Job: Operations Manager – Left Coast Bicycles

Job Title

Operations Manager

Company / Organization

Left Coast Bicycles

Job Description

Are you an experienced bike mechanic and manager that is great with people, looking for independence, weekends off, competitive hourly pay, 401K, and a healthcare stipend? If so, we’d like to hear from you! We are in search of an Operations Manager to join our mobile repair team to lead bicycle service events for our home-based customers and our network of forward-thinking workplaces.

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

You will be responsible for moving our shop-on-wheels to each location via bike and van (mostly in central Portland) and providing friendly on-site bike service. You will track our inventory of parts, accessories, and supplies to ensure that each of our fleet of repair kits is always stocked and ready for the next event.

Key Responsibilities
Transport of our bike-shop on wheels via bike or van to repair events in the Portland Metro area
Thorough, personalized bicycle repair estimates and tune-ups
Lead a team of mechanics to complete repairs in a timely manner
Track inventory of repair parts, maintenance supplies and accessories
Maintain our fleet of bike-shops-on-wheels and Lloyd workspace

Strong Candidates
At least 5 years experience in bike shops repairing a variety of bikes with exceptional mechanical ability and knowledge
Experienced manager, proactive leader and troubleshooter
Independent and able to perform an accurate bike repair estimate efficiently
A people person and a good communicator
Excellent time management
Mature, responsible, team player
Strong computer skills – Google docs, Microsoft Office Suite, Point of Sale Systems
Prompt email access and effective digital communicator
Experience managing inventory and purchasing
Clean driving record
Excited about the bike lifestyle and culture

$16-$20 Per Hour DOE
401K with company match
Monthly healthcare stipend
32-40 Hrs per week; M-F; April-November
20-30 hrs per week; M-F; December- March

How to Apply

Email your resumé and cover letter to

Tell us a little bit about yourself and why you think you would be a great Operations Manager

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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