Wheel Builder/ Bicycle Mechanic

£19,500 per annum
04 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Manpower are currently working with an organisation based in Bilston who are currently looking to recruit a Cytech qualified Wheel Builder/ Bicycle Mechanic paying up to £19,500 on a permanent, full time basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for wheel building in line with customer specification and expected quality standards.


7800 custom wheels built annually
15% year on year growth in bike sales
Reporting to the Workshop Manager/Team Leader
To be part of a team of 5 wheel builders


A wheel builder has the accountability of ensuring all customer custom wheel builds are built to Cy Tec British Standards, manufacturer specifications and high standards to ensure the customer receives the best product possible whilst ensuring productivity targets are adhered to.


Wheel building (assembly of hub, spokes and rim)
Install and adjust all components to the manufacturers required specifications
Fairly assessing repairs/warrantable stock items
Order sign off and wheel packing
Assist in other areas of the Operations Department when required
Ensure workshop tools are used correctly and maintained
Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety legislation
Maintain a safe working environment


Aim to build 10-16 wheels per day depending on spec
Quality issues to be reported when discovered
Inventory checks to be completed as and when required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Minimum of 6 months experience in a workshop environment focusing on wheel building
Cytech level 3 or equivalent recognised qualification in bike mechanics
Demonstrate experience of working in a fast paced workshop environment as part of a professional team
Bike product knowledge is essential
Communication skills
Ability to multi skill

Should you wish to apply for this position and or learn more, please get in touch with Ryan Gillespie at the Manpower branch in Birmingham.