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Bicycle Assembly


Posted by Santa Cruz Bicycles on 03/16/2020

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike

Job Categories: Manufacturing

Company Type: HardGoods/Equipment

State: CA

City: Santa Cruz

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $15-20/hour

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements

Santa Cruz Bicycles is searching for a few Production Assemblymembers to be a part of our bike assembly floor in Santa Cruz, California. You will join a passionate and fast-paced team with a commitment to excellence in quality bike assembly.

We build anywhere from 100 to 300 bikes per day, you will be a part of a team of around 60 people in this assembly line. You will start with simple stations like handlebars, tires and cardboard and move up to component picking and frame building. This is a key position in this company and many people have started in this role and grown their career with us for 10+ years.

We are looking for someone who works well in technical or fast-paced roles and looking for a long-term career in the bike industry. If you are a collaborative and fast learner, like working with your hands and always looking for ways to improve processes, we would be stoked to talk about this role with you.

Overall Duties and Responsibilities may include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  1. Complete bike assembly tasks quickly and accurately at your station up to company standard procedures, stations include:
    1. Assemble wheels by adding tires, cassettes, rotors and packaging
    2. Assemble handlebar by adding grips, brakes, shifting lever, and the dropper post lever
    3. Apply custom decals to suspension forks and cut the fork to size for the specific bike using a pipe cutting automatic machine
    4. Prepare frames by adding water bottle bolts and applications for additional protection
    5. Prepare cardboard for packaging including folding, cutting and moving finished cardboard boxes for bike shipping
  2. Collaborate with your production team on assembly floor coverage and necessary cross-training on other stations
  3. Assist other departments such as Warehouse Prep and Warehouse as necessary

Competencies & Requirements:

  1. Experience in a fast-paced role
  2. Ability to stand, lift, twist, and reach 100% of the time while working
  3. Attention to detail and a passion for accuracy
  4. Experience using hand tools is preferred, not required, training will always be offered
  5. Punctual with a great attendance record, normal hours are 7am-3:30pm M-F
  6. Comfortable working in repetitive roles
  7. High School Diploma or equivalent required

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend and explain documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English. Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, in English.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the overall duties and responsibilities of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the overall duties and responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use of hands and fingers, handle, or feel, reach above head with hands and arms, lift, push, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl, pull, talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Vision may be corrected within normal range. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

About Santa Cruz Bicycles

Santa Cruz Bicycles offers a relaxed working environment, local singletrack, and the opportunity to work with a group of bike enthusiasts in a great place to live. Our goal is to create the best mountain bikes on the planet and have a good time doing it. Benefits include 100% paid health, dental and vision insurance, 401K matching, monthly employee events and major discounts on bikes and bike gear.