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Work at Shockcraft & Biken

Alexandra, Central OtagoShockcraft is NZ's leading MTB suspension company, based in Alexandra, Central Otago, New Zealand.  We provide products and services locally, throughout New Zealand and worldwide.

Biken is a new business division supplying performance MTB parts to wholesale and retail.

Applications are now open for our Suspension Technician position with a start date in May 2024.

Job Applications

Please email your CV and completed application form to engineer@shockcraft.co.nz.

For further information please contact engineer@shockcraft.co.nz or call 021 148 5037.

Location of Work

Shockcraft & Biken are based in the Alexandra, Central Otago.  The Central Otago mountains and schist are an excellent test of suspension and the harsh climate results in stunning scenery and world class riding terrain.

Suspension Technician

We are looking for a new Suspension Technician for Shockcraft to start in May 2024.

Main duties would be suspension service, bookings, shipping of parts, with some stores, orders and general duties.  Other work opportunities include electro-mechanical repair, welding and machining.

We are looking for the right person and training will be provided.

Job Description

-  Servicing of MTB suspension forks, rear shocks and dropper posts (training provided)
-  Maintaining and organising workshop and supplies
-  Customer service including technical advice
-  Testing of mountain bike parts
-  Processing, packing and shipment of orders
-  General errands

Applicant must be:

-  An active mountainbike rider
-  A natural and talented mechanic
-  Legally able to live and work in New Zealand
-  An active troubleshooter & motivated learner
-  Willing to upskill and obtain further qualifications.
-  Physically fit and active
-  Computer literate
-  Have very high standards of care and accuracy
-  A clear and open communicator
-  Safety conscious, able to follow written instructions and work independently

Hours of Work

Work would be full-time (5 days, 9 am to 5 pm negotiable), except for Christmas & New Year shutdown.

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