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Department Manager - E-Commerce Bikes Assembly

Love Cycling? Love to lead from the front? Want to further your career? 

If yes, this is the perfect role for you!

As a Department Manager for our bike assembly section at our Northampton Distribution Center, you will lead a team of 25-35 passionate mechanics and apprentices to guarantee the satisfaction of our online bike customers. Your team will prepare, check and dispatch hundreds of bikes each day, all so that our customers can love cycling as much as you do! 

What will you benefit from?

  • Career progression - At Decathlon, you choose your own career path, so whether you aspire to become a Warehouse Manager or CEO - your opportunities for progression are endless!

  • Management Training - You’ll have full access to our Decathlon Academy training courses, which you can build into your development plan from day one!

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

  • 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 gain invaluable experience in:

  • People management including; recruitment, training and development.

  • Quality assurance and health and safety

  • Forecasting and economic analysis

  • Lean management and optimisation of processes

  • Stock and inventory management

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

Are you?

  • An active sports person with a passion for cycling.

  • Familiar with bike assembly and maintenance with a thirst to learn more.

  • Target driven who thrives in fast paced working environments.

  • A natural leader who can motivate and inspire others to succeed.

  • Experienced in people management, training and development.

Additional Information:

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

If you love bikes and want to kick start your career with a fast paced, international retailer, apply today

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