Gemstones Buyer Specialist


Gemstones Buyer Specialist

@ Stuller


  • To support the Gemstones Buying and merchandising teams with the objective of achieving continued growth and financial profitability for Stuller Inc.  
  • Help develop buying plans and pricing strategies.  
  • Analysis of all aspects of Stuller’s gemstones inventory position.  
  • Buy a range of goods as determined by the Senior Director of Diamond & Gemstones Merchandising and directed by the Vice President of Diamond & Gemstones Procurement. 


  • Affects total sales volume, gross profit, and inventory levels


  • Collaborates with the Inventory Planning and Merchandising teams to develop buying plans and pricing strategies that maximize turns and overall profitability. 
  • Work with vendors to order, select and purchase loose diamonds. 
  • Review sales, demand forecast and on-hand inventory to maintain a continuously current buying plan. 
  • Actively maintains mutually beneficial vendor relationships to ensure that we are purchasing the right product, at the right time and at the right price for our customers. 
  • Arranges delivery of merchandise. 
  • Values and evaluates profitability of purchases, including analysis of inventory turns and GMROI
  • Works with Inventory Control team to ensure accurate receipt of product. 
  • Assists in sourcing for special orders requests. 
  • Analyzes excess, dated, and slow turning inventory.
  • Works with Gemstones Quality Assurance team as needed to participate in gemstones grading.
  • Maintains knowledge of world markets to understand industry trends. 
  • Establishes, develops, and maintains constructive, collaborative relationships within the department and across the organization. 
  • Must be able to travel both domestically and internationally.  



  • Minimum 3 years gemstones buying experience.  Strengths in:
    • Business acumen
    • Analytics
    • Ability to work cross functionally across a large organization.
    • Customer Service
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Ability to access information using automated systems
    • Microsoft Office Suite   
    • GIA GG required. 
    • High school diploma or GED required. 

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: March 14, 2022
Application Deadline: May 19, 2022
Job Type: Full-time