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Senior Assistant Buyer - Salon

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1088856
Corporate Positions
Buying & Planning
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Aug 29, 2020

Senior Assistant Buyer - Salon

The Sr. Assistant Buyer will be supporting the daily purchasing of items for the Salon Business Unit. Reporting directly to the Salon Buyer.  Ensure accuracy in the ordering process while facilitating communication between vendors and the corresponding buyers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for buy plan by channel for their categories
  • Audits item set-up, approves content
  • Creates purchase orders/work orders for flagship and stores
  • Validates set and ship dates, and vendor information
  • Enters marketed item in ad tracker, updates store counts 
  • Partners with marketing on style-outs, provides input on event participation
  • Turns in marketing samples, manages on-time arrival
  • Conducts digital inventory audit
  • Provides input on pricing determinations and keys pricing and signing for flagship and stores
  • Assists Buyer with building assortment plan
  • Assists Buyer with category history and market share analysis
  • Determines what choices go on each fixture

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • College degree or equivalent business experience
  • 3+ years retail buying experience; preferably with a large organization in a similar role
  • Retail planning experience preferred
  • Proficient in MS word and Excel
  • Ability to recognize, analyze and quantify market trends
  • Results oriented and self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency
  • Able to independently organize and prioritize broad workload to meet deadlines

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 90,000 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: Senior Assistant Buyer - Salon
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1088856

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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