Workshop Mechanic

Evolution Cycles I Various throughout New Zealand I $40,000 (GBP this is 21,000) I Date Published Tuesday 6th March 2018
EVO Cycles

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Ever fancied a change? And not the kind of change when you are wondering 'do I want Walkers crisps vs Smiths crisps'... we're talking about a life change that brings you to New Zealand.

Evolution Cycles is the premier cycle store in New Zealand with 7 specialist bike stores throughout the country and we have openings for bicycle mechanics in a number of our stores.

We are a family owned and operated business celebrating our 10th year and have no intention of slowing down. We are in a growth phase and want to know if you want to be a part of that journey.

We are looking for successful mechanically focussed individuals who are not afraid of hard work and are eager to make an impact. If you’re in need of a change, love everything bikes then we have an amazing career opportunity for you.

The position is a permanent full time role.

The successful candidate is responsible for assisting the Workshop Manager in the day to day running of the workshop, have excellent customer service skills, help the retails store with any sales, technical information and the undertaking of workshop jobs for our customers. This is an exciting and varied role and will also see you help with building stock for the shop floor.

Day to day you will be responsible for the following;

- Opening and closing of the workshop and making the workshop presentable for the day ahead
- Actively promoting and selling Evolution Cycles products and services
- Ordering stock from suppliers for the workshop and customer workshop jobs
- Providing friendly and helpful service to customers instore and on the phone/email
- Building bikes for customer collects and for floor stock

- Taking instruction from the Workshop Manager and carrying out workshop jobs
- Completing sales/jobs in the system
- Maintaining a safe and tidy work space

The ideal candidate will have proven experience working in Bicycle Maintenance (2 years minimum) and a good track record in customer service, along with the following skills:

- Problem-solving skills.
- Ability to plan prioritise.
- Good communication skills when dealing with customers and the ability to explain technical detail to customers
- An understanding of, and passion for, bikes and associated products/accessories.
- Patience and the ability to work/serve customers well under pressure.
- Builds strong relationships with peers, customers and suppliers.
- An all-round team player.

Flexible work hours available. Standard working week is 42.5 hours.

Locations include Auckland, Christchurch, Cambridge, Tauranga, Hamilton and Pukekohe

If you are under 30, getting yourself a working holiday visa is easy. If you are over 30, don't worry... depending on your experience you can look at getting either a Skilled Migrant Visa or an Essential Skills visa.

To apply for this role then please email your CV and any covering letter to

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