Position: Framebuilder's Assistant

We do things differently. We go to great lengths to build the most incredible bikes for our customers and an overall customer experience that is unlike anything else out there. Our company is small. We are a family. We have a low/no drama workplace and the people who work here want to be here. We are not motivated by bringing a lot of “stuff” to the world, as the world already has more than enough stuff. What we are motivated by is bringing greatness to the world. We are committed to building a sustainable and responsible company, which means that we manufacture domestically, and take good care of our employees.

The Role

  • Final machining before and after paint

  • Polishing metal such as dropouts and dropout faces, headsets, hubs, and other stainless parts

  • Shaping and affixing our stainless steel head badges

  • Small parts fabrication like cable stops and brake bridges

  • Paint prep

  • Mechanic support

  • Machine maintenance

  • Frame building inventory management

  • Generally helping out around the shop

The Candidate

  • Knowledge of bicycle industry and passion for bikes and craft

  • Experience in manufacturing, fabrication or custom workshop environments

  • Minimum high school diploma

  • Have a can do attitude, willingness to learn new things as well as support team where needed

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

Pay and Benefits

The pay for this full time position will be based on the person’s level of experience. We’re committed to a good standard of living. On top of the base wage, we offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, profit sharing and paid time off.

If you feel that you’re a good fit, please apply by email. In the body of the email, state the length of your last two jobs and your highest level of education completed. Also attach a one-page resume and a one-page cover letter describing your life experience as it applies to this job, including three work references and any experience with bicycles or the making of things to: hiring@vanillabicycles.com

The deadline for submissions is June 24, 2016