David Yurman

  • Jewelry Production/ Direct Supply Senior Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/1/2018 10:06 AM)
    Job ID
    Product Development & Procurement
  • Overview

    The Direct Supply team is responsible for managing the process whereby preapproved vendors for Gemstones, Diamonds and Metals work with Finished Good vendors to supply designated components. The Direct Supply team is the first point of contact for issues pertaining to orders, production and delivery for these components. Direct Supply will implement and facilitate solutions related to these procurement processes. This position is responsible for managing this process to ensure that the planning, communication, purchase and delivery of components occurs in a timely manner.


    • Serve as primary contact with external Component Suppliers and Finished Good vendors to set up Direct Supply introductions for order placement.
    • Provide cross functional communication and support in the Direct Supply process with the Components, Product Development and Engineering teams.
    • Maintain documentation, as required, including email communication, Direct Supply introduction dates, and related spread sheets.
    • Ensure Finished Good vendor order placement, confirm component delivery dates, set up and maintain delivery and production reporting.
    • Accelerate components launch deliveries with component suppliers, identify risks and take action as needed.
    • Support adherence and communication of Direct Supply process.
    • Provide onboarding direction to suppliers new to Direct Supply.
    • Provide direction to vendors and intervene to help solve vendor to vendor payment issues and resolve quality and costing issues with internal parties.
    • Ensure constant alignment with internal departments through weekly meetings, calls and follow up.
    • Perform reporting and analysis for additional projects.
    • Manage communication with component suppliers to obtain Direct Supply business recaps and compile, maintain and analyze this data.
    • Participate in major sourcing strategy changes and similar projects. Work with related internal teams to execute. Research details, approve changes and negotiate with vendors on minimums and holding stock.
    • Work with Import / Export Team to facilitate resolution for international delivery problems.


    • Strong Communication Skills
    • 3-5 years of experience preferred
    • Experience in managing processes
    • Advanced EXCEL Skills
    • Experience with PLM and ERP systems (Oracle preference)


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