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Watch Assembly Inspector

Inspect watch subassemblies and incomplete watch movements.

What does a Watch Assembly Inspector do?

Inspects watch subassemblies and incomplete watch movements for mechanical and visual defects, using watchmaker’s tools and loupe: Inspects parts, such as bridges, jewels, and screws, for cracks, scratches, and other surface defects, using loupe. Turns wheels to detect amount of vertical play and to ascertain if wheels have sufficient freedom, using tweezers and picks. Winds mainspring to determine wheel characteristics, such as flatness of path and freedom of movement. Examines wheels and pivots for bends and alignment, using loupe. Records defects found.