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Description
The Bench Jeweler at Samuels Jewelers is an experienced jeweler to support our jewelry repair needs. Primarily responsible for setting, repairing, cleaning, and maintaining merchandise to a level that is consistent with the company’s quality service and standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Restores damaged or broken jewelry, select appropriate gems, clean and polish jewelry
Repairs broken clasps, pins, rings, and other jewelry by soldering or replacing broken parts
Reshapes and restyles old jewelry, following designs or instructions, using hand tools and machines, such as jeweler’s lathe and drill
Adheres to all safety-related procedures to reduce the risk of accidents
Orders and maintains jewelry supplies necessary in jewelry workshop
Cut and shape precious metals into jewelry pieces using cutting and carving tools
Re-size rings made from using different metals

 

Requirements SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS
Experience 5 years related experience and/or training
Education High School Diploma Required
Professional Skills Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
Ability to work effectively with other Associates, Departments and Stores
Ability to work independently
Ability to interact with a professional demeanor with staff, general public, and customers
Effective prioritization and time management skills
Ability to meet strict deadlines under pressure
Technical Skills Advanced gemstone and diamond setting skills required
Must have in-depth knowledge about various types of gemstones and diamonds
Advanced knowledge of jeweler’s tools, machinery and equipment required along with advanced jewelry repair knowledge
In-depth knowledge of various chemical solutions used for jewelry making/repair and should have experience working with the same
Certified Bench Jeweler (CBJ)
Advanced expertise in setting/replacing all kinds of gemstones and diamonds with
different types of settings
Should have good knowledge, understanding and experience on working with various plating solutions

 

 

 

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