TJX Merchandise Control Supervisor- Bridgewater VA in United States

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Date:Dec 5, 2018

Location:Bridgewater, VA, US

Company:TJX Companies, Inc.

Your surprise is waiting! Come check out the opportunities at Marshalls, where we strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and work-life balance. Marshalls delivers customers great value on ever-changing selections of brand name and designer fashions at prices generally 20%-60% below department and specialty store regular prices on comparable merchandise, every day. The only thing better than shopping at Marshalls is working at Marshalls!

You can also feel good knowing that Marshalls is part of The TJX Companies, Inc., a Fortune 100 company and the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. In addition to Marshalls, TJX’s retail chains include TJ Maxx, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

Supervises the day-to-day operations of the merchandise control and accuracy control teams.

Represents the interests of Merchandise and Planning & Allocation by inspecting all merchandise,

ensuring we meet company value requirements for fashion, quality, price and brand.

Major Areas of Responsibility

. Ensures merchandise meets P.O. 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 our 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(s) reflect

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, handtags 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 and technical terms, fabrications and

Marmaxx standards as relates to quality and size requirements.

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

. Ensures that damaged/problem merchandise and RTV's are identified and processed

according to established guidelines.

. Ensures proper handling and timely execution of LPR's.

. Identifies and communicates the proper receiving, handling and routing of other DC's


. Responsible for supervising associates within Merchandise Control and Accuracy Control.

. Educates and holds staff accountable to company standards related to Fashion, Quality,

Price and Brand.

. Builds effective teams through selection, training and ongoing development.

. Encourages and supports staff to think independently and problem solve to reach effective


. Continually looks for opportunities to develop staff. Makes training a priority.

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. Recognizes opportunities to take risks and reacts

appropriately to achieve optimal results that are in the best interests of the business.

Influences staff to think beyond the needs of the individual parties that they interact with on a day-

to-day basis (i.e., Planning, Operations, Staff) to achieve optimal results of the business.

Influences beyond own team: creates a network of influence with peers, Distribution Services

management, Planning & Allocation, and stores.

Specify the measure and size of this job’s financial responsibility (e.g., $100,000 payroll budget,

$8,000,000 sales volume).

Describe the kinds of decisions made by the incumbent (e.g., hire/fire, technical decisions,

markdowns, merchandise pricing/selection). Also, specify what recommendations are referred to

the next level of management or others for approval.

  • Recognizes opportunities to take risks and reacts appropriately to achieve optimal results that are in

the best interests of the business.

  • Incorporates "big picture prospective" to support usage of global thinking to meet the ever-changing

needs of the business.

  • When to alert Manager regarding issues or concern.

  • When to escalate an issue/concern to Manager.

Formal education, if any, required to perform this job e.g., Bachelor's Degree in

Accounting, Law Degree).

Bachelors Degree

What's In It For You?

In addition to our open door policy and supportive work environment, 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: Bridgewater || VA

Nearest Major Market:HarrisonburgNearest Secondary Market:VirginiaJob Segment:Merchandising, Manager, Fashion Retail, Payroll, Apparel, Retail, Management, Fashion, Finance

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