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TJX Manager of Intermodal Carrier Management in Marlborough, Massachusetts

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Date:Jan 12, 2021

Location:Marlborough, MA, US

Company:TJX Companies, Inc.

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: Marlborough || MA


Job Summary:

Manager of Intermodal Carrier Management leads and is accountable for strategic development of 15 North America intermodal service providers and 5 major U.S. railroads. In addition, this role will have responsibility for managing components of the TJX truckload strategy. They are responsible for assessing and driving cost-effective and productive carrier initiatives that impact the supply chain, ensuring seamless execution in supporting and enabling TJX business goals.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Identifies and drives opportunities to improve TJX Logistics Provider strategy, inclusive of Logistics Provider performance, market trends, and demand shifts in the marketplace

  • Builds and maintains relationship with Logistics Providers and serves as point of contact

  • Meets regularly with Logistics Providers partners to discuss forecasts and capacity information to improve planning

  • Responsible for Intermodal contractual agreements. Negotiates contract amendments to support new ventures and/or adjustments to existing services.

  • Analyzes domestic Logistics Providers performance; develops and monitors performance improvement plans. Enforces service requirements for compliance to contractual obligations

  • Researches industry performance, standards, and benchmarks to analyze Logistics Providers performance

  • Conducts formal Logistics Providers business reviews, and makes relationship decisions as appropriate

  • Engages with relevant stakeholders, as needed, for the engagement or release of Logistics Providers

  • Serves as a point of escalation for operational chronic or repetitive issues with carriers

  • Defines and executes negotiation strategy and contracts to create a sustainable partnership with Logistics Providers

  • Defines schedule for, leads, and executes freight sourcing events on a defined cadence

  • Procures capacity for special projects, approves spot rates

  • Develops and negotiates contract language and terms with service providers in partnership with AVP, Domestic Carrier Management and TJX Legal

Minimal Requirements / Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Business, Finance, Legal

  • 10+ years of experience in a logistics leadership/management operational role or

  • 5+ years of experience in a logistics leadership/management operational role with another 5+ years of other relevant management experience

  • Transportation industry and regulation understanding

  • Transportation contract knowledge and legal acumen

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated relationship management and accountability

  • Exceptional negotiating skills

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 care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff – competitive pay, great benefits, and a great group of people. 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: Marlborough || MA

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