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“We Operate with Passion, Expertise, Pride, Commitment and a ‘Can Do’ Attitude.”

In September 2015 Tropical Marine Centre was formally awarded the Investors in People award, the first UK aquatics wholesaler to achieve this standard.  

We are very proud to achieve this nationally recognised standard and have a culture where Pride, Passion, Expertise, Commitment and a ‘Can Do’ attitude from our people to our customers and to our business, comes first. 

If you share our values we could be the company for you!  We actively recruit colleagues who believe in, and can demonstrate, our key values.  We expect every person within Tropical Marine Centre to be able to demonstrate these values and foster an environment where we all work together for the greater success of our business. 

Does this resonate with you? If so, there are many different opportunities at TMC, with offices in Bristol, Manchester, London and Lisbon, Portugal.

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Jobs

FISH-HOUSE ASSISTANTS (PART & FULL TIME) CHORLEYWOOD CWD/FHA March 01 2022 October 31 2022 Open/Close
FISH-HOUSE ASSISTANTS (PART & FULL TIME)
Job description

TURN YOUR PASSION INTO A CAREER -  Full and Part-Time Opportunities

Fish-House Assistants are critical to the daily operations of our Livestock business.  You would be working as part of a very busy team in our modern marine livestock holding facilities. General duties include assisting with tank maintenance, feeding, handling livestock, and dealing with customers in the Fish-House.  The role is varied and may occasionally involve driving one of our vehicles to collect livestock shipments from the airport and unpacking and acclimating livestock shipments in our quarantine room.

Full-time contracted working hours are 45 hours per week and due to the nature of dealing with Livestock and the current requirement for social distancing, business flexibility in hours is essential and evening and weekend work is required on a rolling shift rota. We can aslo accommodate part-time hours monday - friday.   The successful candidate should have an interest in aquatics or animal care, and be enthusiastic, hard-working with attention to detail, and eager to learn all aspects of marine livestock husbandry. Full training is provided. 

We also have opportunities for those looking for part-time working hours, primary responsibilities would be cleaning the tanks and feeding our marine animals.  Get in touch and let us know what sort of hours between 7am - 6pm you'd be interested in and which days are suitable.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Livestock acclimation
  • Hands on maintenance of the fish-house systems
  • Feeding livestock and fish welfare
  • Tank cleaning
  • Picking and packing of livestock in a timely manner, for sales deliveries and calling customers
  • Supporting calling customers
  • Fish-house housekeeping duties
  • Feeding at weekends (half day - rota basis)

Key skills required include:

  • Willingness to get involved, take ownership, and work on your own initiative is important.
  • Hands on approach to tasks and situations
  • Flexibility to adapt to sudden changes
  • Work to deadlines and support critical pinch points, so that our livestock welfare standards are maintained.
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills
  • Aquatic experience and product knowledge (advantageous)
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm essential

Hours of Work:  Fish-house shifts will include early starts and late finishes including weekend support on a rota basis.  We can accommodate an immediate start.

 

Salary starts at national minimum wage with monthly shift attendance allowance payments.  If you are looking for a challenging position in a stimulating environment, working with marine animals please send your CV referencing CWD/FHA to: 

 

[email protected] or post to TMC Chorleywood, Solesbridge Lane, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, WD35SX

CHORLEYWOOD
VAN DRIVER / WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE CHORLEYWOOD DRI/CWD March 01 2022 August 31 2022 Open/Close
VAN DRIVER / WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE
Job description

We are looking for a highly motivated individual, to join our team. The ideal candidate would exhibit strong experience in delivering a good service to our internal and external customers. We are a Marine Livestock business and as such time is critical to our shipments, as is the quality and care of our goods in transit. This customer focused individual will be based in the warehouse and Cash and Carry areas at our Chorleywood site. Candidates should have strong driving experience and good customer service skills. This role would suit someone who is familiar with driving for extended periods and experience picking up and delivering shipments to the airports would be useful.

Brief Job Description

A key part of the role is the weekly collection and delivery of our marine animals and dry goods from Heathrow airport to our head office in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire. You could be dealing with all aspects of collections from the airport and in particular deliveries to our customers on our assigned courier runs. You may also be assisting with any daily warehouse tasks from time to time when required. This role fits into our Logistics team.

Key responsibilities include:

· airport deliveries and collections of livestock, including dealing with necessary paperwork.

· Inter-site deliveries and collections

· Local / non-local customer and supplier deliveries and collections

· Operation of our Counterbalance Forklift Trucks

· Demands of the role and livestock business may require the successful candidate to be flexible with start and finish times.

· Warehouse duties

Key skills required include:

· Willingness to get involved, take ownership, and work on your own initiative is important.

· Hands on approach to tasks and situations

· Flexibility to adapt to sudden changes

· Work to deadlines and manage critical pinch points, so that our livestock arrives as quickly as possible

· Positive ‘can do’ attitude

· Excellent customer service

· Ability to communicate professionally, in the best interests of the company

· Building good relationships with key personnel at Head Office

· Full driving Licence (essential)

· Aquatic experience and product knowledge (advantageous)

· FLT – Counterbalance (advantageous)

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday (7.00-4.00pm flexible) start date: a.s.a.p.

CHORLEYWOOD
Biosystems - Sales & Customer Support (Agri Sector) CHORLEYWOOD BIOSYS/CS June 14 2022 August 31 2022 Open/Close
Biosystems - Sales & Customer Support (Agri Sector)
Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our head office in Hertfordshire for an individual that can lend their sales and customer support skills to our Biosystems team.

As a result of the development of our LED lighting and control systems we are expanding our product offerings into the Agricultural sector. Our biologically optimised LED lighting and control systems deliver not only energy and CO2 reductions, but importantly supports better welfare with associated benefits such as improved FCRs. 

 

Ideally the candidate will have experience of a sales environment and enjoys interacting with customers.  We are offering full training in our products and someone with a farming background or an interest in the UK arable farming, pig and poultry sector would have a definite advantage in this role.  

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic individual, who encompasses our core values: With passion, expertise, pride, commitment and a "can do" attitude.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person, where you can develop, receive training, and grow your career within this business. We are open to people from a variety of sales backgrounds.

We are looking for an immediate start.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Sales
  • drive proactive sales in Agricultural-sector
  • undertake initiatives that drive sales
  • Customer Support
  • support the team with customer queries, quotations and order follow up
  • provide customer service & product support
  • Marketing Support
  • be involved in direct marketing content creation including MailChimp, LinkedIn, blogs & editorials on our website.

Competencies:

  • Confident with a “can do” attitude and a drive to achieve sales
  • Ability to build trusting customer relationships
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Solution finder
  • Team player
  • ‘hands on’ work ethic

This is a site-based sales position, at our head office in Chorleywood. Some travel to customer sites and trade shows will be required.

Hours of Work: 8am-5pm Monday to Friday - this opportunity starts as a 12-month contract.

CHORLEYWOOD
DRIVER / WAREHOUSE SUPPORT MANCHESTER MAN/DWS July 27 2022 August 14 2022 Open/Close
DRIVER / WAREHOUSE SUPPORT
Job description

We are looking for a highly motivated individual, to join our team. The ideal candidate would exhibit strong experience in delivering a good service to our internal and external customers. We are a Marine Livestock business and as such time is critical to our shipments, as is the quality and care of our goods in transit.   This customer focused individual will be based in the warehouse and Cash and Carry area at our Manchester site. Candidates should have good warehousing experience and strong customer service skills.  This role would suit someone who enjoys variation in their day to day.

 

Brief Job Description

You will be dealing with all aspects of our warehouse operation including dealing with calling customers on site.  You will need to support the picking/packing and arranging of customer orders on overnight parcel services and couriers on a day-to-day basis. You will also be assisting with any daily warehouse tasks that are required. A key part of the role is the weekly collection and delivery of our marine animals and dry goods from our head office in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, and every 3 weeks there is a delivery route to Ireland which requires an overnight trip via ferry.

Key responsibilities include:

  • airport deliveries and collections of livestock, including dealing with necessary paperwork.
  • Inter-site deliveries and collections
  • Local / non-local customer and supplier deliveries and collections
  • Operation of our Reach Forklift Trucks
  • Demands of the role and livestock business may require the successful candidate to be flexible with start and finish times.
  • warehouse duties

Key skills required include:

  • Willingness to get involved, take ownership, and work on your own initiative is important.
  • Hands on approach to tasks and situations
  • Flexibility to adapt to sudden changes
  • Work to deadlines and manage critical pinch points, so that our livestock arrives as quickly as possible
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability to communicate professionally, in the best interests of the company
  • Building good relationships with key personnel at Head Office
  • Full clean driving Licence (essential)
  • Aquatic experience and product knowledge (advantageous)
  • FLT – Reach (advantageous)

 

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday (7.00-4.00pm) start date:  a.s.a.p. 12-month fixed term contract with opportunity to move to permanent. 

MANCHESTER