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Pre-Production Manager- Denim

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087884
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Apr 7, 2020

Pre-Production Manager

The Pre-Production Manager executes the production process, including tracking the production calendar and ensuring on-time product delivery. This team member manages logistics and tracking for all sample fabric, raw materials and garment samples while also keeping all team members up-to-date on the product status.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports Design to ensure products are executed with design specifications.
  • Supports Raw Materials team to allocate sample yardage, raw materials and trims needed for samples, testing and production.
  • Assists in the approval process and timeline to ensure accuracy and avoid delivery impact.
  • Executes the requesting and tracking of product samples including prototypes, technical fit, line review samples, etc.
  • Continuously communicate to all team members on production updates, approvals & issues.
  • Supports Sourcing, IBO and Product Integrity teams for challenges and issues while maintaining JCPenney standards.
  • Inputs data into systems and ensures the integrity and accuracy of the information.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 4-year College degree preferred.
  • 5+ years (post-graduation) related experience in pre-production, product development, and/or merchandising
  • Must have denim experience
  • Excellent organizational, communication and decision-making skills
  • High sense of urgency and initiative
  • Proven experience building working relationships with cross-functional teams
  • Strong reporting and analytical skills
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Flex PLM experience is highly preferred

JCPenney will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

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, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 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: Pre-Production Manager- Denim
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087884

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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