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Sourcing Senior Specialist

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1099470
Date Updated: Mar 19, 2021

Sourcing Senior Specialist

The Sourcing Senior Specialist will manage the placement and confirmation of all direct import buys and perform research for development of new resources, and assist in the resolution of quality and delivery issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute brand or product category and report directly to SSBM or Director
  • Work to build effective strategic relationships with cross-functional partners, internal stakeholders, external suppliers and teams to drive results and influence change.
  • Manage internal and external teams and Time and Action to deliver on IMU, quality and delivery goals.
  • Conduct pre-and post-season analysis and present findings and actions to executive management
  • Maintain detailed product cost information (CIP, Fabric)
  • Responsible for negotiating program pricing and delivery
  • Monitor quality and delivery performance metrics and implement improvement initiatives
  • Manage move outs, cancellations, and liabilities
  • Special Projects, as assigned

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Builds relationships with all internal and external partners
  • Manages execution and drives performance of sourcing strategies in all functions
  • 1-3 years of related experience in retail, apparel manufacturing, quality and trade agreements
  • Strong communication skills and negotiation skills; ability to build relationships cross-functionally
  • Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task successfully and prioritize while meeting critical deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

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: Sourcing Senior Specialist
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1099470

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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