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Data Scientist, Sourcing Analyst

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1083984
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Apr 30, 2019

Data Scientist, Sourcing Analyst

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Data Scietnist will develop, deploy and/or upgrade analytical tools and processes; including the collection, analysis and reporting for/on strategic sourcing activities and initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops robust analytic capabilities to ensure best in class sourcing
  • Develops, deploys and/or upgrades analytical tools and processes
  • Develops and implements databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Provides ongoing reporting based on analysis and interpretation of large data sets, provide actionable recommendations based on findings
  • Acquires data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Uses data mining, model building and other analytical techniques to identify business opportunities
  • Drives development of quantitative models necessary for evaluation and implementation of new strategies with business stakeholders
  • Ensures the integrity of all data and analysis related to areas
  • Prepares fact-based, strategic and tactical cross functional performance metrics
  • Identifies, analyzes and interprets trends and patterns in complex data sets

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • BS/BA Degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Operation Research/Economics or quantitative-related discipline.
  • +2 years’ industry experience
  • Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient with Access, Excel, Power BI, Tableau, SharePoint, SQL. Operating knowledge of AWS, Hadoop, Datameer or similar
  • Working knowledge of JAVA and CSS
  • High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Demonstrate ability to operate both strategically and tactically
  • Must possess excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience processing, filtering and presenting large quantities of data

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Data Scientist, Sourcing Analyst
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1083984

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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