The Freedom To Explore

Workshop Apprentice




A little bit about us…

Founded in 2015, by co-founders Oliver Laverack and David Clow, J Laverack Bicycles is a small, luxury bike brand based in the picturesque market town of Oakham, Rutland.

Our award winning range of hand-crafted bicycles are lovingly designed and assembled to order by a passionate team of experts in our boutique showroom and workshop.

Offering the ultimate bespoke service, and an unswerving commitment to perfection, each bike is as unique as the individuals that commission them.


About the role

As our brand continues to grow an exciting opportunity has arisen for a hardworking and mechanically minded Workshop Apprentice to join our team.
As workshop assistant, you will support our mechanic in ensuring the smooth running of our workshop and showroom.


About you

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a positive can-do attitude. An organised and structured approach, along with strong communication skills are essential in this role.


Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Assist the mechanic with building bike orders and preparing frames
  • Assist the mechanic with the general maintenance of our test fleet including setting up and cleaning test bikes
  • Take responsibility for ensuring a clean and tidy workshop and showroom
  • Assist the mechanic with incoming deliveries and stock management
  • Assist our content executive with preparing bikes for and assisting on photography shoots
  • Assist with the packing and posting of orders
  • Support the wider team as directed by co-owners with ad hoc tasks as and when required; this may also include attending industry events and shows.


Your knowledge and experience

To be successful in this role you should clearly demonstrate the following:


  • Mechanically minded with a keen interest in bikes
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • A positive, can do attitude
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take direction
  • Willingness to learn new skills with a view to progressing into a mechanic role


  • A passion for cycling
  • Experience of working for a premium/luxury brand
  • Customer service experience


Additional info

  • Core working hours are 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
  • The role is based at our Oakham showroom.


– To apply please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to