Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

Since 1868, the Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has been producing sophisticated haute horlogerie that combines the highest precision with exclusive design. As one of the world’s leading brands in the luxury watch segment, our long-established company lives the pioneering spirit and innovative strength that make up our success every day.

TIME FOR FIRST CLASS VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Do you share our passion for watchmaking? Our vocational training is aimed at enthusiastic young people who want to shape their future with heart and hand. With an apprenticeship at IWC, you lay the foundation for a successful professional career. An apprenticeship with us challenges you – and promotes your individual skills and talents.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU
Do you enjoy precision work and want to use your manual skills? Are you interested in technical issues and how a watch works? Would you like to develop yourself further after your apprenticeship and appreciate versatile application possibilities? Do you convince through concentration and a careful way of working? Then we have the right apprenticeship for you!

YOUR TASKS
During your 4-year apprenticeship, we will provide you with comprehensive technical tools.

Basic training in the IWC training workshop
Collaboration in various assembly and service departments from component manufacture to final assembly
Movement assembly
Full repair of watches

YOUR SKILLS AND TALENTS

•Top elementary school level (lower secondary level, secondary level A, primary class E)
•Good grades in mathematics and physics
•Good performance in geometric drawing
•Good eyesight
•Technical understanding
•Skilled craftsmanship
•Pronounced spatial imagination
•Ability to concentrate, patience and perseverance

THE HIGHLIGHTS AT IWC

•Structured introduction (e.g. Welcome Day for learners)
•Generous benefits such as SBB general season tickets and financial support for school accommodation and school supplies
•Annual apprentice outing and other events
•Financial subsidy as well as design options for the personal IWC apprenticeship watch
•At least 6 months of employment after successful teaching

KEY DATA ON THE TEACHING

•Start of teaching: August 2021
•Course duration: 4 years
•Vocational school: Grenchen SO
•Number of apprenticeships: 3
•Focus: industrial methods
•Application internship: 3 days

TAKE THE FIRST STEP NOW AND APPLY WITH US!
We look forward to your complete application documents with the following documents, which you can upload to our online job portal:

•Motivation letter
•CV with photo
•School reports of the 1st and 2nd upper level
•Multicheck technical “watchmaker EFZ” (mandatory)
•Signal box (if present)

 

 

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