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Sourcing Manager - Footwear

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104885
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Aug 1, 2021

Sourcing Manager - Footwear

The Sourcing Business Manager 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:

  • 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
  • Responsible for negotiating program pricing and delivery
  • Monitor quality and delivery performance metrics and implement improvement initiatives
  • Mentor, teach and lead Sourcing Specialists

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Builds relationships with all internal and external partners
  • Manages execution and drives performance of sourcing strategies in all functions
  • 2-4 years of related experience in retail, footwear manufacturing, quality and trade agreements
  • Experience in footwear construction, cost engineering and manufacturing
  • 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)

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: Sourcing Manager - Footwear
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104885

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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