Chief Financial Officer



Location: P Tuckwell Ltd, Suffolk

The Tuckwell group of companies is a 65-year-old set of family businesses which operates from 7 locations across East Anglia, with 200+ people and revenue of £70m+. The main activities include the sale and servicing of agricultural and turf machinery and other farming operations.

We are seeking a Chief Financial Officer, to be based from our office in Worlingworth, Suffolk. There could be flexibility or a requirement to work in any of our other sites, such as Bedford, Stevenage, Colchester or Chelmsford. You will work closely with the directors and the senior management team to assist with our ambitious growth plans and ensure the businesses are run in accordance with our financial strategy.

As a Chief Financial Officer your responsibilities will include:
• To work as a business partner to the Managing Director, setting the strategy and successfully predicting and evaluating and monitoring the Company’s performance
• Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the Managing Director, making actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.
• Create long term budgetary plans, ensuring cost management is in line with the Company’s business plan.
• Maximize long term growth in equity value at every opportunity.
• Serve as an active member of the Company’s Senior Management Team and participate in key decision making
• Tax optimisation
• Representing the company to all partners, including financial institutions, key suppliers, banks and advisors
• Oversee procurement to ensure we are always achieving the best price and value for money

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
• Highly skilled and dynamic finance professional with at least 7+ years’ experience in a senior financial management position.
• Demonstrate that you have been involved in all aspects of the organization and its financials, including both tactical and strategic planning. This includes taking a proactive approach to financial reporting and analysis, having strong business acumen and a good eye for detail.
• Exceptional financial analysis skills and ability to provide insight and clarity behind the Company’s financial status and be able to effectively communicate these to the Board, adding significant commercial value.
• Professionally qualified Accountant and be highly personable.
• IT literate at least intermediate excel.
• Be able to play a leadership role – hire, motivate and develop teams as well as be inspirational, humorous and display the energy that can bring teams together.
• Experience of working in the agricultural sector is not essential but will be highly favourable.

This is a full-time permanent position and in return, we are offering a generous package plus benefits (depending on experience). If you have all the relevant skills and experience and would like to join our company, please apply by going to: https://jobs.spiderrecruit.co.uk/jobs/chief-financial-officer-ipswich-suffolk/1408-1/.



Retail Assistant – Out & About Country Clothing store



Location: P Tuckwell Ltd, Ardleigh
Salary: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Part time - 4 days per week including every other Saturday (you will also be required to work occasional Sundays)
Hours: 8am - 5pm (Monday - Friday) and 8am - 3.30pm (Saturdays)
Start Date : As soon as possible

We are looking for a self-motivated, friendly and hardworking retail assistant to join our team in our
clothing shop within P Tuckwell Ltd, Ardleigh. The successful candidate must have a genuine passion
for customer service and fantastic people skills, preferably with retail experience. Visual
merchandising skills would be beneficial, and social media experience in a business. Computer skills
are essential. A love for the outdoor, country lifestyle and an understanding for our brands would be
an advantage.
Out & About sells premium country clothing, stocking brands such as Barbour, Dubarry and Fairfax &
Favor. The shop is part of the P Tuckwell Ltd group and located within the lawn and garden
showroom. We have one other store located in Framlingham, Suffolk where you may need to travel
to occasionally. We will require you to work closely with this store and develop strong relationships
with the existing team. We exhibit at country shows throughout the Spring / Summer period, where
you will be heavily involved. This includes using our company van for these events, so a clean driving
license is essential.

Job Function:
- Delivering exceptional customer service, going over and above for our customers.
- Delivery of store targets and stock inventory management through clear goals and standards
as agreed with your manager.
- Maintaining and regularly changing visual displays, as well as keeping the shop well stocked
and clean.
- Staying well informed on industry trends.
- Taking responsibility to remain up to date with knowledge of new products and brands to
enable you to advise our customers in the best way.
- Being responsible for resolving any customer problems, with assistance from your manager
where needed.
- Seeking new opportunities to promote the store locally. Ensuring the shop is well marketed
and promoted on social media, maintaining a consistent and professional brand image.
- Managing your levels of inventory and ensuring the stock is regularly replenished.
- Processing online orders quickly and efficiently.
- Assisting with events we hold in the shop and externally.

Skills and Qualifications:
- Computer skills are essential due to our stock management and invoicing system that we
use. The role will involve receiving all deliveries in, setting up new items on our system and
stock checking.
- Creating new visual displays, ensuring the stock is always rotated and mannequins are
changed weekly for outfit inspiration.
- Working at country shows where we exhibit. This includes planning, setting up and breaking
down, and may include some Sundays.
- Maintaining a fantastic level of cleanliness in the shop.
- Retail experience is essential
- Knowledge of our industry and brands would be an advantage
- Customer service (face to face)
- Computer skills
- Visual merchandising skills
- Communication skills
- Team work

If you feel you would be well suited to the role, can commit to working at least 36 hours per week,
and can be flexible during busy times, please get in touch. Perks include a generous staff discount
scheme. In addition to this, we offer ongoing training programs and retail courses.
Please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to vspurling@tuckwellgroup.com.



Service Administrator



Location: Ardleigh, Essex
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic person to join our service team at our Ardleigh Turf Depot as a Service Administrator.

Job Function

Responsible for ensuring all administrative tasks are completed each day and that the reputation of the workshop is enhanced by increasing customer contact, the efficiency of paperwork processing and by reducing work load on the service managers. To work closely as a team with the service managers and to take equal responsibility for their daily and weekly task completion. Aftermarket sales oriented.

Essential Day to Day Duties.

Customer Experience and Workshop Planning.

Answering incoming calls, dealing with queries or directing to the relevant service manager
Keeps customers informed of job timings and progress and any major increase in bill totals.
Keeps customers informed of site visit dates and times.
Makes post repair followup calls.
Actively gathers data about repairs prior to an engineers visit.
Workshop Efficiency and Profitability.

Checks all completed jobs to ensure they are complete and accurate for both parts and labour.
Inputs work order repair stories.
Processes both invoicing and credits for the workshop.
Makes sure all warranty forms are with warranty manager in required time.
Makes sure all retail WIP is no older than 30 days.
Manages all WIP.
Aids service manager with work scheduling.
Collates and inputs engineers hours on a daily basis.
Other Duties – In conjunction with Service Manager.

Ensures that service processes, policies and guidelines are followed and applied safely.
Shares daily discussions with the Service Manager to review the workshop performances and to address any specific issues.
Shares weekly/monthly discussions with the service manager to analyse profitability, labour utilisastion etc to maintain an efficient and profitable workshop.
Ideal Skills and Attributes.

Punctual, Polite and well presented.
A good level of IT literacy.
Competent user of Microsoft based Applications (Excel, Word).
Good Time Management.
An excellent ability to communicate effectively among a variety of people.
Based on 39 hours per week.

Please reply in the first instance with full CV to Andy Bugg, abugg@tuckwellgroup.com



Precision Ag and Turf Leader



Location: Can be based at any of our 7 depots
Salary: Competitive
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and forward-thinking individual that can bring together and develop a futuristic strategy in Precision Agriculture and Precision Turf.

The individual will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing our Precision Strategy.

Key attributes will include:

1. Proven track record in strategy development and implementation.
2. Proven track record in team management and team motivation.
3. Knowledge in the field of Precision Agriculture.
4. Strong IT skills.

Preferable attributes but not essential.

1. Agronomic knowledge in crop production.
2. Knowledge of Ag and Turf machinery.
3. Experience in the agricultural machinery industry.

This is a vital role within our dealership and requires a person with vision and determination that can work closely with our senior management team to deliver long term customer satisfaction and ensure our company keeps pace with leading technologies.

We offer a position:
? Within a growing business that is partnered with the leading manufacturer, John Deere, in pressure technology.
? A company with a strong vision that is investing in this area of the industry.
? A competitive package with excellent benefits, the stability of a business over 60 years in the industry and with strong and dynamic leadership.

The role is a group role and the successful applicant could work from any of our outlets in Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire.

Please apply in writing to James Tuckwell via e-mail at james@tuckwellgroup.com



Agricultural Service Technician



Location: All depots
Salary: Competitive
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

We are looking for an Agricultural Service Technician to join our expanding business.

Main Duties will include: -
• Performing diagnostics and repairs to agricultural equipment, both on-site and in the workshops
• PDI of new and used machinery
• Completion of all necessary paperwork to a high standard, including timesheets, job cards, warranty information and
DTAC reports
• Mentoring of apprentice service technicians
• Participating in a regular training program to ensure continued development of key skills.

The successful candidate will possess: -
• 1+ years’ experience performing service repairs
• Ability to perform repairs and maintenance using special tools & equipment following approved technical procedures
• Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems to affect the repair of agricultural equipment.
• Ability to use standard computer applications and internet functions
• Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
• Full, clean driving licence
• Excellent communication skills and a passion for customer service
• Be keen and willing to work the hours our industry demands, including some weekends in the busy season
• Ability to work alone or as part of a team

In return, Tuckwells offer solid employment in a company that is market-leading, supplies market-leading brands and has been selling in our industries for over 60 years. Good remuneration with a bonus package, company vehicle, laptop, pension and regular training and development plans enhance this exciting opportunity to become part of our team.

Please reply in the first instance with full CV to Andy Bugg, abugg@tuckwellgroup.com



Professional Golf & Turf Service Technician



Location: Ardleigh, Nr Colchester, Essex
Salary: Competitive
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
If you are interested in applying for this role please send your full CV to Andy Bugg, abugg@tuckwellgroup.com

We are looking for a Professional Golf & Turf Service Technician to join our expanding workshop at Ardleigh
Main Duties will include: -
• Performing diagnostics and repairs to golf and commercial machinery equipment, both on-site and in the workshops
• PDI of new and used machinery
• Completion of all necessary paperwork to a high standard, including timesheets, job cards, warranty information and DTAC reports
• Mentoring of apprentice service technicians
• Participating in regular training programs to ensure continued development of key skills.

The ideal candidate will possess: -
• 1+ years’ experience performing service repairs
• Ability to perform repairs and maintenance using special tools & equipment following approved technical procedures
• Ability to use standard computer applications and internet functions
• Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
• Full, clean driving licence
• Excellent communication skills and a passion for customer service
• Be keen and willing to work the hours our industry demands, including some weekends in the busy season
• Ability to work alone or as part of a team

In return, Tuckwells offer solid employment in a company that is market-leading, supplies market-leading brands and has been selling in our industries for over 60 years. Good remuneration with a bonus package, company vehicle, laptop, pension and regular training and development plans enhance this exciting opportunity to become part of our team.