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Are you looking to join a company that is exciting and on the move? Maybe a company that is continuously expanding throughout Europe due to innovation and success? Then now is the time to join us! Here at Tricel, we give you the tools and support to ensure you master all the latest industry skills and grow in your chosen profession. Enjoy a vibrant, multicultural and collaborative work environment with competitive benefits and a thriving social scene.

If you are a confident self-starter who enjoys staying up to date with the latest industry practices and making significant and impactful contributions to an organisation, then we could be what you are searching for. Join our team at Tricel and gain invaluable experience in the global business. Whether you are an experienced professional, or just starting out, we could be the perfect next step for you.

View our available positions below, and if one is a fit for you, submit a resume with a cover letter today!

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


Graduate Engineer (Killarney)

Graduate 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.

Our Divisions: Our operational divisions span Construction, Distribution, Environmental and Water, including both Composite & GRP materials and oil. Each of these independent operating segments continuously produces innovative solutions for every element of today’s evolving industries.
Due to our ongoing growth and expansion, Tricel currently have a vacancy for a graduate engineer.

About the role:

Working closely with the Head of Construction and Water Divisions and its engineering team you will be involved in; development, design, process improvement, materials testing along with assembly of products and prototypes. You will apply your range of skills to assigned tasks and duties. As part of the engineering team you will assume responsibility to ensure all projects are completed on time and to the highest possible standard. The role will involve working with many cross functional teams; Quality, Manufacturing, Marketing and Finance.
The role is based in Tricel headquarters in Killarney. Travel will be required from time to time in the role.
The job is a fixed-term contract for a year.

Main responsibilities will include:

• Involved in scoping and structuring of assigned projects and tasks
• Working with a team or autonomously build the relevant product or prototype for testing, team brainstorming and evaluation
• Testing of prototypes of proposed designs or upgrades
• Drawing up proposed solutions on inventor software
• Contribute constructively to problem solving and team projects
• Contribute to the design discussions and engineering meetings
• Field testing, product troubleshooting and site visits where required
• Manage time and resources in an efficient manner
• Stay up-to-date on industry standards, government regulations and new developments within the field
• Working with Marketing on Brochure and Web content
• Working with our customers and the Quality department on testing and verification
• Working with IFS, our ERP system

Qualifications and Skills:

• 2.1 degree or higher qualified in an engineering or related discipline
• Ability to manage multiple assignments or projects with sound analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral). Fluency in German or French would be an advantage.
• Able to work manually and use relevant tools and equipment when required
• Degree of responsibility – must be capable of taking direction and taking responsibility and ownership for systems and projects
• Excellent planning & organisation skills
• Extent of confidentiality – discretion is essential in view of contact with outside parties, product development strategies, regulatory and sales information
• Ability to work on own initiate with ability to discern project priorities

Please submit a CV with an accompanying cover letter detailing your fit with for the role via e-mail to [email protected]

Tricel is an equal opportunities employer.


Area Sales Manager - Tricel Environmental Division (Midlands - North)

Location: Midlands – North

Tricel is a global provider for high performance solutions for primary, secondary and tertiary treatment for the domestic and commercial wastewater treatment industry, and highly motivated to deliver advanced quality solutions that our customers can trust.

With operations at 12 locations across Europe we possess a broad and distinct range of capabilities which enable us to distribute a comprehensive range of products to over 50 countries worldwide.

We are one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of wastewater treatment products, treating over 30 million litres of wastewater per day.

The Role

The Area Sales Manager will be responsible for developing the packaged waste water treatment product market within the Midlands – North of England. The role will have an assigned geographical territory to maximise Tricel’s sales within the area in line with business strategy and through established sales processes.

The successful candidate requires a good knowledge of Merchants and Distributors, both National and Independent, as well as contractors to raise awareness, generate sales & work towards agreed KPI’s to grow and expand the Tricel brand.


The Area Sales Manager will be responsible for the following tasks:

Primary responsibilities:

  • Responsible for raising the Tricel Environmental profile within the specified area, including; existing customers, business planning on an individual customer basis & sharing project information, to ensure Tricel is the customers first choice;
  • Responsible for growing sales within the agreed national merchant groups, independent merchants and buying groups;
  • Raise the Company profile with contractors, working within the agreed sectors, including specialist installers;
  • Responsible for presenting in front of large audiences, including delivering training presentations to stockists, product presentations, customers or CPD presentation to consultants or architects.
  • Negotiation of prices within the agreed perimeters to give the Company the best margin opportunities;
  • Management and development of key installer accounts;
  • Develop an understanding of the specification process with Architects and drainage engineers;
  • Completion of site surveys as and when required to generate quotations and successfully be able to convert these in to orders;
  • Inputting accurate data in to the CRM system and ensure it remains up to date;
  • Responsible for producing accurate reports within the timescales;
  • Any other duties, as assigned by management, to meet the needs of the business.

Experience Required

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple accounts at once, ensuring quotes are prepared and sent efficiently;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as the first port of call for customers, it is essential to have a positive, friendly & can-do attitude, and be prepared to go the extra mile for customers & colleagues;
  • Experience of working with merchants, distributors & contractors;
  • Previous experience within an external field sales role;
  • Customer service focussed;
  • Strong presentation skills in front of large audiences;
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft office (outlook, PowerPoint, excel & word);
  • Flexibility to travel.

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, ambition & drive.
  • “can do” attitude
  • Excellent communicator
  • Team spirit
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your up-to-date curriculum vitae with an accompanying cover letter detailing

your suitability for the position via e-mail to [email protected]

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.




Operational Manager - Dewey Waters Ltd (Weston-super-Mare)

Operations Manager – Dewey Waters

Permanent Full Time Position

Dewey Waters is one of the UK’s market leaders in the manufacture and supply of all cold-water storage tanks. We specialise in sectional tanks and one-piece tanks and we offer standard size tanks or custom-built tanks to suit individual project requirements.

We also provide a range of other GRP manufactured products including housings and biofilters, as well as kiosks and cabinets. We provide full project management for jobs of all sizes and also offer our clients training on the installation of water tanks, this also includes providing installation services to the construction industry.

The Role 

Reporting to the Managing Director and working closely with the Senior Leadership Team, you will ensure the goals and objectives of the business are met, through the smooth and efficient running of the Operations function, this will include responsibility for contracts, purchasing, people, resources and transport.

You will ideally have experience working within a GRP company or have a manufacturing background and understand how a factory operates and the challenges involved.  Additionally, experience within an organisation that is, or has experienced high growth would be desirable, particularly focussing on the challenges this presents.

You will be a proactive problem solver, with a sense of drive to achieve results and be independent and results oriented with your approach, whilst ensuring you bring your people with you.

Role and Responsibilities

The Operations Manager will be responsible for the following areas across Dewey Waters:

  • People management – Management of the Factory, including; people management, performance, appraisals and all general staffing issues, working closely with HR when required.
  • Customer focused – Accountable for meeting customer expectations and driving initiatives for reducing lead times.
  • Technical Purchasing – review and acquisition of raw materials, working alongside our Group purchasing department.
  • Material planning – dealing with wastage issues and ensuring efficiencies are maintained.
  • Transport management – Managing costs, issues, contractors and suppliers, ensuring our transport /logistics is fit for business.
  • Contractors/Suppliers – Oversee the negotiations with contractors and suppliers, to ensure a cost effective and responsive delivery for goods and services.
  • Cost Management – Responsible for managing budgets and costs effectively, in order to achieve Company budget, overall efficiency improvement and savings on time and costs.
  • Supporting the Company in planning and making sure the business is functioning against costs;
  • Project management in line with business requirements;
  • Any other duties, which assist the Operational function of the business.

Experience Required

  • Previous experience of managing the full Operations function of the business.
  • People Management, ideally within a manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Commercial contracts experience.
  • Reporting experience (e.g. time, cost, efficiency).
  • Experience of implementing operational improvements across the business.
  • Experience of Lean 6 sigma (or similar).
  • Preferable experience of implementing IFS or similar ERP system

Preferred Skills

  • Effective leader;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Excellent communicator;
  • Can do attitude;
  • Organised;
  • Attention to detail.

Salary: Competitive 

Working hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 5pm and Friday 8:30am – 4pm

24 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension 

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your up-to-date curriculum vitae with an accompanying cover letter detailing

your suitability for the position via e-mail to [email protected]

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.


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

Ireland & France – Colette O’Donoghue

HR Manager, HR Department,
Tricel, Ballyspillane Industrial Estate, Killarney, Co. Kerry.
Email: [email protected] 


United Kingdom – Laura Haigh

HR Business Partner, HR Department, Tricel, Fox House, Stonedale Road, Gloucestershire, GL10 3SA, United Kingdom.
Email: [email protected]


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Why join us?


  • As an organisation, we believe collaboration is key to the development of valuable insights and highly innovative solutions. To achieve this, we promote a fast-paced and exciting work setting which utilises and builds upon your business insight and perspective.
  • Tricel is fundamentally committed to the growth, career development and workplace satisfaction of each of our employees and fully understand the high-value role that every individual can play in the future of this company.
  • Our goal is to hire professionals and help them become the business leaders of tomorrow.