EXPECTATIONS: Based in Long Island City, a Watchmaker works to service and repair watch movements. Successful candidates will have graduated from a watchmaking program/school and passed our applicant bench test. Specific luxury watch repair experience is not required. We will train. Watchmakers will be working in a production environment and will be held accountable to meet both quality and productivity standards on a consistent basis.

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  • Ensures that department’s productivity and quality rate goals are consistently met and
  • maintained.
  • Ensures that spare parts usage rate is consistent with department goals.
  • Ensures that SOP’s and safety protocols are followed.
  • Ensures proper conditions of tools and equipment.
  • Ensures that all paperwork for jobs and trays, including movements and case numbers.
  • Ensures that jobs and trays are properly processed through central coordination station OR through WMI at personal work station.


  • Adjusting movements to ensure Company timing standards are met
  • Disassembling, assembling, and lubricating components as needed
  • Performing escapement adjustments
  • Performing timing operations
  • Adjusting hairsprings to be flat and centered
  • Properly verifying and adjusting end shakes
  • Using timing equipment to accurately adjust movements’ timing
  • Verifying and analyzing amplitude issues
  • Troubleshooting and correcting movements and defective/worn parts
  • Adjusting calendar and day-date functions
  • Servicing 1240 calibers
  • Servicing 2100 calibers
  • Servicing 2200 calibers
  • Servicing 3000 calibers
  • Servicing 3100 calibers
  • Servicing 5035 calibers
  • Servicing 6620 calibers
  • Servicing 6220 calibers
  • Servicing ETA calibers
  • Servicing Tudor calibers
  • Performing non-invasive inspection of completed watch movements – including automatic device modules and train wheels
  • Managing personal parts inventories as required
  • Recording notes in system appropriately
  • Refinishing cases
  • Refinishing bracelets
  • Completing cleaning and assembly of cases
  • Conducting waterproof testing
  • Completing cleaning, resizing, and balancing of bracelets
  • Visually inspecting serviced watches to assess condition and cleanliness of dials, hands, crystals, cases, and bracelets
  • Confirming proper working order of all functions of the movement, case and bracelet
  • Performing cosmetic touch-ups
  • Inspecting cases and bracelets to ensure required refinishing quality
  • Performing self-winding tests on simulator
  • Estimating watches for repair, service, and credits
  • Engraving watches for special orders
  • Visually inspecting aesthetics of all engravings
  • Attaching bracelets and straps to watch case
  • Servicing 4130 calibers


  • Organizational skills
  • Watchmaking repair (escapement diagnosis, adjustment and repair, hairspring adjustment, precision timing, etc.)
  • Rolex line knowledge
  • Tudor line knowledge
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Alpha-numeric recognition
  • Attention to Details


  • Degree from properly accredited professional watchmaking school
  • 1+ year related professional experience
  • High School Diploma

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and work at a watchmaking bench. The employee is occasionally required to sit/walk/bend; lift and/or carry no more than 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and using a loupe to examine watch parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually low. The normal work schedule is 40 hours per week.

Note: We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our workforce are directly linked to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to improving upon an inclusive environment. In accordance with applicable law, we also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. This description is written as a guideline for what is generally expected of an employee in this job category. The description is not intended to be all encompassing or limiting in any manner. Duties and responsibilities other than those listed may be included as needed within the work group or the company as a whole.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $64,350.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities

Work Location: In person




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