Director of International Supply Chain

| Seattle
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Description

 

Blue Nile is the largest online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. Our standards are amongst the highest of all jewelers.  We provide a superior customer experience, extraordinary value and industry leading product quality and style.  We obsess about our customers and are passionate about providing each customer with an amazing experience. 

Blue Nile operates in over 40 countries today. We are looking to develop our international strategy, uncover opportunities, execute flawlessly and turn the international business into a growth engine for Blue Nile.

The Director of International Supply Chain, reporting into the SVP of International will play a key role in driving this international growth. You will design the global supply for scale to enable step change growth. You will plan, build and run operations to deliver an excellent customer experience for international customers while minimizing costs. You’re an operational leader, intellectually curious, data driven and persistent in your pursuit of executional excellence. You will work across the organization and establish relationships and influence with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels of the organization to mobilize initiatives. You will work closely with our product, technology and merchandising teams to build a globally optimized supply chain that is aligned with the vision for the international business.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a model for global supply chain for Blue Nile that is aligned with our international strategy and will scale for growth
  • Team up with merchandising to create international supplier portfolio that maximizes assortment in our key markets with minimal lead time and cost structure
  • Develop, lead and manage our international Fulfillment Center structure
  • Drive a tech product roadmap that creates the right level of automation in our order, transfer and fulfillment processes
  • Create the operational KPIs, OKRs and lead the ongoing management cadence that will operationalize our strategic goals 
  • Work with SVP of International to build and then lead a supporting supply chain team
  • Focus on data driven insights to lead continuous improvements and innovations in our global fulfillment
  • Manage day to day supply chain execution and logistics partner management
  • Mentor, coach, develop and motivate team members to understand business objectives and achieve performance goals
  • Work cross functionally to facilitate coordination with multiple teams across the organization to drive efficiency, profitability, creativity and a superior customer experience

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, MBA preferred
  • 8+ years in an operational based function and 2+ years of supply chain experience
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think broadly, refine questions and develop analytical frameworks that drive to key insights and business recommendations
  • Experience leading and managing a team
  • Prior experience working closely with product and technology
  • Strong sense of pragmatism and business judgment to ensure insights and recommendations lead to execution, action and impact
  • Operational excellence, passion for detail with laser focus on result oriented KPIs
  • Ability to build and foster productive working relationships with cross-functional teams

What we offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Healthcare Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Employee Discount
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Fitness Center Discount
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  • Product
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Location

We are located in Seattle’s vibrant Pioneer Square district. We are close to transportation, restaurants, coffee shops and parks.

What are Blue Nile Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Set aside up to $2,650/year pre-tax to pay for eligible health expenses- including many over-the-counter products.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Blue Nile pays 100% of the employee premium and a portion of the dependent premium for full time employees on our Health Plans.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $130 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Blue Nile pays 100% of the employee premium and a portion of the dependent premium for full time employees on our Health Plans.
Life Insurance
Employer paid life/AD&D insurance with a $50,000 benefit for each. Supplemental life/AD&D available for employees, spouses, and children
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All full-time regular employees receive $100.00 per month to aid with transportation costs. Pre-tax savings are available on bus and ferry passes as well as parking expenses.
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month by our Brewnile Club!
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Blue Nile offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Benefits are effective the first of the month following your date of hire.

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