Excitingly this established service centre has recently relocated within the heart of London’s Jewellery District, Hatton Garden. In past times their technical prowess was very much the preserve of retail jewellers supporting their efforts to client aftersales serve. Of late however they have seized the opportunity to additionally welcome consumer direct service enquiries which has been undoubtedly a successful venture.
This business is a member of both the British Horological Institute & the British Watch & Clockmaker’s Guild and they are in the process of collecting further watch brand service accreditations. With all this inertia and surrounding corporate positivity the need to further recruit is now a delightful priority.
Thankfully on site, the business has the capability to advise, guide and offer a togetherness of problem solving, the mission of course being returning each watch serviced to deserved functioning perfection. This role is focused across many prestigious watch marques – constantly different and each testing in their own way.
The majority of repairs are full services, but the company supports customers on battery replacement, manufacturing and fitting of bespoke straps, bracelet re-sizing as well as pressure testing and resealing.
Frequently, restoration of vintage timepieces is a task to behold – but this business’s spare parts inventory/visionary prudence from the past is a revelation and often is an invaluable not industry matched resource! Within this business they have access to an associated enterprise whereby a full gamut of watch polishing services are additionally client available.
The corporate flavour that permeates throughout this business is that it is a privilege to work on every submitted piece – no brand and no task has more importance than any other.
Bench works wise you must share in their collective mantra which is to be always up for the challenge and to coin a phrase you’re a watchmaking diamond whose own being has been created by working under self-allocated professional pressure.
•The role does require several experienced Watchmaker(s) and the thinking is that this should be at the upper end of industry proficiency. Of course, evidence of formal tuition is hugely advantageous be it BHI / WOSTEP or indeed any other Internationally recognised Watchmaking School / Training facility.
•Over the last decade or so our client has welcomed candidates into their midst who for one reason or another had previously been single brand bench tasked and were intrigued to test and vary their trade experience.
In the future it is anticipated that the company will continue to expand so in terms of joining this established core Watchmaking team now it could prove to be a quite exhilarating and enjoyable next bench challenge with a bright future ahead for all. To apply please forward your CV direct to Jolyon as soon as you are able!