R&D Manufacturing is a contract jewelry and accessories manufacturer based in the Greater Providence area and serves some of the most recognizable brands in the world.

We are currently seeking to expand our Maker presence within the organization to support Production Manufacturing and our robust New Product Development pipeline.

Typically referred to as a Bench Jeweler, Metalsmith or Maker, the successful candidate should possess many of the following skills and qualities.

➢ Jewelry/Metalsmith Education OR 2+ years of hands-on jewelry making experience.

➢ Strong Bench Skills including

Metal forming
Proficient with Flex Shaft tools
Wire wrapping

➢ Laser Welding
➢ Assembly
➢ Fabrication of jewelry components
➢ Stone Setting
➢ Finishing

Other surface treatments

➢ Excellent attention to detail
➢ Ability to demonstrate a professional work ethic
➢ Strong communication skills
➢ Ability to maintain confidentiality
➢ Fluency in English

watch repair

These skills will be necessary to participate in the creation of

➢ Master Models
➢ Prototypes
➢ Samples
➢ Development of New Techniques
➢ One of Kind Pieces
➢ Step by Step Routing Creation
➢ Training Videos and Support Materials

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $20.00 per hour


•Dental Insurance
•Health Insurance
•Paid Time Off
•Professional Development Assistance
•Vision Insurance


•10 Hour Shift
•Day shift

COVID-19 considerations:
R&D Manufacturing is committed to keeping our team safe. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are operating while keeping socially distant and following strict personal hygiene and in-person protocols.


•Jeweler: 2 years (Preferred)
•Metalsmith Education: 2 years (Preferred)


•Pawtucket, RI 02860 (Required)

Work authorization:

•United States (Required)

Working Days:

•Monday (Required)
•Tuesday (Required)
•Wednesday (Required)
•Thursday (Required)

Work Location:

•One location

Relocation Assistance Provided:


This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

•Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
•Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
•Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
•Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
•Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
•Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
•High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

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Benefit Conditions:

•Only full-time employees eligible

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