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Hand Engraver Apprenticeship - NJ

Employer
Tiffany & Co.
Location
Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Function
Marketing
Level
Intern
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The Apprentice Hand Engraver is responsible for developing their skills and craftsmanship to achieve Tiffany & Co. hand engraving quality and productivity standards. The apprentice works closely with a master engraver and management to learn the techniques of hand engraving including: workshop set-up and safety, tools and equipment; layout cuts and shading, along with engraving letters, numbers, and simple symbols/images. The Apprentice is expected to achieve milestones appropriate to their training and experience throughout the program and to develop into a Tiffany & Co. Staff Engraver.

What You'll Do:
  • Learn the techniques of hand engraving by working with a master engraver. The master engraver uses explanation, demonstration and assessment to deliver information to the apprentice. The apprentice is responsible for seeking clarification when necessary, practicing techniques and incorporating feedback into their work.
  • Actively participate in milestone meetings with the master engraver. The apprentice receives and provides feedback on the program and their progress within it, working to identify and remove obstacles to success.
  • Work safely at all times. The apprentice is responsible for understanding and following all safety guidelines including, personal protective equipment, ergonomics, machine guarding and hazardous materials

Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong experience in calligraphy or hand-lettering
  • Successful completion of up to three mechanical, artistic, and lettering assessments

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in jewelry or related crafts
  • Experience in a metal shop (smithing, welding, cutting metals)

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