances. Reviews plans and strategies regularly to ensure changes in forecasts and trends are anticipated and prepared for.


Organizational development

Actively develops Area Operations Managers & Staff. Evaluates talent, provides performance feedback, allocates time and resources, and fosters development opportunities to support the organizational planning process. Ensures performance successes are appropriately shared and celebrated. Ensures performance deficiencies are appropriately addressed. Defines the human resource requirements needed to achieve goals, standards, budgets, and KPIs.



Monitors processes and direct reports through observations, reports, on-line data, and dialogue to ensure compliance with network and building standards, practices and guidelines. Identifies non-compliance issues and individuals. Takes action as appropriate.



Builds effective relationships with business partners, i.e. Transportation, Planning, Store Operations, in order to anticipate business challenges and trends. Communicates regularly and tests for service concerns or issues proactively.



Develops and supports practices that enhance associate morale and maintain positive labor relations. Coaches others on how improve the work environment.



Minimum Formal Education Required to Perform this Job

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics, or Industrial Engineering preferred


Minimum Job Skills Required to Perform this Job

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Coaching and development skills
  • Strong math skills
  • PC skills


Minimum experience required to perform this job:

  • Minimum 6 years experience
  • 10 years as a manager of other salaried positions
  • 15 years plus progressive growth, preferred


Specific jobs which could prepare an individual for this job:

  • Transportation
  • Retail or Grocery distribution
  • Fast food management
  • Delivery service
  • Manufacturing management
  • Piece work or engineered standards is highly desirable


Come Discover Different at TJX—we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. We move a lot of inventory—at all times of the day—and that takes working, learning, and growing together. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit team in our Distribution Centers.


As you think about where to work, know that we take care of our people. We offer competitive pay and great benefits. We consider 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. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.


Posting Notes: Worcester  || MA

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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