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280 COLLEGE STREET / TORONTO, ON / CANADA / M5T 1R9

416.979.9733 / UCYCLE@UCYCLE.COM

HOURS:

MON - FRI 10am - 7pm

SAT 11am - 7pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Urbane Cyclist is a worker cooperative. Each worker member is part owner, and all major decisions are made in a collective, non-hierarchical process. Worker cooperatives support workers’ livelihoods: a very different approach from the corporate focus on the bottom line. Co-ops aim to serve the needs of a community with integrity and a vision towards social justice and genuine alternatives to corporate culture and values. Urbane is committed to providing a workplace that includes people of diverse backgrounds. Urbane believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our Co-op.

Urbane is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported. Urbane seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds. Urbane recognizes that the diverse knowledge, perspectives, ideas, experiences and qualities of all employees are critical to our success. The member-owners and employees of Urbane are devoted to achieving and supporting Urbane’s ongoing commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you want to work at Urbane with your resume to hiring@ucycle.com with “Hiring 2017” as the subject line. Hourly compensation based on experience - Urbane Cyclist pays competitive wages.

PARTS DEPARTMENT

CURRENT OPENINGS (Click on Read more for full posting):

  • PARTS DEPARTMENT

  • PARTS MANAGER -We are looking for a technically minded person with retail management experience and inventory management knowledge. Read more...

PARTS DEPARTMENT

PARTS LEAD

Overview of Job: The Parts Lead oversees and supports the parts area by working in collaboration with the Parts Team and Department Leads to set and promote high quality standards, efficiency and profitability for the Co-op, within its values and principles. The position forecasts, monitors and reviews the parts area activity including inventory control and employee training and management within a structure that is accountable, responsive and collaborative with other areas and in line with the Co-op’s long-term goals and strategies. The position oversees the POS system, website and contributes to the shaping of other systems as they relate to the overall operations of Urbane.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Address parts queries, special orders and warranty items
  • Monitor and process online orders as required
  • Monitor and respond to parts specific email and website contact as required in collaboration with the other Leads
  • Collaboratively design and implement systems, protocols and procedures for parts and stock areas, inventory control, shipping and receiving, online orders and POS system
  • Cross reference Packing Slips against orders, ensure inventory is properly entered into Lightspeed, authorize invoices for payment in line with financial protocols
  • Engage and collaborate with employees and members as it relates to parts: accessing, monitoring inventory, and carrying primary responsibility for the decisions and implementation of work flow, function and performance in the area
  • Initiate and facilitate discussion or training meetings with parts staff, participate as requested in other area meetings and promote collaborative skill development and transfer of product and system knowledge
  • Participate in the hiring, supervision and evaluation of employees, fulfilling a primary responsibility for those within the dept and a collaborative supportive role for those within other areas of the Co-op
  • Collaborate with Parts Team when placing booking orders and regular in season orders, including scheduling delivery and payments, in order to ensure the regular inventory levels of parts

Job Qualifications:

  • Excellent bicycle and accessory product knowledge
  • Good understanding of compatibility between frames, components, and accessories
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Strong product industry knowledge
  • A strong understanding of the major business functions
  • Strong critical business thinking skills including market & profitability forecasting and sales analysis
  • 2 years management experience and/ or equivalent training; more, an asset
  • The ability to work under pressure, take initiative, create and follow plans
  • Superior problem solving skills
  • A capacity to work with others on a range of projects
  • Strong computer skills including: word processing, database management, spreadsheets
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

HOW TO APPLY?

Please apply with a cover letter to ucycle@ucycle.com with Hiring 2017 as the subject line.
Application deadline: Dec 31st, 6pm. We will be contacting selected applicants for an interview, but we will not be able to respond to everybody.

 
  • General information

  • A: 280 College Street
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Canada, M5TIR9
  • T: 416.979.9733
  • E: ucycle@ucycle.com