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Sr. Technical Designer - Home

Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1116636
Date: October 27, 2023

Job Description

General Description

The Sr. Technical Designer manages the technical design process and provides technical expertise to evaluate merchandise in terms of style, measurements, testing requirements, and construction to achieve the appropriate quality and design interpretation for the manufacturer to follow.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Design, Product Development, Buying, and Sourcing teams to determine aesthetics and ensure fabric and production standards and claims are being met.
  • Establish and maintain product standards to ensure brand consistency and quality.
  • Daily communication and follow-through with IBO, vendors, and cross-functional partners on new fabric development and production fabrics as needed.
  • Complete product packages in FlexPLM, including adding measurement sets, construction details and fabric information while ensuring all information is accurate
  • Basic understanding of fabric, fibers, dye methods and testing requirements.
  • Maintain quality of product by working with suppliers to address any issues by collaborating with suppliers on fabric development or production issues.  This includes follow up of low rated products via customer reviews.
  • Making sure all fabric information sheets have been received and adding Fabric ID/creating material ID’s
  • Confirming test results for fabric claims are uploaded and ensuring certifications are valid and updated for product and/or factory.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • College degree in Textiles or equivalent work experience in a related field preferred with 8+ years of technical design experience required.
  • Knowledge of product construction, yarns, dyeing and finishing in the manufacturing process and understanding testing requirements.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates confidence and assertiveness in communicating product information to various teams at various levels.
  • Ability to self-manage, works independently, multitask, and consistently meets deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills with an acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Proactive on problem solving and resolution oriented.
  • Proficiency in: Flex PLM, Excel and Microsoft

Enjoy a rewarding career at JCPenney Corporate, where we offer a competitive benefits package, a vibrant work environment, and the opportunity to make a difference at one of America's most iconic retailers.

  • Generous benefits: Medical/dental/vision insurance starting on day one, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.
  • On-site amenities: Daycare, Grab & Go Store, Coffee Shop, the Local Kitchen, fitness center, free garage parking, golf simulator, arcade, pickleball courts, and vibrant co-working spaces, meeting rooms and wellness rooms. 
  • Exciting location: Our corporate office is located in the heart of Legacy West, a vibrant new development in Plano, Texas, with plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
  • Opportunities for growth and development: We are committed to helping our employees grow their careers and develop their skills. We offer a variety of training and development programs, as well as opportunities for advancement.
  • Collaborative and supportive culture: We believe in creating a workplace where everyone feels valued and respected. We encourage teamwork and collaboration, and we are always looking for ways to support our employees' success. 

About JCPenney: 

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company’s product assortment meets customers’ everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop – from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney’s Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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

American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney’s Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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

 

Job Title: Sr. Technical Designer - Home
Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1116636

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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