Words by Hargroves Cycles

on 18/07/2019 13:12:00


Do what you love.

Find a career in the cycling industry

This could be your opportunity to work for one of the UK's leading Cycling retailer. First established in 1981, Hargroves Cycles are a recognized cycling retailer in the South of England who are trusted by the cycling community.  We ensure the products and services needed by cyclists are readily available at the best possible prices, supported by the highest levels of customers service.   Hargroves Cycles reaches the rest of the UK and internationally through its website, an online destination for the cycling community seeking out the latest products from the industry's leading brands.

Bike Mechanic Chichester

Loaction: 106-108 The Hornet, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 7JR
Hours: 40 hours per week averaged over a two-week period, including alternate weekends
Salary: Competitive

We are looking for a Bike Mechanic to join our Chichester store. The successful candidate will have industry experience, a passion for cycling, be able to build, repair and service all kinds of bikes, and advise our customers on the products and services they need. If this sounds like you and you feel you have what it takes to repair, maintain and sell high end cycling equipment, then we would love to hear from you!


  • Maintenance, repairs and servicing
  • 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

Preferred skills

  • 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
  • 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 a helpful, approachable attitude is maintained at all times
  • Have a basic computer literacy
  • During extreme times you may be required to complete tasks outside of your normal duties/responsibilities or working hours

Enjoy our benefits

  • Trade price staff purchase scheme on products including bikes, parts, accessories and clothing
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

How to apply

Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and covering letter to: with the subject header Bike Mechanic Chichester

Want To Work At Hargroves?

We are always on the lookout for people who are talented and passionate and who share our ambition to continually deliver the highest standard of service to our customers either online or in-store. We guarantee you fun whilst you work, support and trainingand provide amazing opportunities to grow as Hargroves Cycles continues to evolve. If we are not currently recruiting or you don't spot a job that is perfectly suited to you then please still send us your CV and a covering letter telling us what you are looking for and why you would be the perfect candidate. Please send emails to We don't acknowledge receipt of emails but rest assured we will keep your details on hand should an appropriate opportunity arise.