Over 180 years of craftsmanship, artistry and design are part of Laings’ rich heritage and long-standing reputation for high service standards and unrivalled knowledge.

Across six generations Laings have continued to foster collaborative work environments for like-minded people who share their knowledge, expertise, and skill. Our principles and inclusive culture are based on mutual respect, honesty and trust to foster an environment that makes our colleagues feel inspired every day.

We are excited to have opened our first Watchmaking Service Centre to support our growing Service business and our long-term vision of investing in our heritage and keeping unique skills alive. Our workshop, based in the heart of Glasgow City Centre, is a geographical first, with state-of-the-art design and equipment offering opportunities to train with and work alongside industry leaders. The Laings Service Centre comprises of a multi-bench workshop, with talented watchmakers, technicians, a staffed polishing workshop, materials and logistics department, where quality of work is consistently upheld.


Due to our continuing growth, we have a new opening for a Watch Technician and invite suitably qualified individuals to forward on their expression of interest for consideration. With our luxury brand portfolio, we will provide you with an opportunity to work on quality timepieces to support our showrooms across the UK.

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Our Watch Technician will be responsible for:

  • Diagnosis of modern wristwatches across a number of quartz and mechanical calibres.
  • Partial servicing of quartz watches.
  • De-casing and watch case and bracelet assembly across a number of brands.
  • Watch case and bracelet maintenance.
  • Water resistance testing.
  • Movement exchange. 

Our ideal person we are looking for will hold the following skills:

  • Timepiece movement testing, diagnosis and intermediate IT skills.
  • A focus on quality and excellence.
  • Have an enthusiastic and positive personality and effectively manage your time and productivity whilst at work.
  • Proven organisational skills, as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Technically minded with a proven track record of working meticulously and accurately.

Join us on our ongoing journey, as Laings continues to invest in its people and its future. At Laings we pride ourselves on quality: we will offer full support to attain and maintain required brand accreditations.

Our promise to you

We strongly believe in internal development, mobility and offering various opportunities to enhance both your personal and professional development. Proudly, we are an equal opportunities employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, religion or belief, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, medical condition or disability, or any other protected status, as we know this enriches our workplace with differing experiences and perspectives.

We offer a competitive salary and rewards package, and our benefits are flexible, meaning that employees can choose benefits to match their individual needs though our bespoke benefits platform. We also offer you unrivalled industry training to discounts on some of the UK’s leading retailers.

Our position will be offered on permanent full-time basis, 37.5 hours per week. Please submit application by forwarding your CV and covering letter via email to: careers@laingsuk.com