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Careers at Rutland Cycling

Words by Aaron Scott

on 11/12/2020 11:48:00

Careers at Rutland Cycling

Rutland Cycling is one of the UK's leading independent cycle retailers. We're much more than your average bike shop, and our people play a key role in making our company stand out from the crowd. We are incredibly proud of our team, who deliver excellent service to our customers every day of the week.

We currently operate a number of stores in the heart of England: two at Rutland Water (Whitwell and Giant Rutland at Normanton), one at Grafham Water, one at Peterborough, five stores in Cambridge, one at Pitsford Water in Northamptonshire, our Specialized Concept Store in Nottingham, a Giant brand store in Newport Pagnell, and two flagship, industry-leading stores in Leicester and Milton Keynes - the largest bike shop in the UK. We also operate a thriving e-commerce business. Our head office is based in Leicestershire, and our warehouse and distribution centre is based in Manton, Rutland.

What's good about working for us…

We are keen to reward our staff for the passion and enthusiasm they put into what they do.

  • We offer 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) plus up to 5 extra days to recognise loyal service
  • We offer a company pension scheme where we’ll match your contributions (subject to eligibility criteria)
  • We offer a ride to work scheme
  • We offer childcare vouchers
  • We offer generous discounts on all our products, as well as free bike hire at our destination stores such as Rutland Water and Grafham water
  • Quarterly financial awards recognising those staff who have shown outstanding performance in relation to our GREAT customer service standards.

How we will support you

Our Stores based and Head Office staff are supported by:

  • Half yearly appraisals and a personal development plan review
  • Development days
  • Bespoke training for specialist roles
  • Opportunities to get involved in business-wide projects
  • Opportunities for promotion in an expanding company that was recently named as the Best Omnichannel Retailer 2020 at the BikeBiz Awards.

Our developmental goal

People are at the heart of our business, so we want to give them the best development opportunities in the UK cycling industry. We provide specialist Cytech training for our Workshop teams, in-depth product knowledge courses for our Sales staff as well as enhancing our Manager’s leadership skills through our Coaching & Leadership programme.

Find out more about Rutland Cycling >

Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting to a number of positions across our store and Head Office teams:

Send us your CV

If you feel you have the skills and attitude to further improve our award-winning team, please send us your CV:

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Procurement Manager, Burrough Court

An exciting opportunity to join our Commercial Team at Rutland Cycling, one of the UKs biggest bicycle retailers!

Reporting to our Head of Trading and Procurement, you will lead the procurement team and will have a key role in linking the Operations, Stores and Commercial teams.

What you'll do:

  • Produce and review purchase orders to ensure product availability across the product range
  • Managing stock systems to facilitate appropriate stock movement
  • Team training and people management
  • Management of back order lists to maximise customer expectation and sales
  • Leading and managing communication with colleagues across the business including commercial and operations
  • Supplier database management and maintenance

Who are we looking for?

A PM who is an experienced people manager and who has a sound understanding of stock control systems. They will be able to lead, support and develop the team to deliver service and sales support to both our internal and external customers ensuring that our availability targets are delivered across product ranges, whilst also managing their performance to deliver the department’s KPIs.

  • • Strong technical knowledge of stock management systems
  • • To be able to examine stock levels to reduce the risk of potential overstocks
  • • People management and leadership skills
  • • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • • High standards and attention to detail
  • • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relations, work in a team and communicate effectively with internal and external contacts

If this is you, apply now!

Warehouse Assistant, Manton

An exciting opportunity to join our Logistics Team at Rutland Cycling, one of the UKs biggest bicycle retailers!

Working at our site in Manton, you will play a key role in our operation.

What you'll do:

  • Receiving and booking in of Parts, Accessories, Clothing and Bikes efficiently and accurately
  • Picking and packing stock to be sent out into our store network
  • Keep warehouses clean and tidy and ensure that space is used effectively
  • Loading and unloading of couriers and company vehicles
  • Assist with van driving duties as required

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for someone who is a team player, has a flexible working approach and good attention to detail.

If this is you, apply now!

Bicycle Mechanic, Manton

We are currently recruiting to this key role at our distribution centre in Manton, Rutland where we offer our customers a first class service in the build, repair and despatch of bikes.

As to the qualities we are looking for from the successful candidate, you will already have six months experience within a similar role in the bike industry and ideally be Cytech qualified.

We are looking for a team player who is highly motivated and has a strong work ethic. If you feel that you have the qualities to fulfil this challenging and exciting role in an expanding company, where excellent service and a ‘can do’ approach have been cornerstones of our success, we would love to hear from you.

If this is you, apply now!

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