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Job: Operations Manager – Left Coast Bicycles Mobile Repair

Posted by on February 3rd, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Job Title *
Operations Manager

Company/Organization *
Left Coast Bicycles Mobile Repair

Job Description *
We are in search of a Operations Manager to join our mobile repair team and lead our bicycle service events for our network of forward-thinking workplaces, and to provide occasional home repair visits. Are you an experienced bike mechanic that is great with people, looking for independence, a flexible schedule, weekends off, and competitive hourly pay + sales commission? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

You will be responsible for moving our shop-on-wheels to each location and providing friendly on-site bike service. Each event typically lasts 2-5 days. You will be responsible for tracking our inventory of parts, accessories and supplies to ensure that each of our fleet of bike repair kits is always stocked and ready for the next event as well as overseeing our other mechanics to ensure the highest level of work. We offer competitive starting pay, compared to traditional brick and mortar shops, plus a generous sales commission.

Our ideal candidate exudes warmth and friendliness, is independent and confident, with a deep knowledge of the bicycle industry. You have a rich and varied experience in the bicycle industry and are comfortable working on all varieties of bikes from clunky commuters to carbon race machines. You have excellent customer service skills, are able to communicate the nuances of each bicycle’s needs in an approachable, friendly way. You are independent, a good problem solver with a can-do attitude, but you also work well as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities

Transport and setup of bike-shop-on-wheels to repair events in central Portland
Thorough, personalized bicycle repair estimates and tune-ups
Lead a team of mechanics to complete repairs in a timely manner
Inventory management of repair parts, maintenance supplies and accessories at our headquarters in NE Portland
Maintain our fleet of bike-shops-on-wheels and NE PDX workspace

Qualifications

At least 5 years experience in bike shops repairing a variety of bikes
A people person and good communicator
Proactive leader and troubleshooter
Excellent time management
Independent and able to perform an accurate bike repair estimate efficiently
Mature, responsible, team player
Prompt email access and effective digital communicator
Regular bike commuter able to use personal bicycle to transport equipment
Excited about the bike lifestyle and culture
Experience managing inventory

How to Apply *
Check out our website to see what we are all about and visit our full job description at: www.leftcoastbicycles.com/employment

Email your resume to aaron@leftcoastbicycles.com

Tell us a little bit about yourself and why you think you be a great addition to our team as Operations Manager.

NOTE: We love your comments and work hard to ensure they are productive, considerate, and welcoming of all perspectives. Disagreements are encouraged, but only if done with tact and respect. If you see a mean or inappropriate comment, please contact us and we'll take a look at it right away. Thank you — Jonathan