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Workshop Technician

Salary:  19000 - 20000
Location: 

Portsmouth, GB, PO6 4FB

Sport:  Cycling
Contracted Hours:  39
Contract Type:  Permanent
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Number Of Openings: 

LOVE CYCLING? EXPERIENCED MECHANIC? LOOKING FOR A NEW OPPORTUNITY?
 

IF YES, THIS COULD BE THE PERFECT ROLE FOR YOU!

As a Bike Mechanic in our workshop you’ll be providing high quality bike maintenance and repair services to help our customers enjoy their bikes for longer. To put it simply, the purpose of your role is to diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical problems whilst ensuring that your customers receive the best experience in the process. You’ll also be involved in recycling and repairing defective bikes in-store, which means that you’ll play an integral part in achieving our collective mission to help preserve our planet.

 

- What will you benefit from?
 

  • Career progression - At Decathlon, you choose your own career path, so whether you aspire to become a Store Manager or our CEO - we'll support you the whole way!

  • Share holding & Profit sharing scheme - We’re one big international family who exclusively co-owns our business and shares the profit we make with our employees.

  • We play Sports together and have regular team socials!

  • Cycle to work scheme - At least 25% discount on a bike of your choice.

  • 30% staff discount on our Decathlon products

Discover more of our company benefits here.

What's involved?

Like any business, there will be some challenges that you’ll face and it won’t always be a breeze; however, with the support of your team we guarantee that you will surpass even your own expectations. Here are parts of the role that you’ll be responsible for:
 

  • Mechanical and electrical repairs

  • Stock management and control

  • Customer Service

  • Business performance analysis

 Sound good so far? If so, here’s the type of person we’re looking for…

IF YOU LOVE BIKES AND WANT AN EXCITING CAREER IN BUSINESS, APPLY TODAY!

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service - Through your own passion for sport, you’ll share your tips and experiences with users and through our hands-on product training you will be able to give the best technical advice for the sports you are responsible for. Decathlon has shifted over the last year into an omnichannel business so it’s essential that our sales assistants are able to assist customers in all aspects of retail shopping, whether that’s in store or online!
  • Merchandising - Whether full time or part time, every Sales Assistant is encouraged to take responsibility to autonomously manage stock levels and pricing and to provide a high level of merchandising so that each customer can easily find the right product for their sporting practice.
  • Team Player - You will be part of a shop floor team of like-minded Sales Assistants, practicing sport and celebrating victories together, so it’s important that you are able to work well within a team environment as well as independently.

  Sound good so far? If so, here's the type of person we're looking for…

 

  Who Are You? 

 
  • Someone looking to combine a passion for sport with work.
  • A people person who is prepared to go the extra mile.
  • Someone looking for a retail career with a difference
  • Problem solver with excellent communication skills.
  • Able to play as part of the team during the busiest times (weekends and holidays).
 

 

Additional Information:

As a Bike Mechanic, you will be required to work usual retail hours including evenings and weekends. The role will be shop-floor based with full Covid-19 safety regulations and precautions in place. The safety of our teammates and customers is our main priority during these times.