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Fixture Buyer/Analyst

TJX

TJX

IT, Accounting & Finance
Marlborough, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 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.

The Opportunity: Contribute To The Growth Of Your Career.

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for managing, securing, and forecasting inventory for non-merchandise retail fixtures for all brands (T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, HomeSense and Sierra) to support new stores, remodels, and special projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for independently handling custom retail fixtures, including negotiating, and securing inventory for brand specific requirements across all US TJX Brands and Canada.
  • Runs fixture inventory using Excel spreadsheets and available data to forecast, analyze, and maintain fixture inventory levels at supplier to ensure availability to meet critical timelines.
  • Process bimonthly inventory updates to ensure supplier availability matches TJX inventory needs.
  • Leads assigned suppliers and items including where they go in store, how they ship, how they are assembled/installed and what items go with them.
  • Responsible for continuous monitoring of fixture usage to identify fluctuations and amend purchases accordingly.
  • Builds & maintains solid relationships with suppliers to ensure pricing, quality and inventory reporting requirements are met.
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills and recommend solutions to management team.
  • Provides support to internal partners relating to fixture use/installation, delivery, quality control and supplier customer service.
  • Conducts RFQ events by review of technical drawings, physical prototypes, and price analysis.
  • Actively plan and support new business initiatives through fixture development.

Who We Are Looking For: You.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with minimum experience of 3-5 years in a buying role preferably in the retail industry
  • Strong Excel experience is a must (proficient in using and creating formula based excel spreadsheets). Familiar with Pivot Tables is a plus.
  • Must be detail oriented, highly analytical with strong attention to detail and can handle various tasks with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Highly organized and excellent follow-up skills.
  • Ability to articulate clearly (verbal and written), work independently and possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible thinking with the ability to work in the gray.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks independently.

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

  • Competitive Pay
  • Hybrid Work Environment
  • Weekly paychecks
  • Paid time away
  • Programs to support environment and corporate responsibility
  • TAAP – TJX Associate Assistance Programs
  • Associate Discount
  • Career Development Opportunity
  • Be a part of an inclusive team

Benefit programs and eligibility terms vary across our global locations. We encourage you to apply to learn more about how our benefits can make a difference for you.

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