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Oxford Products Ltd (OPL) is a global leader in two-wheel products. Established in 1973, OPL is now one of the world’s leading suppliers of products to the two-wheeled industry, both cycle and motorcycle. From its base in Oxfordshire, the company distributes to over 85 partners worldwide. Following unprecedented investment in staff, product development and infrastructure, the company now employs around 120 people and is currently doubling its turnover every 5 years.

A list of our current vacancies can be found below.


 

Current Vacancies

Marketing Executive - Motorcycle Industry Focus

Position available: Immediately
Salary: Up to £25,000 dependant on experience + bonus + contributory pension scheme + benefits

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

• Updating company social media platforms
• Administering all necessary paperwork prior to Oxford’s attendance at outside events including forms, hotels, stock ordering, hospitality and merchandising
• Providing sales support for sponsored riders
• Supplying digital assets to press
• Supplying product to press for review
• Collation of press coverage throughout the month
• Ensuring HQ showroom is in good order for the various meetings
• Sourcing of team uniform and one-off projects
• Manage stock levels of various marketing assets including corporate clothing, brochures, stickers and any other relevant collateral 
• Build and maintain a positive and reliable relationship with other departments

The ideal candidate will have the following:

• Essentially will have 3 years’ experience in a marketing administration position
• A self-sufficient, flexible, motivated and proactive approach to work
• Fantastic organisational skills
• A good eye for detail and strong copywriting ability
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel 

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 then send this to Simon Belton by clicking here


Merchandising and Training Coordinator (South and South West), Cycle and Motorcycle

Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Competitive salary + vehicle + benefits

Job description:

This fantastic role is entirely field based, mainly covering two large geographical areas around the South and South West, and involves close cooperation with our field sales team.

By interacting face-to-face with our dealer partners and listening carefully to their needs, our M&T team helps them to make the most profitable use of retail space through imaginative and logical product displays as well as dealer’s relevant staff training.

Main duties will include: -

• Planning and setting up bespoke display systems in-store.
• Displaying and re-merchandising products in-store to maximise sell-through.
• Liaising with our sales team to optimise our products’ presence in stores.
• Working with our customers to help them to achieve their goals for our products.
• Delivering relevant staff training, in-store or at HQ.
• Supporting the company’s activities at shows and events.
• Managing workload effectively and efficiently across a large geographical area.

The successful candidates will have a desire to learn and a willingness to really make a difference with an eye for detail too. They will also possess a flexible and adaptable approach to work, with a positive, pro-active, customer-focused outlook.

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 Dean Cooper by clicking here.


Regional Sales Managers (Cycle) - North

Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + contributory pension scheme + benefits

Job description:

Oxford’s impressive cycle portfolio of products has increased substantially over the past 12 months, and adding to the exclusive distribution of three hi-end brands, Taya, Flaer and ACROS, also enjoy a 15 country European distribution deal with Shimano.
Our new cycle strategy is developing fast and we now wish to appoint three new regional sales managers, to rapidly develop our business in the independent cycle trade.
To maximise the opportunity and help drive forward our sales to the independent retail sector, we need highly professional account managers for these vacant positions.

The successful candidate will have:

• A strong Account Management track record.
• Detailed and up-to-date knowledge of the independent cycle retailers in the area.
• A Results oriented and independent track record, and must be focused on securing, retaining and growing a profitable account base.
• A strategic thought process with the skills and ability to agree and execute rock solid account plans with customers based on their business needs.
• A strong ability to communicate 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 Dean Cooper by clicking here. Please specify which geographical area you are applying for.


Rework & Returns Assistant

Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Competitive salary + benefits

Job description:

As a Reworks & Returns Assistant you will be an enthusiastic yet methodical person, capable of dealing with the daily processing of rework and returns tasks.

Main duties will include: -

• Re-packaging and labelling of products
• Building of complete products from their component parts using a Bill of Materials (BOM) system
• Utilising our ERP and warehouse management systems to process returns and BOM items
• Inspection of newly delivered items in partnership with our Goods-In department
• Physically processing returned goods back to stock utilising our barcode scanner system

The ideal candidate will be well organised and tidy in their work, and able to prioritise all aspects of the role. Basic computer skills are required, with experience of using handheld barcode scanners also useful.

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 Nik Bint by clicking here.


Assistant Purchasing Administrator

Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + contributory pension scheme + benefits

Job description:

Working closely with the Purchasing Administrator Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day administration of our entire product range of motorcycle and bicycle accessories, locks, luggage and helmets. The ideal candidate will be a well organised person with excellent communication skills. It is vital that they are able to work on their own initiative, with excellent attention to detail. They must be PC literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Main duties will include:-

• Liaising with suppliers about current purchase orders as well as placing new purchase orders.
• Updating supplier and product details within our ERP system.
• Organising receipt and delivery of new product samples to and from suppliers via various couriers.
• Updating shipping and delivery schedules
• Administration of deliveries and stock movements on our accounting system.
• Organisation of supplier and customs paperwork.

The role is varied but heavily admin based, with excellent prospects for progression for the right candidate.

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 Deb Gorman by clicking here


Customer Services Advisor (Part Time)

Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + contributory pension scheme + benefits

Job description:

We are looking for a part time (could lead to a full time position) Customer Services Advisor with a wealth of experience and expertise. Working closely with the small team of customer services representatives, the successful applicant will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day running of the department. The ideal candidate will have excellent organisation and communication skills. It is vital that they are able to work on their own initiative and with excellent attention to detail. They must be PC literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Main duties will include: -

• Responding to customer emails, ensuring sure all queries have been responded to and concluded in a timely manner
• Handling telephone calls from customers and dealers from our network
• In time, to be able to display extensive knowledge about products and services
• Acting as an advocate for customers and dealers when communicating product queries to our internal Returns & Products Development Teams
• Data entry for products and warranty
• Dealing directly with our courier companies on any delivery queries

The role is varied but heavily administration based, with excellent prospects for progression for the right candidate.

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 Helen Hoddy by clicking here


Junior Product Designer

Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + contributory pension scheme + benefits

Job description:

Due to the growth in our business, a new position has been created within the product design department which plays a major role in the product development process.

The successful candidate will have some previous experience with SolidWorks and a keen eye for detail, along with strong communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure.

Main duties will include:-

• Design and develop new product concepts from initial ideas to production release
• To estimate and control the budget requirements for the project
• Use all relevant documentation to record and manage the projects from cradle to grave
• To agree and deliver project targets to a high standard and on time
• Creation of precision engineered parts and drawings to the latest standards
• Update BOMs within the project area
• Manage and participate in the manufacturing of project prototypes and in the testing of design concepts
• Liaise and attend project review meetings to update managers on development through the project
• Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business and organisational development
• Suggest and attend any training that may be required to complete projects to the highest standard


Profile and Skills:


• Undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering or product design
• Experience with 3D and creation of drawings (SolidWorks preferred)
• Experience with Adobe products would be an advantage
• Experience and interest in electro-mechanical systems would be an advantage
• Broad knowledge of materials and manufacturing methods
• Experience of mechanical FEA analysis tools and packages
• Experience of providing novel solutions to complex design issues
• Sound understanding of safety requirements
• Good problem solver with high attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team
• Methodical and focused personality

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 William Rivers-Fletcher by clicking here.