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High Jewelry Setter
Tiffany & Co.
Pelham
Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Full time
Posted 2 months ago
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Market: NY - White Plains
Industry Segment: Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Category: Jeweler
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

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The Tiffany Workshop in Pelham, NY is known throughout the world for its fine jewelry and illustrious collections that symbolize the essence of distinctive craftsmanship, quality, timeless beauty and expressions of joy. The Setter is responsible for setting diamonds in gold and platinum jewelry pieces within the Tiffany and Company aesthetic and quality standards. This role will present the ability to grow and develop craft skills to support high-end jewelry.

At Tiffany, we recognize the vital role our employees play in maintaining our competitive advantage. Therefore, we reward you with industry-leading compensation packages that include health, well-being and retirement programs, and a variety of other valuable benefits eligible as of day one.

Responsibilities:

The High Jewelry Setter should possess the superior ability and skills to set all types of fine setting work of diamonds and colored stones, in high jewelry pieces, according with Tiffany & Co. aesthetic and quality standards. Additionally, the artisan will have the ability to evaluate and recommend stone layouts in metal for new products and maintain a minimum of stone breakage and loss.

  • Set diamonds and colored stones using pave, cutdown, bright cut, fancy prong, bead, channel and burnishing setting techniques.
  • Collaborate with the Jeweler or Cad Designer/technician on stone placement, layouts in metal for selected new products. Recommend setting techniques and technical solutions to be adopted by craftsmen in higher volume production
  • Inspect mountings 100% prior to setting and review work after setting completion
  • Count and record individual daily productions results, verify accuracy of work orders, reconcile all stones used in work orders, and notify Manager of any discrepancies.
  • Sustain compliance with all company policies and procedures including but not limited to safety, confidentiality, security and attendance.
  • Work safely at all times by consistently following safe work procedures for Setters, as well as all safety procedures required at your worksite. Promptly report all incidents and safety issues to your supervisor. Contributes to 5S improvements as demonstrated at your workstation and within the department

Required Qualifications:

  • Setting experience in all setting techniques – ability to evaluate the space needed for setting pave or beadwork, and provide stone layouts in model or castings
  • Experience working with precious metals, diamonds and colored stones
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with clients and multiple staff levels
  • Proficient in organizational, interpersonal and partnership skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and willingness to change responsibilities within the department to support business needs
  • Experience performing and troubleshooting setting repairs
  • Flexibility to work overtime and/or modified work schedules to support business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Gemological Certification (Diamond and Colored Gemstones).
  • Proficiency using MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Technical understanding of polishing and jewelry manufacturing techniques.
  • Knowledge/experience of a Laser Welder Machine.

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.

High Jewelry Setter
Tiffany & Co.
Pelham
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