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LEKKER BIKES

LEKKER Bikes is an Amsterdam born, Australia raised independent bicycle brand, whose goal is to bring a taste of "the Amsterdam Way" of bike riding to the world. Since its inception, LEKKER has grown from a start-up to a household name in urban cycling in Australia and Europe. We live by our values of freedom, transparency, pioneering, joy and co-creation.


LEKKER Bikes holds an international team of 20+ bike enthusiasts, spread over 3 locations. Our Australian entity runs from Melbourne (Headquarter + Brand Store) and Sydney (Brand Store). We set foot in Europe only a few years ago, but with a brand new office and showroom in Amsterdam, we've set similar goals as reached in Australia. But that's not all. It's the American Dream that awaits us. With LEKKER Bikes shifting into the next gear, we have our plans laid out for our introduction on the US market.


We're using our international roots to define the most suitable product range to drive the international urbanite to embrace cycling like the Dutch. From early starters into the bike market to more mature riders across the globe. Within the LEKKER product range, you will find a mixture of the archetype Dutch bicycle and modern-day city commuter bike.


Your role

We are currently looking for a Mechanic/Bike Builder to join our Melbourne based team.

The position will be based in our North Melbourne store & may offer opportunities to travel to Sydney to work with the team there.


We have just finished our store refit and are looking for a new team member that is a great fit for the friendly and diverse crew. We would prefer a minimum of 12 months experience in a bike building or servicing role however we are prepared to train the right applicant. Retail experience will be considered favorably.


This is a full time permanent position and will require occasional weekend work.


Responsibilities

  • Form part of a team of 2-4 Bike mechanics in the Workshop.

  • Assemble bikes from our warehouse stock for local pickup and delivery nationwide.

  • Perform regular service work on our Lekker bikes.

  • Experience on E-bikes an advantage

  • General workshop duties including maintaining a safe work space, cleaning on a regular basis, assisting the shipping department where necessary, helping with stock control.

  • Neat presentation and good communication skills to converse with in store customers.

  • Communicate repair & maintenance needs to customers with specific timeframes

  • Basic computer skills

Your Qualities

  • 12 months bike building experience.

  • Other relevant retail skills

  • A desire to learn more as you grow into the role

  • A humble, down to earth attitude where no job is too big or too small

  • Computer proficient - Shopify and Excel.

  • Australian permanent residency

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to help grow our Australian mechanical/assembly line/procedures/activities etc.

  • Joining an international team of bike enthusiasts

  • Exchange program with other LEKKER offices

  • Your own LEKKER Bike to use while you’re here.

  • Friends and family discount on bikes and accessories

  • Lots of opportunities to grow within the LEKKER family.

Do you think you could be the ideal candidate? Do you recognize yourself in the description? Then don’t hesitate and apply today!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $47,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Employee discount

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • bicycle mechanics: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Eligibility:

  • Permitted to work permanently with no restriction on hours (e.g. citizen, permanent resident) (Preferred)

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

  • Virtual meetings

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