Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

Citizen Watch America

About Citizen: Since its foundation in 1930, CITIZEN has promoted a multi-cultural mindset that fosters excellence and creativity. The very name of the brand conveys a deep respect toward craftsmanship and considered as familiar by citizens the world-over. So as a “citizen” of the world, we bear the responsibility to help cultivate a culture of positive change and on-going evolution through our craft. We take that mission seriously and steadfastly welcome what the future may bring. As a true manufacture d’horlogerie, CITIZEN integrates a comprehensive manufacturing process from creating individual components to a watch’s final assembly. It’s an artisan’s approach to watch making based on pushing forward the boundaries of technology and leveraging our experience toward exploring new possibilities. One pivotal technological breakthrough was the development of a light-driven watch. CITIZEN pioneered this engineering innovation well ahead of other watch manufacturers as early as 1976, which led to the launch of the highly acclaimed Eco-Drive in 1995.

SUMMARY

Inspects cosmetic appearance and working condition of watches. Performs minor cleaning, minor to medium difficulty movement and bracelet repairs and polishing as necessary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Using magnifier (hand held or watchmaker loupe) visually inspects watch to evaluate performance and identify appearance flaws (scratches, gouges, discoloration, wear).

Sorts watches into classification as either in need of reconditioning or acceptable as first quality.

Checks battery life expiration/ energy cell and replaces as necessary.

Performs minor cleaning of exterior of watch using polishing cloth, mild household cleaning solvents (i.e., soap and water, rubbing alcohol, paint thinner) acetone, windex and small brushes.

Uses hand held compressed air gun to dry components or complete watches.

May change batteries, bracelets, crystals, hands, dials, and/or stem and crown using basic hand tools (i.e., jewelers screwdriver, tweezers, or pliers).

Polishes/buffs case and bracelet to recondition as needed using buffing compounds, polishing cloth, mild household cleaning solvents.

Maintains production standard of 55 to 65 watches per day.

Able to appear for work on time and with regularity;

Able to follow directions from a supervisor;

Able to interact effectively with co-workers, team members, and management;

Able to understand and follow work rules and procedures;

The ability to accept constructive criticism.

Job Type: Full-time

 

 

 

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