Title of Job: Watchmaker / Authentication
Company Description: Luxury Brand
Location: New York, NY
Authenticate and determine acceptance per provided condition and brand guidelines.
Diagnose and perform timing adjustments, minor repairs and battery replacement on a large variety of mechanical and quartz watches and clocks.
Inspect and affirm working status of high complication timepieces.
Clean cases, bracelets, dials, hands, and crystals.
Assess and confirm condition of movement and relevant case/movement numbers.
Pressure test all applicable watches.
Work with management, fellow watchmakers and FJW to update and maintain acceptance guidelines and brand(s) awareness.
Inspect and evaluate outbound high dollar watch sale pieces to insure customer satisfaction.
Technical writing skills.
Comfortable teaching and providing constructive feedback in a positive manner.
Thrives in a collaborative environment but is also comfortable being delegated specific tasks and projects.
Demonstrates the skill and willingness to take initiative and to pro-actively anticipate.
Degree from accredited school of watchmaking or 2-5 equivalent years of experience. fixing quartz and mechanical watches.
2-5 years experience working in watch authenticity and pricing evaluation.
Sales or research related experience a plus.