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Watch Technician/ Authenticator- Luxury Watches Only

The Luxury Closet

The Luxury Closet

United Arab Emirates
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
About UsThe Luxury Closet is a company born in Dubai, the heart of luxury in the Arabian Peninsula, where we are redefining the world of luxury. We seek to challenge the norms and build a sustainable company that is loved and admired, and inspires the modern-day luxury consumer.Our aim is to unlock and curate the most valuable and exclusive closets from around the world.What do we offer?
  • A young, dynamic and forward-thinking environment
  • Fast paced and very short decision times for changes
  • A canvas for you to truly excel
  • 99% of uptime on sunshine
About The RoleWe are looking for a candidate that has experience in pre-owned luxury watches who should have worked within a quality control environment. Having experience in Luxury fashion jewelry is a plus.An eye for detail is key, being a horologist and a gemologist would be an ideal combination that we are looking for. The role involves thorough inspection, authentication & reviewing hundreds of products monthly to ensure they meet the quality standards, are 100% authentic and are luxury brand compliant, as well as managing third party service providers. Experience working with luxury fashion brands is a plus. Responsibilities
  • Review all inbound luxury watches according to set guidelines to determine acceptable/unacceptable conditions, adhering to strict standards of quality.
  • Clean watches & fine jewelry
  • Assist Watch Authenticators with quality checks
  • Perform battery change & minor repair of watches
  • Research items to determine style, name, season, and retail price
  • Locate brand identifiers such as brand hallmarks, serial codes, authenticity cards etc
  • Identify genuine and modified materials/products
  • Develop personal strategies for research methods, focusing on efficiency and accuracy to prioritize the work flow
  • Conduct research and produce documentation for brand authentication guides
  • Assist internal team in handling client requests about condition grading specifications
  • Maintain a seamless flow of communication with multiple departments including photography, web content and customer service
Requirements
  • Horologist Required
  • At least 3 years of technical work experience in the luxury watch industry
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Knowledge about watch making is a plus
  • Technical knowledge & familiar with watch making tools
  • Average to excellent vision (or corrected vision), without any color deficiencies (color blindness)
  • MS Office expertise
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational & time management skills and acute attention to detail
  • Independent, patient, responsible and embracing a positive work attitude
  • Smart and Fast learner
  • Capable of working under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Working with physical items & multitasking
  • Can-do attitude, with a strong teamwork orientation