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Date Posted: 8/10/2020
Location: Preston, Lancashire
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Job Title: Watchmaker


Highly Competitive – TBC depending on experience and accreditations

Performance related bonus, Private Healthcare, Life Cover & Pension plan

Hours: 37.5 hours per week.
Contract: Permanent
Close date: 8th November 2020


Job Introduction


We are delighted to announce a fantastic opportunity available for an experienced Watchmaker to join the team at our ROLEX accredited service centre in Preston, Lancashire.

The service centre will undertake a full redevelopment with state-of-the-art technology and machinery. We are at the start of a very exciting journey and there is opportunity for the right candidate to further develop their career.

Experience in servicing ROLEX watches is preferred but not essential. You must have worked with other Luxury Swiss watch brands. Full support to attain required brand accreditations will be given.

All candidates must have either BHI or WOSTEP accreditation. An individual with ROLEX accreditation would be highly desirable.

As one of the UK’s best employers, we offer a competitive salary, pension, life cover and private healthcare.


Main Responsibilities

The successful candidate will mainly be responsible for the servicing of modern and classic ROLEX calibers although other duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Trouble shooting 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 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 keeping returns to a minimum.


The Ideal Candidate:


  • A graduate of a watchmaker programme with either BHI or WOSTEP.
  • Experience in servicing and repairing Swiss luxury watches
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work as an individual and as part of a team.



  • ROLEX Brand accreditation


Why Beaverbrooks?


We are a family business. And you can tell that when you get here. It feels like family.

From the very smallest details to the big important things. You will feel it in the warm and familiar way we talk to each other and you’ll feel it in the way we engage with the wider community, too.

As a company – we are true to our word. When we say we are going to do something, we go all out to do it. And every individual is truly valued.

Established in 1919 we now have 70 stores across the UK and provide exceptional quality diamonds, jewellery and watches as well as top name brands such as ROLEX, TAG Heuer, Omega, Breitling and Tudor.

We pride ourselves on the work we do for local communities. We donate 20 per cent of retained profits to charity and since the year 2000, Beaverbrooks has donated in excess of £15 million to over 750 different charities.

We were awarded ‘Employer of the Year’ in The UK Jewellery Awards 2019 and have featured in The Sunday Times Top 100 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ for 16 consecutive years –ranking number 9 in 2020. Recently further recognition has also been received at the Retail Week Awards 2020, where we were awarded ‘Best Place To Work’.

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Date Posted: 5/10/2020
Location: Manchester
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Job Title                                Watchmaker

Salary:                                   £30K to £35K, depending on experience and  accreditations

Benefits:                                25 days holidays plus bank holidays, performance-  related bonus, private healthcare, life                                                 cover &  pension plan

Hours:                                   40 hours per week

Contract:                               Permanent

RSWR LTD is looking for a fully qualified Watchmaker, with previous experience within luxury brands (Rolex is highly desirable) and a WOSTEP/BHI certification or equivalent, for our state-of-the-art workshop in Manchester.

We are seeking a self-motivated individual with exquisite attention to detail and who is able to deliver high standards of quality, in line with brand standards.

The Watchmaker will be expected to carry out required servicing on watches allocated, in accordance with the brand-specific standards, and to ensure the technical functioning of the product prior to passing to Quality Control. All queries need to be clearly communicated to the Supervisor and/or Technical Manager when required.

Salary is £30,000 to £35,000, depending on experience and knowledge of the brand Rolex.

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Date Posted: 29/09/2020
Location: Stamford, Lincolnshire
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We are busy and have a full time, permanent vacancy for a watchmaker in Stamford.

We assume you would be part qualified, fully qualified, and/or experienced. The work is exciting, exacting and varied, from restoration of ancient watches to making new ones. It is also an amazing opportunity to explore the inner mechanisms of watches and to carry out jewelling, springing, and many other skills rarely developed.

Working in a small team of highly skilled and enthusiastic folk, you would be with our senior watchmaker (25 years’ experience — ten of them here).

We offer the right pay for the right candidate.

Stamford is one of England’s finest stone towns; a stunning place to live and work (our riverside workshops date back to the 1580s), away from the care and expense of city life and yet central and 75 minutes from London.

Please email for details.