TJX Senior Store Planning Analyst in Massachusetts

Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? Then try TJX on for size. You’ll join a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support them by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that they bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com 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 tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and Trade Secret in Australia. In 2016, we had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

HomeGoods Store Planning Analyst:

The HomeGoods Store Planning Analyst is responsible for less than chain analysis which identify merchandising trends and opportunities to maximize business. Provides information to Senior Management, Planning & Allocation, and Merchandising for use in decision making. Partners with key stakeholders to provide recommendations as a result of analysis.

Job Description:

  • Clusters: Partner with MBDs and P&A on key lower level/clusters opportunities to maximize business and drive profitable sales; Provide plan guidance and clear OTB for ease of execution. Ensure OTBs are filled; influence merchants as needed. Contributes to the evolution of process through development of new, streamlined tools that will provide further insight. Travels to markets, reviews store performance and evaluates competitor’s assortments. Identifies new product opportunities to add to the mix

  • Zone Guidance: Drive sales through providing compelling Zonal Guidance to Core Planning to maximize opportunities. Support the process via DC/Zone Inv guidance, Ranking suggestions and Volume band methodology

  • Initiatives: Collaborate with Merchandising, Core Planning and other Business partners to vet sales driving opportunities through product tests/initiatives. Track performance of merchandise against a control group to determine success. Work with Manager to present findings and go-forward recommendations to stakeholders.

  • Reports: Create and analyze numerous standard and ad-hoc Store Planning reports designed to identify departmental business opportunities to improve sales, gross profit, and inventory levels. Some of these reports may include: LP Summary reports, Zonal S/S report, LP by dept. /zone, etc.

  • Homesense Support: Assist Manager in key Store Planning function related to HomeSense including Inventory & Floor Plan management, New store tracking, seasonal considerations, etc. Partner with cross functional teams to ensure various components related to HomeSense are executed and communicated efficiently/timely.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of business analysis experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and quantitative skills

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Proactive, detailed-oriented, and results-driven

  • Proficient PC and intermediate/advanced spreadsheet skills: Microsoft Office Excel (pivot tables, function logic and lookup/reference formulas and charts), MS Access and PowerPoint a plus

What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but 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.