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Senior Assistant Buyer - Salon

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104271
Corporate Positions
Buying & Planning
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jun 3, 2021

Senior Assistant Buyer - Salon

The Senior Assistant Buyer is responsible for brand management of assigned categories 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:

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

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:

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.

About JCPenney: 

JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company’s flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. 

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page. 

Job Title: Senior Assistant Buyer - Salon
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104271

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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