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Supply Chain Project Management Trainee

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085957
Date Updated: Feb 5, 2020

Supply Chain Project Management Trainee

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

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.

As a Supply Chain Project Management Trainee you will support and assist the Project Management Office with day-to-day activities of executing strategic initiatives. You’ll also take part in fast-paced, 12-week training period upon starting which will consist of projects, activities, and hands on training to facilitate your learning. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with senior leaders and other team members who will be mentoring and coaching you to success. After your training period, you’ll be assigned to a specific supply chain team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a project deliverable/phase
  • Ensure key deadlines/milestones are meet and coordinate resources to complete project tasks
  • Assist in gathering stakeholder requirements
  • Validate all requirements and determine the business need
  • Maintains and reviews risk management plan
  • Conduct feasibility studies on potential projects

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Current college senior status or first year completed in Graduate level
  • Major in Supply Chain Management, Project Management, or Engineering preferred
  • Desire to live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Area
  • Passion for working in a fast pace project management environment
  • Strong communication and documentation skills across project and management teams
  • High level of attention to detail with the ability to work independently
  • Develops positive relationships to get the work done
  • This position is available only to individuals who are eligible to work for JCPenney in the United States. JCPenney will not sponsor individuals for immigration benefits for this role.

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.

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

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Job Title: Supply Chain Project Management Trainee
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085957

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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