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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

AGRICULTURAL - PIG & POULTRY SPECIALISTS CHORLEYWOOD CWD/BISY October 08 2021 November 30 2021 Open/Close
AGRICULTURAL - PIG & POULTRY SPECIALISTS
Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our head office in Hertfordshire for an individual that can lend their agricultural, pig or poultry experience to a sales and customer support role.

As a result of the development of our LED lighting and control systems we are expanding our product offerings into the Agricultural sector. Ideally the candidate will bring their agri / farming experience and add that to our technical experience.  We are offering full training in our products for someone with a farming background or an interest in the UK arable farming, pig and poultry sector.

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic individual, who encompasses our core values:  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 establish a stable career with TMC. 

We are looking for an immediate start.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

Sales

o drive proactive sales in Agricultural-sector

o undertake initiatives that drive sales

Customer Support

o support the team with customer queries, quotations and order follow up

o provide customer service & product support

Marketing Support

o 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 leading to a permanent contract.

 

 

CHORLEYWOOD
FISH-HOUSE ASSISTANTS BRISTOL BRI/FHA October 08 2021 October 25 2021 Open/Close
FISH-HOUSE ASSISTANTS
Job description

FULL & PART TIME hours available - Cribbs Causeway – BRISTOL

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.  We are looking for someone who is keen to work with livestock and we can accomodate both part-time and full-time hours.  The role may also occasionally involve driving one of our vehicles to collect livestock shipments from our Head Office in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire 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. 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. 

 

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 and quarterly bonus payments.  If you are looking for a challenging position in a stimulating environment, please send your CV referencing BRI/FHA to: 

[email protected] or post to TMC Bristol, Unit 2, Cribbs Causeway Centre, The Laurels,  Bristol, BS10 7TT

BRISTOL
FISH-HOUSE ASSISTANTS CHORLEYWOOD CWD/FHA October 08 2021 October 25 2021 Open/Close
FISH-HOUSE ASSISTANTS
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. 

 

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
WAREHOUSE / LOGISTICS ASSISTANT CHORLEYWOOD CWD/DWS October 08 2021 October 25 2021 Open/Close
WAREHOUSE / LOGISTICS ASSISTANT
Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit for a new dual role in our warehouse/logistics department that will be key to the flexibility that we need to run this department.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual, to join our team that wants variation in their daily workload and to take on a hands-on responsibility approach. 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 individual will be based at our Chorleywood site and cover both areas in the warehouse and logistic area. Ideal Candidates would have good experience in customer service skills, warehouse duties and driving vans.

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) some flexibility required.   start date:  a.s.a.p.

 

To apply please forward your CV referencing CWD/DWS to [email protected] or post to TMC Chorleywood, Solesbridge Lane, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, WD3 5SX                                                                      

CHORLEYWOOD