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Job: Shop Assistant! – Ruckus Composites

Posted by on March 26th, 2021 at 11:43 am

Job Title

Shop Assistant!

Company / Organization

Ruckus Composites

Job Description

Who we are
Ruckus Composites is a problem-solving company; the more diverse you and your ideas are, the better our solutions. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Ruckus is a place to explore potential, set goals, earn respect, disrupt, and learn leadership skills. We are looking for someone who wants to grow, think, dream, and create. Ours is a culture that thrives on creative problem solving and invention.
Every day we face new challenges, but we can take on any challenges we seek in our cooperative environment. Ruckus Composites is a fast-growing company run by hardworking and passionate people. We are excited to be expanding, and we are looking forward to engaging with like-minded people who share our excitement for the future.

What’s the opportunity?
We repair carbon-fiber bike frames at Ruckus Composites, but more so, we help fellow cyclists get back on their bikes through an innovative mix of empathy and science.
In 2021, we need more help to keep our shop running smoothly and keeping our turnaround times low. The Shop Assistant will support all shop operations as they arise. We are a small and agile business that takes on many unique jobs and tasks, so your duties will constantly evolve. This role is a seasonal position with an anticipated end date of 10/1 and has the potential to become permanent.
Ruckus is growing quickly and the right person in this position will be in a great spot to grow with us. If you’re interested in a career in composites and/or the bicycle industry, we are a great place to start!
We are looking for someone with independence, an aptitude for learning new skills and applying critical thinking and problem-solving. We are looking to find someone who is passionate about their work, has an eye for detail, and a strong focus on accuracy, to take ownership of their tasks.

What will I be doing?
To succeed in this role, the Shop Assistant will undertake the following tasks:
Pack and ship all outbound repair cases
Unpack and catalog all inbound repair cases
Help keep shop clean and tidy
Support the composite repair team
Support the paint and finishing team
Lift 50 lbs – rarely if ever. Carbon fiber is lightweight.

What skills do I need?
You love bikes! (not required but always a bonus)
Have a great attitude!
Fully adhere to Ruckus Composites Quality Assurance standards
Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to help out wherever necessary Possess strong attention to detail
Harness a drive to learn about carbon fiber and composite materials
Have a proven independent approach to solving problems.
Are committed to continuous improvement and personal growth.
Can balance many tasks at the same time.
Are enthusiastic, creative, flexible, and positive.

Work Schedule
This position is a Monday through Friday full-time (40hrs/week) hourly position.
The work schedule is flexible.

Benefits
seas Wage: $17.50 / hour
3 Paid holidays per during this time
2 Paid Sick Days Off

How to Apply

Our handy webform!

https://ruckuscomp.com/shop_assistant

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