Watch Repair Technician/Watchmaker
Fort Worth, TX, US
Richemont owns some of the world’s leading luxury goods Maisons, with particular strengths in jewellery, fine watches and premium accessories. Each Maison represents a proud tradition of style, quality and craftsmanship and Richemont seeks to preserve the heritage and identity of each of its Maisons. At the same time, we are committed to innovation and designing new products which are in keeping with our Maisons’ values, through a process of continuous creativity.
Reporting to the Technical Supervisor, the Watch Repair Technician Level 1 is responsible to dismantle the case components of the watches, in preparation for the polishing, and also to prepare/assemble the case components of the watches, prior to encasing of the movement. The position requires a high level of dexterity and focus to handle small parts and provide a best-in class quality.
Dismantle the timepieces and insert all parts dismantled into the repair box:
•Remove the strap or the bracelet.
•Separate movement/dial/hands from the case components.
•Dismantle the watches case components (see list below).
•Ensure that the repair labels are correctly installed on the repair boxes.
•Transfer the repair box to polishing.
Install and assemble the watches case components in preparation of the encasing of the movement:
•Check and ensure water-resistance of the case.
•Transfer to the workshop in order to terminate the repair process.
Maintenance and Organization of the Workshop
Follow RNA and Brands’ specifications:
•Standards of Quality & Standard Time of Operations (STOs)
•Maintain Tools and Equipment
•Ensure that all equipment used are calibrated and maintained at a high standard
•Proper layout and accessibility of all tools and equipment
•Maintain a cleaned, organized and safe working area
•High School Diploma or GDA
•Technical experience in the watch industry is preferred.
•Working experience with luxury brands is a plus.
Technical Skills / Abilities:
•High level of dexterity and focus to handle small parts, with a strong attention to detail.
•Understanding of Mechanical Applications is a plus.
•Ability to follow instructions and efficiently provide a high level of quality.
Other Skills and Attributes:
•Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
•Good communication and listening skills.
•Computer skills are a plus