Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

Job Type
Full-time
Number of hires for this role
1
Qualifications

•High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Full Job Description

La Familia is looking for an experienced bench jeweler to support our jewelry repair needs. The Bench Jeweler is primarily responsible for setting, repairing, cleaning, and maintaining merchandise consistent with Company quality standards and service.

RESPONSIBILITIES

•Restore damaged or broken jewelry, select appropriate gems, clean and polish jewelry while maintaining quick turn-around times
•Replace watch batteries
•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
•Order and maintain jewelry supplies necessary in jewelry workshop
•Must have the ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and complete tasks in a timely manner
•Set up a repair shop independently
•Cut and shape precious metals into jewelry pieces using cutting and carving tools
•Re-size rings made from using different metals
•Must have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team

SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE

•Minimum 5 years’ experience as a bench jeweler
•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
•JA 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

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

•401(k)
•Dental insurance
•Health insurance
•Paid time off
•Vision insurance

Schedule:

•8 hour shift

Education:

•High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

•One location

Work Remotely:

•No

 

 

 

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