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Distribution Operations Internship (Summer 2018)

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The TJX Companies, Inc.

Distribution Operations Internship (Summer 2018)
Jefferson, GA Internship Paid

Description

Are you curious about a career in Distribution or Supply Chain? Are you energized by problem solving to increase productivity? Are you excited by leaving a desk behind to explore a career that allows you to execute strategies for a global supply chain operation? The Distribution Operations Leadership Internship Program will give you the skills and experience to jumpstart your career within our TJX Global Distribution Network.

The Team:

The TJX Distribution Centers are the hubs of our worldwide logistics operation. Our DC Leadership Teams are comprised of entrepreneurial problem solvers who are responsible for millions of units in inventory, developing creative plans to optimize the flow of merchandise, as well as engaging and inspiring their teams. Being a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, it is essential that our Distribution Centers are running efficiently and effectively to fuel our growing multi-billion dollar businesses.

The Opportunity:

As a Distribution Operations Leadership Intern at one of our Distribution Centers nationwide, you will play an active part in the daily operations of a multi-million dollar distribution center. For 12 weeks through the summer, you will join our Distribution Operations team and receive robust training and development through a mix of classroom learning, on-the-job training and ongoing mentorship from your leadership team. You will learn how retail operations and our distribution centers work together; and introduce you to the engineering standards that keep our business running efficiently.

Through this internship, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from and shadow TJX distribution leadership
  • Participate and contribute in process improvement initiatives
  • Learn how to lead and inspire a diverse team
  • Provide insights and consult with business stakeholders and leaders
  • Influence strategic decisions to help improve distribution/supply chain operations

You’ll also have an opportunity to work with other interns on a team project and give a final presentation to Distribution executive team members upon the completion of your internship.

Qualifications

Success is always in style at the TJX Companies! Ideal candidates will be strong, curious leaders with a keen eye for process optimization and team leadership. At TJX, you will grow your leadership and operational talents to be a part of a collaborative team working towards executing, delivering and achieving business goals and objectives. We are looking for natural leaders who never stop looking for efficiencies, improvements and new ways to motivate a team.

Specifically, we’re looking for:

  • Rising Juniors and Seniors currently enrolled in a 4 year degree program
  • Logistics / Supply Chain / Operations majors preferred but not required
  • Strong analytical thinking and complex problem-solving skills
  • Proven leadership experience, team collaboration and strong communication skills
  • The confidence and flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • An entrepreneurial drive and business acumen
  • Openness to relocation and flexible work schedule depending on business needs

Your Future:

High performing interns may be offered one of multiple opportunities upon successful completion of their summer internship:

  • Return for a second Distribution Operations Leadership summer internship
  • Join us in a full-time role through the Distribution Operations Leadership Pathway upon graduation

Apply to this link in order to be considered: https://performancemanager.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=122442&company=TJX&username=

About Us

The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. In the US, they operate T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com. TJX offesr challenging assignments and support for career growth so that Associates join TJX for a job and stay to build a career.

Fun Fact

We have over 1000 Buyers in our Merchandising organization! The majority have come through our entry-level Merchandising Development Program and have followed the career path to Buyer.