Reference Code:  74957


New York, NY, US



A High Jewelry Maison with a strong heritage who promotes exceptional know-how in an enchanting and creative environment!
Our Maison is looking for talented individuals who contribute to developing and transmitting their expertise with care and no compromise.  
At Van Cleef & Arpels you will be surrounded by passionate experts and will contribute to many new projects which allows our Maison to regularly reinvent itself.

At Van Cleef & Arpels North America, We are proud to employ talent from many different backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We believe that when diversity and inclusion are fully embraced and empowered, creativity and knowledge emerge to deliver excellence. We continue to work towards creating a workforce that represents the diversity of our clients and our communities.


Are You a Good Match?

Do you have a passion for High Jewelry, Art & Culture?

Do you have experience with luxury products in your past?

Do you have strong attention to detail and thrive in a fast-paced environment?

If so, we’d love to get to know you!


What are our expectations?

The Jewelry Setter at Van Cleef & Arpels will be working as part of a team at our New York Workshop, and responsible for setting complex and intricate pieces in precious metals in a fast-paced workshop environment and will report directly to the Workshop Director. The setter is responsible for completing stone settings for all stone shapes and sizes, in various setting types, including but not limited to Pave, channel set, prong setting, bezel setting, etc. In-line with Van Cleef and Arpels requirements and quality. Other responsibilities include managing workload to ensure the timely completion and delivery of all setting work in-line with workshop and personal objectives, standard times, and key performance indicators (KPIs). The role requires one to demonstrate strong cross-organizational communication skills, strong listening skills, as well as the ability to follow job instructions, collaboration with team and to articulate questions as needed.


Qualifications for this role include

  • 10-15 years’ experience of setting in a high-paced, high volume workshop environment is strongly preferred
  • Ability to set in gold and platinum a required, must have experience with High Jewelry
  • Knowledge of precious metals and Stones properties.
  • Ability to set all stone shapes in various setting types.
  • Ability to take initiative, follow through on requests until completion and utilize keen attention to detail.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Commitment to excellent client service and high standards
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to be flexible to respond to the quickly changing priorities of a high-volume jewelry workshop needed
  • Demonstrate high level of quality work, attendance, and appearance
  • Ability to speak French a plus
  • Graduation or certification from a technical school a plus

*Currently, we are not sponsoring work visas.  Applicants must have valid work authorization for employment in the USA


Benefits & Perks

To help you grow, both personally and professionally, we strive to create a work environment that offers exciting challenges and diverse career opportunities, and one that allows you to strike a healthy balance between work and family. To support our mission, we offer a competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package of insurance. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k). Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, bereavement, jury duty, and volunteer time off. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, education assistance, company discounts, and more. 


More than a job…it’s an experience!

If you are interested in joining the influential growth of the Maison with care, no compromise, and the drive to succeed then do not hesitate to enter the creative universe of Van Cleef & Arpels.  By joining the Maison, you will be part of a nurturing team focused on delivering excellence and development.


The recruitment process:

Please complete an application on the Richemont Career Site.
Selected candidates will be contacted by the HR team for an interview.  




Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City