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Senior Bike Mechanic Lead

Netherlands, Groningen, GroningenWarehouse & Logistics

Job description

Are you ready for your Swapfiets adventure?

Hi, we are Swapfiets! 👋 The bicycle subscription where you are always assured of a working bicycle. Our mission? Making cities more livable and sustainable under the motto 'buy less, use more'.

Do you see a challenge instead of a problem? And are you ready for an acceleration in your career? Then you are ready for the Swapfiets adventure!

Do you recognize yourself in this?

As a Senior Bike Mechanic Lead you are the indispensable link within the coolest team in our operation. You are largely responsible for the quality of our city bikes and e-bikes. In addition, you ensure that we are never surprised with our stock amounts! You make sure the team has a safe environment to work in and a fun atmosphere!

Would you like to work within one of the fastest growing organizations in Europe and would you like to contribute to a sustainable future? Then you have come to the right place at Swapfiets!

Want to make sure the rest of Europe will cycle on blue tires in the future? 🚲 Then read on!

Your responsibilities:

  • You lead the coolest team within the Swapfiets, consisting of technicians, mechanics, and senior mechanics;

  • You coordinate the daily tasks and organize team meetings in which you always manage to motivate your team.

  • As a Senior Bike Mechanic Lead you also help with HR related processes such as recruitment, performance management, illness and leave;

  • You are responsible for keeping our stock management up-to-date;

  • You coordinate quality checks and the correct processing of data;

  • You support new colleagues with the onboarding program and provide training;

  • You ensure a safe working environment;

  • We strive for a 100% recyclable bicycle. As a point of contact for the waste flows in the workshop, you play an important role in making us more sustainable.

Job requirements

Your profile:

  • You are a certified bicycle mechanic / bicycle repairman, car mechanic (MBO), although experience and craftsmanship are more important to us;

  • You have at least 3 years of work experience as a bicycle mechanic / bicycle mechanic, car mechanic, technician, operator;

  • You have experience in providing training to bicycle mechanics;

  • You are a good communicator and love motivating your team;

  • You have affinity with bikes and service;

  • You have an eye for detail and are a bit of a perfectionist;

  • You can work independently but also as a part of the mechanics team;

  • You are fluent in English and local language;

  • There is no bike you can not fix!

What Swapfiets offers you

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) 🚲!;

  • 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.. 😎?);

  • 37 holidays;

  • We offer you a young dynamic environment;

  • Good working atmosphere and nice colleagues;

  • Good coffee!;

  • Team buildings and BBQ’s.

Are you joining us? Then your growth path could look like this:

At Swapfiets, we don’t only value a sustainable footprint, but also a sustainable career for our colleagues. We offer you the opportunity to develop yourself within our organisation in the direction that suits you!

You join the professional track or leadership track where you can develop yourself into a senior/master level, into a team lead or specialist position in our operations 💪.

You can now directly apply for this vacancy.

  • Our recruitment team will contact you, to go through your application

  • This is followed by a trial day (morning / afternoon), to see what your capabilities are and if there is a click :)

  • Are you and Swapfiets still as enthusiastic at the end of the project? Then you will receive an offer to join the Swapfiets team!