Jobs at BCW

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We have a full range of customers, from beginners to those requiring custom carbon road and mountain bike builds with Di2 and eTap. In addition to your salary we offer a great working environment, friendly atmosphere and other staff benefits including Cytech accreditation and great staff benefits. We have a solid reputation in our area for providing sound impartial advice, delivering excellent customer service and imparting our knowledge to our customers.

Think you have what it takes to work for Bournemouth Cycleworks? Do you have a love of bikes and shiny bike bits? Have you got eye for details? Happy to talk to customers, good maths, computer literacy and healthy dose of common sense? If you’ve got this far, andthin we’d get on, then we’d love to hear from you.

We offer a great fun environment to work in, a friendly atmosphere, some great staff benefits and reduced winter hours with no reduction in pay!

Current Openings:

13th July 2020 – Full Time Mechanic

Full time cytech or equivilant mechanic position available. At least level 2. E-Bike, suspension and wheel building qualifications/training and experience an advantage.

  • Responsible for maintaining an efficient, productive and safe workshop
  • Self-motivated and work at own initiative – pricing up jobs, maintaining consistently high standard of workmanship without supervision and work within time scales
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Gives effective ideas of how things could work more efficiently – new processes, equipment required etc
  • Literate – must keep accurate worksheets / PDI checklists
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workshop environment
  • Excellent technical knowledge- ability to work on any type of bike to a high standard from a small puncture to a full bike build from scratch
  • Eye for detail
  • Good communication skills – the ability to explain to customers the work that needs to be done in a clear and non-patronising manner and to give details of cost with accuracy 
  • Good organisational skills – prioritise jobs, maintain tidy workstation, keep paperwork in order

Good number of years experience working with bikes, though not necessarily in the cycle industry. We live and breathe bikes and customer service, you should too! The ability to demonstrate sound mechanical aptitude, competence and familiarity with all the systems on modern bicycles.

Skills/Experience Preferable

  • Cytech qualifications level 2 +. Training and certification can be provided to the right candidate.
  • A sound understanding of bike fit.
  • Custom building and race bike preparation
  • Coaching and the ability to impart knowledge to colleagues

Competitive pay and benefits.

If you are interested and think you fit the bill, send your CV along with a covering letter telling us why we should employ you to:

info@bournemouthcycleworks.co.uk

Or by post to:

I want a job
Bournemouth Cycleworks
1143-1145 Christchurch Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH7 6BW

13th July 2020 – Full Time Sales

We are looking for full time member of staff to work in our busy shop.

More than a passing interest in bikes a must, and good literacy and numeracy skills required.

An intrest in biomechanics and bike fitting advantageous. An understand and appreciation of e-bikes also useful.

  • Responsible for the management of the shop floor
  • Customer service – welcoming new customers and building up good working relationships to retain existing customers
  • Excellent communication skills – face to face / on the phone/ emails etc
  • Ability to discover what the customer wants/ needs and what their budget is and helping them make the right choices – including the right sizes/models for their requirements 
  • Personable, approachable 
  • Well presented
  • Display good technical knowledge with bikes, accessories and cycling itself
  • Extensive knowledge of the products and services available
  • Proven sales ability
  • Work with management helping with product range planning, promo events, merchandising 
  • Maintain accurate stock control
  • Team player
  • Self motivated
  • Numerate – accurate with pricing up jobs with the mechanics / bike builds etc
  • Computer literate – accurate at maintaining tills / EPOS, web content, emails etc
  • Adaptable to varied tasks
  • Basic knowledge of mechanics

Competitive pay and benefits.

If you are interested and think you fit the bill, send your CV along with a covering letter telling us why we should employ you to:

info@bournemouthcycleworks.co.uk

Or by post to:

I want a job
Bournemouth Cycleworks
1143-1145 Christchurch Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH7 6BW

13th July 2020 – Part Time Sales Assistants

We are looking for part time sales staff to work in our busy shop, through the week and at weekends. We have 3 part time positions available. Weekend work essential, for all posts 1, 2 or 3 days a week available.

Would suit competent uni student for the holidays, a local student for weekend work, or a retired person looking for some pocket money.

More than a passing interest in bikes a must, and good literacy and numeracy skills required.

  • Responsible for the management of the shop floor
  • Customer service – welcoming new customers and building up good working relationships to retain existing customers
  • Excellent communication skills – face to face / on the phone/ emails etc
  • Ability to discover what the customer wants/ needs and what their budget is and helping them make the right choices – including the right sizes/models for their requirements 
  • Personable, approachable 
  • Well presented
  • Display good technical knowledge with bikes, accessories and cycling itself
  • Extensive knowledge of the products and services available
  • Proven sales ability
  • Work with management helping with product range planning, promo events, merchandising 
  • Maintain accurate stock control
  • Team player
  • Self motivated
  • Numerate – accurate with pricing up jobs with the mechanics / bike builds etc
  • Computer literate – accurate at maintaining tills / EPOS, web content, emails etc
  • Adaptable to varied tasks
  • Basic knowledge of mechanics

Competitive pay and benefits.

If you are interested and think you fit the bill, send your CV along with a covering letter telling us why we should employ you to:

info@bournemouthcycleworks.co.uk

Or by post to:

I want a job
Bournemouth Cycleworks
1143-1145 Christchurch Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH7 6BW

 

3 thoughts on “Jobs at BCW

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  2. Do you have any Saturday jobs available ?

  3. No at the moment George, though this page will be updated when we do. Thanks, Marc

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