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TJX | Framingham, Massachusetts
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Job Description

Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our brands include T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods and Sierra Trading Post, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the United
State: s; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; T.K. Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as HomeSense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and Trade Secret in Australia. With nearly $31 billion in revenues in 2015, more than 3,600 stores, and approximately 216,000 Associates, success is always in style at TJX. We at TJX understand that both our customers and the talent pool from which our Associates come are increasingly diverse. Our core values of respect, integrity and fairness are inherent in the relationships we build with each other, our vendors and our customers. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates and customers to create both a diversified mix of talent within TJX and a diversified mix of merchandise within our stores. We consider the unique views and opinions of our Associates to be key to our growth and success in the future.

TJX Buyers are…


Business Drivers

  • Our Buyers are responsible for leveraging data and market trends to create and execute buying strategies that effectively drive profitable sales.
  • Our inventory turns about twelve times per year at the store level, which enables our Buyers to buy with short lead times, reacting quickly to changing consumer demands and driving strong merchandise margins.


Relationship Builders

  • With 13 Buying offices in 10 countries around the world, our vast vendor universe now numbers over 16,000.
  • TJX is not tied to a corporate controlled matrix; we expect and encourage our merchants to source new vendors and resources to bring in desired goods.  
  • TJX Buyers build strong relationships with vendors that include trust, integrity, follow-up, honesty and humility.
  • Our Buyers foster relationships across divisions with peers and Management to meet Company goals and objectives.


Trend Savvy

  • Our Buyers keep a strong pulse on market conditions regarding price, resources and fashion and react accordingly to impact the business.
  • TJX merchants are responsible for continuously identifying new opportunities, pursuing new vendors, and sourcing new markets.



  • Our Buyers are entrepreneurial minded and often view their craft as an art more than a science.
  • Merchants at TJX have a high level of autonomy; they have the ability to negotiate and make on-the-spot decisions while in the market place.
  • We provide an environment where our Buyers can be creative, free thinkers and risk takers.


Master Negotiators

  • TJX Buyers utilize effective negotiation tactics to ensure favorable deal outcomes; while continuing to maintain positive vendor relationships.




  • A minimum of four years of experience as a Buyer in a fashion driven, fast paced, multi-unit retail environment.
  • Proven experience consistently delivering on financial targets and driving profitable sales.
  • The ability to quickly adjust strategy in response to changing market conditions and fashion trends.
  • A global awareness and understanding of customer diversity, with experience creating strategies that reflect the nuances of buying for various geographic cultures.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Entrepreneurial minded and comfortable taking risks.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Experience cultivating relationships, both with internal teams and the vendor community.
  • Strong negotiation skills, with examples to substantiate.
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Consistently acting with a high level of integrity.
  • Domestic and international travel required.

What's In It For You?

At the TJX Companies, Inc., conveniently located directly off both the Mass Pike and Route 9, you'll not only enjoy the security of working for a stable and profitable industry leader, but you'll also enjoy the benefits that go along with it, such as: Medical/Dental/Life insurance, Associate Discounts and a Savings/Profit Sharing 401(k) Plan.

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TJX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Notes: Framingham || MA

About TJX

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) is an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the United States and worldwide. TJX operates five business segments, three in the United States and one each in Canada and Europe. All of the Company's stores, except HomeGoods and HomeSense, sell apparel for the entire family, including footwear, jewelry and accessories, and a limited offering of giftware and home fashions. The HomeGoods and HomeSense stores offer home fashions and home furnishings. During the fiscal year ended January 31, 2009 (fiscal 2009), TJX derived approximately 62% of its sales from clothing (including footwear), 25% from home fashions, and 13% from jewelry and accessories. In fiscal 2009, the Company sold Bob's Stores, a branded apparel chain. (Source: 10-K)

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