FRAME BUILDER

About Atherton Bikes
A career at Atherton Bikes is for those who want the excitement, hard work and opportunity of a technology start-up, in a culture of World Champions, state of the art technology and a healthy outdoor lifestyle. You will be part of a unique close-knit team consisting of elite athletes and design/engineering experts from F1, aerospace and NASA. We are all driven to push the frontiers of mountain bike design and manufacturing technology.


We are on track to disrupt the global mountain bike market with our high-performance personalised fit mountain bikes. Our core product technology combines Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) and carbon fibre composites to produce World Cup winning mountain bikes. Atherton Bikes are designed and manufactured on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, in a core hub of mountain biking trails and culture.


We have recently completed a round of fund raising and are ready to accelerate the next phase of our scale-up. We have ambitious plans to develop more new technologies to allow new products to be launched including kids bikes and e-bike ranges. This is an incredibly exciting period for the company and a great opportunity for the right person to make their mark.


The role
You are responsible for completing the final stages of the manufacturing and assembly process of our bike frames. Your work is therefore integral to us maintaining the aesthetic and structural quality of our products. This is a critical role in our company.


Responsibilities
- Post processing of Titanium AM parts. Includes using hand tools to remove support structure; detailed surface finishing using rotary power tools; grit blasting to create final surface finish.
- Preparation of carbon tubes for frame assembly
- Using adjustable jigs to complete construction of custom fit frames
- Execution of company quality procedures and ensure compliance of finished product


Ideal characteristics as one of the early members of this new team
- High attention to detail, taking ownership of, and pride in your work
- Able to rigorously follow Standard Operating Procedures
- Self-motivated and self-disciplined, with ability to work independently once tasked is key
- Awareness and commitment to health and safety and recognition of the importance of
creating and maintaining a very clean, controlled environment


Essential Requirements
- Minimum three years practical experience in a role requiring manual dexterity and use of hand tools


Desired Requirements
- Previous experience in engineering/machining/product assembly environment
- A good level of PC literacy
- Experience working to Standard Operating Procedures
- Experience completing and documenting quality check procedures
- Enthusiasm for the outdoors

Salary dependent on skills and experience.
We encourage applications from all sections of the community and strive for equality of opportunity.

Please email applications including full CV to support@athertonbikes.com

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