Senior Mechanic

Website The Bike Project

Title: Senior Mechanic

Job Location: 223-224 Edward Pl, Deptford, London SE8 5HD

Salary: Up to 25k – 37.5 hours per week (Mon – Fri) with occasional weekend shift cover. Start date is 1st April 2020

How to apply: Please submit your application of CV which must be accompanied by a covering letter that addresses the person specification (no longer than one page in length) by email to recruitment@thebikeproject.co.uk

The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 26th February. Interviews will be held on Monday 2nd March at  223-224 Edward Pl, Deptford, London SE8 5HD. The process will involve a technical assessment. Please allow up to 3hrs.

Job Description:  The Bike Project is a fun, interesting and supportive place. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced mechanic to join our growing technical team to help manage and oversee the day-to-day operations in our London workshop. We are looking for someone who can help us pursue our charitable mission and sustain our commitment to support refugees throughout the UK.

We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, and those who have personal experience of being a refugee. The Bike Project is a Living Wage accredited employer.

The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate the following;

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a commercial bike repairs shop, or an equivalent setting, with an expectation to complete 3 complete bike services in a 7.5hr shift.
  • Ability to manage own workload and meet the expectations of a target driven workplace.
  • A recognized cycle maintenance and repair Level 2 Qualification, such as City and Guilds, Cytech, or equivalent. Unqualified mechanics with extensive workshop experience and a proven track record may also be considered.
  • Experience of Microsoft Office is beneficial and experience with CRM systems such as Salesforce highly desirable, in addition to web or cloud based platforms.
  • Ability to problem solve without supervision.
  • Experience in managing and training other junior mechanics and/or volunteers. 
  • Excellent interpersonal awareness and communication skills with the ability to listen and understand the needs of others.
  • Ability to conduct all duties in a manner that is non-judgmental and respects differences.
  • Shares The Bike Project’s values and ethos, and committed to The Bike Project’s vision.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@thebikeproject.co.uk.

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