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Bike Mechanic - Sustainability Project

Love Cycling? Experienced mechanic? Care about preserving our planet? 

If yes, this is the perfect role for you!

As a Bike Mechanic at our central workshop in Northampton, you’ll be repairing and recycling defective bikes to help prevent them from going to waste. To put it simply, the purpose of your role is to repair damaged bikes so that they can be given a second life, all with a view to providing our customers with greater access to cycling and to encourage sustainable shopping. As a Bike Mechanic on our Sustainability Project you will play an integral part in our collective efforts to preserve our planet.

What will you benefit from?
 

  • Career progression - At Decathlon, you choose your own career path, whether you aspire to become our next regional workshop manager or our next CEO - your opportunities for progression are endless!
     

  • Free access to sports facilities - We have state of the art facilities in our Decathlon UK Distribution Center including; gym, football pitches, basketball courts, table tennis tables, bike and scooter rental.
     

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

  • We play sport together and have regular team socials!
     

  • Permanent contracts with fair pay - We don’t believe in zero-hour contracts.
     

  • 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 gain invaluable experience in:

 

  • Mechanical and electrical repairs.
     

  • Stock management and control.
     

  • Business performance analysis.
     

  • Sustainability and second life business.
     

Sound good so far? If so, here are the types of people we’re looking for…
 

Are you?

  • An active sports person. 
     

  • Cytech certified or 3+ years experience in a bike workshop.
     

  • Invested in sustainability and preserving our planet.
     

  • A problem solver and creative thinker.
     

  • Organised and methodical worker.
     

  • Invested in the development of yourself and others. 
     

Additional Information:

Our UK Logistics Center has three shift cycles; mornings, afternoons and evenings (Logistics Center is open 6am until 9:30pm, Mon-Sunday).

If you love bikes and want an exciting career in business, apply today!

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