Laings is a prestigious family-run jewellers with a legacy spanning over 180 years. Established in 1840 and now safely in the hands of the sixth generation of the Laing family, Laings is one of the largest independent jewellery businesses in the UK. With seven showrooms across Glasgow, Edinburgh, Southampton, and Cardiff, Laings offers an expertly curated selection of fine jewellery and luxury watches from some of the world’s most prestigious brands.

Last year we proudly opened the Laings Watchmaking Service Centre in the heart of Glasgow City Centre to support our expanding Services business. Due to our continuing growth, we are delighted to be offering a further Watchmaker career opportunity. As our Watchmaker you will join our passionate artisan team, dedicated to the long-term vision of investing in our heritage and keeping unique skills alive.

Our Watchmaking Workshop is a geographical first, with state-of-the-art design and equipment. We offer all who join us a welcoming, modern workplace along with abundant opportunities to train with and work alongside our industry leaders. The broader Watchmaking Service Centre comprises of a multi-bench workshop, with Watchmakers, Technicians, a staffed Polishing Workshop, materials, and logistics department, where quality of work is everyone’s most valued objective.

With our luxury brand portfolio, you will further be able to have an opportunity to work on quality timepieces to support our upcoming flagship store, located on Buchanan Street, featuring Rolex and Patek Philippe agencies.

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Here Is How We See Your Role:

Responsible for complete services of modern wristwatches across a number of calibres and brands alongside a passionate team who put quality and luxury first.

The Perfect Person We are Looking for Must Have:

  • Either a watchmaking qualification or evidence of experience within the field.
  • Experience in servicing mechanical watch movements.
  • 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 & accurately.


Why Laings?

We are focused on creating an inclusive culture that nurtures individuality, personal and professional growth, contributing to driving our proud legacy of Laings. Our principles of culture are based on mutual respect, honesty, and trust, to foster an environment ensuring that our passionate employees feel inspired every day.

From unrivalled industry training to discounts on some of the UK leading retailers, Laings has built our approach to benefits around our employees to ensure their happiness, health, and wellbeing. Our benefits are also flexible, meaning that employees can choose benefits to match their individual needs through our bespoke benefits platform.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer who encourages candidates from a wide range of backgrounds.

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