Blue Nile is a successful and growing company, started in 1999 and now the largest online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. Our corporate offices are located in Seattle’s vibrant Pioneer Square district, home to the latest wave of internet startups and packed with restaurants and entertainment, including CenturyLink and Safeco fields. We are close to transportation, the waterfront and parks. Our dress code favors jeans and our facilities include bike racks and showers.
We embrace a culture of adaptability. Our team is nimble, innovative and resourceful and makes an impact on both the business and each individual customer’s personal experience. We value hard-work, flexibility and curiosity and collaborate to creatively solve problems, constantly improve and implement meaningful changes. Our team celebrates achievements and is inspired by success.
Blue Nile is seeking a passionate, experienced Bridal Category Procurement Manager who will devise and execute successful procurement and sourcing strategies. As a key member of the Sourcing team, the Bridal Category Procurement Manager will play a critical role in fortifying profitable supplier relationships and negotiating to secure advantageous terms.
This successful candidate is a product-savvy, bridal jewelry professional who has extensive experience with bridal jewelry product, the bridal industry and with building supplier relationships while improving both product quality and cost.
Develop, hone and execute procurement strategies across all channels of purchasing, as determined by Head of Sourcing
Own large vendor relationships, as key point of contact
Collaborate, cross-functionally, to ensure clarity of specifications and business requirements for sourcing existing and new product
Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
Develop policies and standard operating protocols for collecting and reporting key metrics targeted at mitigating risk and reducing overall expenses while increasing productivity
Negotiate with external vendors to secure strategic terms
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