Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

$30,000 – $40,000 a year

Murray’s Jewelers Job Opening

113 W. Charles St., Muncie, IN 47305

Please submit a resume and cover letter by email or in-person.

Job Title: Bench Jeweler

Job Description

This is a full-time position that is primarily responsible for repairing, polishing, assembling, setting, and maintaining fine jewelry in a high quality and timely manner. The jeweler will also sometimes work directly with customers to explain jewelry services, perform transactions, and occasionally sell jewelry.

Our business is a family-owned and operated fine jewelry store that takes great pride in quality craftsmanship and offering customers excellent service. Currently there are seven employees: six full-time and one part-time. Four of the seven are members of the Murray family. We are a group of progressive people, and we show respect to all customers despite our differences.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

– Perform requested and necessary work on jewelry including sizing, repairing, soldering, laser welding, polishing, setting, and cleaning in a high quality and timely manner.

– Ensure the quality of store merchandise and provide accurate assessments of merchandise quality and condition.

– Maintain the workshop and personal workspace in a clean, organized, presentable, and efficient manner as directed by management.

– Operate, maintain, and clean all workshop equipment and tools as necessary to ensure safe operation and maintenance.

– Maintain and request as necessary all workshop supplies, including tools and findings, adhering to workshop budget.

– Assist customers, when other employees are unavailable, with their repair needs, browsing and purchasing merchandise, and delivery of their items back to them.

– Listen carefully to customers and work politely with them to understand their jewelry repair needs.

– Continually pursue personal and store improvement by learning, sharing, and updating yourself on new and more effective and/or efficient jeweler skills, tools, and methods.

– Work professionally, efficiently, and courteously with customers and other employees.

– Communicate issues or concerns thoughtfully to the managers.

Job Requirements

– Bench jeweler training, experience, or similar transferable skills are preferred but not required.

– Excellent dexterity.

– Detail oriented.

– High-school degree or GED.

– Customer service oriented.

– Good organizational skills.

– Basic computer skills.

– Work typical business hours Tuesdays through Saturdays, plus Thursday evenings. Sundays & Mondays are off work. Extra days and hours required during Christmas season.

Pay & Benefits

– Minimum starting salary of $30,000. Negotiable based on training and experience.

– Three weeks paid vacation annually (two weeks during first year).

– Generous health insurance coverage.

– Opportunity for retirement benefits.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

Experience:

similar: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

High school or equivalent (Required)

 

 

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