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Senior Store Planner



Marlborough, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Discovery is at the core of everything we do - whether it’s a great value, incredible style, or building long-lasting partnerships with people around the world. That’s what makes TJX different. You can find it all across our brands: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense. Every one of our brands has one thing in common: environments that are always changing. That’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships, and even about yourself. Come discover what different can mean for you.

Posting Notes: 300 Value Way Marlborough MA 01752

Senior Store Planner

The Opportunity: Contribute To The Growth Of Your Career.

The Senior Store Planner will develop Fixture Plans and Architectural Criteria Drawings for new stores, relocations, expansions, remodels, and special projects for all TJX chains. You will make design and layout decisions in order to create plans for each project based upon site-specific requirements and budget guidelines, ensuring that TJX standards are met. Thoughtful decision making and attention to detail will result in an overall enhanced customer and associate “in-store experience”. End result…drive sales!

In conjunction with the Store Planning Manager, assigns projects for all new stores, relocations, expansions, remodels and special projects for designated TJX chains to Store Planning associates and outside consultants. Provide guidance to Store Planners and outside consultants with regards to conformance to planning guidelines, prototypical requirements, and site-specific criteria.


  • Gather and analyze project data to design site-specific plans. Make design and layout decisions for each project. Recommend solutions for efficient overall store layout, including all support areas and department adjacencies. Collaborate with Store Planning Management, Design Department, Store Operations, and Merchandise Planning and Analysis.

  • Create architectural drawings that meet TJX standards and construction specifications. Interface with Architects and Construction Department to interpret local building codes, adhere to store opening timelines, budget and lease requirements.

  • Troubleshoot site-specific challenges that arise during planning, drawing, and the construction phase of assigned projects. Develop creative solutions to resolve problems. Proactively partner with both internal and external teams to communicate changes and resolve project scheduling conflicts.

  • Ensure timely and accurate distribution and archiving of drawings and project data to meet Construction and Real Estate store opening schedules.

  • For design-build stores, review completed site survey with collected data about existing conditions. Interprets and analyzes collected data to facilitate design development decisions with internal team. Develop site specific plans and architectural drawings that adhere to Construction budget and store opening schedule.

  • Assist Store Planning Management in training and providing technical guidance to Store Planners and outside consultants with regards to implementation of planning guidelines and chain specific prototype requirements for new stores, relocations, expansions, remodels, and special projects. Delegate projects to Store Planners and outside consultants, ensuring timely and accurate distribution of drawings to meet Construction and Real Estate store opening schedules.

Who We Are Looking For: You.

  • Associates Degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering Technology, or Interior Design preferred (or equivalent certificate). Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 4 years related planning experience, preferably in retail design, store planning, interior design or architecture.
  • Retail store and fixture layout experience
  • Strong understanding of retail store operations, building architecture, construction procedures and related codes.
  • Working knowledge of AUTOCAD & Revit or equivalent software
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task while remaining flexible
  • Time management oriented

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize your needs!

Benefits include Associate discount; 401(k) match; medical/dental/vision; HSA; health care FSA; life insurance; short/long-term disability; paid holidays/vacation /sick/bereavement/parental leave; EAP; incentive programs for management; auto/home insurance discounts; tuition reimbursement; scholarship program; adoption/surrogacy assistance; smoking cessation; child care/cell phone discounts; pet/legal insurance; credit union; referral bonuses. All benefits are subject to applicable plan or program terms (including eligibility terms) and may change from time to time. Contact your TJX representative for more information.

This position has a starting salary range of $66,500 to $83,100 per year.

Actual starting pay is determined by a number of factors, including relevant skills, qualifications and experience.

Discover Different at TJX means opportunity, teamwork, and career growth. That’s why working here is so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people that work together to deliver the best value and style in the business. Our inventory is always changing and our approach is continually evolving, which means every day is another chance to Discover Different.

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: 300 Value Way Marlborough MA 01752