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HR Specialist - Columbus

Location: Columbus, OH, United States -
Job ID: 1088887
Distribution/Supply Chain-Sal
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Aug 19, 2020

HR Specialist - Columbus

Become part of our Human Resources team focused on increasing shareholder value and associate wealth by enabling an inclusive environment that drives success through Results, Ownership, and Intensity.

As an HR Specialist, you will partner with HR Leaders supporting the Supply Chain teams. You will have exposure and visibility from key HR leaders at JCPenney, including the Director of Supply Chain HR. The HR Specialist will support Supply Chain Centers in Columbus, OH.  This role will report to the Regional Sr HR Manager and assist with the development and implementation of key strategies related to organizational effectiveness.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with HR Leaders on key programs such as Leadership Development & Training, Organizational Development, Change Management, Succession Planning, HR Analytics/Reports and Associate Engagement.
  • Process associate related changes relative to pay, position, and people management.
  • Help support the HR Leaders with associate relations issues and investigations
  • Interview internal and external candidates and make recommendations on hire selections.
  • Manage backfill requests and headcount tracking for Sourcing, Logistics, Transportation, and others as needed.
  • Conduct exit interviews, analyze feedback, and provide recommendations on necessary actions if applicable.
  • Prepare and facilitate performance calibration meetings, New Leaders Assimilations, and Talent Reviews.
  • Develop key HR metrics (turnover, promotions, etc.) and recommend actions based on trends.
  • Analyze associate compensation to prepare internal and external offers.
  • Drive process improvement by leading departmental and cross-departmental meetings.
  • Create presentations, build and manage budget spreadsheets, and assist with organizational charts/data.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Psychology or related field.
  • 0-3 years’ experience in Human Resources as an intern, coordinator, or specialist.
  • Strong HR acumen and communication skills.
  • Works effectively on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to act independently on a variety of complex and challenging situations.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail, documentation, and accuracy.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint.

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: HR Specialist - Columbus
Location: Columbus, OH, United States -
Job ID: 1088887

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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