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Master Mechanic/Parts Manager

 

Posted by Cycle Force Group on 03/25/2020


Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike, Fitness, Lifestyle, Outdoor

Job Categories: Retail - Management- Staff, Retail - Mechanic

Company Type: Accessories, Apparel/SoftGoods, HardGoods/Equipment

State: IA

City: Ames

Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years


Job Type: Full Time

Salary:

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 50+ miles


Job Description & Requirements

The Iowa Cycling Factory (a division of Cycle Force Group) is looking for a Master Mechanic/Parts Manager and to lead our team of assemblers. ICF is offering CKD assembly and 99% builds to our premier partner brands from Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. Brands we assemble for included OPEN, 3T, Eddy Merckx, Ridley, HP Velotechnik and Bombtrack (list is growing).

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise and participate in CKD and 99% assembly
  • Oversee other projects such as refurbishing returns, custom decal jobs, as well as bikes for our store, tradeshows, and demo fleets
  • Work with our purchasing department to make suggestions on warranty parts necessary for current bike line and sit on our product management team, assessing market trends and company needs
  • Assist with advanced customer service issue of our premium products

Key skills include:

  1. Ability to budget time and manage a small group of assemblers
  2. Knowledge of current market trends
  3. Advanced knowledge of wheel building and painting is a plus
  4. Knowledge of all major electric groups
  5. Ability to communicate efficiently and work in a team environment
  6. Passing knowledge of excel is a bonus

Salary is commensurate with knowledge and experience.

About Ames, Iowa-With a population of approximate 65,000 people (50% of which are Iowa State University students), Ames is a great place to work and live. We are located 30 miles north of Des Moines, enjoy lots of outdoor activities, low crime, and even lower unemployment.

About CFG-Cycle Force Group is a manufacturer, importer and wholesaler of bicycles, related accessories, automotive and fitness products. As an Omni-Channel wholesaler, our products service Independent Bicycle Dealers, eCommerce, Consumer Direct, Mass Market, Sporting Goods/Automotive/and Fitness retailers. We employ around 40 staff members at our Corporate HQ in Ames, along with outside QC, Sourcing and Sales team members. Started in New York in 1998, we moved to the Midwest in 2006 to better serve our nationwide customer base. 


About Cycle Force Group

Cycle Force Group is a manufacturer, importer and wholesaler of bicycles, related accessories, automotive and fitness products. As an Omni-Channel wholesaler, our products service Independent Bicycle Dealers, eCommerce, Consumer Direct, Mass Market, Sporting Goods/Automotive/and Fitness retailers. We employ around 40 staff members at our Corporate HQ in Ames, along with outside QC, Sourcing and Sales team members. Started in New York in 1998, we moved to the Midwest in 2006 to better serve our nationwide customer base