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Townsends Light Blue Cycle Centre Careers

Townsends Light Blue Cycle Centre is part of Ison Distribution Ltd, which is a 4th generation Townsend family owned company.

We currently have the following opening: We are seeking an enthusiastic sales person to work within this important cycling business on a full time basis. (Part time applications may also be considered.)
Applicants ideally should have:

  • A good understanding of bicycles, parts and accessories to a level to be able to converse knowledgably and confidently with customers and suppliers.
  • An enthusiasm and passion for working with others to help build the business.
  • This is an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to join a business that has operates a friendly, supportive environment.

Workshop Manager / Technician

Townsends Light Blue Cycle Centre

Cambridge CB4

Full-time, Permanent

We are currently recruiting for a Workshop Manager / Technician.

The workshop attached to our sales showroom at 72 Chesterton Road CB4 1EP is one of the largest cycle workshops in Cycle City.

We require an experienced bicycle technician to manage and expand this already busy part of the business. As part of our team you will be working together with a committed and supportive set of colleagues. We are looking for a full-time person, offering a competitive salary plus profit share bonus, making this an exciting career opportunity for the right candidate.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

· Ensure customer’s cycles are repaired to the highest standards, giving high levels of customer satisfaction.

· Meet and greet customers, discuss their servicing and repair requirements and accurately quote for work to be carried out.

· Undertake servicing and repairs of customers bikes, ensuring the work is carried out to the highest standards possible.

· Set up new bikes as required by the shop manager and if appropriate customise to the needs of individual customers.

· Account for time and parts used on individual jobs accurately.

· Assist with sales of bikes, parts and accessories, from time to time, as required by the shop manager.

· Ensure equipment used for repair and servicing is kept well maintained.

· Assist the shop manager in marketing the workshop business.

The ideal candidate should have the following:

· Good working knowledge of bikes and bike parts

· Previous experience of maintaining and servicing cycles

· Cytech level 2 or equivalent preferred.

· Previous experience of dealing with customers

· Good people skills, with the ability to talk confidently to customers

· Ability to work flexibly in a small team

· Health and Safety knowledge as required in a retail and maintenance environment

Please apply in confidence with a full CV and covering letter to:

Reference ID: Workshop 210406

Application Deadline: 23/04/2021


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