Framingham, MA, US
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Manager of Merchandise Flow (Inbound) - Hybrid

Country : USA USA

State : Massachusetts

County : Middlesex County

Town : Framingham

Category : Merchandising

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

TJX is an exciting place to work and we count on our Associates to bring our business to life. Staying true to our open, collaborative culture and values of honesty, integrity, and treating each other with dignity and respect is a top priority for us.

Job description

Discovery is at the heart of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores, which include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. With variety comes plenty of happy surprises - our environment is ever-changing, and that's just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Ready to Discover Different?

Posting Notes: Framingham || MA

Are you interested in joining a growing team with the largest off-price retailer? The Manage of Merchandise Flow is accountable for managing the Inbound Flow component of the Merchandise Flow team for our Marshalls and TJ Maxx Divisions, in order to meets the needs of the business and support fluidity in the overall supply chain. You will work directly and collaboratively with key stakeholders (merchandising, planning, logistics, distribution services, and finance) to achieve alignment of the Supply Chain with the business model and business priorities. You will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing and implementing new strategies, processes and analytics and develop tools/programs to support every-changing business needs!

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Responsible for identifying, analyzing and performing cross-functional projects directly influencing the growth of sales and profitability in our Marshalls and TJ Maxx stores!

  • Runs the creation of analytical methodologies to resolve optimal timing and volume of spend. Responsible for making observations/recommendations based on these analyses which ultimately drive the decision making process.

  • Oversees and sets the strategy for the integrity of just in time flow plans, including early and late receipt management.

  • Communicates business risk to buying and planning teams.

  • Leads change and improvements throughout Planning & Merchandising and the Supply Chain.

  • Builds relationships and finds opportunities with various business functions (Logistics, Distribution Centers, Planning and Merchandising) to better handle and improve the accurate receipt and flow of merchandise.

  • Leading numerous ad hoc projects as they arise (ex: liability monitoring, type 1 placements, early/late assessments)

  • Makes weekly spend recommendations that align with business strategies and support optimal timing of inbound. Accountable to facilitate conversations (within P&A, Merchandising, DCs, Finance and Logistics) to ensure that spend goals align with the eventual outbound flow desires of P&A.

  • Supports merchandising sales and profit goals. Continually reviews and sets the vision for improvements of Spend allocation process by developing effective relationships with GMMs, MMs and buyers to understand, plan for Inbound Flow that aligns with idea outbound flow and sales achievement.

  • Advocate for, and subsequently builds an Inbound Flow Team that can continue to expand their capacity to provide guidance and understanding to business partners on idea timing of placements and dating. Continue to develop tools that are easily adopted and consistently used to aid in decision making.

  • Minimum Job Requirements:

    • Strong understanding of (retail) financial analysis techniques.

    • Deep knowledge of the Planning and Merchandising process.

    • Excellent interpersonal skills and flexibility in dealing with senior management.

    • Advanced PC skills (Excel, Word, etc.)

    • Strong management skills.

    • Minimum experience required to perform this job.

      • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience

      • Bachelor's Degree required

      • Must have a good understanding of the buy all the way through the selling floor to ensure plans support all partners (Merchants, Planners, DCs, and Stores)

      • Finance experience (analytics, data, etc) is desirable

      • Supply Chain experience desirable

      • Must have broad based supply chain knowledge (Vendor, Transportation, Distribution and Stores)

      • Team management experience

      • Come Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you'll find that it's so much more than a job. When you're a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding great deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

        We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff (Competitive salaries: check. Solid benefits: check. Plenty of room for advancement: of course). It's our way of empowering you to make your career here.

        We consider 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. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

        Posting Notes: Framingham || MA
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