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Procurement Sourcing Specialist - Supplies Fixtures

Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1116762
Date: January 23, 2024

Job Description

General Description

Procurement Sourcing Specialist - Supplies Fixtures

An entry-level role that leads strategic sourcing, contracting, and supply management activities for assigned categories.  Supports purchasing and supply management activities for assigned spend categories in achieving the goal of significant cost reductions, productivity improvements, and maintaining or improving product quality and vendor service levels.  This Sourcing Specialist supports the Supplies Procurement team and will report into a Sourcing Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Gathers complex data, draws insights, and executes data analysis for sourcing initiatives.
  • Conducts category-specific market research, uses insights to provide supplier market intelligence, and realize identified savings opportunities.
  • Assists Sourcing Manager with complex sourcing, contracting, and supply management activities for assigned categories.
  • Ensures efficient and accurate processing and documentation of sourcing transactions (purchase orders) while adhering to financial policies and compliance requirements.
  • Lead reporting and analytics for inventory management on assigned categories.
  • Builds and maintains key stakeholder relationships.
  • Assists Sourcing Managers and Sourcing Senior Managers with management of day-to-day operations and reporting.
  • Works with suppliers to ensure contract compliance and address day-to-day issues and inquiries.
  • Partners with Legal, Finance, and other business functions as needed for support on the assigned categories.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Related purchasing / buying / sourcing industry experience a plus.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills with comfort using standard analysis methods and tools. 
  • Is proactive, inquisitive, self-motivated, and service-oriented.
  • Has a sense of urgency, managing milestones with capacity to prioritize/align conflicting demands in high pace environment.
  • Ability to function in ambiguous and/or time-sensitive situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and can communicate effectively to multiple levels.
  • Ability to collaborate with others to achieve results.

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. 

Job Title: Procurement Sourcing Specialist - Supplies Fixtures
Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1116762

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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