Merchandise Controller

TJX Companies

3.5

(20)

San Antonio, TX

Why you should apply for a job to TJX Companies:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 59% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We are committed to an inclusive workplace where Associates feel welcome, valued, and engaged to provide value to our customers
  • We provide teaching and development opportunities that help Associates build a career
  • We offer competitive benefits that vary by country, position & length of service that add value to Associates’ lives
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    Position summary

    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.

    Job Knowledge

    Bachelors Degree or equivalent job experience.

    Minimum job skills required to perform this job:
    Strong organizational and time management skills as well as flexibility and ability to prioriti

    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

    At TJ Maxx there's so much potential to discover something new. A new day means new merchandise, and a fresh chance to reinvent retail. Discover Different means that we want you to bring your whole self and your sense of style to work with you every day - just as Associates do throughout the entire TJX family, which includes Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense.

    Discover Different also means we embrace each other's differences and unique perspectives. 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.

    Why you should apply for a job to TJX Companies:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 59% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We are committed to an inclusive workplace where Associates feel welcome, valued, and engaged to provide value to our customers
  • We provide teaching and development opportunities that help Associates build a career
  • We offer competitive benefits that vary by country, position & length of service that add value to Associates’ lives