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Fabric R&D Senior Specialist

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1101604
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jul 8, 2021

Fabric R&D Senior Specialist

The Fabric R&D Sr Specialist will support and assist the Raw Materials team with executing seasonal fabric development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Executes technical fabric developments to line up with mill strategy
  • Evaluates mill pricing & provides feedback to Sourcing
  • Maintains development charts and master fabric menus, provides to cross functional teams
  • Adheres to Time & Action calendar, ensuring all development and testing deadlines are met
  • Participates in seasonal trend direction and marketing intelligence efforts
  • Travels domestically and internationally, as needed

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 4-year College degree or equivalent business experience preferred.
  • Two to four years’ experience working in fabric development
  • Solid knowledge of fabric & raw material global costs
  • Energetic self-starter; very comfortable working both independently and within a team
  • Detail-oriented; highly organized
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Product Line Management (PLM) system knowledge

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: Fabric R&D Senior Specialist
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1101604

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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