Green Gear Cycling (Bike Friday) is an internationally recognized manufacturer of high performance folding bicycles for traveling and utilitarian/commuting use. Most of our designs are the market segment benchmark product. We employ lean manufacturing techniques (Toyota Production System) to hand fabricate the bicycles here in Eugene OR. We practice open book management.
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Inventory Manager and Production Team Support – Bicycle Kitter
Green Gear Cycling (Bike Friday) is an internationally recognized manufacturer of high performance folding bicycles for traveling and utilitarian/commuting use. Many of our designs are the market benchmark product. We employ lean manufacturing techniques (Toyota Production System) to hand fabricate the bicycles here in Eugene OR. We practice open book financial management.
We are looking for that special someone to join our team. Bike Friday is a mass customizer that relies on the Inventory Control / Kitter person to maintain accurate inventory and prepare the bicycle component kits for production. Do you love creating order and feel the need to organize everything around you, do you love bicycles / bicycle components and working on a team, this position could be fulfilling if you do.
Hyper organized- You will be responsible for receiving all of the bicycle components into inventory and kitting all of the bicycles entering production. This must be done in a timely and organized manner. Done correctly, production sails through bikes, done improperly, the production is hobbled to a standstill.
Problem solving skills. Half of your time should be used for kitting bikes the other half is for answering bells, receiving components into inventory, general inventory control, and problem solving/ improvements of the area.
Strong critical thinking skills
Previous inventory experience is quite helpful
Strong attention to detail.
A good memory will make the job easier and quicker
Comfortable with computers and business systems.
A firm believer of the concept of continuous improvement with experience that reflects this.
Employ Lean Manufacturing Just-in-Time Inventory Management techniques. This knowledge and application of techniques is preferred but can be learned.
Bicycle component experience or knowledge preferred but not required.
Above are the core skills. There is potential for additional related tasks reliant upon other skills you bring to the position. This includes purchasing, shipping and scheduling responsibilities that could make this more of a managerial position, and compensated accordingly.
Benefits include profit sharing, 401K, health insurance with vision, covered bike parking, shower facilities, discount on bike parts, paid holidays, shop privileges and, you get yourself a personal bike on the company’s dime. We are family friendly. Wages are based upon merit, not seniority. Bike Friday loves diversity & encourages all interested, qualifying parties to inquire.
If you are interested in this position, please download our Employment Application, and follow the directions for completing the application. We want to get to know you, so email your application to email@example.com or fax it to us at 541.687.0403 along with your resume. Bike Friday is an equal opportunity employer who honors diversity.
Inside Sales Consultant:
Bike Friday is the leading high-end custom folding and travel bike manufacturer celebrating over 20 years of creating lifetime relationships with cyclists worldwide through direct and dealer sales. Our mission: To build a better tomorrow by offering individual solutions for transportation, personal oil independence and health. We are committed to be a Made in USA company.
Located in Eugene, we are a small family owned company looking for the right person to join our sales/consulting team.
Here is what our dream candidate for this position will be like:
1. Your first passion/ hobby is sales/consulting. You love to help people find what they want and need in a product you believe in by creating a relationship built on your knowledge, insight and honesty. You have proven trackable sales by telephone, email, and in person.
2. Your second hobby/passion is cycling. You have a variety of cycling experiences and understand the soulful, personal growth impact cycling can have on an individual, and the unique connection cyclists develop with their bicycles.
3. You understand the components on a bicycle, the differences, and the benefits of each, and can help design groups that will deliver the ultimate performance for any cycling need.
4.You are a really nice person with a sense of humor, a service attitude, and work well in a team setting.
5. You are internally driven toward setting and accomplishing goals.
6. You are comfortable with a computer and database dealing with lots of detail information and keep good notes.
If this is you, send us your resume and include a cover letter explaining your attraction to the position and describing an example of your recent success in sales. This is a salary, bonus (commissions), full benefits position. Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are qualified applicant we may ask you to fill out an application as a way to get to know you better.
Bike Friday profit sharing, 401K, health insurance with vision, vacation time, covered bike parking, shower facilities, discount on bike parts, paid holidays, shop privileges & family friendly. And, you get to build yourself a personal bike on the company’s dime. Bike Friday loves diversity & encourages all interested, qualifying parties to inquire.