Catbird is hiring full time production bench jewelers. Catbird’s Bench Jewelers are primarily responsible for producing the Catbird jewelry line at a level consistent with Catbird’s time and quality standards. Bench Jewelers are familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within jewelry manufacturing and have the ability to use various levels of jewelry production techniques with semi precious and precious materials.
Our Ideal Candidate:
•Strong bench jeweler skills – soldering, polishing, assembly
•Trains on Catbird products and follows the steps taught by trainer to create/repair jewelry daily
•Maintains Catbird’s high quality standards and meets due dates
•Maintains consistency despite fast paced environment and repetitiveness of work
•Consistently follows safety procedures
•Demonstrates dexterity, excellent eye-hand coordination, pays attention to detail
•Laser welder or arc welder, stamping and engraving experience are all a plus
•Must have excellent communication skills since you will be working as part of a team.
•We are a growing company that produces a large amount of jewelry, you must be willing to embrace repetition as a challenge or mantra.
•Position is five days a week (Mon-Fri) in our jewelry studio in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
You can find our email on our website. Please email your resume and images of your work and tell us about yourself – DO NOT just send a résumé. Make sure to write “JEWELER” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.
In our 14 years in business, Catbird has become an icon, the ultimate destination in NYC for gifts and jewelry. Located in Williamsburg and Soho, Catbird is a mecca for an international cast of shoppers who come to visit the brick and mortar store of their beloved website. Both our store and website are filled with a carefully curated selection from New York’s most exciting designers, including our in-house line of jewelry. The Catbird line is made in our Brooklyn studio, using ethically sourced materials and conflict-free stones. Highly trained Catbird jewelers oversee every step of the process. We are dedicated to a return to local manufacturing – what our neighborhood was famous for. Catbird is a proud member of the CFDA, certified Made in New York, and No Dirty Gold
Catbird is committed to the well-being of candidates, employees and our community. While some of our positions are currently remote, this position will be based in-person in our Brooklyn Navy Yard studio. We are closely following the CDC and NY Forward guidelines to create a safe and healthy work environment.
We encourage you to apply!
Catbird is an equal opportunity employer and diversity is highly valued at our company. All applicants receive consideration for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $19.00 – $22.00 per hour
•Flexible spending account
•Paid time off
•Professional development assistance
•Monday to Friday
•High school or equivalent (Preferred)
•Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
•Waiting period may apply
•Only full-time employees eligible
•Remote interview process
•Personal protective equipment provided or required
•Social distancing guidelines in place
•Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place