Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

Bench Jeweler
Full Time
Austin Office, Austin, TX, US
2 days agoRequisition ID: 1110

Shop LC is looking for an experienced Bench Jeweler to support our jewelry repair department. The Bench Jeweler is primarily responsible for setting, repairing, cleaning, and maintaining merchandise consistent with Shop LC quality standards and service.

Job Responsibilities

•Restore damaged or broken jewelry, select appropriate gems, clean and polish jewelry while maintaining quick turn-around times
•Repairs broken clasps, pins, rings, and other jewelry by soldering or replacing broken parts
•Reshapes and restyles old jewelry, following designs or instructions, using hand tools and machines, such as jeweler’s lathe and drill
•Adheres to all safety-related procedures to reduce the risk of accidents
•Order and maintain jewelry supplies necessary in a jewelry workshop
•Must have the ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and complete tasks in a timely manner
•Set up a repair shop independently
•Cut and shape precious metals into jewelry pieces using cutting and carving tools
•Re-size rings made from using different metals
•Must have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team

Skill / Experience

•Minimum 3 years of experience as a Bench Jeweler
•Advanced gemstone and diamond setting skills required
•Must have in-depth knowledge about various types of gemstones and diamonds
•Advanced knowledge of jeweler’s tools, machinery, and equipment required along with advanced jewelry repair knowledge
•In-depth knowledge of various chemical solutions used for jewelry making/repair and should have experience working with the same
•JA Certified Bench Jeweler (CBJ)
•Advanced expertise in setting/replacing all kinds of gemstones and diamonds with different types of settings
•Should have good knowledge, understanding, and experience in working with various plating solutions

Benefits and Perks

•Company-paid, employee-only medical, dental, vision and life insurance
•4% 401(k) matching and company profit sharing
•Up to 15 days of PTO/Vacation, maternity/ paternity leave, company-covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, paid training time, paid volunteer time, 7 paid holidays.
•Corporate gym discount, discounted Art of Living meditation courses, discounts through LifeMart, access to SMART Dollar & NaturallySlim Programs
•Tuition Reimbursement and HOPE Scholarship Program (for dependents going to college)
•Employee Assistance Program and employee sales & discounts

Company Overview

Shop LC was established in Austin, TX in 2007. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vaibhav Global Limited (VGL) a well-established vertically integrated company, founded in India 41 years ago. The company is fully integrated from designing, manufacturing, distributing, and retailing the majority of our own products. We operate a 24/7 live electronic retail in the UK as TJC (www.tjc.co.uk) in addition to Shop LC (www.ShopLC.com) in the US.

VGL is a publicly listed and actively traded corporation in Indian stock exchanges. It also has Private Equity backing from well-known PE firms. VGL’s total employee strength is approximately 3500 worldwide.

Shop LC has had double-digit CAGR last five years and sees huge market potential in the US for its discount electronic retail through TV, Web, OTT, Marketplaces, and social channels. We have expanded call centers to include outsourced third parties in the US, South America, and Asia. Our digital business is growing very rapidly, and we are very excited about our future growth prospects.

 

 

 

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