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Sourcing Specialist - Procurement Marketing

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085391
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 16, 2019

Sourcing Specialist - Procurement Marketing

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Sourcing Specialist Procurement, Marketing develops and executes sourcing strategies on assigned categories of indirect spend in support of Procurement’s strategic initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate and timely delivery of cost competitive goods and services, as requested by internal business clients.
  • Manage contracts to ensure that all parties follow agreement.
  • Negotiate preferable costs and contract details with effectiveness and due diligence on behalf of the internal client and best interests of the Company by analyzing price proposals, financial reports and other data.
  • Coordinate and implement regional and national sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations with suppliers and internal clients.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships within assigned team and the Procurement department to ensure team based approach is effective and productive.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with external parties in the procurement industry and supplier base.
  • Coordinate with management in other departments in dealing with projects of a broad nature.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Economics, Business or Supply Chain/Procurement
  • 1-3 years’ experience in financial or data analysis, preferred
  • Strong Excel skills including pivot tables, v-lookup and formulas required
  • Contract labor knowledge nice to have, but not required
  • Ability to drive for results, adaptability, customer focus, decision-making, communication
  • Ability to manage timelines and anticipate obstacles

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: Sourcing Specialist - Procurement Marketing
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085391

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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