Established in 1785 Bixlers is an American luxury jewelry, specialty retailer, wholesaler & manufacturer. We are America’s oldest jeweler, with manufacturing teams & offices in Montreal CAD and Vermont U.S. Our success is attributed to over 225 years of painstaking dedication to our customers. We are expanding our North American businesses, thus rapidly expanding our manufacturing, wholesale & Ecommerce channels. We are well on our way, and this current Setter position will have a major impact in helping our organization achieve its ambitious growth objectives.
If you are interested in being a part of a highly motivated team that values collaboration, innovation while working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment this is a great career opportunity.
Summary of Duties
- Perform duties associated with the manufacture of rings and other precious jewelry primarily working on different types of stone setting techniques using diamonds and colored precious stones.
- Must demonstrate the skill to set stones according to Bixlers quality standards, including, but not limited to, setting pieces evenly on plane (in cases of multiple stones); taking proper care as not to damage stones.
- Perform setting process; deliver clean work in a timely manner, in keeping with the department’s efficiencies.
- Performs other duties as may be required.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent (preferred)
Experience: 2+ years’ experience in the areas required: Prong setting and burnishing or has demonstrated the ability and skillset of a Setter
Computer Skill: N/A
o GIA Certification (an asset)
o Experience in the following areas: Platinum, 18KT and color stones
o Understanding of following tools: burs, gravers, burnishers and other jewelry related tools
o Ability to read and understand blueprints
o Strong attention to detail
o Strong problem solving skills and resolutions
o Ability to adapt to change for the needs of the company; flexibility is important
o Ability to work in a high volume fast paced work atmosphere
o Ability to work overtime and weekend overtime as business needs arises
o Must understand company safety: wear safety glasses; utilize Plexiglas shield when setting, grinding or sharpening tools and proper procedure when handling chemicals when boiling out work
o Must be able to communication and understand English language
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- Vision care