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A list of our current vacancies can be found below.


 

Current Vacancies

Warehouse Operative - Despatch

Position available: Immediately
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + contributory pension scheme + benefits

Job description:

Oxford Essential Rider Equipment, the UK’s favourite two-wheel accessory brand since 1973, 2014 Oxfordshire Business of the Year and 2015 West Oxfordshire Business of the Year are looking to recruit operatives to add resource to the Despatch side of the warehouse.

As well as Oxford’s market-leading locks, luggage, clothing and accessories, the company also exclusively distributes several major global brands including clothing from Alpinestars and Bull-It Jeans, leisure product from Oakley, helmets from HJC and BOX, plus Muc-Off cleaning products.

Duties to include:

• Hours 8.45 – 6.00 Monday, 8.00 – 5.15 Tuesday to Thursday and 8.00 – 5.00 Friday
• Picking, checking and packing of orders using RF Scanners
• Assisting in unloading containers manually
• Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in the working areas
• Understand and appreciate Health & safety issues connected to a busy warehouse environment.

Oxford has been offering exciting, long term career opportunities in the motorcycle industry since opening its doors in 1973. In return for your skills and long-term commitment, we offer generous rewards, continuous training and an unrivalled team experience.

Download our application form by clicking here. Applications should be accompanied by a full CV and a covering letter detailing all relevant experience and then emailed to Serge Surujnath by clicking here.


Regional Sales Manager (Cycle) –North West England and Scotland

Position available: Immediately
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + contributory pension scheme + fully expensed company vehicle + tablet + mobile + benefits

Job description:

Oxford Products Ltd was established in 1973 and has grown its business in the cycle market significantly over the last ten years. It has a comprehensive range of branded parts and accessories including lights, security, luggage and pumps as well distributing for a number of 3rd party brands.

In the last twelve months, the company has launched an innovative new range of alarm locks, secured the exclusive distribution of two new brands, Flaer and ACROS, and announced a 15 country European distribution deal with Shimano.

Our new cycle strategy is developing fast and we now wish to appoint two new regional sales managers, one for North West England and Scotland and one for the London and South to rapidly develop our business in the independent cycle trade.

The person:

 You will be based in the area and possess the following key skills and characteristics:-

  • A strong Account Management track record.
  • Detailed and up-to-date knowledge of the independent cycle retailers in the area.
  • Results oriented and independent, you must be focused on securing, retaining and growing a profitable account base.
  • A strategic thinker with the skills and ability to agree and execute rock solid account plans with your customers based on their business needs.
  • A strong communicator with well-developed presentation, negotiation and rapport-building skills.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • A keen interest in cycling.

We are results driven company, so if you are a self-starter looking for a career move and want to be part of a growing industry please get in touch.

Download our application form by clicking here. Applications should be accompanied by a full CV and a covering letter detailing all relevant experience and then emailed to David Jesson by clicking here.


Regional Sales Manager (Cycle) – London and the South

Position available: Immediately
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + contributory pension scheme + fully expensed company vehicle + tablet + mobile + benefits

Job description:

Oxford Products Ltd was established in 1973 and has grown its business in the cycle market significantly over the last ten years. It has a comprehensive range of branded parts and accessories including lights, security, luggage and pumps as well distributing for a number of 3rd party brands.

In the last twelve months, the company has launched an innovative new range of alarm locks, secured the exclusive distribution of two new brands, Flaer and ACROS, and announced a 15 country European distribution deal with Shimano.

Our new cycle strategy is developing fast and we now wish to appoint two new regional sales managers, one for North West England and Scotland and one for the London and South to rapidly develop our business in the independent cycle trade.

The person:

 You will be based in the area and possess the following key skills and characteristics:-

  • A strong Account Management track record.
  • Detailed and up-to-date knowledge of the independent cycle retailers in the area.
  • Results oriented and independent, you must be focused on securing, retaining and growing a profitable account base.
  • A strategic thinker with the skills and ability to agree and execute rock solid account plans with your customers based on their business needs.
  • A strong communicator with well-developed presentation, negotiation and rapport-building skills.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • A keen interest in cycling.

We are results driven company, so if you are a self-starter looking for a career move and want to be part of a growing industry please get in touch.

Download our application form by clicking here. Applications should be accompanied by a full CV and a covering letter detailing all relevant experience and then emailed to David Jesson by clicking here.


Marketing Executive- Cycle Industry Focus 

Position available: Immediately
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits 

Job description:

In the last twelve months, the company has launched an innovative new range of alarm locks, secured the exclusive distribution of two new brands, Flaer and ACROS, and announced a 15 country European distribution deal with Shimano.

Due to the growth in our cycle business, a new position has been created within the marketing department which has a special focus on the company’s cycle industry activities with particular focus on Social Media, Press Relations and Events.

The successful candidate will have some previous experience within a marketing position and possess a passion for all things cycling, along with strong communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, their key responsibilities will be:

  • To create and implement a social media strategy to engage and grow our cycling community
  • To write accurate and stimulating press releases to promote new and current products
  • To maintain and further develop the company’s relationship with its specialist press contacts
  • To contribute to the wider strategic marketing of the company’s cycle products
  • To organise and attend exhibitions and corporate events, in the UK and abroad
  • The sourcing of relevant marketing tools including show equipment, point of sale, merchandise and corporate stationery
  • To assist in the general day-to-day marketing activities including web administration


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a marketing position
  • A self-sufficient, motivated and proactive approach to work
  • A good eye for detail and strong copywriting skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • A passionate interest in cycling is essential!

If you want to join an award winning and highly successful business and have the desire and ability to seize this exciting opportunity, download an application form here today. All applications should be completed in full, accompanied by a covering letter detailing the reasons that you are applying the send this to Simon Belton by clicking here


Apparel Designer 

Position available: Immediately
Salary: Competitive salary dependant on experience, generous benefits, room for progression 

The purpose of the role:

To grow and enhance the product range by introducing creative, attractive, and carefully-considered products through close management of the entire development cycle; in addition, to provide valuable insight into new materials and innovative features ensuring future products meet market expectations.

As a part of the role, there is the opportunity for international travel; visiting both trade shows and suppliers. It will also be beneficial to maintain commercial awareness by visiting customers and attending relevant exhibitions in the UK.

In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, the ability to create your own progression and opportunities as a part of a young and growing team within a fast growing company.

The candidate:

Applicants should have a background in Sportswear or Fashion Design; a textile or graphics degree is a requirement. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of product development, design, trends, garment construction, new materials, and manufacturing techniques.

The successful candidate will also need both a creative and an analytical approach to product development; this will be applied to both new and existing products within a culture of continual improvement.

Other key skills include: being able to work in a fast paced environment, organisation and the ability to meet critical path deadlines. Conversant and exceptionally proficient with Adobe Creative Suite; specifically; Illustrator and InDesign, alongside Microsoft Office, predominately; Excel and Outlook.

Key responsibilities include:

• Designing commercial, innovative and cohesive ranges by working to a product brief, range plan, and target price points.
• Keeping up to date with and identify key trends and innovations responding to the latest industry developments through the UK and international trade shows, comp-shop reports, and travelling to visit UK dealerships.
• Demonstrate a strong understanding of the apparel industry by assisting the Marketing Team by recognising any key similarities or differences between customers and markets both in the UK across the globe.
• Creating commercial colour palettes, strong trend visualisation, and styling for each collection and seasonal key stories, making sure target market requirements are met, both in the UK and abroad.
• Demonstrate excellent knowledge and experience of garment manufacturing processes and textiles, specifically technical fabrics.
• Continually investigate and research new performance fabrics and technologies to contribute to materials innovation and selection.
• Ability to manage the design process holistically and methodically; from origination of design concepts and briefs to sealed production sample stage.
• Provide a clear fabric direction brief to manufacturing partners for sourcing which includes the development of technical performance fabrics.
• Liaise with the Garment Technologist to compile product specifications and tech packs and design specifications that are clearly understood in the detail required to realise the garment successfully whilst ensuring cost efficiencies are achieved.
• Organise and manage meetings with the Technology Team guaranteeing that the fit is consistent across the collection and product is to Oxford standard.
• Versatility to work on a broad range of products from technical waterproof rainwear to retro styled leather garments. - Likewise an ability to work with a broad range of materials ranging from technical woven fabrics, abrasion resistant jersey, along with traditional wax cotton, leather, denim and twill fabrics.
• Ability to not only design garments but to design graphics, patterns, and embellishments that can be applied to the garment.
• Ensuring consistent branding message and relevant use of primary and sub-brand logos.
• Monitor the critical path ensuring the product approval procedure is followed ensuring product launch deadlines are met.

Further requirements of the role:

1. Suppliers

• Communicate with suppliers on the development of the product ensuring the physical product matches the design specification.
• Assist Suppliers on queries concerning product development as well as providing follow up support to overseas factories.
• Creation of tech packs; providing detailed technical information along with ensuring that tech packs are updated with appropriate comments, design changes, and specification making sure the suppliers fully understand and execute instructions.

2. Communication and Influence

• Communicate and interact clearly and concisely to ensure that information is understood
• Demonstrate effective communication skills tailored to the audience and objectives; provide feedback and responds to others in a professional, courteous and respectful manner.

3. Teamwork

• Work effectively with others to deliver common goals; readily offer support.
• Confident and clear communication skills; both verbal and written to work productively alongside other Product teams and external suppliers.
• Build a tight relationship with the Technical team to collaborate and develop designs that are both innovative and feasible for our manufacturing partners to produce in a cost effective manner that maintains our quality levels.
• Respect the ideas and contribution of others and readily take opportunities to learn and seek out stretching opportunities to support own development
• Exceptional eye for aesthetics and detail to consistently improve the overall appeal of the range.

If you want to join an award winning and highly successful business and have the desire and ability to seize this exciting opportunity, download an application form here today. All applications should be completed in full, accompanied by a covering letter detailing the reasons that you are applying the send this to Thomas Plummer by clicking here


 Area Sales Manager

Position available: Immediately
Salary: £20-25,000 + uncapped bonus structure + car + benefits
The purpose of the role:
As the company grows, so do the opportunities within.  A position has become available in the North West, managing the sales of our wide portfolio of products within a large and successful area to an established customer base.  
  • Detailed and up-to-date knowledge of the independent motorcycle retailers in the area.
  • Results oriented and independent, you must be focused on securing, retaining and growing a profitable account base.
  • A strategic thinker with the skills and ability to agree and execute rock solid account plans with your customers based on their business needs.
  • A strong communicator with well-developed presentation, negotiation and rapport-building skills.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
The candidate:
The successful candidate will of course have relevant sales experience. They will also be able to demonstrate a history of sales success, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, as well as self-discipline, self-motivation and a determination to succeed.
Oxford Products has been offering exciting, long-term career opportunities in the motorcycle industry since opening its doors in 1973. In return for your skills and long-term commitment, we offer generous rewards, continuous training and an unrivalled team experience.
 
If you want to be a part of the Oxford success story, download and complete an application form today from here. All applications should be completed in full, accompanied by a letter detailing why you are applying and emailed by clicking here.