Decasing Technician

2019-10-08 11:31:322020-01-05Jewellery Stylist Recruitment
Job TypePermanent Full Time
LocationKings Hill
AreaKent, EnglandKings Hill
SectorWatch SalesProductionGoldsmithWatchmakerWatch TechnicianWatch PolisherQuality Control
SalaryGood basic salary plus bonus and benefits
Start Dateasap
Job RefRol2
Job Views180

De-casing Technician
The role requires working to strict standard operating procedures within a small team, where attention to detail and precision are paramount.  Primary responsibility will be focused on the de-casing of watch movements, including removal of dials and hands from both Rolex and Tudor models.
The role will suit an individual who is perfectionist by nature with an innate interest in getting things right.  Applicants will be able to demonstrate the ability to work in a steady, thorough and deliberate manner and have the persistence required to see a job through to conclusion.

Job Summary
This is a role where attention to detail and precision are paramount.  Working to strict standard operation procedures and within a small, structured team, the job holder’s primary responsibility is focused on the de-casing of watch movements, including the removal of the watch dial and hands from Rolex and Tudor watches.  
There is scope for progression within a defined development framework and full training will be provided to applicants who possess the required personal attributes outlined in the candidate profile.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Removes watch dials and hands and dismantles cases.
  • Identifies and distributes any exchange components and pre-cleans movements in line with standard operation procedures.
  • Prioritises and organises personal workflow.
  • Orders and matches all chargeable case and bracelet components, ensuring all old parts are returned to the Materials department on an exchange basis.
  • Where an estimate is refused by a customer, prepares the job for return to customer.
  • Consistently performs all tasks with a focus on daily production and quality KPIs.
  • Maintains tools and other precision equipment to the required high standard.
  • Contributes to the efficient and timely workflow and quality lead times.
Personal Profile Summary
This role is likely to be of interest to a person who is a perfectionist by nature with an innate need to get things right and a preferred focus on tasks rather than personal interaction.  Facts, logic and systems are an important aspect of the role, therefore the successful applicant will possess the ability to work in a steady, thorough and deliberate manner and have the persistence to see a job through to conclusion.  The ideal candidate will be conventional, co-operative, cautious by nature, compliant, organised, predictable, methodical and routine-orientated.  He/she will have a naturally questioning approach, an ability to concentrate on the detail and a non-assertive nature.  The role requires a somewhat analytical mind and demands a high level of quality control.

Key Areas of Competence
  • Able to work within a technical or specialist area of expertise in order to continuously improve the quality of the service and/or the product
  • Develops and complies with the systems, procedures, rules, objectives and timescales set by the organisation and takes a disciplined approach when undertaking tasks
  • Searches out errors, rectifies omissions, perfects systems and procedures which will ultimately raise the quality and standards of all tasks undertaken
  • Provides the best possible solutions to problem solving or decision making by conscientiously testing things, examining facts, trying different alternatives and thinking things through
  • Develops competency in self in order to gains satisfactory standards of performance and delivers results within agreed timescales
  • Is consistent in the manner in which a task is tackled, creating sound practical procedures which incorporate checks for accuracy and ensures that tasks are completed satisfactorily
  • Seeks direction and authority from others when and if appropriate and achieves set goals in a non-assertive and efficient manner
  • Draws conclusions by probing into things and contemplating the consequences of any action that is likely to be taken by proving the reliability of the information available. 
Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Educated to a minimum of Secondary school level
Excellent attention to detail and a high level of
concentration and focus
A good level of dexterity and hand-to-eye coordination
Good written and oral communication skills 

Grade C or above at GCSE Level in Art or Craft Design & Technology
Previous experience working as part of a small team
An interest in watches
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