Careers/Vacancies

At R H Claydon we believe all of our staff play a vital role in making us the best.

So, if you are a highly motivated individual and wish to be a part of a growing business in a diverse and varied industry, we would love to hear from you.

Business Development Manager - (South West & South Wales)
 
We are looking for a highly motivated person with an aptitude for generating, developing and growing new business. Sales presentation and communication skills combined with strong organisational and planning abilities are essential.
 
The successful applicant will have tyre industry or related industry experience, a proven track record in sales and be capable of working both independently and as part of a team.
 
An attractive package including company car, pension and life insurance will be offered to the successful candidate.
 
If you believe you have desired skill set, are enthusiastic and results driven and would like to join a progressive family run business, please apply by sending covering letter and CV to:
 
Ruby Claydon - [email protected]

Business Development Manager – (North & The Borders)
 
We are looking for a highly motivated person with an aptitude for generating, developing and growing new business. Sales presentation and communication skills combined with strong organisational and planning abilities are essential.
 
The successful applicant will have tyre industry or related industry experience, a proven track record in sales and be capable of working both independently and as part of a team.
 
An attractive package including company car, pension and life insurance will be offered to the successful candidate.
 
If you believe you have desired skill set, are enthusiastic and results driven and would like to join a progressive family run business, please apply by sending covering letter and CV to:
 
Ruby Claydon – [email protected]


Finance Manager
 
We have some big plans for the next stages of our growth and an exciting opportunity has arisen to join RH Claydon Limited at our Head Office based in Saxham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk as Finance Manager. You will report directly to the Finance Director who is taking a more strategic role in our business to manage this growth.
As Finance Manager you will take full day to day responsibility of all financial functions of the business and the management of the established finance team.
Job Specification:

  • Production of full quarterly management accounts including provision of board pack
  • Review of P&L trends / variances
  • Provision of annual accounts to audit
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Day to day cashflow management
  • Credit control
  • Accounts payable
  • Completion of HMRC returns including PAYE, VAT and other statutory returns
  • Manage business insurance (via broker) including claims handling
  • Provision of monthly operational KPI pack along with detailed analysis
  • Manage and develop finance team (2 full time / 1 part time)
  • Budget preparation – Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Cashflow
  • Vehicle management
  • Payroll – liaison with external bureaux, P11D, Pension auto enrolment
Key Skills:
  • Fully qualified accountant – CIMA, ACCA - or in late stages of qualification or may consider AAT with relevant experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience in financial control (preferred)
  • Excellent excel skills and a solid understanding of accounting systems / principles
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • You must be able it demonstrate good staff management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask, plan workflow
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and have a hands on approach
Salary & Benefits:
  • Salary will be negotiable depending on experience
  • 40 hours per week
  • 5% Company Pension (providing 3% Employee Pension contribution is made)
  • 22 Days Annual Leave (rising to 25 days on length of service) plus UK bank holidays
  • Quarterly, Annual and Christmas Bonus
  • Life Insurance

Please apply providing a covering letter illustrating why you are suitable to be considered for this role and your salary expectations to Clive Maskell  [email protected]  Please also send your CV detailing your current role, responsibilities and experience.
 
Due to a high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted.

Warehouse Supervisor / Driver – Saxham, Bury St Edmunds
 
R H Claydon Ltd is one of the UK’s leading tyre wholesalers. We are looking to appoint a Warehouse Supervisor / Driver at our Saxham, Bury St Edmunds branch to assist the Branch Manager in maintaining the smooth operation of a fast moving environment. Assist in the day to day management of people within the warehouse function, to ensure company's targets and objectives are met to meet customer requirements, ensuring that staff comply with health, safety and standard operating procedures.
Main duties include:

  • Assisting the Branch Manager in the day to day running of the branch.
  • Overseeing and assisting with goods inwards, (mainly direct sea-land containers).
  • General warehouse storage.
  • Picking of products for delivery.
  • Overseeing the loading of delivery vehicles to ensure accuracy.
  • Distribution and route planning.
  • Experience in driving 3.5 tonne vehicles on multi drop as delivering product to customers throughout East Anglia and the South East would be part of the role. 
  • Overseeing courier operation.
Required skills:
  • Good organisational & man management skills as will be expected to take control of the day to day running of the branch in the branch managers absence.
  • Reliable and flexible approach to work is essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Computer literate.
  • Tyre knowledge would be preferred, but not essential as full training will be given to the right candidate.
  • Must hold a current UK driving licence.
  • Forklift licence would be an advantage.

 
Normal working hours are between 6.00am to 6.00pm (40 hours per week), Monday to Friday plus 3 hours on a Saturday morning on a rota basis.
 
Please email your CV to Dave Linger [email protected]

Internal Sales Executive – Saxham, Bury St Edmunds
 
We are looking to strengthen our Account Management Team.
 
We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with excellent interpersonal skills and a proven track record in B2B sales development. A passion to deliver first class customer care and the ability to develop strong relationships with both exisiting and new customers whilst maximising sales is essential.
 
Industry experience is not necessary as full product training will be given.
 
Please email CV along with covering letter to Ruby Claydon  [email protected]