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Team Lead - Mechanics

Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands€2.29 - €2,432 per monthWarehouse & Logistics

Job description

What Swapfiets offers you

  • 37 holidays!
  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) đŸšČ
  • A salary between €2.292 - €2.432 excl. Holiday allowance (based on your level of experience);
  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues
  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?)
  • We offer you a young dynamic environment, ood working atmosphere and nice colleagues
  • Good coffee!
  • Team buildings and BBQ’s


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 recognize yourself in this?

As a 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 your team has a safe and fun environment to work in!


Your responsibilities:

  • You lead the coolest team within the Swapfiets, consisting of technicians, mechanics, and senior mechanics in our warehouse with up to 18.000 repairs per year đŸ’ȘđŸ»

  • Coordinate daily tasks, host team meetings, inform, and motivate the team to achieve daily targets, while also being responsible for team development

  • Create the shift planning for your team

  • Lead the Swapfiets quality promise following the standard operating procedures and the quality controls and audits

  • Help out with HR related processes such as recruitment, performance management, sickness and leave

  • For 30% of your time, you actively support the Team on the floor by handling bike repairs

  • Coordinate preparation of new (E-)Bikes and make them roadworthy

  • You ensure a safe working environment for everyone

  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and special repairs

  • You are the main point of contact and support warehouse protocols

  • Responsible for providing the repair supply forecast in the S&OE process and the execution of this forecast

Job requirements

Your profile:

  • You have a secondary vocational education (MBO) work/level, preferably in a technical direction

  • You ideally have 1-3 years experience in a process-oriented environment

  • You are able to coach and enthuse colleagues

  • You are available full time

  • You have an eye for detail and a perfectionist streak

  • You can communicate well in English


Don’t meet all the requirements? Research has shown that people from underrepresented groups, such as women and people of color, often tend to avoid job opportunities if they don’t meet all the requirements. But disclaimer: we don’t check all the boxes either. At our company, we believe in equal opportunity and value diversity in the workplace. So even if you don’t see yourself represented on our current team, we encourage you to apply. Your unique perspectives and experiences can only make our company even better!


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