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Hallmarking Operative

Closing Date: 18th September 2019



Main Purpose of Job:

To provide production resource to the Laser marking department at Birmingham Assay Office

Responsible to:

Area Supervisor

Responsible for:


Main Duties of Job:

This is a production role providing flexible resource and capacity to the Hallmarking Division of Birmingham Assay Office.

The role will primarily be based in the laser marking department where full training will be provided. Once trained, operators are expected to consistently meet the quality and volume outputs required.

  • Laser marking

Creating and accessing hallmarking working files

Operating a range of laser marking equipment to apply hallmarks and or non-statutory marks (logos, numbering, personalization) in accordance with customer instructions and internal working documents

Due to the variable nature of the workload, the role may also be required to flex across the operational areas listed below.

  • Assay/XRF analysis; Follow defined methods and procedures to obtain and confirm metal standard results for items submitted for hallmarking
  • Punch marking; Use a range of presses to apply marks to customer items
  • Administration; Receiving orders into the preparation department.

Interpreting customer instructions to generate internal works instructions

Completing post hallmarking checks

Packing parcels for despatch

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Person Specification:

Flexible attitude

Must be dexterous able to handle intricate or small jewellery items confidently

Able to pick up practical skills competently and quickly

Confident IT user; willing and able to learn new applications

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Quality focussed

Customer service driven

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