Mechanic/Bike Builder Job N16 Full Time

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  • Company Profile

    The Hackney Peddler is an independent bike shop in the heart of East London. We specialise in building bespoke custom bicycles based around classic steel frames, using a mix of modern and vintage parts and components. We also stock a refined range of refurbished bikes, frames, and parts, as well as the usual mix of parts and accessories you’d expect to find in a bike shop. In addition to this we operate a heavily tooled up workshop and take pride in being able to fix everything brought into us. We’re now looking for an experienced Mechanic/Bike Builder to join the4 team and prepare our vast stock of classic bikes and frames.

    Role & Responsibilities

    Minimum 3 years experience of working with bikes, specifically steel bikes, and understand the attention to detail that classic and custom bike work requires. You will take pride in your work and share a real passion for classic steel bikes.

    Day to day you will be responsible for the preparation of our shop floor sale bikes. This includes, but is not limited to:

    • Stripping, cleaning and rebuilding of shop bikes
    • Wheel building
    • Cleaning and polishing classic frames and parts
    • Liaising with the Workshop Manager to ensure stock levels are maintained
    • Maintaining a tidy and safe working environment and helping ensure others do the same
    • Any ad hoc tasks as and when required

    As well as the above you are able to:

    Motivate yourself to work independently or as part of a team
    Be autonomous and organise your daily workload
    Work well under pressure and keep your cool when things heat up
    Manage your time productively
    Demonstrate a readiness to learn and develop
    Have a sense of urgency and ability to think outside the box occasionally

    Salary and benefits

    • Competitive salary
    • Up to 28 Days Holiday per year (including Bank Holidays)
    • A Company Pension scheme
    • Opportunities to gain industry recognised mechanic qualifications
    • Opportunity to grow and develop as the company grows

    This is a progressive role and will be ideal for someone wanting to build on what they already know and learn about classic steel bike along the way.

    If you're interested please send your CV to Alex on:


Mechanic/Bike Builder Job N16 Full Time

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