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TJX Transportation Coordinator in Carteret, New Jersey

Transportation Coordinator

Brand: HomeGoods


Carteret, NJ, US

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Status: Regular

Functional Area: Logistics

Style is never in short supply at our more than 500 HomeGoods stores and we are constantly on a mission to provide the little surprises and extra touches that make a house feel like home. Same with working here. Our environment is ever-changing, yet always encouraging. Every shift is a new opportunity to Discover Different.

Posting Notes: HomeGoods Distribution Center Bloomfield || 50 Bryla Street || Carteret || NJ || 07008

Job Summary:

As a Transportation Coordinator, you are responsible for ensuring timely service of deliveries to our stores, while ensuring operational standards and financial plans are met.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Support execution of crossdock and store deliveries, ensuring accurate shipping plans and schedules, including transportation optimization, return logistics and peak season strategies

  • Consistently deliver operational performance against established KPIs and budget, performing root-cause analysis as needed and creating necessary action plans in order to manage performance

  • Execute against Peak Season plans/strategies to support the challenging needs of the business

  • Support Transportation Manager in yard staffing, scheduling, and usage as well as in supporting the building with all inbound and outbound transportation responsibilities

  • Interact with Field Leadership, Store Operations, Loss Prevention and transportation providers to ensure overall execution of service/standards maximizes TJX profitability

  • Plan and communicate the truck capacity requirements and ensure an adequate supply of truck power and trailers.

  • Ensure steady flow of inbound and outbound movements, resulting in the timely arrival of merchandise to stores and maximum utilization of lowest cost carriers

  • Responsible for store delivery movement of up to $200M in inventory and up to 75 stores depending on the size of the DC.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree preferred

  • 2-3 years of experience in an operations / transportation role, with demonstrated leadership experiences

  • Operational acumen

  • Supply chain experience

  • Analytical and problem solving mindset

  • Ability to influence without authority

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Off-price model understanding

  • Metrics, process, and efficiency focus

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Working knowledge of transportation management systems and software

At HomeGoods, we embrace the unknown⁠—with new products, new challenges and new ways to make a house a home. Our products add little, special touches to customers' lives and our people do the same for each other. Everyone supports each other to Discover Different—here and throughout the entire TJX family, which includes TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Sierra, and Homesense.

Discover Different 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.

Posting Notes: HomeGoods Distribution Center Bloomfield || 50 Bryla Street || Carteret || NJ || 07008