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WHEELBASE is the UK’s largest cycle store and we have been at the forefront of the industry for the last 25 years. We live and breathe bikes and have built up our business in the Lake District National Park with some of the UK’s best mountain and road rides right outside our HQ. We opened our second store WHEELBASE North East in 2016 and our third store WHEELBASE Yorkshire in 2018. We have ambitious plans for further expansion of our retail and ecommerce divisions.

WHEELBASE Lake District

SALES ASSISTANTS – FULL TIME AND PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE

LOCATION: STAVELEY LA8 9LR

We are currently looking for the right applicants to join our ever-growing Store Sales Team at our Lake District super store in Staveley.
In a busy and exciting environment, we strive to deliver outstanding service to our customers. Providing the latest products from the leading brands across all disciplines of our sport – mountain, road, electric, leisure, kids and adventure.

ABOUT THE JOB:

  • To offer first-class customer service to all of our store customers at the UK’s largest cycle store.
  • Provide advice, assistance and expertise within any of our store departments; mountain, road, electric, leisure, kids and adventure.
  • Work closely with your Store Sales Team to create a positive, exciting and engaging retail environment.
  • The role is fast paced, varied and testing.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Engage with customers, from meeting and greeting to asking questions, listening and understanding their needs.
  • Be a team player in our busy retail environment and have a passion for cycling
  • Develop your product knowledge across mountain, road, electric, leisure, kids and adventure bikes, clothing and accessories.
  • Manage orders and deliver within time frames.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Passionate about cycling
  • Confident, outgoing, polite and helpful
  • Willingness to develop inter-personal skills and product knowledge
  • Proactive
  • Team player
  • Good organisational skills
  • Be able to work under pressure

NOTE: PLEASE STATE FULL TIME OR PART TIME PREFERENCE ON APPLICATION

SALARY: We offer a competitive salary based on ability and experience
PLEASE SEND YOUR C.V. AND COVER LETTER TO: jobs@wheelbase.co.uk
CLOSING DATE: No closing date currently set, please apply now

 

WHEELBASE Yorkshire

SALES ASSISTANT – PART TIME – SATURDAY OR SUNDAY

LOCATION: ILKLEY LS29 9EW

We are currently looking for the right applicants to join our ever-growing Store Sales Team at our Yorkshire store in Ilkley.
In a busy and exciting environment, we strive to deliver outstanding service to our customers. Providing the latest products from the leading brands across all disciplines of our sport – mountain, road, electric, leisure, kids and adventure.

ABOUT THE JOB:

  • To offer first-class customer service to all of our store customers at the UK’s largest cycle store.
  • Provide advice, assistance and expertise within any of our store departments; mountain, road, electric, leisure, kids and adventure.
  • Work closely with your Store Sales Team to create a positive, exciting and engaging retail environment.
  • The role is fast paced, varied and testing.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Engage with customers, from meeting and greeting to asking questions, listening and understanding their needs.
  • Be a team player in our busy retail environment and have a passion for cycling
  • Develop your product knowledge across mountain, road, electric, leisure, kids and adventure bikes, clothing and accessories.
  • Manage orders and deliver within time frames.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Passionate about cycling
  • Confident, outgoing, polite and helpful
  • Willingness to develop inter-personal skills and product knowledge
  • Proactive
  • Team player
  • Good organisational skills
  • Be able to work under pressure

SALARY: We offer a competitive salary based on ability and experience
PLEASE SEND YOUR C.V. AND COVER LETTER TO: jobs@wheelbase.co.uk
CLOSING DATE: Sunday 06 June 2021

WHEELBASE Lake District

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE – FULL TIME

LOCATION: STAVELEY LA8 9LR

We are currently looking for new recruits to help us in our busy mail order warehouse. We stock bikes, parts and accessories from the best brands available, helping customers to find the perfect bikes and equipment to suit them and their riding goals. Our Wheelbase mail order team provide excellent customer service throughout the entire online shopping experience; to assist in this we are now seeking enthusiastic Warehouse Operatives to help us in this busy environment.

ABOUT THE JOB:

  • Manual handling of incoming and outgoing stock
  • Allocation of received stock to agreed stock locations
  • This is a full time position – Monday to Friday

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Manually handle boxed and un-boxed bikes, moving stock to allocated stock locations
  • Pick built bikes and boxed bikes from allocated stock locations
  • Pick clothing, parts and accessories from allocated stock locations
  • Allocate newly delivered stock to agreed locations
  • Help to unload new stock deliveries
  • Help to load items including boxed bikes ready for shipping
  • Book in newly delivered stock using a computer system
  • Work confidently within a small team, supporting colleagues to reach your collective daily targets
  • Full training for this position will be given as part of your induction

ABOUT YOU:

  • Be able to manually handle stock while following health & safety guidelines (training will be given)
  • Be able to communicate confidently within a small team to get the job done
  • Be able to work independently and efficiently to meet daily deadlines
  • Basic computer skills advantageous
  • Previous experience of working in a busy warehouse environment would be an advantage
  • No previous experience within the bike trade or technical knowledge of bicycle technology required

SALARY: We offer a competitive salary based on ability and experience
PLEASE SEND YOUR C.V. AND COVER LETTER TO: jobs@wheelbase.co.uk
CLOSING DATE: Sunday 06 June 2021

WHEELBASE Lake District

MAIL ORDER PACKERS – FULL TIME, FLEXIBLE HOURS

LOCATION: STAVELEY LA8 9LR

We are currently looking for new recruits to help us in our busy mail order department located at our Lake District HQ in Staveley. We stock bikes, parts and accessories from the best brands available, helping customers to find the perfect road, gravel, mountain, commute or kids bike to suit them and their riding goals. Our Wheelbase mail order team provide excellent customer service throughout the entire online shopping experience; as part of this service we expertly build and tune the bikes so they’re ready to ride, before packing them for shipping to customers all over the UK. We are now seeking enthusiastic individuals to help us to pack cycling equipment as part of our mail order team.

ABOUT THE JOB:

  • We pack and ship a wide range of bikes using custom packaging
  • Each bike needs to be packed in a consistent manner which meets our quality control standards to be ready for shipping
  • As well as complete bikes you will be packing bicycle components, clothing and accessories; typically these items are shipped on the same day as orders are received so a speedy turn-around is important
  • This is a full time job which we are also happy to offer as a flexible-hours position if required

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Pack and ship a pre-determined number of bikes on a daily basis.
  • You will be required to move quickly and efficiently to hit our daily shipping deadlines
  • Work confidently within a small team, supporting colleagues to reach your collective daily targets
  • Pack bike parts and accessories efficiently but with care ready for shipping, usually on the same day as the order is received
  • Full training for this position will be given as part of your induction

ABOUT YOU:

  • Be able to work independently and efficiently to meet daily deadlines
  • Be able to communicate confidently within a small team to get the job done
  • Be organised, tidy and efficient; maintaining your own work space
  • Be able to complete physical work and follow health & safety guidelines while lifting bicycles, parts and accessories ready for shipping
  • No previous experience within the bike trade or technical knowledge of bicycle technology required

SALARY: We offer a competitive salary based on ability and experience
PLEASE SEND YOUR C.V. AND COVER LETTER TO: jobs@wheelbase.co.uk
CLOSING DATE: Sunday 06 June 2021