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Pricing Analyst

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086201
Corporate Positions
Buying & Planning
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Oct 25, 2019

Pricing Analyst

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Pricing Analyst will support the Pricing Analytics team in building statistical models and tools to support business stakeholders. In this role, the Analyst will be responsible for analytics and operational tasks. Daily tasks will be flexible and adaptable based on the team’s needs and vary from day to day and from project to project.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the Pricing Analytics team in building statistical models for optimal pricing
  • Continuously research and innovate methods to improve predictive accuracy of models
  • Lead ad-hoc projects and initiatives to support pricing recommendations, strategy and execution
  • Collaborate with offshore pricing analytics team to execute projects

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor's degree with 2+ years of experience building predictive models, data mining
  • Experience/Familiarity with Oracle Databases, Hive QL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, SAS, Oracle BI, Datameer
  • Fluency in excel, VBA, word processing programs, power point, and other MS office programs
  • Fluency in SQL and MS Access
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships across business lines and work cross-functionally, collaboratively
  • Ability to own projects and execute on projects from conception to implementation

Additional Competencies:

  • Master's in statistics, computer science, operations research, or mathematics preferred
  • Retail industry experience, specifically in a pricing environment preferred
  • Python/R experience nice to have
  • Knowledge of pricing concepts and methodologies (e.g. econometric modeling, elasticity measurement)
  • Familiarity with statistical methodologies including regression models, ANOVA, segmentation/clustering and time series methodologies nice to have

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: Pricing Analyst
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086201

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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