Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

ROLE OVERVIEW

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. The salary for this role is $40,000 annually.

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.

SKILLS/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

•Company paid, employee-only medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
•4% 401(k) matching.
•Company profit sharing.
•Up to 15 days of PTO & vacation time, maternity/paternity leave, company-covered short-term & long-term disability, paid training time, paid volunteer time, 7 paid holidays.
•Corporate discounts & employee sales & discounts.
•Tuition reimbursement and scholarship (for dependents going to college).
•Employee Assistance Program.

 

 

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