What you’ll be doing
Ensuring bike shop activities are planned and coordinated to meet the needs of our members
Organizing and facilitating introductory and ongoing training for the bike shop staff
Assembling, maintaining and repairing bikes within MEC’s productivity, quality, and safety guidelines
Updating reports and ensuring systems measures are met or exceeded
Maintaining a clean and organized work environment that meets MEC visual presentation standards
Conducting all activities with MEC’s sustainability strategies in mind
Contributing to exceptional member service by conducting all activities with member service in mind
What you need to do it well
3-5 years’ experience in high volume bike shop performing bike assembly, repair and maintenance.
Barnetts or UBI Pro Mechanic Course a strong asset.
Experience processing 50-60 bike tune-ups per week, during high season.
Experience building a minimum of 50 wheels to within +/- .5-1mm.
Experience with running a team of 8-10 mechanics, prioritizing their work, meeting deadlines and insuring a well-stocked shop
Experience working with a variety of bikes i.e. kids bikes, mountain bikes, road bikes, city bikes, from low end to high end, including all frame material types.
Knowledgeable about latest bike equipment and technologies
Passion for cycling
Strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills
Demonstrated organization and time management skills
Solid English communication skills, oral and written
Retail or customer service experience
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Availability to work a variety of shifts from Monday to Sunday
Bike mechanic technical training considered an asset
How to apply:
Interested candidates are asked to apply on our website only. Please visit http://www.mec.ca/jobs to set up a profile, apply for this position or browse through current job postings at MEC. Only applications received through our website will be considered. We thank all applicants for their time and interest in MEC, but will only contact those selected for an interview. Deadline to apply is February 10, 2015
A retail co-operative, MEC exists to enable and inspire Canadians to live active outdoor lifestyles, supporting activities such as climbing, hiking, snowsports, watersports, cycling, running and yoga. Well known for selling high-quality products that offer great value, MEC employs outdoor enthusiasts who possess a strong service ethic to provide its members with an authentic and accessible customer experience. MEC has more than 3.75 million members across Canada, whom it serves through 17 stores in 6 provinces and www.mec.ca. An individual lifetime membership in MEC costs only $5