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Current Vacancies - Updated 13/04/15


Full Time Mechanic - Millbrook, Southampton

Location: Millbrook, Southampton  
Working Hours: 40 Hours
Salary: Dependant on experience
Closing date for applications: 24th April 2015

We are currently seeking a full time Cycle Mechanic / Sales Assistant for our very busy Store in Millbrook, Southampton. If you have industry experience or a passion for cycling and feel you could add to our excellent team then we would like to hear from you. We cannot reply to every application so please be patient.

As a cycle or bike mechanic, you would build, repair and service all kinds of bikes.

You will need to have knowledge of an extensive range of cycle equipment as you will be building bikes; identifying faults and deciding what kind of repairs or maintenance are needed. You will need to be thorough and be able to pay attention to detail.

If you are passionate about cycles and cycling, and have an interest in how bicycles work, then this could be the job for you.

Duties will include: 

  • Providing excellent levels of customer service
  • Maintenance, repairs and servicing
  • Actively pursue all sales opportunities and ensure that the customer is advised on suitable product for their individual needs.
  • Maintain a smart, tidy, safe and well merchandised working environment.
  • Complete daily and weekly duties ensuring the smooth running of the store
  • Handling special orders, warranty returns, booking in jobs and customer issues. Being aware of current promotions, working with Epos systems.
  • Aid in unloading stock transfers
  • Play an active role in maintaining an efficient stock management system.

 Candidates will possess the following skills: 

  • Excellent communication skills both with customers and working colleagues.
  • Be able to work as part of a dynamic sales team.
  • Have the drive to achieve and the self motivation to maintain the highest of standards.
  • Ensure a smart appearance and ensure a helpful, approachable attitude is maintained at all times.
  • Have an understanding of cycling in some form and the products sold.
  • Have a basic computer literacy.
  • During extreme times you may be required to complete tasks outside of your normal duties/responsibilities or working hours.
  • Cytech Level 2 qualification is desirable

 Closing date for applications – 24th April 2015

 Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and covering letter to either our Millbrook Store or by submitting it to careers@hargrovescycles.co.uk with the subject header – Millbrook Full Mechanic


Part Time Sales Assistant - Totton, Southampton

Location: Totton, Southampton
Working Hours: Variable
Salary: Dependant on experience
Closing date for applications: 1st May 2015

We are currently seeking a part time sales assistant for our store in Totton. If you have industry experience or a passion for cycling and feel you could add to our excellent team then we would like to hear from you. We cannot reply to every application so please be patient.

Duties will include

  • Providing excellent levels of customer service
  • Actively pursue all sales opportunities and ensure that the customer is advised on suitable product for their individual needs.
  • Maintain a smart, tidy, safe, and well merchandised working environment.
  • Complete daily and weekly duties ensuring the smooth running of the store.
  • Handling special orders, warranty returns, booking in jobs and customer issues. Being aware of current promotions, working with Epos systems.
  • Aid in unloading stock transfers
  • Play an active role in maintaining an efficient stock management system.

Candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both with customers and working colleagues
  • Be able to work as part of a dynamic sales team
  • Have the drive to achieve and the self motivation to maintain the highest of standards
  • Ensure a smart appearance and ensure a helpful, approachable attitude is maintained at all times
  • Have an understanding of cycling in some form and the products sold
  • Have a basic computer literacy
  • During extreme times you may be required to complete tasks outside of your normal duties/responsibilities or working hours

Closing date for applications - 1st May 2015

Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and covering letter to either our Totton Store or by submitting it to careers@hargrovescycles.co.uk with the subject header - Totton Part Time Sales Assistant


Full Time Sales Assistant - Totton, Southampton

Location: Totton, Southampton

Working Hours: 40 Hours

Salary: Dependant on experience

Closing date for applications: 27th April 2015

We are currently seeking a full time sales assistant within our Totton Store. If you have industry experience or a passion for cycling and feel you could add to our excellent team then we would like to hear from you. We cannot reply to every application so please be patient.

Duties will include: 

  • Providing excellent levels of customer service
  • Actively pursue all sales opportunities and ensure that the customer is advised on suitable product for their individual needs.
  • Maintain a smart, tidy, safe and well merchandised working environment.
  • Complete daily and weekly duties ensuring the smooth running of the store
  • Handling special orders, warranty returns, booking in jobs and customer issues. Being aware of current promotions, working with Epos systems.
  • Aid in unloading stock transfers
  • Play an active role in maintaining an efficient stock management system.

 Candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both with customers and working colleagues.
  • Be able to work as part of a dynamic sales team.
  • Have the drive to achieve and the self motivation to maintain the highest of standards.
  • Ensure a smart appearance and ensure a helpful, approachable attitude is maintained at all times.
  • Have an understanding of cycling in some form and the products sold.
  • Have a basic computer literacy.
  • During extreme times you may be required to complete tasks outside of your normal duties/responsibilities or working hours.

 Closing date for applications – 27th April 2015

 Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and covering letter to either our Totton Store or by submitting it to careers@hargrovescycles.co.uk with the subject header – Totton Full time Sales Assistant


Full Time Mechanic - Totton, Southampton

Location: Totton, Southampton  

Working Hours: 40 Hours

Salary: Dependant on experience

Closing date for applications: 27th April 2015

We are currently seeking a full time Cycle Mechanic / Sales Assistant for our very busy Store in Totton, Southampton. If you have industry experience or a passion for cycling and feel you could add to our excellent team then we would like to hear from you. We cannot reply to every application so please be patient.

As a cycle or bike mechanic, you would build, repair and service all kinds of bikes.

You will need to have knowledge of an extensive range of cycle equipment as you will be building bikes; identifying faults and deciding what kind of repairs or maintenance are needed. You will need to be thorough and be able to pay attention to detail.

If you are passionate about cycles and cycling, and have an interest in how bicycles work, then this could be the job for you.

Duties will include:

  •  Providing excellent levels of customer service
  • Maintenance, repairs and servicing
  • Actively pursue all sales opportunities and ensure that the customer is advised on suitable product for their individual needs.
  • Maintain a smart, tidy, safe and well merchandised working environment.
  • Complete daily and weekly duties ensuring the smooth running of the store
  • Handling special orders, warranty returns, booking in jobs and customer issues. Being aware of current promotions, working with Epos systems.
  • Aid in unloading stock transfers
  • Play an active role in maintaining an efficient stock management system.

 Candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both with customers and working colleagues.
  • Be able to work as part of a dynamic sales team.
  • Have the drive to achieve and the self motivation to maintain the highest of standards.
  • Ensure a smart appearance and ensure a helpful, approachable attitude is maintained at all times.
  • Have an understanding of cycling in some form and the products sold.
  • Have a basic computer literacy.
  • During extreme times you may be required to complete tasks outside of your normal duties/responsibilities or working hours.
  • Cytech Level 2 qualification is desirable

 Closing date for applications – 27th April 2015

 Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and covering letter to either our Totton Store or by submitting it to careers@hargrovescycles.co.uk with the subject header – Totton Full Mechanic


Full Time Sales Assistant - Chichester

Location: Chichester

Working Hours: 40 Hours

Salary: Dependant on experience

Closing date for applications: - End of April

We are currently seeking a full time sales assistant for our very busy Chichester store. If you have industry experience or a passion for cycling and feel you could add to our excellent team then we would like to hear from you. We cannot reply to every application so please be patient.

Duties will include:

  • Providing excellent levels of customer service
  • Actively pursue all sales opportunities and ensure that the customer is advised on suitable product for their individual needs.
  • Maintain a smart, tidy, safe and well merchandised working environment.
  • Complete daily and weekly duties ensuring the smooth running of the store
  • Handling special orders, warranty returns, booking in jobs and customer issues. Being aware of current promotions, working with Epos systems.
  • Aid in unloading stock transfers
  • Play an active role in maintaining an efficient stock management system.

 Candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both with customers and working colleagues.
  • Be able to work as part of a dynamic sales team.
  • Have the drive to achieve and the self motivation to maintain the highest of standards.
  • Ensure a smart appearance and ensure a helpful, approachable attitude is maintained at all times.
  • Have an understanding of cycling in some form and the products sold.
  • Have a basic computer literacy.
  • During extreme times you may be required to complete tasks outside of your normal duties/responsibilities or working hours.

 Closing date for applications – End of April

 Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and covering letter to either our Chichester Store or by submitting it to careers@hargrovescycles.co.uk with the subject header – Chichester Full time Sales Assistant


Part Time Sales Assistant - Chichester 

Location: Chichester

Working Hours: Variable  

Salary: Dependant on experience

Closing date for applications: 27th April 2015

We are currently seeking a part time sales assistant within our Chichester Store. If you have industry experience or a passion for cycling and feel you could add to our excellent team then we would like to hear from you. We cannot reply to every application so please be patient.

Duties will include:

  • Providing excellent levels of customer service
  • Actively pursue all sales opportunities and ensure that the customer is advised on suitable product for their individual needs.
  • Maintain a smart, tidy, safe and well merchandised working environment.
  • Complete daily and weekly duties ensuring the smooth running of the store
  • Handling special orders, warranty returns, booking in jobs and customer issues. Being aware of current promotions, working with Epos systems.
  • Aid in unloading stock transfers
  • Play an active role in maintaining an efficient stock management system.

Candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both with customers and working colleagues.
  • Be able to work as part of a dynamic sales team.
  • Have the drive to achieve and the self motivation to maintain the highest of standards.
  • Ensure a smart appearance and ensure a helpful, approachable attitude is maintained at all times.
  • Have an understanding of cycling in some form and the products sold.
  • Have a basic computer literacy.
  • During extreme times you may be required to complete tasks outside of your normal duties/responsibilities or working hours.

 Closing date for applications – 27th April 2015

 Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and covering letter to either our Chichester Store or by submitting it to careers@hargrovescycles.co.uk with the subject header – Chichester part time Sales Assistant


Prospective Applications [updated 10/04/13]

If you have industry experience and feel you could add to our already excellent team then we would like to hear from you. We cannot reply to every application so please be patient.

Hargroves Cycles employees are enthusiastic and highly motivated. Excellent working conditions and incentives mean we employ some of the best sales assistants and cycle mechanics around. Many of our staff have been with us for a long time however new roles do arise and we are often looking for new staff for our stores in Southampton, Winchester, Fareham, Swindon and Chichester.

Who we look for

Although first class mechanical skills aren't essential in our new employees, we do look for people who carry themselves well in front of our customers. Applicants who are enthusiastic and hard working, with excellent communication skills are highly sought after. Obviously we like employing cyclists and a keen interest in cycling is essential to success within the company.

Work Experience

If you are interested in conducting a work experience placement at one of our shops, please contact the appropriate shop and speak to the Store Manager who will be happy to assist.