Full Job Description
As a leader in the jewelry industry, our mission is to create exceptional customer experiences in a culture of integrity and respect. We promise high-quality merchandise and brands, and as a recipient of the Best Places to Work in Indiana, we strive to provide a dynamic environment in which employees can thrive and grow.
We’re a fast-paced luxury company in the rapidly changing retail fashion industry. We’re looking for a Watchmaker to join our team.
Essential Functions of the Job:
•Disassemble and reassemble quartz and mechanical watches using top-of-the-line equipment
•Size new watches; perform strap and bracelet repairs
•Assemble cases and complete water testing
•Polish and refinish watch cases and bracelets for watches (ranging from $20 to $50,000 and higher in value
•Other duties as assigned
Typical work hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am-5:30pm. Weekends and longer work hours will be expected during events, peak and holiday times.
Critical Skills, knowledge and behaviors:
•Attention to detail and strong accuracy
•Excellent eye/hand coordination
•Knowledge of chronographs is a plus
•Excellent time management and attention to deadlines
•Ability to work well in a team environment with a positive attitude
•Ability to work well and communicate with both employees and outside contacts
•Ability to sit and focus for long periods of time
•High School Diploma or equivalent required
•Successful completion of Watchmaking school or experience in an apprenticeship under a certified Watchmaker required
•Prefer CW21 Certification or other industry trainings
•Prefer some jewelry/watch industry knowledge
•Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
•Requires excellent vision and dexterity to handle small objects
•Requires the ability to concentrate on small objects for long periods of time
•Requires extended hours of sitting, standing and use of tools
About Reis-Nichols Jewelers
Reis-Nichols Jewelers is a high end, luxury retailer and is one of the nation’s largest and most respected privately held retail jewelers in the country. Their rich history in the jewelry industry dates back to 1919. A family owned business who values their employees and embodies their cultural motto – Work Hard, Have Fun, and Take Care of Each Other.
In addition to being a destination for the perfect engagement ring, Reis-Nichols designs and manufactures one-of-a-kind jewelry and has professional watchmakers in their certified watch repair facilities. Reis-Nichols is also an authorized retailer to many internationally known luxury brands such as Rolex, Patek Philippe, David Yurman, Roberto Coin, Mikimoto, JB Star, Cartier, Breitling and Tag Heuer, to name but a few.
With two locations in the greater Indianapolis region, they are the area’s premier jeweler with a focus on providing personalized service. Their free-standing flagship store exceeds 11,000 square feet and is located on the north side in the luxury retail shopping district of Indianapolis. The Greenwood location is the destination for south-side clientele and is located just south of Greenwood Park Mall.
Reis Nichols offers the following competitive benefits to employees who meet the necessary eligibility requirements:
•Health Saving Account w/wellness incentive
•Paid time off and holidays