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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 ASSISTANT – Full time

Location: WHEELBASE Lake District, 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

 SALARY: We offer a competitive salary based on ability and experience.

CLOSING DATE:  No closing date currently set, please apply now.

 

Mechanic – Mail order bicycle packing (PFS) – Full time

WHEELBASE LAKE DISTRICT

MECHANIC – MAIL ORDER BICYCLE PACKING (PFS) – FULL TIME

We are currently looking for bicycle mechanics to join our growing Mail Order bicycle packing team located at our Lake District super store in Staveley. Our bikes are fully built, tuned and expertly packed before being shipped to anywhere in the UK. As part of our expansion we are now looking for an experienced Bike Mechanic to join our busy bike building and packing mail order team.

ABOUT THE JOB:

  • We build, tune, pack and ship a wide range of premium bikes including mountain, road, electric bikes and children’s bikes.
  • We cover all genres of bike and every working day is different; you may be building aero road bikes with internal cables and disc brakes, full suspension mountain bikes and commuter e-bikes all in the same day.
  • Each bike will be expertly built to an excellent standard and tuned to be ready to ride straight out of the box.
  • Each bike is packed in a consistent manner which meets our quality control standards to be ready for shipping.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Build, tune, pack and ship a pre-determined number of bikes on a daily basis.
  • Have a great eye for detail and strive to meet our high quality control standards.
  • You will be required to move quickly and efficiently from one job to another to hit our daily shipping deadlines with our chosen couriers.
  • Work confidently within a small team, supporting colleagues to reach your collective daily targets.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Have a good level of mechanical experience working with the latest mountain, road, and electric bikes.
  • Remain up to date with the latest cycling technologies including electric bikes, electronic shifting and the latest suspension systems.
  • 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 and tools.

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: Friday 2nd April

 

Mechanic – Mail order bicycle packing (PFS) – Full time

WHEELBASE YORKSHIRE

MECHANIC – MAIL ORDER BICYCLE PACKING (PFS) – FULL TIME

We are currently looking for bicycle mechanics to join our growing Mail Order bicycle packing team located at our Yorkshire store in Ilkley. Our bikes are fully built, tuned and expertly packed before being shipped to anywhere in the UK. As part of our expansion we are now looking for an experienced Bike Mechanic to join our busy bike building and packing mail order team.

ABOUT THE JOB:

  • We build, tune, pack and ship a wide range of premium bikes including mountain, road, electric bikes and children’s bikes.
  • We cover all genres of bike and every working day is different; you may be building aero road bikes with internal cables and disc brakes, full suspension mountain bikes and commuter e-bikes all in the same day.
  • Each bike will be expertly built to an excellent standard and tuned to be ready to ride straight out of the box.
  • Each bike is packed in a consistent manner which meets our quality control standards to be ready for shipping.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Build, tune, pack and ship a pre-determined number of bikes on a daily basis.
  • Have a great eye for detail and strive to meet our high quality control standards.
  • You will be required to move quickly and efficiently from one job to another to hit our daily shipping deadlines with our chosen couriers.
  • Work confidently within a small team, supporting colleagues to reach your collective daily targets.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Have a good level of mechanical experience working with the latest mountain, road, and electric bikes.
  • Remain up to date with the latest cycling technologies including electric bikes, electronic shifting and the latest suspension systems.
  • 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 and tools.

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: Friday 2nd April