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TJX | Evansville, Indiana
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Job Description

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.

 

TJX is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the world. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands and Australia and tkmaxx.com in the U.K., as well as HomeSense in the U.K. and Ireland. 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!

Position Summary

The Transportation Supervisor supports the Manager of Transportation and Vice President of Store Transportation Services with all aspects of retail store delivery operations. This role will act as the primary point of contact for Store Transportation Services, store logistics and serve as the liaison among Distribution Services, and Store Operations. This associate will support TJX logistical strategies and deliver merchandise to stores in a cost-efficient manner while meeting or exceeding service standards. Responsibilities also include developing procedures that control our assets, improve work methods and support financial information to and from Home Office.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Ensure store service goals are met or exceeded
  • Oversee performance to ensure service levels and operating procedures are met
  • Monitors, reports and where necessary takes actions on carrier performance and store delivery schedules
  • Collaborates with the Distribution Centers and Store Operations in supporting and integrating new store openings into existing delivery schedules
  • Performs cost analysis, strategic planning and budgeting
  • Oversees carrier analysis, selection, and negotiations
  • Communicates with internal and external teams
  • Interfaces with Distribution Centers on deliveries, packaging, damages, store openings and remodels
  • Maintains consistent communication with store management and visits stores to receive feedback on schedules, drivers, timing of event merchandise and quality of deliveries
  • Ensure all safety standards are maintained in the Ship Centers and with over the road carriers
  • Travel is required which may be 25%
  • Ensure Inbound freight is received in a timely manner.

     

    Required Experience and Competencies

  • A minimum of 2- 4 years’ experience in Logistics
  • Experience leading and managing teams
  • Knowledge of motor carrier industry
  • Understanding of distribution center operations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of transportation management systems and software (Manugistics, RoutePro)
  • Ability to work cross functionally to deliver results
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related



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: Evansville  || Indiana

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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