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Vacancy - Part-time Assay Office Assistants, London

Vacancy - Part-time Assay Office Assistants, London

Part-time Assay Office Assistants, London - £19,342 pro rata

The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office is a commercial business responsible for the hallmarking of precious metals since 1300.

We are now seeking two permanent Assistants to work part-time at an offsite facility in Central London, applying laser hallmarks to jewellery items.  Each post will cover for the other during holiday periods.

Duties involve: 

  • Selection, checking and retrieval of software onto the laser
  • Selection of tooling to permit correct positioning of marks
  • Correct setting up and use of laser
  • Use of cleaning apparatus.

Whilst no formal qualifications are required, the successful applicant will have a good knowledge of computers, good eyesight (aided or unaided) as well as good hand/eye coordination. 

You must also be conscious at all times of the security of items for marking and of the need to adhere to safe working practices. 

Experience in a craft-based environment will be an advantage.  Knowledge of the jewellery trade would also be beneficial.

To apply, email your CV and a covering letter with outlining why you think you meet our needs to Clive Painter, Personnel Manager at:

Closing date: 24 April 2017