Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

Watchmaker – A. Lange & Sohne – New York

Richemont

New York, NY, US

Permanent

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.

At A. Lange & Sohne North America, We are proud to employ talent from many different backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We believe that when diversity and inclusion are fully embraced and empowered, creativity and knowledge emerge to deliver excellence. We continue to work towards creating a workforce that represents the diversity of our clients and our communities.

WATCHMAKER A. Lange Sohne – New York

watch repair

MAIN PURPOSE

Reporting to the Director of Technical Services Richemont Americas, the A. Lange Sohne Watchmaker will have the primary responsibilities to diagnose and repair watches, which includes:

•Authorized Calibers
Mechanical
Automatics
Chronographs
Small Complications
High Complications

When needed, the individual is also expected to collaborate with the Sales Team and their client, when additional information requested by the client, the watchmaker needs to be able to provide this technical insight.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Diagnosis:

•Describe condition of the piece to be evaluated.
•Identify root cause of problems in accordance with the client request(s).
•Select the adequate service in accordance with the Brands policy while:
Meeting the client request.
Proposing a solution to solve the issue.
•Identify the spare parts needed to repair the evaluated piece

Dismantling:

•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.

Case Preparation:

•Install and assemble the watches case components in preparation of the encasing of the movement.
•Check and ensure waterproofness of the case.

Movement Repair:

•Analyse and take decisions to define proper methodology to repair any calibre needed except those calibers that require restoration.
•Use or develop adequate tools or processes to correct issues that can arise during the repair process.
•When necessary, resolve issues related to spare parts by fixing existing components of the piece, providing that this approach is sanctioned by the Maison.

Encasing/Polishing/Quality Control:

•Could have the ability to polish and refinish to the Maison’s specifications
•Install the dial and the hands prior to encase the movement and close the watch.
•Perform a first Quality Control to ensure that the piece is in working order.
•Transfer the completed piece to the Quality Control Department.

 

 

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