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Experienced Clock Maker

Experienced Clock Maker

Permanent, full time

Date Posted: 27/09/2021
Location: Little Chalfont
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We are looking for an experienced and highly skilled clockmaker, with a great attention to detail, an enthusiasm for horology, and the ability to work within a team.

Chalfont Clocks is an established and successful repair business, operating out of our present location in Buckinghamshire, for over 20 years. We are fortunate to work on a wide variety of interesting clocks for both clients and as stock pieces, we can offer a varied and exciting career opportunity to the right candidate.

We are proud to have a friendly open plan workshop/showroom/shopfront all on one level with the benches and workshop very much making up part of the overall appearance of the shop creating an integrated feel. The workshop is well equipped, bright and airy, with natural light situated on our open plan shop floor.

The workshop is based in Little Chalfont, a 3-minute walk from a Metropolitan line station (Chalfont and Latimer) with easy access to central and Northwest London with direct trains to Marylebone in 30 minutes. Our location has proved to be beneficial to both employees and customers.

Our ideal candidate,

  • Has at least 5-years experience
  • Has a clean driving license
  • Should take pride in delivering the highest quality of work with meticulous attention to detail
  • Would preferably have experience with early electric clocks and marine chronometers, although not essential.
  • You should be comfortable dealing with customers occasionally, as well as undertaking some delivery and set up jobs as a representative of Chalfont Clocks
  • Own tools are welcome but not essential, as we are happy to provide anything that is necessary to carry out any job.

We pride ourselves on running an open and happy workshop, to ensure that every member of our team gets the job satisfaction they deserve, we are happy to provide additional training to the right candidate, as we believe learning is fundamental to improving our working practices.

We are happy to discuss relocation assistance if necessary.

Salary based on experience

Please send your C.V. and a covering letter to info@chalfontclocks.co.uk

Please email us for more information or check our other job opportunities at www.chalfontclocks.co.uk

 

 

 

Trainee Lecturer

Trainee Lecturer

Date Posted: 24/09/2021
Location: Stockport
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Workshop Manager - Cartier English Artworks

Workshop Manager - Cartier English Artworks

Permanent, full time

Date Posted: 24/8/2021
Location: London
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The story of Cartier is founded on audacity and passion. For more than 170 years we have embraced a bold, pioneering spirit that continues to inspire our teams across all Métiers from our boutiques to our workshops and corporate offices. Our 7,500+ colleagues of 90 nationalities are united by a shared independent spirit and commitment to excellence, striving to continuously enrich our Maison’s heritage by pushing the boundaries of creativity.

We are seeking a Workshop Manager – Cartier English Artworks.

HOW WILL YOU MAKE AN IMPACT?

Planning & Supervision:

  • Responsible for making Strategic recommendations that enhance productivity & ensure that qualitative and quantitative targets are constantly achieved
  • Define and prepare, and execute 3 Year Plan as well as yearly Strategic Plan to meet the strategic ambitions of the Maison in UK, in coordination with CJI
  • Organize / structure the workshop to meet the needs in a most optimized fashion
  • Prepare, coordinate and manage Operations
  • Ensure coordination with CJI (training, compliance, service plan, quality, etc.) and act as a local interface for Customer Service
  • Monitor P&L of the workshop with strong control over T&E budgets and expenses related to sub-contracting

Key Point of Reference:

  • Implement and share with International and local management a monthly reporting on performance regarding volume, quality, lead times and costs, in addition to the daily operational follow-ups
  • Ensure coordination with Local Client services team and Boutiques
  • Liaise with Corporate Management, Boutiques and end clients to provide technical explanations upon request
  • Liaise and collaborate with International Workshops to train, share best practices and consistently update benchmarks (competitors, vendors)

Team Management:

  • Responsible for creating a positive and united work environment amongst all staff by motivating and supporting the team
  • Regularly conduct team meetings, ensuring that staff is aware of the tasks, targets, products, service knowledge, updates, and client successes/opportunities
  • Partner with CJI and Client services team to identify training needs and coaching opportunities for the staff, so to ensure / guarantee a level and technical competences in line with the international standard
  • Share department news and updates with Client Services team and boutique teams
  • Perform administrative and HR tasks including but not limited to scheduling, payroll and overtime management
  • Lead the performance management process through regularly scheduled individual meetings with the workshop staff, including biannual performance review in partnership with Client services team and CJI
  • Actively recruit and maintain talent pipeline
  • Implement all company rules to guarantee Health and Safety as well as Security

Jewellery Production:

  • Responsible management of the Jewellery Production activities: Set for You (MTO) and special orders
  • Manage Production Plans and forecast
  • Coordinate stones buying according to CJI rules

HOW WILL YOU EXPERIENCE SUCCESS WITH US?

  • Bachelor’s Degree educated
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Strong and demonstrable management experience overseeing a team of Managers and technical experts
  • A level of technical expertise in Jewellery is highly advantageous
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, including verbal and written communication
  • Organizational and people management skills
  • Experience of navigating and leading teams through change
  • Analytical, project management skills, and the proven ability to provide solutions
  • Flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced work environment

HOW DO WE KEEP YOU SMILING?

As a significant member of the Cartier community, you are also part of a much bigger family at Richemont.

We strongly believe in internal development, mobility and offering various opportunities to enhance both your personal and professional development.

YOUR JOURNEY WITH US:

We aim to provide a valuable recruitment process, allowing you to gain exposure to some key decision makers and influencing individuals:

1st Stage – After your application has been selected, our recruitment team will reach out to you within 2 weeks to conduct an introductory call

2nd Stage – Video interview with the Client Director for Cartier

3rd Stage – Video interview with HR Manager for Cartier

For more information and to apply, click here. 

Watchmakers

Watchmakers

Date Posted: 23/8/2021
Location: Stockport, SK8
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Precision Horology Centre is an outwork specialist, working with some of the largest and most prestigious companies.

We are looking to expand and require one or two Watchmakers with the right skills and personality to help take the company to the next level.

The candidates will be required to service, fit dial and hands and case watches to the highest standards.

On-site training on the calibers will be provided.

Candidates should have:

  • Three years’ experience working on high end watches
  • Qualification or time served apprenticeship
  • High standards of work and take pride in doing a perfect job.

We offer a competitive salary based on skills and a performance based bonus.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidates to be in at the beginning of a unique and fast growing company.

Please send your CV and cover letter to  matt@precisionhorologycentre.com

 

Experienced Watchmaker

Experienced Watchmaker

Date Posted: 4/8/2021
Location: London (Mayfair)
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Founded in 1987, Russell Talerman is an established horologist based in the heart of Central London’s Mayfair, easily accessible from London Underground stations at Bond St, Oxford Circus, Piccadilly and Green Park.

We are looking for a fully qualified watchmaker, or time served apprentice, who is able to carry out complex repairs to a high standard.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong working knowledge of chronograph automatics and quartz movements.

To apply, please contact info@russelltalerman.com or telephone 020 7491 0625.

www.russelltalerman.com

RCS Platform Watchmaker

RCS Platform Watchmaker

Date Posted: 3/8/2021
Location: London (Kentish Town)
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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. 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.

Main missions 

  • Diagnose and repair watches

Main responsibilities 

  • To do Maintenance Service and Complete Service on watches ready to repair
  • To do own Quality Control 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 impeccable cleanliness of the personal working environment

Profile

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in overhauling of movements
  • Diploma holder in watch-repairing or equivalent training course is necessary

To apply, please click here.

RCS Platform Watch Technician

RCS Platform Watch Technician

Date Posted: 3/8/2021
Location: London (Kentish Town)
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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. 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.

Main missions 

  • Diagnose and repair watches

 Main responsibilities 

  • To do Maintenance Service and Complete Service on watches ready to repair
  • To do own Quality Control 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 conditions
  • To ensure impeccable cleanliness of the personal working environment

Profile

  • Diploma holder in watch-repairing or equivalent training course is an advantage
  • No previous required experience

To apply, please click here. 

 

 

Experienced Watchmakers

Experienced Watchmakers

Date Posted: 28/07/2021
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Breitling has a reputation for high-precision timepieces with a pioneering role in the development of the wrist chronograph, and its uncompromising commitment to design excellence.

We are looking for experienced Watchmakers to join our dedicated Aftersales Workshop Team in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Key duties:

  • Carry out full services, dial and hand fitting, and repairs on all Breitling calibres.
  • Work with team to meet weekly production levels, whilst maintaining the highest quality and standards.

You will need a proven track record of working on luxury watches, preferably trained with WOSTEP and experience working on chronographs (including modular). We offer ongoing in-house training, flexible hours, competitive salary, 23 days holiday per year, pension and healthcare.

Please send your CV to: Katie.christian@breitling.com

Full Time Clock Maker

Full Time Clock Maker

Full Time

Date Posted: 29/04/2021
Location: Oxfordshire
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A rare opportunity has arisen at Clock Workshop

With the workshop busier than ever, we are actively seeking a passionate and versatile clock maker to join our Witney team.

Clock Workshop:

  • We are a third-generation family business in Oxfordshire, owned and run by Steve Fletcher.
  • We have five clock makers, plus an admin team.
  • The workshop is a friendly yet focused working environment.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • You’ll display meticulous attention to detail and a high level of pride in delivering the best quality of work.
  • You’ll enjoy varied and interesting days, working across a wide range of clocks.
  • Although the role is not customer-facing, you will need to feel comfortable talking to customers at times.
  • You’ll communicate well with our admin team, to ensure that we continue to deliver great customer service.
  • A set of your own tools will be useful.

Hours and rates of pay are flexible, in line with your individual circumstances. Please get in touch for further information: theclockworkshop@gmail.com

www.clockworkshop.co.uk

Experienced Clockmaker

Experienced Clockmaker

Full time (35.5 hours per week)

Date Posted: 12/3/2021
Location: Dorset
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The Clock Work Shop is a successful and growing business which covers both the UK and abroad, with premises based in both Dorset and Hampshire. Well known for the great care we take of our customers and employees alike, we pride ourselves on offering the opportunity to flourish within a welcoming and a supportive environment. We are extremely fortunate to work on some of the finest clocks and in doing so can offer a varied, exciting and interesting career.

Our mission is to uphold our excellent reputation as we progressively grow as a business, treating each clock with the utmost care and attention whilst ensuring that every employee enjoys their job and gains job satisfaction from their role within the team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed candidate, ideally with substantial experience within the industry and the skills to match whilst owning a full driving licence. The right candidate would be a personable individual with great passion for the craft. We ask that you are committed to producing high quality work and have a desire for perfection.

Certain aspects of the job role can be overlooked and assistance with relocation is considered for the right candidate.

Please apply in writing by forwarding your Curriculum Vitae along with covering letter, explaining why you believe you are the right candidate for this position to;

Mr Simon Allen, The Clock Work Shop, West Yard Barn, Abbotsbury, Dorset, DT3 4JT
or email: simon@dorsetantiqueclocks.co.uk

Apprentice Clockmaker

Apprentice Clockmaker

Full time (35.5 hours per week)

Date Posted: 12/3/2021
Location: Dorset
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The Clock Work Shop is a successful and growing business which covers both the UK and abroad, with premises based in both Dorset and Hampshire. Well known for the great care we take of our customers and employees alike, we pride ourselves on offering the opportunity to flourish within a welcoming and a supportive environment. We are extremely fortunate to work on some of the finest clocks and in doing so can offer a varied, exciting and interesting career.

Our mission is to uphold our excellent reputation as we progressively grow as a business, treating each clock with the utmost care and attention whilst ensuring that every employee enjoys their job and gains job satisfaction from their role within the team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed candidate, ideally with a full driving licence. The right candidate would be a personable individual with great passion for the craft. We ask that you are committed to producing high quality work and have a desire for perfection.

Certain aspects of the job role can be overlooked and assistance with relocation is considered for the right candidate.

Please apply in writing by forwarding your Curriculum Vitae along with covering letter, explaining why you believe you are the right candidate for this position to;

Mr Simon Allen, The Clock Work Shop, West Yard Barn, Abbotsbury, Dorset, DT3 4JT
or email: simon@dorsetantiqueclocks.co.uk