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Fabric R&D Sr Manager - Women's

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107430
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Dec 31, 2021

Fabric R&D Sr Manager - Women's

The Fabric Research and Development Sr. Manager drives fabric trend, innovation, sustainability, and quality through the development process.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides seasonal raw materials trend direction, strategy, and market intelligence
  • Develops new seasonal fashion fabrics
  • Counter source existing fabric qualities
  • Manage fabric related data in PLM system
  • Drives the sustainable fiber strategies
  • Develops new technologies and finishes
  • Upholds quality standards through maintaining hand standards and resolving test failures in development
  • Manages a team of Senior Specialists
  • Adheres to Time & Action calendar, ensuring all development and testing deadlines are met
  • Travels domestically and internationally, as needed

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 4-year College degree or equivalent business experience preferred
  • Ten to fifteen years’ experience in fabric sourcing, fabric resource development and fabric construction.
  • Extensive knowledge of: technical fabric construction & manufacturing, mill & supplier resources, fabric and raw material global costs, quality standards and test methods, and trade agreements
  • Manages people and processes
  • Organizes, plans and manages projects
  • Evaluates and makes sound decisions and understands complex issues
  • Flex Product Line Management (PLM) system knowledge

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: Fabric R&D Sr Manager - Women's
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107430

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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