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It’s Not Just a Job; It’s a Passion

Our relentlessly simple mission: to build better bikes.

We accomplish this mission by hiring the most passionate people and cultivating a work environment where initiative is rewarded, and creativity thrives.

We aspire to create an environment where individuals excel, grow, and connect to shared goals. Pivot Cycles employees share the rewarding experiences related to tackling complex issues of product development, business growth, and industry sustainability.

Benefits

World class benefits, robust employee purchase options, and career growth support anchor a company culture committed to thriving as professionals in the bicycling industry. Whether it’s monthly cake day, company movie night, or a group ride, employees at Pivot Cycles drive our unique culture. We want all Pivot employees to be healthy, happy, and supported in their endeavors.

Comprehensive Health Plans

401(k) Match and Profit Sharing

Professional Development

Generous and Flexible Employee Purchase Program

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A Place for Everybody

Driven by our core value of “Welcoming” Pivot Cycles strives to build a workplace that is inclusive, respectful, and free from unlawful discrimination, whether based on race, color, creed, age, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic. We recognize that we grow and succeed as a company by embracing and celebrating diverse voices.

Career Opportunities

Industrial Designer

Description

The Industrial Designer will be a detail-oriented individual who will use their design background as well as bicycle industry experience to design frames and components. This person will be an integral member of the Design/Engineering team and work to bring future Pivot Cycles products from idea to reality.

Responsibilities
  • Design complete production-ready bicycle frames, parts, and assemblies 
  • Effectively manage production timelines and vendor schedules 
  • Create production support documentation and presentations 
  • Support prototype and research projects 
  • Work with artists to design vendor-ready graphics packages for bicycle frames and components 
  • Nearly all of this position’s time is spent 3D modeling/surfacing carbon fiber bicycle frames 
Requirements
  • A degree in industrial design or similar field 
  • Minimum two years of bicycle/frame design experience  
  • Project management and project scheduling skills 
  • Talent creating exceptional aesthetic, functional 3D design 
  • High proficiency in SolidWorks with the ability to model high quality surfaces, complex assemblies and production drawings with tolerances 
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud 
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products – Power Point, Excel, Word and Outlook 
  • Teamwork and communication skills 
  • Mechanical knowledge of bicycles and a passion for mountain biking 
  • Ability to travel outside the country 

Driven by our core value of “Welcoming,” Pivot Cycles strives to build a workplace that is inclusive, respectful, and free from unlawful discrimination, whether based on race, color, creed, age, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristics. We recognize that we grow and succeed as a company by embracing and celebrating diverse voices.

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@pivotcycles.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Type of Employment

Full-time, exempt

Location

Tempe, Arizona

Travel Requirement

Ability to travel outside the US 

International Inside Sales Specialist

Description

This is not a remote position. The candidate must live in either Tempe, AZ or Stuttgart, Germany.

The International Inside Sales Specialist will report to the International Sales Manager and be responsible for ensuring continued growth of international sales by working with overseas distributors to write new orders, implement the annual sales program, and identify new sales opportunities. This position maybe be required to travel internationally 4-6 weeks per year. Primary responsibilities will include prospecting for new orders, managing key accounts, onboarding new distributors, and keeping the international sales team apprised of progress toward the monthly sales goals.

Responsibilities
  • Communicate requirements and incentives to the international distributor network 
  • Identify opportunities via monitoring credit reports and open stock 
  • Routine communication with key markets to understand challenges, opportunities, and strategies needed to help them grow 
  • Onboard new distributors to help them understand their benefits and obligations 
  • Onboard new internal staff with training in processes, relationships, and effective strategies 
  • Create and maintain SOP documents to ensure standardized knowledge base amongst the international sales team 
  • Build and maintain customer profiles through Hubspot CRM system 
  • Monitor adherence to the annual Sales Program 
  • Coordinate in-person logistics during customer visits and in-house events 
  • Enter orders and send confirmations 
  • Maintain and distribute backorder reports on a monthly basis 
  • Assist the International Sales Coordinator with warehouse liaising 
Requirements
  • 3+ years international sales experience in the outdoor industry
  • College Degree 
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills for emails and calls to foreign countries 
  • Thorough understanding of MS Excel 
  • Excellent organizational skills  
  • 3+ years international sales experience in the outdoor industry  
  • Experience with MS Great Plains or similar ERP 
  • Experience with Hubspot or similar CRM 
  • Flexible schedule that allows for off-hours phone calls and emails 
  • Capable of working against tight deadlines 
  • Valid passport for occasional international travel 

Driven by our core value of “Welcoming,” Pivot Cycles strives to build a workplace that is inclusive, respectful, and free from unlawful discrimination, whether based on race, color, creed, age, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristics. We recognize that we grow and succeed as a company by embracing and celebrating diverse voices.

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@pivotcycles.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Type of Employment

Full-time, Non-exempt

Location

Tempe, AZ or Stuttgart, Germany

Travel Requirement

Some International Travel Required

Bike Mechanic & Quality Control Technician - Germany

Fahrradmechaniker und Qualitätskontrolleur (m,w,d)
Description

We are looking for a friendly individual with an objective for maintaining our company standards, strong mechanical skills and good knowledge of the bicycle industry. As a Quality Control & Warehouse Technician, you will be responsible for checking and maintaining the quality of every product so that it meets our standards and manufacturing guidelines in addition to various warehouse duties.

Wir suchen eine freundliche Person, welche sich für die Einhaltung unserer Unternehmensstandards einsetzt, handwerklich/mechanisch geschickt ist und über gute Kenntnisse in der Fahrradbranche verfügt. Als TechnikerIn für Qualitätskontrolle und Lagerhaltung sind Sie für die Einhaltung der Qualität aller Produkte verantwortlich, sodass diese den vorgegebenen Standards und Fertigungsrichtlinien entsprechen. Dazu kommen noch Aufgaben in unserem Warenlager.

Responsibilities
  • Quality checking of every bicycle frame according to set guidelines / Qualitätsprüfung von Fahrradrahmen nach vorgegebenen / QC Rahmen
  • Quality checking of bicycles during assembly process as well as final assembled bicycles / Qualitätskontrolle von Fahrrädern während des Montageprozesses sowie von fertig montierten
  • Building bikes / Fahrräder aufbauen
  • Warehouse duties: receiving goods, shelving goods, picking and packing orders, inventory control / Aufgaben im Lager: Warenannahme, Ware einräumen, Kommissionierung und Verpackung von Aufträgen
  • Maintaining a clean work space / Auf einen sauberen und aufgeräumten Arbeitsplatz achten
Requirements
  • Previous bicycle shop experience / Erfahrung in der Fahrradindustrie
  • Mechanic certifications are a plus / Mechaniker-Zertifikate sind ein Plus
  • Working knowledge of tools related to bicycle repair and assembly / Muss sich mit den Werkzeugen auskennen, die für die Fahrradmontage und Reparatur verwendet werden
  • Complete understanding of the bicycle – mechanical, suspension and components / Produktaffinität und Kenntnisse am Fahrrad – technisch, Federung und Komponenten
  • Excellent spoken and written English & German /Sehr gutes Englisch & German in Wort und Schrift
  • Well organized and self-motivated individual / Gut organisiert und motiviert selbstständig zu arbeiten
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and work while standing / Muss in der Lage sein schwere Gegenstände anzuheben und im Stehen zu arbeiten
  • Excellent PC knowledge with Microsoft office suite products – Excel, Word and Outlook / Gute Kenntnisse im Umgang mit MS-Office, ERP- und QS-Systemen

Please send resume and cover letter to  bewerbung@pivotcycles.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Bewerbungen können an   bewerbung@pivotcycles.comgesendet werden.

Type of Employment

Full-time

Location

Stuttgart, Germany

Travel Requirement

None

Warehouse and Assembly Technician - Germany

Description

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a passion for cycling and basic bike knowledge to fill the position of Warehouse and Assembly Technician.

Wir suchen eine motivierte Person mit Passion für Fahrräder und einem Basis-Wissen über Fahrradtechnik, um eine Stelle für Lager- und Montagetechnik zu besetzen.

Responsibilities
  • Warehouse duties: receiving goods, shelving goods, kitting components, cycle counts, inventory control / Lager: Warenannahme, Ware verräumen, Produkte zusammenführen, Bestandszählungen, Bestandskontrolle
  • Pack bikes and product for shipping / Fahrräder verpacken und für den Versand vorbereiten
  • Wheel decal application / Laufradaufkleber anbringen
  • Follow directions in accordance with set guidelines / Nach bestehenden Vorgaben und Guidelines arbeiten
  • Sweep or clean as needed / Nach Bedarf fegen oder reinigen
  • Maintaining a clean work space / Auf einen sauberen und aufgeräumten Arbeitsplatz achten
Requirements
  • Previous bicycle shop experience / Erfahrung in der Fahrradindustrie
  • Mechanic certifications are a plus / Ausgebildeter Mechaniker
  • Working knowledge of tools related to bicycle repair and assembly / Muss sich mit den Werkzeugen auskennen, die für die Fahrradmontage und Reparatur verwendet werden
  • Complete understanding of the bicycle – mechanical, suspension and components / Produktaffinität und Kenntnisse am Fahrrad – technisch, Federung und Komponenten
  • Excellent spoken and written English & German / Sehr gutes Englisch & German in Wort und Schrift
  • Well organized and self-motivated individual / Gut organisiert und motiviert selbstständig zu arbeiten
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and work while standing / Muss in der Lage sein, schwere Gegenstände anzuheben und im Stehen zu arbeiten
  • Excellent PC knowledge with Microsoft office suite products – Excel, Word and Outlook / Gute Kenntnisse im Umgang mit MS-Office, ERP- und QS-Systemen

Please send resume and cover letter to  bewerbung@pivotcycles.comWe look forward to hearing from you!

Bewerbungen können an  bewerbung@pivotcycles.com  gesendet werden.

Type of Employment

Full-time

Location

Stuttgart, Germany

Travel Requirement

None

OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPORT AND GROW
Opportunities to Support and Grow

Our history includes a strong tradition of ‘giving back’. Employees are at the heart of Pivot’s community involvement. Pivot Cycles employees have ongoing opportunities to find meaning and community in support of organizations that align with our mission core values, including:

· The Welcome to America Project
· National Interscholastic Cycling Association
· Arizona Cycling Association