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Apprentice Production Jeweler

Company: Signet Jewelers
Location: Akron
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

We have many opportunities available on our other career site pages. Click here to link to our careers page!Signet Jewelers is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, operating more than 2,800 stores worldwide under the iconic brands: Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples, Piercing Pagoda, Rocksbox and JamesAllen.com. We are a people-first company and this core value is at the heart of everything we do, from empowering our valued team members, to collaborating with our customers, to fostering the communities in which we live and serve. People - and the love their actions inspire - are what drive us. We're not only proud of the love we inspire outside our walls, we're especially proud of the diversity, inclusion and equity we're inspiring inside. There are dynamic career paths awaiting you - rewarding opportunities to impact the lives of others and inspire love. Join us!WHO WE ARE:We are the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry and the world's largest specialty jewelry retailer, with #1 market share in the U.S., UK and Canada. Signet operates approximately 3,200 stores globally, under the brand names Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples Jewellers, Piercing Pagoda and JamesAllen.com.ALL ARE WELCOME HERE:Signet is a people company - this means that we put our customers and our employees at the center of everything we do. Our culture celebrates diversity and inclusion, while uniting around a common mission and distinct privilege of helping our customers Celebrate Life and Express Love -. We strive to make sure that our 35,000 employees have professional, personal and social development opportunities to unleash their full potential and have equal opportunity for advancement, regardless of their gender, race, sexuality or any other aspect of their background. At Signet, we nurture an inclusive environment where employees feel safe, supported and empowered at work each day. We do not and will not tolerate any behavior that undermines this effort.JOB SUMMARY:This role is responsible for engaging in our training program with the intent to become a Production Jeweler. A Production Jeweler is responsible for assembling, sizing, repairing and finishing fine jewelry to predetermined quality and production standards using cutting, milling, grinding, welding or open flame soldering, polishing and electroplating equipment in a cell environment. This is a Craftsmanship Position that will impact multiple merchandise streams to include, but not limited to, New Assembly, Refurbish, Customer Warranty and Ecommerce sales, across all Signet banners and often directly to the end customer.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Train to perform various technical repairs of gold and silver jewelry, including but not limited to sizing, re-shanking, soldering, prong and channel repair, polishing, refinishing and stone setting/tightening in various setting styles and gemstone shapes/cuts...including quality control acceptance thereof. Utilization of precision high speed, high temperature equipment is required to perform at the craftsmanship level. The role is responsible for the processing and control of new and customer owned Jewelry that may be worth up to $100k per piece---..SKU verification and loss prevention required.Improving and advising on LEAN improvements. Track and report individual throughput and productivity and adjust, with and without supervisionParticipating in various Team Member committees, such as Safety and EngagementPerforms additional duties and projects as assignedPOSITION QUALIFICATIONS:Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent required. Gemology Certification preferred.Required or Acceptable Job-Related Experience: Must be able to develop to work with high velocity, high temperature equipment. Must be comfortable with cleaning and electroplating jewelry.Years of Job-Related Experience Required: 1 yr. of equipment repair or Trade School preferredTechnical/Other Skills Required: Extreme hand-eye dexterity required. Must possess computer and data entry skills (Time and Attendance, IMS inventory applications, automated software to support Radio-frequency and Microsoft Outlook, etc.) Must maintain consistent quality of the work with good written and oral communication skills and be able to work independently. Must be able to work mandated overtime throughout the year. Work in a completely metal free environment, passing in/out of security throughout each work day. Work in a fast pace, production-based environment.BENEFITS & PERKS:Competitive healthcare, dental & vision insurance401(k) matching after one year of employmentGenerous PTO + company holidaysDiversity programsPaid subscription to PlateJoyMuch more!

Keywords: Signet Jewelers, Akron , Apprentice Production Jeweler, Other , Akron, Ohio

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