Global Continuous Improvement Placement Programme

Continuous improvement is a business strategy that involves the evaluation and revision of processes, methods and practices. The goal of continuous improvement is to make periodic changes to increase the efficiency, accuracy and effectiveness of business operations using key tools from Lean Six Sigma.

Duration: 12 months
Location: Watford


What’s in it for you?

To ensure we attract and retain the best talent, we offer a range of great benefits to all employees. Your exact salary and benefits package will be discussed with you at the offer stage of the application process. However, all associates will receive:

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These apply to products in our stores and online. You’ll also have access to multiple double discount weekends.

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We give generous holiday allowances relevant to your location. The number of days will rise as you spend more time with us.

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Pension Scheme

When you join us, you’ll be entitled to become a member of the Company Pension Scheme. We’ll share more information about this when you start.

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Continuous Learning and Development

You’ll receive ongoing learning and development opportunities and support throughout your career at TJX.

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Season Ticket Support

You can get interest free season ticket support relevant to your location.

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Relocation Support

We recognise that moving to another country can be daunting, so we’ll help you make that transition easier by providing support if you’re relocating from outside of the UK.

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We offer paid paternity, maternity, shared parental and adoption leave.

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You’ll have access to join an onsite gym and discounted sessions/classes throughout the UK.

What to expect from the programme

You’ll be participating in process improvement projects, leveraging Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodology, including scoping, defining, prioritizing projects, identifying project metrics, developing control plans to ensure project delivers gains that are continuous and sustainable with results that are measurable and validated developing pilot plans as needed.
You’ll be responsible for supporting research that identifies improvement opportunities, including identifying, testing, and developing and implementing sustainable improvement strategies to improve productivity and efficiencies that supports current and future business needs.
You’ll provide planning support using DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control) project roadmap includes identifying project metrics, providing methods to validate project solutions, deliver measurable and validated results and develop control plans to ensure project gains are continuous and sustainable.
Serving as an internal consultant on assigned projects to assist with identifying improvement opportunities and providing recommendations that includes defining Voice of the Customer, overseeing data collection, analysis, testing.
Collaborating with TJX Europe departments where there is impact to operational efficiencies, analysing data based on metrics, providing quantitative and qualitative observations, and developing recommendations based on findings.