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CNC Mfg Shop Assistant (bike parts)


Posted by Wheels Manufacturing on 04/07/2021

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike, Outdoor

Job Categories: Manufacturing

Company Type: HardGoods/Equipment

State: CO

City: Louisville

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $14-16 an hour, DOE

Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements


The CNC Shop Assistant role is a blended role helping with lower-level shop prepping, washing and drying of parts, receiving, moving and stocking raw materials. The role also works a small portion of the time in the assembly and inventory areas.

This is a full time, benefit eligible job. We offer medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k) plans to begin on the first of the month following 30 days. In addition, accrued Paid Time Off is offered which is generally 14 days earned within 12 months. The hiring range for this role is $14-$16 an hour, depending on experience.


1. Prep for anodizing shipping (secondary finishing process prep)

2. Ensure the proper finishing of parts – work in vibratory room to wash, dry, tumble and polish parts

3. Run solvent tanks to prep parts for secondary finishing processes.

4. Receive work in process shipments and complete proper paperwork and categorizing of parts to get them ready for assembly and inventory checking

5. Sawing and prep. of raw stock

6. Machine maintenance tasks, such as cleaning machine chip conveyors, cleaning coolant tanks and/or, mixing and delivering coolant.

7. Sorting of chips to identify and collect good parts for washing and finishing.

8. Receiving and stocking of raw materials and shop supplies

9. Cleaning shop floors

10. Organization tasks as needed

11. Secondary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the:

a. Asked to do some entry level machine operation

b. Assembly work such as bagging, assembling kits, or packaging activities

c. Shipping activities, such as picking orders as needed

d. Inventory management activities, such as counting and documenting inventory to be checked in to finished goods or work in process warehouses.

e. Inventory cycle counts and checks.


• High school level education

• Job related experience for 1+ year(s) minimum

• Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

Physical Demands:

= Regularly required to stand for long periods of time

= Frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel;

= Reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

= Specific vision requirements are good general vision, ability to distinguish between colors, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

= Ability to lift 50 lbs.

About Wheels Manufacturing

Welcome to Wheels Manufacturing, one of the world’s largest suppliers of high-quality bicycle derailleur hangers, small parts, repair parts, and specialty tools. We started in 1988 in Boulder, Colorado as a small machine shop producing cog removal tools and chain ring spacers, and quickly grew into a large-scale manufacturing facility producing a full line of small parts totaling over 1000 products. We are now located in Louisville, Colorado about 10 miles from our original location. At Wheels Manufacturing we offer a great place to work. We have less than 25 hard working employees in our small business environment. We offer a great total rewards package including competitive benefits, generous PTO, 401(k) with company match, bike and bike gear discounts, paid volunteering and commuter credits. We also do fun stuff like monthly company reviews with lunch and group bike rides.