A steady hand for excellent prospects
Those who want to help shape the future need to know when it starts – to the second. This is precisely why watchmakers at Wempe are so esteemed – throughout the company’s history, in the business and for its success as a respected service provider and innovative manufacturer.
We offer unparalleled training and prospects for watchmakers. Show your steady hand, become part of our successful enterprise and join us to shape your future.
What a watchmaker needs: A passion for perfection
You are fascinated by the precision of mechanical movements, and by complex mathematical problems and the laws of mechanics? And yet, you are not all cerebral, but also love fine manual activities and have the dexterity to work with small, sensitive parts – approaching every task, no matter how sophisticated, with patience, calm and prudence.
The watchmaker’s responsibilities
As a watchmaker at Wempe, you will have the opportunity to prove the entire range of your existing skills – and multiply it.
You will work with different interesting and complex movements used around the world in the leading luxury watch brands. Along the way, you will learn all the necessary steps, from repairing to servicing a wide range of watches and clocks, as well as maintaining and restoring watch cases and components.
Administrative tasks and using the merchandise management programme are also part of the profession. We cooperate with the best instructors and sophisticated manufacturers to ensure that you can hone your skills to put you on a clear path to success.
Unique in the world: Your opportunities with us
The opportunities Wempe offers are not only countless but also unique in the business: Even while you train, you work in the watch service department of a Wempe showroom, so you can immediately apply the craft you have learned.
After your training, you have a choice of working as service watchmaker in one of our showrooms around the world or in one of our exclusive brand boutiques. During visitations, training courses and internships with the manufacturers of the premium Wempe watches, you also become familiar with the largest international watch brands and earn valuable, often exclusive expert knowledge.
You can look forward to working in one of the largest and most professional watch workshops in Europe – and become part of the “major league” of your chosen profession.
At Wempe, you keep pace with the times. Stay on track!
Wempe has been working to continuously grow and improve for over 135 years. Use the time you spend with us as your opportunity to excel. We provide the perfect conditions:
By working with the best in the watchmaking trade, you benefit and learn from the know-how of experienced experts. You also have the option of training independently at the Wempe Academy.
We work in flat hierarchies and are open to new ideas. This is why it is not only permitted but more than welcome: Share your thoughts, ideas, creativity! Once you have joined us, nothing can stand in the way of your personal as well as professional development.
Diverse prospects for a perfectly timed career
There are also a number of career paths open to master watchmakers at Wempe: In watch service, you can choose between our international showrooms or two of the largest and most state-of-the-art repair shops in Europe: Hamburg and Glashütte. If you would prefer to work in production, you can specialise in manufacturing our watches.
Of course you always have the possibility to continue training at the Wempe Academy, obtain recognised specialist certificates or, after successfully completing your apprenticeship, to become a master watchmaker. You can also take internships with leading luxury brands to qualify as an expert, a sought-after distinction around the world.
Did we pique your interest?
Wempe offers you an excellent starting point for focused professional development in an international company. Join the exclusive world of Wempe and contribute your talents as a watchmaker. We look forward to your application!