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Temporary contract
Fixed term contract
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Company events
Company pension
Employee discount
Life insurance
Referral programme
Store discount

Full Job Description

Watchmaker – Maternity Cover – Chisholm Hunter

With a heritage dating back to 1857, Chisholm Hunter’s mission is to be A Cut Above in everything we do, and as a result we have grown to become one of the UK’s leading jewellers.

We have one of the largest jewellery and watch workshops in Scotland, and a high-performing, passionate and skilled Watch Workshop team. We are now recruiting for a skilled Watch Technician on a temporary Maternity-Cover contract, with the view to becoming permanent for the right candidate as we have workshop expansion plans on the horizon.

The Watch-maker will have a passion for watches and a meticulous eye for detail. To maintain ‘A Cut Above’ standards, the watchmaker will have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding Key Performance Indicators set by their line manager.

watch repair

Watchmaker – Key responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting mechanical problems
  • Servicing and repairs on a variety of luxury brands and their automatic and quartz movements.
  • Carry out refurbishment of precious metals and stainless-steel cases and bracelets
  • Achieve workload targets within agreed timeframes to contribute to the achievement of department targets.
  • Conduct and support training of trainee watchmakers and technicians for all aspects of watch servicing and repairs
  • Develop and maintain in-depth relevant brand and product knowledge
  • Attend in house and brand training for personal ongoing development
  • Maintain a high standard of work and keep returns to a minimum.


Competitive salary plus bonus scheme

Temporary maternity cover, with potential opportunity to go permanent

Annual Bonus

Structured personal development plan

Life Assurance

Accredited industry training and qualifications

Excellent career development opportunities

29 days holiday per year, inclusive of bank holidays.

Your Birthday off

Generous staff discounts

Skills & Experience Required:

  • WOSTEP/BHI certification, or equivalent
  • Relevant accreditation/s and specific training from a luxury watch brand/s
  • Omega watch technician accreditation is desirable, but not essential
  • Impeccable attention to detail and ability to clearly follow and where needed, switch between detailed instructions
  • Experience of working towards set targets
  • A self-motivated individual who is able to deliver high standards of quality, in line with Brand standards
  • A strong interest in continuing and developing a long-term career with the Swatch Group Professional requirements

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract, Temp to perm, Temporary contract


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Store discount


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Loyalty bonus
  • Performance bonus

Work Location: One location



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