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Bike Assembly Tech - 1st Shift



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lebanon, tn, usa
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

REI Co-op is united around discovering, building and celebrating better ways of working in this world, all so that folks can find and pursue a love of the outdoors. When you work for the co-op, you do your best work with the support to live your best life. And you play a part in shaping the future of the outdoors, for people and our planet.

Schedule: FT: Monday-Friday 6am-2:30pm

Our team seeks a Bike Assembly Technician (CBA) to help us create better outdoor experiences by ensuring that REI’s standards are properly applied and maintained in our Central Bike Assembly facility. In this role, you will assist operations in building and maintaining training standards, ensure compliance with bike assembly and act as a central contact for technical CBA questions and initiatives.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

How you will be successful:

  • Serves as an example to other employees by consistently demonstrating exemplary work habits, commitment to REI’s quality standards and production process, which contribute to teamwork, productivity, and efficiency.

  • Develop, maintain, and update training standards required for certification of assembly staff within CBA production line so that output conforms to program standards maintained by Retail Operations.

  • Maintain and train standards that support updated bike lines or newly introduced models within CBA.

  • Oversees quality audit process, planning sample size, tracking performance and outlining recommendations for process improvements where quality does not meet expectation.

  • Implement conformance solutions and coordinates steps required on production line that is prescribed by Novara and/or other cycling manufacture.

  • Work as a member of the cycle growth team to plan core models that will be built by CBA and ensures that receipt planning is in line with capacity.

  • Attend Product Safety Review Committee meetings as representative of CBA when required.

  • Maintain parts inventory to support CBA operations and store requests.

  • Provide first line technical response to questions posed by Vendor Returns, Retail Stores, and Direct Sales for all CBA models built.

  • Build and implement process solutions as recommended by CBA development and CBA management.

  • Ensures safe employee operation and adequate maintenance of equipment such as tools required for assembly, testing and box bikes up are trained and operated to standards according to the DC, OSHA and WISH requirements.

Bring your passionate, authentic self

We lead with our values, and we are creating a culture that inspires and enables everyone to bring their whole self and their highest ambitions to work every day, so that we can achieve more outside together. Join us in seeking, creating and building new ways to work.

Your qualities:

  • Bike industry experience, preferably in manufacturing, quality assurance, and service, preferred.

  • Excellent written, presentation and communications skills.

  • Working understanding of quality engineering and quality control processes and ability to analyze, identify and implement solutions within a production line.

  • Ability to coordinate across many channels in addressing opportunities or implementing solutions.

  • Experience in defining standards, documenting process and supporting process improvement within a production led environment.

  • Organizational, time management and planning skills.

  • Participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals.


At REI, we believe the outdoors is for all. We are committed to becoming a fully inclusive, anti-racist, multicultural organization. We know that there's strength in our diversity – that each employee brings unique skills, experiences, and perspectives. Every day you are driving change, fostering a culture of respect, and knowing you're backed by benefits that support your whole life. To work towards this commitment and fulfill our brand promise of inspiring and enabling a life outside for everyone, we seek employees who demonstrate different ways of working, create a sense of belonging, and actively listen and learn.

Pay Transparency

We are committed to practices that promote pay equity and transparency. As required by applicable Pay Transparency laws, REI provides a range of compensation for roles that may be hired in locations under these requirements. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors.

REI offers all regular employees a generous employee discount, access to health benefits, a retirement savings plan and accrued time off. Click here for a detailed overview of benefits plans by employee profile.

Pay Range

$20.70 - $23.00 per hour

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