Maidstone, KEN, GB
Since Watchfinder & Co. was first founded in 2002, it has grown to become the premier resource from which to buy and sell premium pre-owned watches. With thousands of watches available from more than 50 brands, including Rolex, Omega, IWC and more, plus boutiques across the UK and a manufacturer certified service centre, Watchfinder has established itself as the top pre-owned watch specialist.
Our Service Centre based in Maidstone, Kent are currently seeking a Senior Watchmaker to join our current team of seven, dedicated Watchmakers. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful growing watch company in the South UK area, with excellent commuting links from London and surrounding areas. Our Service Centre is fully accredited by Omega, Cartier, Audemars Piguet, Panerai and IWC. Other manufacturer accreditations are being sought.
The successful candidate will be expected to service both MOD, Chronograph and ETA movements to manufacturing specifications. You will have the luxury of working within our state-of-the-art 4,000 sq. ft. service centre, which is fully equipped with manufacturer-approved tools and machinery.
You must have a proven track record of working at the bench with luxury and ideally complicated watches. As part of the application process, these skills will be assessed.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Watchmaker who is looking to gain exposure to over 50 brands and models and work on some interesting timepieces.
Duties will include, but not limited to:
•You will diagnose, service and repair watches, in line with the brand-specific guidelines
•Complete servicing of all brand models including mechanical, quartz, ETA based and Modular Chronograph movements.
•Test timepieces for accuracy and performance, using specific tools and equipment
•Visually checking all in-coming components (dials, cases, hands, crystals, movements etc.) for damage, marks and scratches to ensure that they meet the agreed specification and report any quality issues
•You will be expected to generate 4 points of output each day. A Chronograph movement is scored at 3 points and a standard automatic will earn 1 point.
•You’ll need to be able to work confidently, cleanly and accurately with the following ETA calibres: 2824, 2892,7750
•Have experience working on MOD movements
•Experience in working on Rolex, Tag or similar
•You’ll be highly organised and capable of managing your own workload
•The ability to work collaboratively in a team and coach and develop Watchmakers
•Ability to work under pressure achieving an elevated level of accuracy
How we keep you smiling!
We are not afraid to invest in your future, as a Watchmaker, you can expect to be given a 360 overview of working some of the finest, luxury timepieces produced. Plus, we will support you in obtaining brand accreditations.
Your Journey with us…
Due to the current restrictions around Covid-19, it’s likely that all interviewing shall be done via Video Call software. Our Talent team shall help & guide you through these processes and how to get connected.
1.Your application shall be reviewed by our Friendly team within two weeks. They will then contact you to discuss your experience and give you more information on the role.
2.Interview with a member of the Servicing Team & Senior Watchmaker
3.Final Interview with the HR Representative