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TJX Learning and Development Specialist- Worcester, MA in Worcester, Massachusetts

Learning and Development Specialist- Worcester, MA

Brand: TJ Maxx


Worcester, MA, US

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Status: Regular

Functional Area: Distribution Services

Come to work and be ready to think on your feet, grow your skills, and embrace the many opportunities. Our Distribution Centers are the key to getting new products out to TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. To keep up with our ever-changing inventory, we stay nimble and adaptable. No day is the same, and that’s just how we like it. Every shift is a new opportunity to Discover Different - and support each other along the way.

2nd shift hours (2:45pm-11pm)

Job Summary

Our Distribution Center (DC) is looking for a Learning & Development Specialist to help support the development and implementation of learning solutions. This person will play a key role managing, directing, coordinating, and delivering leadership training as well as new hire orientation and onboarding.


  • Supports the success of building wide/network wide programs through partnership with building & network leaders (e.g. Internship program, Distribution Leadership Program, content creation, etc.)

  • Delivers, monitors, coaches and guides leadership training for Distribution Center Leaders.

  • Provides coaching, facilitates discussions and makes recommendations for developmental needs.

  • Partners with DC L&D &/or Home Office L&D to modify, design and develop training programs and materials.

  • Facilitates learning virtually & in-person by utilizing adult learning techniques, interactive elements, role plays, and technology delivered training.

  • Provides post-training event feedback and support to learners and their leaders on the job through continuous coaching and feedback.

  • Evaluates and assesses learning programs and their impact

  • Plans, prioritizes, schedules and manages time based on curriculum calendar and business needs.

  • Plans, schedules, & manages onboarding plans for new leadership

  • Tracks & maintains records for new associate training, leadership training, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Coaching and/or facilitation skills

  • Comfortable knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, PPT, Word & Teams)

  • Passionate for the development of people and building relationships in a collaborative environment

  • Understanding of conducting needs analyses, instructional design, and adult learning theory preferred

  • Deep listening and inquiry; seeks to understand and make connections which result in engaging interactions

  • The ability to build and maintain relationships and the ability to influence others without authority


  • Upon invitation to interview you may be asked to deliver a short training session of your choice

    Come Discover Different at TJX - we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. We move a lot of inventory - at all times of the day - and that takes working, learning, and growing together. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit team in our Distribution Centers.

    As you think about where to work, know that we take care of our people. We offer competitive pay and great benefits. 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.