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Sourcing Specialist

Location: Bangalore, KA, India - Manyata Embassy Business Park, SEZ, G3 Wing A (Teak) Bloc, Floor 7-10
Job ID: 1113145
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Mar 23, 2023

General Description

Sourcing Specialist (Procurement Operations & Systems)

J.C. Penney Services India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India
JCPenney is one of the largest apparels and home furnishing retailers in the US with close to 650 stores and jcp.com website. We are a diverse community of people, all working together to bring sensational style, sensible prices and the best service possible to our customers. We’re looking for talented individuals who want to work in an energetic, respectful, collaborative environment. With a wide array of jobs, internships, training and more, there are countless opportunities for you to grow your career with us.

An entry-level role responsible for assisting purchasing, marketing, construction, supply chain, operations, credit and merchandise divisions with project execution while ensuring compliance with corporate policies. Responsible for problem resolution related to various product inquiries across commodities, markets, and supply base. Responsible for comparative analysis between legal documents to ensure accuracy relating to standardization, cost, quantities, terms, details, approvals, project accounting, general ledger and archives. Routinely performs controlled system actions through API interfaces. This position will report to the Strategic Sourcing Manager in Bangalore.


  • Processes store and client requests resulting in high volumes of data uploaded to Oracle EBS.
  • Validates accuracy of data using Oracle APIs and resolves errors encountered during data transfer while ensuring uploaded data is accurate, complete and duplicate entries are not created.
  • Acts responsively to resolve duplicate data when identified to reduce risk of increased financial commitments.
  • Ensures compliance with corporate policies and escalates non-compliance as required.
  • Ensures legal documents are archived accurately and are retrievable in the event of internal audits, state audits, mediation or litigation.
  • Resolves various inquiry types through research, information gathering, analysis, communication and escalation.
  • Communicates timely information ensuring deadlines and in-store dates are consistently met.
  • Provides guidance and training related to lead times, item availability and orderability, processes and procedures.


  • Works closely with varying levels across the organization from entry level to senior level.
  • Works with internal business stakeholders to obtain input, requirements and approvals.
  • Works with external supplier community to ensure successful execution of sourcing activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2-year professional office experience.
  • Research and financial analysis experience preferred with a Global Procurement / MIS focus.


  • Exceptional personal interaction, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Is proactive, inquisitive, self-motivated, and has a growth mindset
  • Ability to function in ambiguous and/or time-sensitive situations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite with emphasis in Excel performing data conversion, formatting, controlling data input, analyzing large data sets, connecting to external data and customized data processing

Job Title: Sourcing Specialist
Location: Bangalore, KA, India - Manyata Embassy Business Park, SEZ, G3 Wing A (Teak) Bloc, Floor 7-10
Job ID: 1113145

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