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BROBSTON GROUP

Flagship Jeweler

Posted 4 weeks ago
New York
Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Category: Jeweler
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time

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Flagship Jeweler
Tiffany & Co.
New York
Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Full time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

The Flagship Service Center Jeweler performs repairs and alterations for new and customer owned jewelry in Tiffany & Co’s flagship store. The Jeweler works with all precious metals, including platinum, gold and silver as well as other specialty materials. The Jeweler is expected to perform repairs using standard jewelry techniques including soldering, laser welding, fabrication, assembly, gluing, enameling, finishing, hallmarking, stone setting, etc. The Jeweler possesses a deep knowledge of jewelry materials including metal assay and gemstone identification and sensitivity. The Jeweler understands workshop safety and ensures risks are minimized. The Jeweler will be requested from time to time to work with clients and sales associates to discuss clients’ needs and issues. The Jeweler’s shift coverage varies, sometimes involving nights and weekends to cover store hours.

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform repairs and alterations on all assigned orders according to Tiffany & Co. standards.
  • Quality – Complete all craft work according to Tiffany quality and design standards; read, understand and follow written repair instructions and seek clarification when needed; inspect all assigned orders for additional defects and note, repair or escalate as appropriate; perform “specialty craft work” e.g. complex setting, enameling as appropriate to skill set and work mix.
  • Productivity – Meet or exceed established productivity standards based on work mix and role.
  • Organization – Maintain assigned orders in an organized fashion ensuring that due dates are adhered to; report any late or potentially late orders to administration or management. Maintain an organized bench and work space. Request any needed parts, consumable material, tools or supplies according to established procedures; maintain all assigned parts, metals and scrap in a secure and organized fashion and according to established procedures.
  • Develop a working knowledge of Tiffany & Co. products including but not limited to designers, collections, materials, methods of manufacture and repair techniques.
  • Provide ideas for improvement and advise management on areas of concern regarding techniques, equipment, work capacity, client services provided, and merchandise quality issues.
  • Proactively seek and apply new skills and techniques that result in quality, safety or productivity improvements.
  • Proactively share skills and techniques with coworkers; actively collaborate with coworkers, administration and management in problem solving and process improvement.
  • Provide assistance as needed throughout the center; perform alternate craft work as needed and as capable; assist administration with workflow management; participate in special projects.
  • Comply with all health and safety requirements including personal protective equipment, hazardous material handling and disposal, machine guarding, ergonomics, etc.
  • Maintain a safe workstation free from risks. Immediately report any safety incidents, including “near misses”, to management.
  • Contribute to the safe and efficient operation of the workshop; assist in cleaning and maintaining common areas and equipment; report any worn, broken or unsafe tools, equipment and supplies; identify and report any gaps in workshop infrastructure.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Ability to regularly work weekends
  • Technical experience in soldering, laser welding, and diamond setting
  • Flexible work schedule and ability to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to converse professionally with clients and have a professional appearance
  • Fluent English language skills – Reading, Writing, Verbal
  • Strong initiative and the ability to work without constant direction
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational abilities to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and provide resolution for areas of improvement
  • Functions well in a team setting
  • Detail oriented ability to communicate effectively with different levels of management
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a highly dynamic, fast paced and team-oriented environment
  • Basic computer knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree from jewelry technical/design program
  • Completion of Graduate Gemology degree or completion of courses
  • Tiffany & Co. product knowledge
  • Engineering ability
  • Fabrication experience
  • Assembly experience
  • Gemstone setting experience
  • Non-precious stone setting experience

About Tiffany & Co.

In 1837 Charles Lewis Tiffany founded his company in New York City where his store was soon acclaimed as the palace of jewels for its exceptional gemstones. Since then TIFFANY & CO. has become synonymous with elegance, innovative design, fine craftsmanship and creative excellence. During the 20th century fame thrived worldwide with store network expansion and continuous cultural relevance, as exemplified by Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s and the film starring Audrey Hepburn.

Today, with more than 13,000 employees, TIFFANY & CO. and its subsidiaries design, manufacture and market jewelry, watches and luxury accessories – including more than 5,000 skilled artisans who cut diamonds and craft jewelry in the Company’s workshops, realizing its commitment to superlative quality.

The Company operates more than 300 TIFFANY & CO. retail stores worldwide as part of its omni-channel approach. To learn more about TIFFANY & CO. as well as its commitment to sustainability, please visit tiffany.com.

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