J. C. Penney Company, Inc., one of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, is on a mission to ensure every shopping experience is worth the customer's time, money and effort.
Whether shopping jcp.com or visiting one of over 850 store locations across the United States and Puerto Rico, customers will discover a broad assortment of products from a leading portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Supporting this value proposition is the warrior spirit of over 100,000 JCPenney associates worldwide, who are focused on the Company's three strategic priorities of strengthening private brands, becoming a world-class Omnichannel retailer and increasing revenue per customer.
As the Merchandise Assistant, you are accountable for driving customer service to achieve profitable sales growth by leading and engaging associates, managing company merchandise standards and execution, training and developing associates and executing sales building programs.
Customer Service & Sales Models and holds team accountable for delivering outstanding customer service. Actively listens to customer issues to resolve problems.
Demonstrates WORTH behaviors consistently. Partners with other team members when additional support is needed.
Door to Floor / Restock / RFID & Inventory Works with Merchandise Supervisor to plan upcoming merchandise placement plans. Contributes to merchandise receipt and reverse logistics processes.
Assists with the execution of inventory processes (cycle counts, system uploads, stock ledger, Radio Frequency Identification Scans, etc.). Contributes to the Shoe on Display restocking process, including mismates and stockroom organization. Contributes to the restock program to identify replenishment opportunities.
SET / Visual / Environment Assists with the SET processes by planning floor moves, placing graphics, and executing visual detailing based on company guidance. Identifies sell-through opportunities and remerchandise the selling floor to increase rate of sale.
Helps oversee and maintain all fitting room and sales floor recovery processes to ensure a clean and organized store environment. Contributes to the execution of visual elements to support merchandising statements. Responsible for stockroom maintenance.
Omnichannel (SVG 2-3 only) Assists with the jcp.com process including jcp.com orders and aged and undelivered orders/returns as needed. Contributes to Buy Online Pick Up In Store and Ship from Store processes as needed.
General Operations Contributes to Merchandise Transfer Out (MTO), Return to Vendor and Return to Warehouse activities. Assists with the Defective MTO (DMTO) process ensuring proper and timely execution of all DMTO's to ensure integrity of inventory and prevent shrink. Participates in annual inventory processes.
Performance Standards Supports company shrink and safety initiatives. Consistently meets established performance standards for the role, including (but not limited to) product and service sales, customer service, profit, productivity, and attendance.
Skills & Experience
To achieve success at JCPenney, a Merchandise Assistant will possess the following:
Results Solve problems and make smart decisions that drive sales, profit or customer service; execute your work efficiently and effectively; inspire strong performance in yourself and others.
Ownership Provide great customer service; cooperate and build positive, inclusive and respectful relationships; take accountability for your actions and outcomes.
Intensity Proactively find ways to improve the customer experience; show the confidence and courage to do what's right; take action with energy and urgency.
Job Title: Merchandise Assistant
Location: Virginia Beach, VA, United States
Job ID: 1076824
J.C. Penney Company Inc.
J. C. Penney Company, Inc.