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The Swatch Group Ltd. was founded in 1983. Originally known as SMH, it was created out of the merger of two Swiss watch companies, Asuag and SSIH in addition to the launching of a low-cost, high-tech, artistic emotional watch – the Swatch.

The Swatch Group Ltd. in Biel (Switzerland) is today the largest manufacturer of finished watches in the world. In terms of sales (in Swiss Francs) the Swatch Group represents about 25% of watch production sales worldwide. In addition, the Group’s various subsidiary companies supply movements and components not only to Swatch Group brands but also to the entire Swiss watch industry and watch manufacturers outside of Switzerland. The Company also delivers high-tech components to other sectors such as computers, telecommunications, medical applications, the automotive industry and electronics.

The Swatch Group is an international group of companies engaged in the manufacture and sale of finished watches, jewelry, watch movements and timepiece components. We are the largest timepiece organization in the world producing high quality products that are as reliable, consistent and technologically advanced as they are beautiful.
The Group supplies nearly all components required by its eighteen watch brands, and Group companies also supply movements and components to many third-party watchmakers in Switzerland and around the world.

Our brand portfolio includes: Breguet, Omega, Blancpain, Glashutte, Jaquet Droz and Leon Hatot in the luxury range. Rado, Longines and Union in the high range. Tissot, Hamilton. , Calvin Klein, Balmain, Certina and Mido in the middle range. Swatch and FlikFlak in the basic range. Endura produces licensed watches under the Timberland and Mango name.
Swatch Group is also a key player in the manufacture and sale of electronic systems used in watchmaking, communications and other industries.
The Group employs more than 20,000 persons in over 50 countries. Gross sales in 2005 were 4.5 billion Swiss Francs (~$4 billion US).


We offer: a generous compensation package, excellent benefits, a fast-paced, high energy and challenging work environment and growth opportunity.


Although employees work in a corporate setting, the environment is casual. It is a very fast-paced setting. Employees definitely have the ability to make an impact in their own career path and the overall success of the Company The Swatch Group has a very special emotional culture supported by a fair and stable work environment.We combine emotion, poetry and high technology to develop products and provide service that our customers LOVE. Behind all of our activities there stand a group of loyal, dedicated and talented group of people with a strong commitment and team spirit. We are constantly looking for talented, highly motivated, passionate, reliable and committed individuals who will bring their best efforts and fresh perspectives to the team. Down to earth and yet always professional, The Swatch Group provides a unique work environment. Our employees, new and long standing, keep it that way. If you love to work hard and have fun while you are doing it, we want to hear from you.


The Swatch Group offers watches in all price and market categories. Please see list below.

Luxury Segment: Breguet, Blancpain and Glashutte
High-level Segment: Omega, Rado and Longines
Mid-level Segment: Hamilton, Tissot
Basic-level Segment: cK, Swatch, Flik Flak
Private Label: Endura

In addition, the Swatch Group is the Parent Company to many technology businesses including:

EM Microelectronics – Develops and manufactures integrated systems (microchips) for quartz watches, automobiles and other applications
Lasag – Develops and manufactures monolithic lasers used for treating materials
Micro Crystal – Develops and manufactures miniature components for use in low-power applications
Renata – Manufactures button batteries for watch making industry and 3-volt lithium batteries for the electronics sector
Oscilloquartz – Develops and manufactures telecommunication technology

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