TJX 10054- Sourcing Specialist in Massachusetts

Sourcing Specialist (Contract Position)

Local candidates only, please

Framingham, MA

Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively sources private label apparel programs for Adults fashion within TJX Product Development area by building relationships with the Agents, Vendors and Buyers.

  • Negotiates prices and determines appropriate order placement based on factory capabilities, quality and delivery.

  • Develops and continuously evaluates the appropriate agent/vendor/factory structure for private label apparel.

  • Ensures factories are capable of producing quality garments and can meet our requirements.

  • Performs special projects as assigned.

    • This is NOT a production position, purely sourcing.
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Extensive spread sheet proficiency including Pivot Tables is critical

  • Knowledge of apparel manufacturing, including fabric, color, yarn, garment construction, fit and specifications.

  • Strong ability to break down the actual cost of a garment.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • PC skills which include Microsoft Office.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work well in a team environment.

  • Established relationship building skills with Buyers, agents and factories.

  • Detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks.

  • Strong organizational and follow through skills.

  • Thorough understanding of fashion apparel retail merchandising.

  • Strong math skills.

Proven multi-tasking and problem solving skills is a MUST! This is a very busy area.