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Procurement Specialist

Location: Plano, TX
Job # 11104970
Date Posted: 06-29-2018
The Procurement Specialist develops and executes sourcing strategies on assigned categories of indirect spend in support of Procurement’s strategic initiatives.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ensures accurate and timely delivery of cost competitive goods and services, as requested by internal business clients.
  • Manages contracts to ensure that all parties are in compliance with agreement.
  • Negotiates preferable costs and contract details with effectiveness and due diligence on behalf of the internal client and best interests of the Company by analyzing price proposals, financial reports and other data.
  • Coordination and implementation of regional and national sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations to suppliers and internal clients.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships within assigned team and the Procurement department to ensure team based approach is effective and productive.
  • Builds and maintains good working relationships with external parties in the procurement industry and supplier base.
  • Coordinates with management in other departments in dealing with projects of a broad nature.
     
Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, Purchasing and/or Supply Chain highly desired
  • 1-3 years experience in manufacturing, retail or financial services preferred
  • Ability to drive for results, adaptability, customer focus, decision-making, communication
  • Ability to manage timelines and anticipate obstacles
Our corporate office supports the JCPenney stores nationwide and offers a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) savings plan with company match, and a merchandise discount plan to JCPenney. Amenities include free covered parking, full cafeteria services, fitness center, and on-site childcare.
For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.
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