Watchfinder is one of the world’s leasing pre-owned watch retailers, catering for the needs of over 14.5 million visitors every both online and in store, across multiple countries. With over 16 years experience, Watchfinder continues to innovate and redefine the market for pre-owned watches, tirelessly developing new and exciting ways for customers to buy, sell and interact with pre-owned watches from over 50 different brands!
Our growing success is taking us internationally and our French website is live! We are setting our sights high and plan to break into the US and Asian markets in years to come. This is a truly exciting opportunity to become a part of something big. With hundreds of reviews and testimonials, Watchfinder offers the world-class experience in pre-owned luxury watches, by providing a Service, sharing Knowledge, seeking Independence and excellent Choice.
Our Service Centre based in Maidstone, Kent are currently seeking a Senior Watchmaker to join our talented 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. the service centre, of which is fully equipped with manufacturer-approved tools and machinery.
You must have a proven track record of working on the bench with luxury and ideally complicated watches. As part of the application process, these skills will be assessed.
In return, you will gain experience of working across over 60 different brand and models, within a driven, energetic culture. You will have the opportunity to go through further accreditations and learn from the most experienced Senior Watchmakers in the company.
Duties will include, but not limited to:
•You will diagnose, service and repair watches, in line with the brand specific guidelines
•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.
•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’ll need to be able to work confidently, cleanly and accurately with the following ETA calibres: 2824, 2892,7750
•Have experience of working on MOD movements
•Experience on 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
•Proven experience of working towards departmental targets
•Ability to work under pressure achieving a high level of accuracy
Competitive salary + performance bonus + work pension + Development Opportunities
To start your career at Watchfinder, click apply now!