Left Coast Bicycles, Portland's mobile bike repair

Mobile bike repair

Portland, OR, 97212

(541)-821-4159

We are a mobile bike shop where you need it, when you need it.

Because we understand that you depend on your bike for your daily life and leaving your bike to get serviced is a hassle.  

We set up shop, so that you can get your bike serviced while you work. We are happy to come to wherever it is most convenient for you!

Skip the trip to the shop and bring us to you!

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Operations manager


Job Description

Are you an experienced bike mechanic that is great with people, looking for independence, a flexible schedule, weekends off, and competitive hourly pay + sales commission?  If so, we'd like to hear from you! We are in search of an Operations Manager to  join our mobile repair team to lead bicycle service events for our home based customers and our network of forward-thinking workplaces.

Our ideal candidate exudes warmth and friendliness, is independent and has a confident attitude and character. You have a rich and varied experience in the bicycle industry and are comfortable working on all varieties of bikes from clunky commuters to high end carbon race bikes. You have excellent customer service skills, are able to communicate the nuances of each customers bicycle needs in an approachable, friendly way. You are a good problem solver with a can-do attitude, and you also work well as part of a team.

You will be responsible for moving our shop-on-wheels to each location and providing friendly on-site bike service. Each event typically lasts 2-3 days. You will also  be responsible for tracking our inventory of parts, accessories and supplies to ensure that each of our fleet of bike repair kits is always stocked and ready for the next event as well as overseeing our other mechanics to ensure the highest level of work.  We offer competitive starting pay, compared to traditional brick and mortar shops, plus a generous sales commission.

Key Responsibilities

  • Transport of our bike-shop on wheels via bike or van to repair events in the Portland Metro area

  • Thorough, personalized bicycle repair estimates and tune-ups

  • Lead a team of mechanics to complete repairs in a timely manner

  • Purchasing lead

  • Inventory management of repair parts, maintenance supplies and accessories at our headquarters in NE Portland

  • Maintain our fleet of bike-shops-on-wheels and NE PDX workspace

Strong Candidates

  • At least 5 years experience in bike shops repairing a variety of bikes with exceptional mechanical ability and knowledge

  • A people person and good communicator

  • Proactive leader and troubleshooter

  • Excellent time management

  • Independent and able to perform an accurate bike repair estimate efficiently

  • Mature, responsible, team player

  • Clean driving record

  • Strong computer skills - Google docs, Microsoft Office Suite

  • Prompt email access and effective digital communicator

  • Regular bike commuter able to use personal bicycle to transport equipment

  • Excited about the bike lifestyle and culture

  • Experience managing inventory and purchasing

Compensation.  

  • Competitive hourly pay starting at $15

  • 32 hrs/week yearly average

  • Sales commission

    After Trial Period

  • Monthly health care allowance or HSA contribution

  • Access to wholesale parts and new bikes

  • Opportunities for advancement and higher pay

How to apply

Email your resume and cover letter to info@leftcoastbicycles.com

Tell us a little bit about yourself and why you think you be a great Operations Manager.