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Tricel is a highly established global provider of high performance solutions for the Water, Environmental, Construction and Materials industries. As a company it has evolved from its beginnings as small, family owned Irish plastics manufacturer into a successful multinational corporation with a proven ability to absorb, improve and generate new technologies, material and processes. Over the last 40 years, our company has developed an ethos of “Generations of Innovation” built around three interlinking themes; Innovation, Quality and Heritage. With manufacturing locations in 5 countries we possess a broad and distinct range of capabilities which enable us to supply a comprehensive offering of products to over 50 countries worldwide.

Why join us?

Tricel is looking for experienced industry professionals who want to help transform the company through the use of new and innovative approaches to everyday problems. We seek individuals who understand the critical importance of delivering value through sustainable and measurable business practices. Here at Tricel, we offer a tailored environment wherein you can build upon your existing skill sets. We value accumulated knowledge and experiences and view these as valuable resources for our organisation.

Tricel operates in a range of geographical regions and offers a diverse and multicultural atmosphere in which to work. The company’s various operations offer great opportunities to interact with colleagues both locally and in distant locations, ensuring you collaborate with a strong mix of highly talented people. We promote a collective quality in our workplace and encourage a unified approach to producing business solutions and long-term strategy plans.

Here at Tricel, we nourish a friendly working setting and value the craft of each of our employees. As an organisation, we believe collaboration is key to developing valuable insights and results in highly innovative solutions. To achieve this, we promote a fast paced and exciting work setting which will utilise and build upon, your business acumen and perspective.

We seek to hire the leaders of tomorrow, and we value those who aspire to develop leadership qualities. Tricel is fundamentally committed to the growth, career development and workplace satisfaction of each of our employees. As an organisation, we understand the high value of each role that every individual can play in the future of this company. We offer the right candidates an opportunity to make a genuine impact, and to showcase their skills for developing innovative solutions.

Our offer to each successful job applicant is an environment in which to further develop their business skill set and maximise their growth potential.

We seek to hire professionals who aspire to be the business leaders of tomorrow.

Please see below for a list of the current vacancies at Tricel:

National Sales Manager – Dewey Waters - ProWorx

Permanent Full Time Position

Location: Midlands, East Midlands, South West (North of Weston-Super-Mare office)

Dewey Waters is one of the UK’s market leaders in the manufacture and supply of all cold water storage tanks. ProWorx, our subsidiary Company, is a leading producer of automotive crash repair body fillers. Our body filler range is developed to meet the ever evolving and exacting standards of today’s professional in­dustry. We aim to provide unmatched trust and reliability by means of constant product innovation and rigorous quality standards. This is driven by a dedication to the consistent investigation of the needs of both our customers and industry.

The Role

The National Sales Manager for ProWorx will lead a small team to maximise sales targets and profitability in line with business strategy and approved pricing levels. The person will do this by monitoring and conducting effective negotiation, through established sales process and effective management of a team of external sales staff.

Responsibilities

The National Sales Manager will manage a team to deliver lead generation and sales validation in respect of the following areas:

  • Monitoring volume, price and profit in line with business strategy;
  • Negotiate business and confirm quotations using agreed discretion levels;
  • Quote prices using agreed discretion levels to negotiate business and maximize profit opportunities;
  • Ensuring proactive follow up of quotation to secure business;
  • Ensure maximum number of quotations are converted to order;
  • Identify sales leads and ensure maximum benefit from up selling on secured orders;
  • Management of a team of sales executives including recruitment, induction, performance management, incentive and reward;
  • Experience of motivating a team to deliver through established sales process;
  • Working collaboratively with the Technical Manager to maximise sales targets and profitability in line with business strategy and approved pricing levels, through providing feedback on customer needs, reviewing commercial turnover, volume etc.
  • Record and communicate all market and competitor information received in order to increase sales opportunities;
  • Forecasting, managing and driving team and overall targets through ensuring budgeted volume, margin and sales profit targets are met (monthly, quarterly and annually);
  • Ensure customer relationships are maintained and additional product opportunities are identified and maximized;
  • Development of new markets (marine) and consider development of export market;
  • Mitigate any customer dissatisfaction;
  • Recommend improvements in procedures and working practices to develop a culture of continuous improvement;

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Proven Sales Management experience with the ability to motivate & lead teams through setting and working to targets;
  • Proven sales process experience, with the ability to demonstrate the full sales process cycle within business, preferably from within a technical or motor trade industry, however, this is not essential;
  • Excellent influencing skills & a proven track record of being able to influence a sales team;
  • Experience of CRM systems;
  • Excellent communication and written skills;
  • Strong planning and organisational skills, with ability to manage own time effectively whilst managing the needs of a geographically dispersed team;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Experience of implementing process improvements across a Sales team;
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to meet business needs;
  • Experience of working to KPI’s & objectives.

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communicator
  • Natural Influencer & Leader of people
  • Persuasive
  • Ability to close a sale
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail

 

Business and French Graduate

Tricel have a vacancy for a Business and French graduate. The role will be based at our headquarters in Killarney with a number of months training based in our factory in France to fully develop language and cultural skills. The position will include the following responsibilities:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the company’s products.
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of the business processes.
  • Support the sales team in either an internal or client facing role.
  • Working in collaboration with the Sales and Marketing teams to support business development strategies.
  • Assist in the company’s expansion into developing markets.
  • Undertake market research on the market, competitors and trends.

Candidate Criteria:

  • Minimum 2.1 Honours Business Degree with French
  • Fluent in French
  • Have the desire to grow your career.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • IT literate
  • Be flexible in your approach to work and be willing to travel

Interested applicants can forward their CV and Cover Letter to hr@ie.tricel.eu

Bookkeeper (Based in Sorgues, France)

Tricel is a global provider of high-performance composite solutions for the Water Storage, Environmental, Construction and Materials industries. The business has structured a unique set of distinctive capabilities, spanning from concept design to sophisticated manufacturing processes. Its proven ability to absorb, improve and generate new technologies, material and processes have long fuelled its competitiveness and growth.

Headquartered in Killarney, Tricel operates from 8 locations in Northern Europe, ensuring it is positioned to service a wide customer base, in over 50 countries worldwide. Details of group activities can be viewed at www.tricel.eu.

As part of Tricel’s expansion in France, we are opening a second manufacturing location in Sorgues. This plant will be responsible for manufacturing products for our Environmental division, which will include the market leading Tricel Novo range of micro stations.

Job Purpose

An experienced Bookkeeper is required for approximately 25 hours per week. The Bookkeeper will be responsible for compiling the monthly management accounts. They will report to the Office Manager while liaising with Group Finance on a regular basis. The main responsibilities of the role include the following:

  • Preparation of both the Sales and Purchase Ledger
  • Manage the Credit Control Function
  • Responsible for the monthly Bank Reconciliations
  • Provide both monthly VAT and Payroll information in a timely manner to the external accountants
  • Maintenance of the General Ledger
  • Periodic Reporting to Group Finance

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in preferably a manufacturing finance team
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to take instruction but also ability to work on own initiative
  • Good experience of Sage, Gescom 100 and excel is essential

An attractive remuneration package will be available to the successful candidate.

Enclosures Sales Manager (Based in the UK)

Job Purpose
To grow the sales of Meter Boxes in the UK Market, covering all of the UK but with a focus on the South. Developing sales with the major national distributors, independent service providers, house builders and “utility” companies. Establishing a consistent sales approach for the product through the multiple channels and working with members of the existing sales team, mainly internal, to develop the sales plan for the product and deliver the budgeted double-digit sales growth.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Identify and develop new customers in the sectors identified to deliver growth.
• Manage existing Key Accounts within the Southern region.
• Manage the submission of tenders to “Utility” Companies.
• Manage a CRM system to efficiently manage and report on key metrics
• Manage a geographical territory to develop your own customer base
• Represent Tricel in a professional manner to customers and any external parties (merchants, house builders, utility service providers, engineers, Utilities, etc.)
• Liaise with key personal in Tricel to organise, develop and implement a clear business plan

Qualifications/Skills
• Experience of the UK domestic construction sector, ideally dealing with sales through merchants and direct to house builders and Utilities.
• Experience of platforms such as “Achilles”
• Dependable with an ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
• Able to see realistic market opportunities and act on when appropriate
• Proven record of delivering sales growth in a competitive market environment
• Strong work ethic with successful business development achievements
• Ideally, have experience implementing a CRM system

Materials Engineer

Tricel is a global provider of high-performance solutions for the Water, Environmental, Construction and Materials industries. Our company ethos “Generations of Innovation” is built around three interlinking themes; Innovation, Quality and Heritage, which have been developed over the last 40 years.
We deliver innovative, quality solutions that our customers can trust. With 12 operating locations across Europe, we possess a broad and distinct range of capabilities which enable us to supply a comprehensive range of products to over 50 countries worldwide.

Due to our ongoing growth and expansion, Tricel currently has a vacancy for a materials engineer.

Job Purpose
This varied role will involve new product development and project management in the field of Reinforced Composites. Responsible for the selection, analysis and improvement of new and existing materials and the processing technology to produce those materials. Please note, manual handling is a part of this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Sampling, Testing and continual R+D on Raw Materials with Evaluation and Reporting of Results
• Design and execution of appropriate tests, troubleshooting and monitoring of materials performance
• Diagnosing Faults/Problem Solving
• Setting up experiments to understand performance effects
• Design, development and evaluation of joining processes between diverse materials
• Prepare technical documentation in clear and concise terms in accordance with good engineering practice.
• Liaise closely with the R&D, Purchasing, Quality, Sales and Marketing functions through the product development lifecycle.
• Liaising with suppliers, customers, external testing providers and management
• Communicate regular and accurate updates on project deliverables to the project leader
• Stay up-to-date on industry standards, government regulations and new developments in materials science & engineering
• Perform other assigned tasks as directed by your Manager

Qualifications and Skills

• Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Materials Engineering with 2 years’ experience in a Manufacturing environment
• Analytical and methodical approach to work
• Excellent documentation skills and attention to detail
• Experience in polymers a distinct advantage

Environmental Sales Manager (Based in the UK)

Tricel is seeking an Environmental Sales Manager to manage the continued development of the packaged waste water treatment products market in the UK. The successful candidate will be required to develop an assigned geographical territory to maximise Tricel’s sales within that region. They will also need to provide leadership and direction for existing sales team to drive growth and efficiency within their regions.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage a small sales team to help drive growth and direction to maximise results
• Manage a CRM system to efficiently manage and report on key metrics
• Identify and target key customers to maintain growth
• Manage a geographical territory, within the South East, to develop own customer base
• Represent Tricel in a professional manner to customers and any external parties (engineers, local authorities etc.)
• Liaise with key personal in Tricel to organise, develop and implement a clear business plan
• Willing to travel to other locations on occasion

Qualifications / Experience

• Experience selling waste water treatment products within the industry, or experience within the building industry
• Technical experience with waste water treatment products is desirable
• Experience handling large UK distribution merchants
• History of meeting and exceeding sales targets
• Dependable with an ability to work on own initiative
• Ability to manage and motivate a team
• Good technical ability and a good communicator
• Able to see realistic market opportunities and act on when appropriate
• Strong work ethic with successful business development achievements
• Ideally, have experience of working with a CRM system

Marketing Executive (based in Southport, Merseyside UK)

Tricel is a global provider of high-performance solutions for the Water, Environmental, Construction and Materials industries. Our company ethos “Generations of Innovation” is built around three interlinking themes; Innovation, Quality and Heritage, which have been developed over the last 40 years.
We deliver innovative, quality solutions that our customers can trust. With 12 operating locations across Europe, we possess a broad and distinct range of capabilities which enable us to supply a comprehensive range of products to over 50 countries worldwide.
Tricel is now expanding its marketing team and looking for an experienced Marketing Executive to join the team in the UK Materials Division, specialising in the distribution of composite materials to B2B customers. This person will be responsible for managing all aspects of marketing activity, both on and offline for the UK market. The successful candidate will be responsible for both our Leeds (Composites Distribution) and Glasplies (Roofing & Driveway Products) operation in Southport. As such, an element of travel will be required between both locations.

Responsibilities

• Establish the company brand and product line with the most qualified potential clients
• Plan, implement and measure marketing campaigns in line with KPIs set
• Promote loyal customer base through referrals & establish trust in the Tricel brand for Composite materials
• Engage actively with both B2B & B2C customers to strengthen our brand positioning
• Manage new product launches through online and offline channels
• Develop and implement effective digital marketing campaigns including online content, SEO, email marketing and social media promotion
• Provide assistance and support to the sales teams in delivering revenue targets
• Liaise with internal/external stakeholders and senior management, reporting results/progress of various campaigns
• Liaise with group marketing in the delivery of design, development & market research for the division
• Manage all print and digital requirements for the business – brochures, presentations, packaging
• Manage all trade shows and customer events which take place during the year – including set up, target setting & post event reporting
• Manage all publicity for the company, including creating opportunities for trade journalists to highlight the company and its activities
• Responsible for budget and reporting of same

Experience and Qualifications

• Degree in Marketing or related Discipline
• Experience of the composites or similar industry a distinct advantage
• Proven marketing experience delivering tangible results in a fast-paced environment, particularly in a digital environment
• Ability to work quickly and accurately across multiple teams & locations
• Excellent interpersonal, communications, networking and influencing skills
• Strong analytical and organisational skills are essential to evaluate both on and offline business opportunities and challenges
• Drive and energy to succeed and to motivate self and others
• Enthusiastic team player with an ability to listen, learn, contribute and influence
• Clear Thinker with a creative, innovative approach to team projects focused on results
• Excellent planning skills with an ability to prioritise key activities to deliver short, medium and long terms results.

All interested candidates are welcome to forward their curriculum vitae to the following email with a covering letter to the below address.

Colette O’Donoghue
HR Manager, HR Department,
Tricel, Ballyspillane Industrial Estate, Killarney, Co. Kerry.
Email: ColetteODonoghue@ie.tricel.eu 

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