Service Manager - Wheel & Sprocket (Brookfield, WI)
Posted by Wheel & Sprocket on 10/12/2021
Industry Sector: Bike
Job Categories: Management - Team, Retail - Bike Mechanic - Ski Technician, Retail - Management- Staff
Company Type: Accessories, Apparel/SoftGoods, Events, Recreation, Retailer, Retail
Country: United States
Required Experience: 1 - 3 years
Contact Name: Clare Patterson
Business Phone: 414-206-1000
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Based upon experience
Required to Relocate:
Required to Travel:
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job Seeker Must Live Within:
Job Description & Requirements
Wheel & Sprocket is a growing, nationally-recognized specialty bicycle retailer with nine brick-and-mortar locations and an e-commerce operation. The Service Manager owns and drives all facets in the service department including managing work order queue to maintain 48-turnaround, supervise service writing and technician staff, handling warranties, oversee the service writing and technician roles.
Write accurate work orders based on immediate evaluation to recommend maintenance and repairs as necessary focusing on long-term safety and performance.
Manage the queue of work orders to ensure 48-hour turnaround
Be able to perform most, if not all, levels of bicycle repair
Perform minor tasks on the spot whenever possible
Handle warranties on defective parts with manufacturers directly
Manage staffing levels based on daily workload
Manage shop supplies and tools
Handle customer complaints and instill a win/win philosophy throughout the department
Coach and advise other staff on mechanical, procedural or personal areas of development
Conduct staff and customer training sessions
Maintain high degree of organization and cleanliness
Easily operate common computer functions including email, documents, websites, etc.
Perform cycle counts and manage service inventory
Work cross-functionally with General Manager on identifying areas to improve the overall customer experience
Interpret productivity, sales, and scheduling reports and take appropriate action
Maintains current knowledge of sales and industry trends
Hearing feedback well and making necessary changes
Giving feedback directly and in a candid, honest and effective manner
Effectively serve customers, colleagues and other stakeholders
Be dedicated to continuous improvement of own work and of the business
Have strong work ethic
Have positive attitude and strong sense of integrity
Take responsibility for own career and solving own problems
This position is based at an individual store location, but requires the willingness to travel to other locations or off-site events several times per year. This is a full-time position offering many benefits including health insurance, 401k program, product discounts, bike-commuter credits and other fringe benefits. Compensation based on experience and qualifications.Qualified applicants are invited to apply online, submit a cover letter and any other supporting documentation at: https://wheelandsprocket.com/to/apply
About Wheel & Sprocket
From humble beginnings in 1973 as a small shop in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, Wheel & Sprocket has grown over the years driven by big dreams and care for our customers. We’re true believers that bikes make the world a better place and we work hard to earn the trust and support of every community we are in.
Our vision is quite simple: we want you to enjoy your ride! Wheel and Sprocket staff work hard to share our passion and knowledge of cycling to make a positive difference in our community.
With locations now in Wisconsin (Appleton, Bay View (Milwaukee), Brookfield, Delafield, Fox Point, Franklin, Middleton and Oshkosh) and Illinois (Evanston, Oak Park and Park Ridge).