Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

Part-time Goldsmith/Bench Jeweler Position-JB Hudson Jewelers

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 

•Professional knowledge of the following:
•Precious Metals
•Precious and Semi-Precious Gems
•Gemstone setting
•Goldsmithing
•Custom design / CAD / start to finish manufacturing
•parts and components

•Skills and Abilities including the following:
•Complete knowledge of jewelry repair
•Modern jewelry repair and manufacturing equipment

•Education and Experience
•Extensive bench jeweler experience. (5+ years preferred)
•Retail jewelry experience.

•Organizational Description:
•JB Hudson Jewelers is the premier luxury jeweler of Minneapolis. JB Hudson aims to exceed our clients’ expectations while offering the finest luxury jewelry and watches at attainable values. We aspire to be our clients’ jeweler for life.

•Position Purpose:
•The Goldsmith completes various customer and stock jewelry repairs and custom designs and creations on-site.

• Key Accountabilities
•Complete professional jewelry repairs in-house.
•Work independently to perform jewelry repairs of customer goods and stock merchandise.
•Order parts, components, supplies as necessary.
•Employ modern professional methods to complete jewelry repairs.
•Professionally set diamonds and other gemstones.
•Showcase custom steps — drawing, design, wax, completion, etc.
•Meet with clients regularly for custom consultations
•Use MATRIX experience to create designs and hard copies for client benefit

• Perform quality control on your work.
•Ensure your jobs are completed entirely and correctly. Double-check that all requested and approved repairs are complete, the item is free from further defects, and the item is clean.

• Complete repairs on time.
•All repairs have due dates attached. Ensure that all repairs in your station are updated on a regular basis, as needed, and all jobs are completed on time.

• Check and clean customer jewelry while they wait.
•Check items for damage that could inhibit our ability to properly clean
•Recommend service when damage is identified
•Clean items professionally

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work primarily independently at a jeweler’s bench. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee will be exposed to some chemicals used for cleaning metals, laser welding machine, polishing compounds and dust, and other hazardous materials in a modern jeweler repair environment.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be prone to sitting or standing for lengthy periods of time. The employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to hear objects, tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision. Lifting requirements may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs.
Employee may be required to travel to business and customer locations, nationally; up to 5%.

 

Email resume to: jtuftin@jbhudson.com