Here, you can find out about Tobermore’s most valuable asset, our people.
We’ve come so far, and we’re not stopping!
Tobermore have grown from a small family run aggregate firm, to a £50+ million business, supplying products across the UK and Ireland.
You might have even seen our products (or walked on them) in some rather famous sites such as Olympic Way, Wembley Stadium, The Brighton i360 tower and the Bet365 Headquarters.View our career opportunities
It’s true. Continuous improvement lies at the heart of Tobermores ethos. We encourage our staff to reach their potential through training in a supportive and fulfilling environment.
At Tobermore, we take great pride in providing everyone with the opportunity to learn, develop and progress to do great things. We want to give our employees the opportunity to build on the already great skills and experience that they bring with them.
Here you can find interviews with Tobermore team members and gain an insight into everyday Tobermore life, and some fun facts!
Responsibilities: The preparation of the Management Accounts – sales ledger, purchase ledger, bank payments, accruals/prepayments, stocks, depreciation and any other sundry journals as and when required. At any other given time throughout the month I could be working on our aggregate tax return, sterling VAT return, various control accounts, capital expenditure analysis as well as maintaining and updating our fixed asset register. I also settle all our Sterling and Euro vendor accounts throughout the month along with a larger payment run at month end and serve as a back up to our weekly yard payroll.
Interests: Football – be it playing or supporting my beloved Liverpool FC. I also enjoy playing a bit of golf in my spare time. I’m known around the office as a bit of a traveller as well, I probably have two or three holidays planned at any given time! Like most people I enjoy spending time with friends and family – the weekends are never too dull! Aside from that I am slowly but surely working towards my CIMA qualification so I be studying at different times throughout the year.
Why work here? Tobermore is a fantastic company to work for. Whilst continually growing, friendships still flow throughout every department – we are one big family! I liken Tobermore to a football team – we are all working together, take pride in our work, and support each other for the continued success of the company we are proud to call our employer. The emphasis they place on individual and organisational training and development – they are happy to invest in their employees through different courses and qualifications tailored to suit their job role.
Responsibilities: Business Development Executive for National Accounts
My responsibilities include account development, progressing pipelines and identifying new business to develop.
Interests: My interest include going to the gym regularly, reading and socialising with friends.
Why work here?
Tobermore is an all-round excellent company to work for; the culture within the business is exceptional and is evident in every single employee. Tobermore are continually focused on developing their staff, there is unending support and encouragement for staff to reach their best. On top of this Tobermore offers great staff appreciation including continuous staff events; rewards etc. Tobermore is a continually growing, employee focused and successful business! It is a pleasure to be a part of the Tobermore Team!
Answering Despatch phone calls.
Processing collected and delivered orders.
Setting up new product codes.
Posting invoices for a few different couriers.
Stock adjustments, Training new team members.
Enjoy following Football, support the greatest team in the world (Man Utd).
Enjoy playing darts, qualified to play for Northern Ireland under 21’s once – How that happened I’ll never know!!
Like to do a bit of light running.
Most of all enjoy spending time with my wife and two sons.
Why work here
The People – everyone getting on well with each other, such a friendly atmosphere.
Quality training – I believe you get trained well and trained with patience on how to carry out your role making you feel at ease from the very start.
Growth of company – Excitement of being in a company that is continuing to grow and striving to be the best out there!
Responsibilities: My main responsibility is to secure orders from the NI & ROI markets. Helping customers who visit our Tobermore Paving Centre, answering phones from the NI, ROI & GB Markets and responding to emails. I also am responsible for the day-to-day running of the Tobermore Paving Centre, looking after the maintenance and up keep of the centre. During the winter months, I also assist in producing GB Stocking Merchant Price Lists.
Interests: In my free time I enjoy travelling and going on holidays. I also like helping out on the farm and detailing cars in my spare time.
Why Work Here: I enjoy working at Tobermore because every day is different, meeting different people and carrying out different duties. Tobermore is local to home, no queues on the drive to work. Tobermore is also a financially secure company which is a great benefit when you are starting to build a house! The people I work with are great, we all help each other out.
Responsibilities: Providing support to the HR Executive, Recruitment and Selection process, Social Media Recruitment, HR queries, Annual Leave, Absence management, Employee relations, GDPR, Employee Events… every day is different!
Interests: As a full time working Mummy, it’s spending my free time with my daughter! Family and friends, socialising, continuous learning (boring!), music, animals, I recently completed a foundation course in Counselling studies!
Why work here? The culture! It doesn’t feel like work, a warm friendly and professional environment that helps you settle quickly into your new role, the development opportunities and management support. Not forgetting the monthly team bonding activities!
Responsibilities: Working as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of the production facility in Tobermore to fulfil our duty to manufacturing world class products each day.
Interests: I have family at home and part time farm which take up a lot of my spare time. I also do a bit of running and have so far run a couple of marathons.
Why work here? The company is a family owned business and has always been a progressive one moving with the times. We have a great team culture and all work together well!
Responsibilities: My main responsibility within the Sales office is pricing and processing of both tender and order to place enquiries on a daily basis. I assist in price negotiations with our Commercial Sales Managers and Customers, answering phone calls and responding to emails from the commercial and private market in NI, ROI and GB. I also lend a hand in dealing with customers at the paving centre when needed in busy periods.
Interests: Outside of work I like to keep myself busy. I attend a local gym 3-4 times a week and go running a couple of times a week. I love a good Netflix series; Sons of Anarchy and Homeland are my favourites so far. I recently got engaged so I have no doubt planning the best day ever will keep me busy over the next couple of years as well!
Why work here? I applied to Tobermore as I had heard very good reports about it and knew it was an award winning company. Over my three and a half years at Tobermore I have really enjoyed being a part of the team. Each day brings new challenges and therefore I have gained a number of new skills since joining. There is a great team spirit in the Company and it offers me job security, which I feel is very important at this stage of my life. There are many perks such as bonus scheme and company events which helps to form great friendships with other departments.
Responsibilities: I am employed as a Senior Sales Administrator in the Sales Office. I am responsible for providing a pricing and quotation service to our customers. I price the daily Tender and Order to Place sales enquires, provide a negotiation and price support service to commercial sales managers to help them win contracts and offer guidance to the quotations team on pricing and margins.
Interests: I enjoy being outside when I can either gardening or walking.
Why work here? Tobermore is a family run business who care about their people and customers. I have worked for the company for 30 years and it has offered me secure employment throughout. Over the years there have been many changes and I have enjoyed seeing the Company growth especially in the GB market in the past number of years. In Tobermore there is a culture of continuous improvement which means it is an ever changing place to work but a very rewarding one to be part of and a Company that can be trusted.
The culture at Tobermore is something that we are particularly proud and it is something that we receive positive feedback over and over again.
Interviewees, factory tour visitors, and staff alike all praise how welcoming a place Tobermore is. From the office, to the factory, to our Lough Fea quarry, you’ll be greeted with a friendly ‘hello’ and a bit of chat.
As a down to earth, family-run business, we treat our people as such. We encourage an atmosphere of curiosity in learning, and motivate our employees to develop their career, and grow!
It’s an open door policy in Tobermore. Staff are welcome to ask questions and contribute ideas, and are rewarded as such. Our regular ‘lunch with the boss’ sessions have been a real hit, with employees invited to lunch with our Managing Director David Henderson, for a tasty lunch and a casual update on what’s going on in Tobermore.
Of course it’s not all about work. We host monthly staff events including family days out to the cinema, nights out to the races, and our famous annual Festive-up day!
Here you can find our latest snaps. Expect pics from our monthly staff events, and lots of birthday cake!
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