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TJX | Pa Furnace, Pennsylvania
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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 T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods and Sierra Trading Post, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; T.K. Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as HomeSense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and T.K. Maxx in Australia. In 2016, we had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

The primary purpose of this position is to lead all engineering activities and establish a culture of process improvement in the distribution center. The Industrial Engineering Manager will work with their direct reports and the Operations teams to improve efficiency, maintain labor standards, and reduce costs. Their expertise will also be used to develop and implement regional and national projects and strategies across all of our divisions.

• Analyze and provide solutions for cost reduction through process improvements and cost/benefit analysis.
• Design and recommend department layouts and product flows in the distribution center.
• Identify operational bottlenecks and develop, analyze and present cost efficient solutions.
• Serves as technical expert on specialized projects or programs; acts as advisor to management and/or customers.
• Provides guidance to distribution and logistics related to effective and efficient use of assets and processes.
• Identify capacity impacts to distribution centers associated with varying parameters within the supply chain.
• Develop preferred methods/Standard Operating Procedures for the warehouse in conjunction with Operational support.
• Establish and maintain standards using MOST and full cycle frequency studies across all operational processes.  Utilizes labor data to cost justify capital expenditure and process change ROI. Uses labor and material cost data to compare and recommend process change and communicate accurate process costs to senior management.
• Conduct ergonomic evaluations, recommending and implementing improvements to work area designs.
• Has the ability to take ideas from concept to implementation and can influence decision making with all stake-holders.  Possesses superior multi-tasking ability to meet concurrent project deadlines.
• Ability to drive process improvements and work within a team to resolve problems.
• Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple and concurrent priorities.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, professional attitude and approach (and the ability to interact with individuals at various levels of the organization, up and down).
• Proven project management / leadership skills.


• Five or more years of related industrial engineering experience and experience leading a team, completing multi-variable work measurements and developing labor standards, process improvement, and network optimization projects within a distribution environment.
• Previous experience with Distribution planning models (square footage, labor, staffing, etc.) and awareness of material handling technology applications is preferred.
• MS Office Suite with strong MS Excel skills, MS Access, and Visio.
• Experience with top tier Labor Reporting Systems, MOST and Standards Pro. Experience with Red Prairie, Manhattan or equivalent LMS

TJX offers an excellent relocation package for candidates of interest.

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: Philadephia  || Pennsylvania

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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