Job Description

Riddle’s Jewelry has a need for a seasoned Bench Jeweler to join our team in the Grand Island / Kearney, NE area. This position is supported by a state-of-the-art jewelry manufacturing center, trade shop and training center. With the available resources even the most seasoned jeweler has room to expand their knowledge of the bench and jewelry crafting processes.

Requirements and Experience:

Our ideal candidate must have experience fabricating and repairing jewelry including, but not limited to: rings, pendants, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. They need to possess knowledge on the variety of standard tools required to complete repairs associated to the aforementioned items. Riddle’s customer care approach carries over to the bench, so it is required that the individual be able to work with customers to interpret and clarify the specifications required to complete the repair job.


•2+ years of general goldsmithing and/or bench work
•Ability to work well independently with little guidance and/or in a team environment
•Ability to communicate effectively
•Strong work ethic with a “can get it done” mentality
•Ability to roll with the punches and utilize innovative and creative problem-solving approaches
•High attention to detail
•Passion for producing above average work product that exceeds customer expectations


•5+ years of general goldsmithing with knowledge of wax carving and casting
•Knowledge of design software such as: Counter Sketch, Matrix, Rhino, or other CAD/Design programs
•Professional bench certification such as that offered from Jewelers of America, G.I.A or similar

watch repair

Why Riddle’s?

Riddle’s Jewelry is a well-known retail jewelry chain and manufacturer of fine jewelry. Currently, we have over 60 retail branch locations spanning the heart of the United States. We support our retail branch locations with our state-of-the-art jewelry manufacturing center located in Rapid City, SD. Our combined knowledge of jewelry sourcing and manufacturing allows us to offer the highest quality jewelry at the most affordable prices which in turn passes the savings onto our consumers. We offer many employee incentives and outstanding benefits. If you have passion for successful products and have an interest in working for a highly productive, fun environment, we want to hear from you today!


•Attractive pay with commission/production incentives
•401k Savings Plan with employer match
•Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
•Employer contributed to Heath Savings Account (HSA)
•Company paid training
•Paid Vacation / Time Off
•Merchandise Discounts

If interested, send a compelling cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit as a bench jeweler along with a detailed and complete resume.

Riddle’s Jewelry is an equal opportunity employer; however, please note that we are only able to contact those selected for further consideration in the hiring process.

REQ ID: 151202006

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.00 – $20.00 per hour


•401(k) Matching
•Dental Insurance
•Employee Discount
•Health Insurance
•Paid Time Off
•Professional Development Assistance
•Retirement Plan
•Vision Insurance


•Monday to Friday


•Goldsmithing / Silversmithing/Related: 2 years (Required)
•knowledge with wax carving and casting along with CAD/CAM: 5 years (Preferred)


•High school or equivalent (Required)


•Valid United States Driver’s Licence (Required)

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