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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

25 Burgate, Canterbury, CT1 2HA
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 20 Jul 2023

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