Quality Control Specialist

Atlanta, Georgia (US)
02 Nov 2021
02 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

HODINKEE is a fast-growing media brand and shop that makes watches accessible to everyone. Over the past decade, founder Ben Clymer has grown HODINKEE into a thriving company of creatives. Our team now consists of writers, editors, designers, photographers, podcasters, engineers, and so many other key players who cement HODINKEE’s position as the most trusted source for watch news and products. We have a website. An app. A podcast. A magazine. A retail business. And more. HODINKEE’s goal is to bring readers and consumers the best in wristwatches in a way that’s approachable, authentic, honest and fun.

Our Quality Control Specialist will be thoroughly inspecting watches prior to and during the listing period. This person will work closely with our Authentication and Watchmaking teams to make sure the condition of each watch that passes into the listings process meets HODINKEE’s standards of quality.

What You'll Do

  • Executing HODINKEE’s quality control process, including a company-defined inspection procedure for each watch
  • Implementing the intervention process as needed for watches that require reexamination by production teams earlier in the process
  • Matching watches against watch specifications (e.g., correct dial color, bracelet type, aftermarket parts) and adding specifications to internal systems as needed
  • Using company-defined standards to rank watch conditions
  • Assisting with physical and digital inventory management by moving watches into appropriate locations that correspond with their statuses
  • Working closely with the Operations and Watch Services teams to handle watches that need to be sent back to earlier steps in the servicing process

Who You Are

  • 2+ years of experience in a role focused quality control
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience with watches or jewelry preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire for continuous learning, particular in a technical area
  • Proven ability to work across teams to build consensus
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Candidates must possess authorization to work in the U.S

HODINKEE is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life.

Sound like this position was made for you? Send a note to careers@hodinkee.com with your resume and cover letter.