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HR Sr. Specialist & Recruiting (Supply Chain)  - Columbus, OH

Location: Columbus, OH, United States -
Job ID: 1087449
Distribution/Supply Chain-Sal
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Feb 16, 2020

HR Sr. Specialist & Recruiting - Supply Chain  

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

JCPenney, one of the nation’s largest apparel and home retailers, combines an expansive footprint of nearly 870 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site, jcp.com, to deliver style and value for all hard-working American families. At every touchpoint, customers will 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. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization


The HR Sr. Specialist will partner to support overall organizational effectiveness in the Colmbus facility and report to the HR Manager. The HR Sr. Specialist will support the locations people strategy and ensure effective execution of HR responsibilities while being a trusted advisor for leaders and associates. This role will partner closely with the operations team to support facility hiring needs and recruit the best talent.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure successful execution of human resources programs to align with HR and business initiatives.
  • Support location recruiting, hiring and retention efforts.
  • Proactively consult with all levels of management regarding staffing strategy and requirements.
  • Manage full cycle recruitment process including strategy, candidate identification/management, sourcing, offers, and background checks.
  • Develop and maintain a robust and diverse pipeline of candidates; leverage utilize current and innovative sourcing methods including networking, online job sites, social media and associate referrals.
  • Proficient with Applicant Tracking Systems and other recruiting tools and technology.
  • Utilize a variety of interviewing techniques and educate hiring leaders; ensure receipt of prompt and comprehensive, fact-based interview feedback.
  • Attends job fairs and campus recruiting events, acting as an ambassador for JCPENNEY.
  • Participate in associate relations matters including investigations.
  • Provide broad HR skills in areas such as Talent Review, Leadership Development & Training, Organizational Development, Change Management, Succession Planning, and Associate Engagement.
  • Foster positive associate relations in communication and actions.
  • Conduct exit interviews and analysis of feedback from exit interviews to determine trends.
  • Create presentations, manages spreadsheets and assists with organizational charts/data.
  • Generate and analyze HR reporting data such as turnover, compensation, headcount, etc.
  • Develop collaborative relationships across all HR teams and the business area to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Demonstrate natural leadership abilities.
  • All other duties assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field preferred.
  • 3 years or more experience in Human Resources and recruiting.
  • Strong business acumen and communication skills.
  • General knowledge of HR best practices, policies, procedures and labor law compliance.
  • Problem-identification and problem-solving skills.
  • Works effectively on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to respond appropriately and independently to a variety of complex and challenging situations.
  • Able to lead through ambiguity in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail, documentation and accuracy.
  • Ability to balance role as a recruiter and partner to the business.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Intermediate Excel skills ideal.





Job Title: HR Sr. Specialist & Recruiting (Supply Chain)  - Columbus, OH
Location: Columbus, OH, United States -
Job ID: 1087449

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