$15 – $22 an hour
Number of hires for this role
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Full Job Description
Apply now to pursue a brilliant career in fine jewelry! D.J. Bitzan Jewelers is seeking a bench jeweler for our full-service, on-site jewelry repair and fabrication shop. We provide high-quality jewelry repair services to our clients and finishing and fabrication for items in our showroom.
We are family-owned and operated; a long-standing member of the Central MN community. D.J. Bitzan Jewelers has been named “Best Jeweler” in Central Minnesota for 6 years running.
•Clean and inspect client jewelry
•Evaluate jewelry for needed repairs
•Repair via soldering and laser-welding
•Diamond & gemstone setting and tightening (prong, bezel, channel, bead, etc)
•Polishing precious metals
•Assist with cleaning workspace and maintaining tools
•Assist with other jewelry service jobs when needed
•Assist sales team in finding solutions to client needs
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
•A successful background in jewelry repair preferred, but not required; we are able to provide comprehensive training to the right person.
•Prior knowledge of jewelry, repair techniques, and experience using a laser welder is helpful.
•Experience with gold, platinum and precious and semi-precious stones desired.
•Excellent manual dexterity and fine motor skills.
•Experience working with small parts, often using magnifying glasses or microscope
•Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
•Ability to work with materials such as a torch, chemicals.
•Work in a fast-paced environment to meet the high demands associated with a busy retail store.
•Workload and time commitment increase during certain times of year such as the holiday season.
•Together with sales and office staff, participate as a member of a strong and positive team
•Ability to work as a team to accomplish goals.
•Organized and systematic, with good attention to detail.
•Motivated to continue learning and developing professionally.
•Prior experience with fine jewelry is not required…be ready to learn!
•Ability to be a good decision maker with strong problem-solving skills
D.J. BITZAN CORE VALUES
Our entire team subscribes to our company core values:
•we wow our customers with amazing in-store experiences
•we lead our marketplace as a company and as individuals
•we are responsible to our customers, self, team, store and community
•we get better every day
D.J. BITZAN BENEFITS
•Competitive Hourly Wages Starting at $15
•Bonuses Throughout the Year
•Favorable Retail Hours (Earlier Close, Select Saturdays and All Sundays Off)
•Employee Health Insurance Premium Paid
•Generous HSA Contribution
•Life Insurance & Long-term Disability
•Professional Development Training
•Paid Time Off
•Secure On-Site Parking Lot
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $15.00 – $22.00 per hour
•Health savings account
•Paid time off
•Professional development assistance
•Monday to Friday
•High school or equivalent (Preferred)
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•Remote interview process
•Personal protective equipment provided or required
•Social distancing guidelines in place
•Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place