Chupi Studio Jeweller & Logistics Role
FEBRUARY 19, 2018 by CHUPI TEAM
Who we are:
Chupi is a multi-award winning jewellery brand founded in 2013 by former Topshop designer Chupi Sweetman. Irresistibly drawn to “wild and natural things” Chupi’s signature aesthetic includes casting from real feathers and leaves, creating a delicate fine jewellery collection made for your inner magpie. Positioned in the affordable luxury market, Chupi is stocked in leading department stores and independents across the UK and Ireland. The brand is export focused and with fans around the world from London to Tokyo plans to expand into the US the future is really exciting.
Everything we make is designed, manufactured and produced in Ireland, our tagline “Made in Ireland, loved everywhere” is hugely important to everything we do. We are looking for the right person to work with our brilliant team.
What you will do:
We are recruiting for a brilliant Junior Production Jeweller to join our growing team. You will have the experience and ambition to develop and achieve within a busy studio environment. Your role will be in production working alongside our Production Manager, assembling jewellery for stock and to order. This consists of assembling necklaces and bracelets for suspending charms from. You will also work in the logistics team, packing and shipping out the sparkly things. You will liaise with our offsite workshop and goldsmith. We are a small team so the ability to get involved in any aspect of the company if you are needed is essential.
You will report directly to the Production Manager with the role based in our Dublin 6 studio. You will work alongside our team in the studio and the team in our retail store in Dublin 2.
Junior Production Jeweller:
You are skilled with your hands and used to working with fine delicate pieces. Production can be repetitive so you will need to be prepared to carry on with your work whilst the studio is busy around you. You will be working to quantity deadlines producing specific pieces as set out on a daily spreadsheet. You will love making things, with a proven interest in crafts. We love to innovate so if you see a better way to do something we are very open to valuable suggestions.
We are a creative company, making jewellery in Ireland is a complicated business and we need someone who is excited by the thought of making that possible. Skills have as much value as qualifications, we want someone who has drive, enthusiasm and is willing to learn. What you have done in previous roles will be very influential, with proven technical skills a distinct advantage. We used cloud based software for all of our applications, including inventory management so you will need to be very comfortable with computers.
The successful candidate will be interested in design. Some jewellery making experience would be an advantage, on the job training will also be provided.
This is a predominantly a studio based role however you will be happy to interact with our lovely customers as and when required.
As we are a small company there is the potential to grow into other areas of the business if the need and desire arises, subject to your original role needs being fulfilled.
Minimum of one year working experience is essential.
- Ability to work successfully in a cross functional team setting, as well as independently
-Able to work to tight deadlines, but also set your own target
-Fantastic making skills. Good with your hands, ideally in jewellery but other making skills would suit as training will be provided
-Brilliant organisational skills with a love of detail
-Excellent computer skills, familiarity with Google Drive, Shopify, Dear Inventory would be a distinct advantage. Training will be provided.
-Great communication skills, both written and oral
-Assembling stock for production. This primarily consists of assembling necklaces and bracelets for suspending charms from
-Support the logistics team, packing and shipping out the sparkly things to every corner of the world
-Complete daily assigned tasks to meet production volume and schedule
-Prioritise and schedule work orders to meet deadlines
-Track orders through to finish
-Conduct quality control checks
-Innovate to improve production process
-Work with our Production Manager to manage stock levels
-Assist and support in all areas of the business
-Ensure that work environment is maintained clean, safe and organised
This is a junior full time salaried position based in Dublin 6 (subject to a probationary period). The role will be 9am-5pm Monday to Friday with the possibility of extra days including the occasional Saturday if required. This is especially relevant during October through to December at our busiest period.
Terms will be discussed with the candidates at interview.
If you think this sounds like you please write us a cover letter detailing why you think you would be a good fit and attach it along with your CV and any other relevant documents to: email@example.com
We will be conducting interviews with potential candidates with the role to commence in or around March 2018.