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TJX | Phoenix, Arizona
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Marshalls, shop on: Opportunity is in store for you! Marshalls, together with T.J. Maxx, forms The Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. At Marshalls, our growth is creating exciting opportunities for motivated professionals every day. Here, you'll find professional advancement, individual recognition and even time for a life outside of work! Marshalls offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions and accessories at prices 20%-60% below department and specialty store regular prices! Marshalls also offers expanded footwear assortments for the entire family, expanded men’s departments and The CUBE, a department specifically for juniors, all at great values. The only thing better than shopping at Marshalls is working at Marshalls! Plus you can feel good knowing you are part of the largest off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, The TJX Companies, Inc. TJX is comprised of four major divisions – Marmaxx (T.J. Maxx and Marshalls) and HomeGoods in the United
State: s; TJX Canada (Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls); and TJX Europe (T.K. Maxx and HomeSense) and three e-commerce sites (tjmaxx.com, sierratradingpost.com and tkmaxx.com).  With over $29 billion in revenues in 2014, more than 3,300 stores, and approximately 198,000 Associates, success is always in style at TJX.

We currently have the following position available:

 

Acts a liaison between the Distribution Centers and the Home Office Merchandising Department by representing the interests of Merchandising and Planning and Allocation. Ensures merchandise is effectively inspected and checked and that all merchandise meets the company value requirements for fashion, quality and brand.

 

Major Areas of Responsibility

 

Ensures merchandise meets purchase order specifications.

Ensures that merchandise is seasonally appropriate for zones serviced by their facility.

Proactively addresses Vendor Compliance issues and opportunities in the way Vendors pack, ticket and ship merchandise.

Ensures that the merchandise is of the correct value to our customers in terms of fashion, quality, price and brand.

Challenges Marmaxx retail price and ensures that "comparable at price" on ticket reflects the company standard of 20-60% off.

Ensures balanced mix of color, size, style and quantity in the lay-up through packing process by adhering to company shipping philosophy.

Ensures merchandise meets fiber content, labeling, care and country of origin legal requirements. Ensures appropriateness of logos, graphics, hangtags and merchandise to our stores. Identifies poor size breaks and communicates to Planning to adjust pack size.

Evaluates merchandise not ordered and assigns appropriate description and retail. Possesses an in-depth knowledge of merchandise technical terms, fabrications and Marmaxx standards relating to quality and size requirements.

 

 

Creates/maintains problem status logs to ensure special handling of problem orders.

Develops and applies in-depth understanding of all DC and Merchandise systems to effectively problem solve.

Partners/collaborates with all appropriate resources in the DC and Home Office to resolve issues in a timely manner.

Builds and maintains effective working relationships with hourly associates, DC management and P&A.

Understands impact vs. intent and adjusts communication style to achieve optimal outcome.

 

 

Comprehends the implication of their actions to the company's bottom line as it relates to shrink and profit.

Ensures that damaged/problem merchandise and RTVs are identified and processed according to established guidelines.

Ensures proper handling and timely execution of LPRs.

Collaborates with operations to resolve issues centered around overages/shortages.

Identifies and communicates proper receiving, handling and routing of other DCs' merchandise.

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum formal education, if any, required to perform this job e.g., Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Law Degree).

Bachelors Degree or equivalent job experience.

 

Minimum job skills required to perform this job (for example: programming languages, strong interpersonal skills, computer software packages).

- Strong organizational and time management skills as well as flexibility and ability to prioritize

- Strong PC skills including Lotus Notes, Lotus 123, Excel, Word.

- Strong problem solving and negotiation skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills

- Displays strong follow through skills to resolve problems in a timely manner.

- Utilizes active listening skills to effectively communicate at all levels.

 

Minimum experience required to perform this job.

1-2 years of merchandising experience

In addition to our open atmosphere and supportive work environment, we are proud to offer an
exemplary benefits package that includes: Optional participation in medical, dental, life insurance,
long term disability, vision discount program, 401(k) profit sharing plan.
The TJX Companies, Inc. also provides company paid benefits such as basic life insurance and short-term disability. We offer competitive paid time off benefits,
an Associate discount, and opportunity for leaves of absences. Benefit eligibility varies depending on hours
worked and length of employment.

Marshalls is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
 

Posting Notes: Phoenix || Arizona

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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