Salary: Highly competitive; TBC depending on experience and accreditations
Benefits: Performance-related bonus, private healthcare, life cover and pension plan, relocation package if required.
Contract: Full time, permanent
Closing date: 4 March 2021
We are delighted to announce a fantastic opportunity available for an experienced Watchmaker to join the team at our ROLEX accredited service centre at Whittles of Preston (part of Beaverbrooks).
The service centre will undertake a full redevelopment with state of the art technology and machinery. We are at the start of a very exciting journey and there is opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career further.
Experience in servicing ROLEX watches is preferred but not essential. You must have worked with other luxury Swiss watch brands. Full support to attain required brand accreditations will be given.
All candidates must have either BHI or WOSTEP accreditation. An individual with ROLEX accreditation would be highly desirable.
As one of the UK’s best employers, we offer a competitive salary, pension, life cover and private healthcare. There is also a relocation package available if required.
The successful candidate will mainly be responsible for the servicing of modern and classic ROLEX calibers although other duties and responsibilities may include:
Troubleshooting mechanical problems
Servicing and repairs on a variety of luxury brands and their automatic and quartz movements
Carrying out refurbishment of precious metals and stainless-steel cases and bracelets
Achieving workload targets within agreed timeframes to contribute to achievement of department targets.
Conducting and supporting training of trainee watchmakers and technicians for all aspects of watch servicing and repairs
Developing and maintaining in depth relevant brand and product knowledge
Attending in-house and brand training for personal ongoing development
Maintaining a high standard of work and keeping returns to a minimum.
The Ideal Candidate
A graduate of a watchmaker programme with either the BHI or WOSTEP
Experience in servicing and repairing Swiss luxury watches
Strong communication skills
Ability to prioritise workload
Impeccable attention to detail
Ability to work as an individual and as part of a team.
ROLEX Brand accreditation