ROTHSCHILD & BICKERS LTD.

We are an internationally acclaimed manufacturer of hand blown glass lighting based in Hertford. We are looking for passionate, hardworking people to join our team.


BUSINESS:

We are a small glassblowing studio that focuses on decorative glass lighting. The work is fast paced and varied - we supply hundreds of well known and less well known customers across the world with our well made, high end products. We are a small team (5 full time /3 part time) working out of a clean, purpose designed warehouse & office (open plan, combined). We are dedicated to our work, our standards and the growth of our company. We run a business with lots of different roles/tasks that all staff (including directors) are fully involved with.


THE ROLE:

Job Title: Full/part time experienced glassblower

Starting salary: Dependent on experience and hours

 

Hours:

●  8.30am - 5.00pm

●  Monday - Friday (TBC)

 

Skills needed/responsibilities (training to make our ranges provided):

●  Batch producing our products to an extremely high standard. You will require an exacting eye for detail and a passion for well executed craftsmanship.

●  The ability to independently free-blow our shades repetitively. See rothschildbickers.com/products Training will be provided and obviously we understand a certain amount of transition time would be expected, but applicants will need a high level of skill.

●  You must be experienced and comfortable using rod colour.

●  Technical knowledge of furnaces/glory holes and other hot workshop equipment.

●  The ability to fit in harmoniously with our existing team.

●  Basic computer literacy.


APPLICATION PROCESS:

Initial expressions of interest should be made via email to mark@rothschildbickers.com sending us your up to date CV (to also detail training and previous glassblowing experience), photographic examples of pieces that you have made, and professional references (preferably from a glassblowing background.) We will acknowledge receipt of your email. If you do not hear from us within 3 days please re-send your email or give us a call.

We will then call suitable applicants in for a 1⁄2 day trial (expenses will be paid, date TBC) and interview. This will involve a technical glass blowing exercise.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 16th MAY 2014