JOB VACANCY: TRAINEE CARBON REPAIR TECHNICIANS

Carbon Bike Repair is a premier carbon fibre bicycle repair, paint restoration and respray company based in Leatherhead, Surrey and we are looking to take on a permanent Trainee Carbon Repair Technician. All training will take place in-house, this is a great opportunity for someone looking for a career in carbon composites.

We are looking for a bright enthusiastic person who is not afraid to learn and progress. The candidate must be willing to learn new skills, manage themselves and work in a small team. CBR is a great place to work. The production team is comprised of both experienced and training staff. We always look forward to considering new talent to partake in our amazing company.

The role will include the following tasks:

  • Prepare frames for carbon repair.
  • Repair damaged carbon on bicycles
  • Assist with inspecting and identifying fractures, damage, and wear on bicycles.
  • Follow job sheet instructions.
  • Will be trained in the use of power tools or manual tools to cut / shape / drill / saw / grind / sand as required in repairing bicycles.

As the work is detailed you will receive training in house. You will also be required to carry out other workshop duties and general housekeeping, such as cleaning and tidying your workstation. You will need to work closely with all members of staff to ensure the bicycle’s journey from beginning to end is efficient and meets the companies’ standards.

Our current working hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am-4:30pm with 1 hour for lunch.

Essential Skills & Qualification:

  • Experience in the use of manual and power tools.
  • Previous experience in repairing / craft making / construction / spray painting an advantage, however on-site training will be provided. Must have a willingness to learn.
  • Reasonable English communication skills.
  • Hardworking, honest, and highly motivated with a friendly positive attitude
  • Methodical with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Hands on, ‘can do’, proactive approach with the ability to use your own initiative.
  • Punctual and tidy.

Salary: Starting salary will be approximately £16,000 to £19,000 per annum, dependant on experience and qualifications.

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV and a brief covering letter to jobs@carbonbikerepair.co.uk

Trainee Carbon Repair Technician

JOB VACANCY: VIDEO EDITOR

Carbon Bike Repair is a premier carbon bicycle repair and paint restoration company based in Leatherhead, Surrey and Johannesburg, South Africa. The company is building a professional YouTube channel to compliment the amazing repair and paint work undertaken in both regions and now is searching for an ambitious person to help develop and run this new venture at the CBR studio facility in Leatherhead.

We are looking for an enthusiastic video editor with skills in filming, webcasts and a basic level of directing. The candidate should be comfortable working in a flexible environment both taking instruction from the DP yet being able to manage themselves and their workload. The role will develop into bigger opportunities as the global channel expands and your ability to learn on the job will be key.

The primary role will involve:

  • Working closely with the DP and administration team on content.
  • Assisting in organising and scheduling the filming of processes in relation to the content.
  • Setup and assist in the capturing of time lapse and real time filming projects.
  • Editing content.
  • Schedule and maintain strict broadcast scheduling on YouTube and social media channels.
  • Liaise with attendees for webcasts and studio guests.
  • Assist in updating social media channels with supplied content.

This will be a dynamic hands-on role, which will develop to suitably match your best skill set to ensure the healthy growth of the channel.

Our general working hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm but some time flexibility may be required to match broadcast schedules. We are offering the role either as a fixed term contract or permanent.

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills.
  • Methodical with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • You will need to show examples of your previous work.
  • Experience in Premier Pro and other Adobe programs an advantage.
  • Hands on, ‘can do’, proactive approach with the ability to use your own initiative.
  • A motivated person with a friendly positive attitude.
  • Organised with excellent time management skills and an ability to prioritise.
  • Interest in the bicycle industry or as a hobby is a plus but not essential.

 Salary:  from £18,000 – £23,000 per annum, dependant on experience and qualifications.

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV and a brief covering letter to jobs@carbonbikerepair.co.uk

CBR Video Editor

JOB VACANCY: CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT / ADMINISTRATOR

Carbon Bike Repair is a premier carbon bicycle repair and paint restoration company based in Leatherhead, Surrey. Due to our ever-growing workload, we are looking at expanding our administration team by hiring a Customer Administrator Assistant / Administrator.

We are looking for a bright enthusiastic person who is not afraid to learn and progress. The candidate must be willing to learn new skills, manage themselves and work in a small team. CBR has a positive attitude with a good team of people both experienced and developing bike related knowledge. We always look forward to engaging new talent to partake in our fast-growing company.

The primary role will involve:

• Providing an administrative service to customers and to the team.
• Booking in bicycles with accurate details of work tickets in our ticketing system.
• Liaising with customers to schedule collection and delivery times by email / phone.
• Packing / unpacking boxes and arranging couriers.
• Assisting the delivery manager to achieve the teams targets.

This is a dynamic hands-on role, you will be asked to perform other duties outside of your primary role to ensure the smooth running of the Company.

Our current working hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

• Excellent spoken and written English communication skills is essential.
• Methodical with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, is essential.
• Previous experience working in a customer service / admin role, handling emails and telephone communications as well as in-store interactions with customers.
• Experience of MS Office is essential (Outlook, excel, word etc). Any additional experience with ticketing software is desirable but not essential.
• Hands on, ‘can do’, proactive approach with the ability to use your own initiative.
• A motivated person with a friendly positive attitude.
• Organised with excellent time management skills and an ability to prioritise.• Interest in the bicycle industry or as a hobby is a plus but not essential.

Salary: from £18,000 – £22,000 per annum, dependant on experience and qualifications.

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV and a brief covering letter to jobs@carbonbikerepair.co.uk

Customer Service Assistant / Administrator

Banish the 2020 Blues, Prepare for a Better 2021

Banish the 202o Blues, Prepare for a Better 2021!

2020 Christmas Opening Hours

WE HAVE RE-OPENED!

Having considered the amount of carbon work we have on hold, we have decided to re-introduce a small team to clear the backlog as quickly, and as safely as possible. Please understand that this lockdown has, and is still, causing some lead time delays. The good news is we are back and plugging through the workload. We can also mechanically service your bike without delay.

Please call (01372 372766) or email us (info@carbonbikerepair.co.uk) us if we can help sort your bike out before we get busy again. We are available from 9 am – 3pm, Mon to Fri until further notice.

If you have to visit us at our premises please can you call us ahead of time and we ask you to remain outside and a member of staff will attend to you. Please remember to practice social distancing of 2 meters at all times.

Wishing you all good health and happy riding during this lockdown!

CBR TEMPORARILY CLOSED

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM OUR DIRECTOR, ROBERT GRANVILLE

Having explored every option, it is with a heavy heart that CBR will temporarily close due to the Coronavirus with immediate effect.

We will be closed for the remainder of the 3 week lockdown period as specified by the UK Government on 23 March 2020.  The most important thing is for everyone to stay safe and well.

We will still be available via email so please contact us on info@carbonbikerepair.co.uk if you would like to pre-book or ask a carbon / paint question.

Please do not travel or courier any bicycles to us as we will not be available onsite to accept deliveries.

Please be assured that if you have any outstanding repairs or resprays with us, these have been placed on hold and will be completed as soon as possible on our return.

My team members and our customers health is of upmost importance and we thank you for your continued support and co-operation.

Please stay safe and I wish you all good health!
Robert

 

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM CBR DIRECTOR

These are extraordinary and difficult times for us all on both a personal and business level. However, the most important thing is for everyone to stay safe and well.

I want to reassure all our existing customers and those of you who are finding us for the first time that Carbon Bike Repair REMAINS OPEN and fully functional at this time.

We are taking the Coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously and we are following all guidance as outlined by the UK Government and Public Health England (PHE) to help prevent the spread of any infection. We have stringent cleanliness policies in place for all staff and visitors. Public Health England (PHE) has advised that people receiving parcels are not at risk of contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19). However as an added precaution we are disinfecting all bicycles on arrival and prior to dispatch.

We are here for carbon repairs, paint restorations and full custom resprays. Please also remember that we have a fully functional workshop with Cytec level 3 mechanics so we can offer servicing and maintenance for all your bikes.

I however, ask all customers that feel unwell or who have a new continuous cough or high fever or have been in contact with anyone who is unwell (however mild) to please NOT VISIT US at our premises! We can always correspond by phone (01372 372 766) or via email (info@carbonbikerepair.co.uk) and your bicycle can be shipped. We know many courier companies are still operating with their own measures in place.

My team members and our customers health is of upmost importance yet we remain focused on providing you with the excellent service you have come to expect from us and we thank you for your continued support and co-operation.

Please stay safe and if you can keep riding……….
Robert

MERRY CHRISMAS TO ALL!

It’s that time again, rushing about trying to finish off the year as Christmas rapidly approaches. It’s been a record breaker for us so thank you to all who came to us looking for a solution whether you are a private customer or a trade partner. We look forward to another big year in carbon repair and restoration.

Merry Christmas to all!