Tag Archives: employment

Trek hiring. Tern training. Human-powered woodworking tools

Looking for a job? Trek listed 45 positions on its website in early May, everything from mechanic at a Trek store to international logistics specialist to electrical engineer. Among the reasons Trek says it’s a great place to work? “First … Continue reading

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Bike job news: no gram counters at Surly

  Quality Bicycle Products has updated its open positions page again. Let’s see: product manager, buyer, industrial designer—all in beautiful Bloomington, Minnesota. And a marketing manager position is still open. Let’s check those, hmm, Surly qualifications: “You better like bikes. … Continue reading

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Pekin, Illinois, bike shop wants…you?

Could be–if you’re a bicycle mechanic. Just posted to Little Ade’s Facebook page:  

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Quality Bicycle Products announces third distribution facility, job openings

The bicycle industry, like most industries, includes manufacturers, distributors, marketers, retailers, fans and customers. One distributor (and increasingly in recent years, marketer) I’m a big fan of is Quality Bicycle Supply. Three reasons: The company treats its employees right, it’s focused … Continue reading

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Brompton hiring in the States

Folding bicycle manufacturer Brompton is looking to hire a representative to join its North American division based in Portland, Oregon. The job comes with two main responsibilities: 1) to be the intermediary between Brompton and its dealers in the United … Continue reading

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They laughed when I folded the Brompton, but when I started to sell!

As Borders Books dissolves in the United States, a job posting on the Internet reminds us that while some companies fold and disappear, at least one company is focused on folding and succeeding. Case in point: folding bicycle maker Brompton, which is … Continue reading

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