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Current Vacancies

General Watch and Clockmaker

General Watch and Clockmaker

Part Time (three days a week)

Date Posted: 4/3/2020
Location: North Essex
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A General Watch and Clockmaker is being sought for a busy North Essex market town jewellers, three days a week.

Basic watch and clock repairing skills are required.

Full/Supplementary training can be given.

Good pay package.

Immediate start available.

Please contact 01371 872369 or email

Watch Repairer/Technician

Watch Repairer/Technician

Date Posted: 2/3/2020
Location: London
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Due to the expansion of our company, we require a highly motivated watch repairer/technician to do full services, movement exchanges and partial repairs to watches.

Swissmade Ltd is an official Service Centre based in London for Ebel, Baume and Mercier and has brand accreditation level 3 for Omega, Longines and Tissot. The Managing Director is an accredited Rolex repairer. We also specialise in repairing high quality timepieces.

If you would like to know more about Swissmade, please visit our website. If you are interested in this position, please forward your CV to


Watch Technicians

Watch Technicians

Date Posted: 27/2/2020
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Breitling has established a global reputation for high-precision timepieces with a pio­neering role in the development of the wrist chron­ograph, and its uncompromising commitment to design excellence. Breitling manufactures its own movements in-house and the quality of every watch is confirmed by its status as a COSC-certified chro­nometer, made in Switzerland.

We are looking for talented Watch Technicians to join our dedicated aftersales workshop team in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Key duties:

  • To fit dials and hands to movements after they have been serviced and re-case on all models.
  • Carry out maintenance services, movement adjustments and partial repairs on all Breitling models.
  • Working with the team to meet agreed weekly production levels whilst maintaining the highest levels of quality and standards as expected by Breitling.

You will need a proven track record of working on luxury watches, preferably trained to Quartz Technician level, and a passion for quality.

We offer you ongoing in-house training, flexible working hours, competitive salary, 23 days holiday per year, pension and healthcare.

When you work at Breitling, you have the opportunity to join a dedicated team ready to take on challenges and to contribute actively to our legendary future. You will have the opportunity to challenge yourself, expand your horizons and grow in your professional career.

Please send your CV to


Curator, The British Museum

Curator, The British Museum

Date Posted: 20/2/2020
Location: London
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The British Museum is seeking a Curator to assist in the curation and specialist conservation in the horology section of the Department of Britain, Europe & Prehistory. This is a rare opportunity to work closely with one of the world’s finest collection of clocks, watches and scientific instruments.

The successful candidate will be a Graduate or Accredited Member of the British Horological Institute (MBHI or FBHI) or equivalent, with proven practical ability in the conservation and care of clocks and watches.

To apply please access the job through the British Museum website. See ‘Curator: Horology’.

Salary: £25,918

Deadline: noon, 12 March 2020


Repair Business For Sale

Repair Business For Sale

Flexible Ownership Opportunities

Date Posted: 12/02/2020
Location: Devon
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Prime position in a busy Devon village near local beaches and beauty spots.

For 30 years, this business has been repairing watches, clocks and jewellery in south Devon. With the founder now retiring, a new owner is required to continue providing the quality service that customers have come to expect from the established and well-respected company.

As well as freehold, lock-up premises, the business has a fully equipped workshop, sales area, upstairs storage and a large stock of watch materials and equipment. Outworkers are available for clock and jewellery repairs.

To find out more, please email  .

Cartier – Watch Technician

Cartier – Watch Technician

Date Posted: 30/1/2020
Location: London
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Richemont owns some of the world’s leading luxury goods Maisons, with particular strengths in jewellery, fine watches and premium accessories. Every Maison represents a proud tradition of style, quality and craftsmanship and Richemont seeks to preserve the heritage and identity of each one. 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.

We are looking for an experienced Watch Technician to join our Richemont Customer Service platform, in particular caring for Cartier timepieces.


Main responsibilities:

•To do MS and CS on watches ready to repair

•To do own QC before transfer to Final Quality department

•To report all technical problems to the technical supervisor

•To provide quality feedback to brand HQ (where applicable)

•Maintain personalised hand-tools and testing equipment in impeccable working condition

•To ensure immaculate cleanliness of the personal working environment


Ideal Profile:

•Minimum 2 – 3 years of experience in encasing/exchanging movements

•Diploma holder in watch-repairing or equivalent training course is an advantage

•Excellent attention to details and willingness to learn

•Excellent communication skills


If this is the perfect role for you, apply now!

This is a permanent position based in London, UK. To apply, send your CV with cover letter to Sofia Badessa at

Watchmaker / Technician

Watchmaker / Technician

Date Posted: 23/1/2020
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Due to retirement, we are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Watchmaker / Technician to carry out repairs (full services, movement exchanges and partial repairs) to a wide range of watches.

This is a full-time position.

For more information, please email or call 01603 403 687