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Goldsmith / Diamond Mounter

The role

Goldsmith / Diamond Mounter
Fitzgerald Jewellers
Canterbury, CT1

Fitzgerald Jewellers are looking for an experienced Goldsmith/ Diamond Mounter to join their growing team in the heart of Canterbury, Kent.

The Goldsmiths in our team play an integral role in our business, working on the production of bespoke commissions such as engagement rings and fine jewellery as well as repair work too. As well as bespoke manufacturing tasks, the role involves cleaning and assembling castings, re-sizings, repairs and polishing to name but a few of the tasks involved.

You’ll be joining an award winning shop in their extraordinary workshop nestled in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral. Your standards should be high and we expect you to always strive for the very best.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The following duties are not shown in order of priority or frequency and it is not an exhaustive list. We are a small, independent business so you will be required to assist and support the organisation in multiple areas but the primary duties and responsibilities of this role are:

Crafting bespoke commissions from scratch using precious metals and gemstones
Cleaning and assembling precious metal castings
Remodelling pre-existing jewellery
Creating stock to sell from the shop floor
Resizing engagement rings, stone set bands, wedding bands
Laser repair work
Profiling and polishing
Maintaining and cleaning of equipment and workshop tools
Liasing with shop floor staff to do assay and other administrative tasks
Clearly communicate with shop floor staff on progress of jobs
Manage your own time effectively to complete jobs to a high standard
Brand ambassador for Fitzgerald Jewellers

Ideal Candidate

Minimum 5 years experience
Jewellery making degree or equivalent
At least 1-2 years bench experience (specifically in Fine Jewellery)
Competent jobbing skills
Laser-welding experience
Exceptional eye for detail
Strong work ethic
Ability to work quickly & efficiently
Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on a company’s success
Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
Team player
Good time-management skills
Great interpersonal and communication skills

What we can offer you

A rewarding opportunity within a small, independent business
Bonus based on the shop’s overall performance
Beautiful surroundings in our award winning shop and workshop
28 days holiday allowance
Generous employee discount

Job Type

Full-time and Part-time position available


25 Burgate, Canterbury, CT1 2HA


Competitive, depending on experience


28 days including bank holidays

To Apply

Please send us your CV and covering letter

Goldsmith / Diamond Mounter

Fitzgerald Jewellers
25 Burgate, Canterbury, CT1 2HA

Published on 20 Jul 2023

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