Distribution Center Merchandise Controller

The TJX Companies, Inc. North Las Vegas, NV
The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, operating four major divisions -- Marmaxx (T.J. Maxx and Marshalls) and HomeGoods in the United States; 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 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.

JOB SUMMARY

Acts as 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.

* 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.

* 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 on overages/shortages.

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

Minimum Job Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree preferred or High School Diploma with equivalent job experience (1-2 years of merchandising experience)

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

* Proficiency using Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook and Power Point, Word and Excel (macros), in addition to web-based administrative applications

* 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.

At the TJX Companies, Inc., 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.

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