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Sourcing Senior Manager - Sweaters

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1108013
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jan 3, 2022

Sourcing Senior Manager - Sweaters

The Sourcing Senior Manager will develop and execute sourcing strategies on assigned categories of indirect spend in support of Procurement’s strategic initiatives. Sourcing strategies include elements of spend analysis, sourcing opportunity assessment, supply market research, sourcing strategy execution and the overall supplier management process. Must possess the ability to perform in a highly collaborative matrixed organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess and build annual sourcing initiatives that provide detailed commodity strategies that identify objectives and leveraged spend
  • Develop and lead sourcing teams that include procurement, our internal client and others as appropriate
  • Communication, coordination and implementation of regional and national sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations to suppliers and internal clients
  • Maintain relationship with Legal, Risk Management, Controllers and Finance to ensure all contractual terms and conditions comply with standard or other contract changes
  • Develop, implement and maintain a supplier diversity program in accordance with client and company requirements; mentor/educate suppliers through meetings
  • Analyze price proposals, financial reports and other data to determine the reasonability of price and supplier capabilities
  • Ability to lead teams in a manager as coach environment (this position may or may not have direct reports).

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Degree in Purchasing and/or Supply Chain Management desirable; MBA and/or certification preferred
  • Minimum of 7+ years strategic sourcing experience in a manufacturing, retail or financial services organization preferred
  • 6 Sigma Greenbelt (or other process improvement certification) preferred
  • Excellent relationship and collaboration skills
  • Strong personal efficiency skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Proven ability to lead teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to deliver results in challenging environments
  • Proven ability and comfort in dealing with ambiguity
  • Computer proficiency using MS applications 

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 Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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

Job Title: Sourcing Senior Manager - Sweaters
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1108013

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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