Bike Mechanic Lead Amsterdam

  • Warehouse & Logistics
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bike Mechanic Lead Amsterdam

Job description

Can you patch a bike tire in your sleep? Are you someone who doesn't see problems, only possibilities? Do you like to organise a workplace in the most efficient way possible? If you're looking for a good job in a fast growing scale-up: then don't look any further!

Your responsibilities

  • Acts as the Mechanic team foreman
  • Responsible for the productivity and quality of the mechanics
  • Coaching, inspiring and develop a team of more than 5 mechanics
  • Supports colleagues regarding technical aspects of bike repairing for a team of more than 5 mechanics
    • Team performance on output
    • Quality control output of individual
    • Training bike mechanics
    • Bike repair training of swappers/shophero's 
    • Attends Bike talks
    • Distribute bikes among bike mechanics
  • Repairs, checks, and fixes bikes following Swapfiets standards
  • Prepares new bikes and make them roadworthy
  • Delivers on the Swapfiets quality promise
  • Support team to ensure good data entry quality in HOK
  • Anchored a lean-oriented way of working (together)
  • Ensures perfect execution of global guidelines is achieved within budget


Your profile

  • Secondary vocational education working or thinking level
  • 1 - 3 years experience as a foreman
  • Bike mechanic certificate a plus
  • Preferably at least 1 year of working experience as a bike mechanic
  • Affinity with bikes and service
  • Fluent in English and local language

What Swapfiets offers you

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) 🚲!

  • 37 vacation days (that’s right, next to 24 vacation days you can use your 13 ADV days as you please)

  • A pension plan and a discount on your health insurance

  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues

  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away from the office, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?)

  • Onefit for Business arrangement (to promote your healthy lifestyle!)

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department

  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks

  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets