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Sally Mitchell – Head of HR

The Stickleback Fish Company Ltd is a fast-growing wholesaler and distributor of fresh and frozen seafood products to the catering and hospitality sector. As our business continues to grow and develop, we are always interested to hear from people who can enhance our friendly, expert team in Welham Green, Hertfordshire.

 

  • Production Picker – night shift

We are looking for someone to join our night shift production team. The role will involve picking fresh fish for the fishmongers to prepare along with frozen and deli items to be palletised ready for same day/next day delivery.

The ideal candidate will have experience of night shift work, be hardworking and diligent with the ability to follow instruction accurately and use initiative. A knowledge of fish is desirable as is knowledge of the food industry but full training will be given. The ability to recognise fish quality is an important part of our process.

We operate a tight ship with everyone pulling together to ensure the orders are prepared to the highest standard and delivered on time to our customers. Our reputation is everything.

You will join a tight knit team of skilled and experienced people happy to share their knowledge. Stickleback ensures that its staff are well trained and well looked after. Along with 28 days holiday including public holidays per year and a contributory pension scheme, corporate eye care and there is a generous fish allowance.

The working hours are 5 shifts per week including every Friday and Saturday as these are our busiest days. There is a day off in the week.  The shifts starts 22.00 – 07.30 with flexibility required during busy times. The working hours are approximately 45 per week.

Job Type: Full time nights

Salary: £23,400 – 24,570 per annum plus benefits shown below

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  • Stock Control & Goods In assistant – day shift & night shift

We are looking for 2 people to join our QA and Goods In team. The role involves dealing with deliveries, stock control and quality assessment. The role is flexible and the post holder will assist with loading of vans at busy periods. It is often all hands on deck.

This role requires someone who works hard, is good within a team and can work on their own initiative. There is a team of 3 people led by the QA and Stock Control Manager.  The job needs to be done to a very high standard and is very physical. The ideal candidate will be robust with an excellent work ethic. It can be a messy job as we are dealing with fish and seafood.

Full training will be given but experience of stock control, quality assurance and a good fish knowledge are desirable.

We operate a tight ship with everyone pulling together to ensure the orders are prepared to the highest standard and delivered on time to our customers. Our reputation is everything.You will join a tight knit team of skilled and experienced people happy to share their knowledge.

The working hours are 45 per week. The nights role is 5 shifts over Mon – Saturday with a day off in the week and Sundays off. The day shift is Mon – Fri. The team will initially all work together starting at 22.00 and finishing at 07.30 with an hour break. The plan going forward once the team is fully trained is for either a mix of days (5am start)and nights or one person on each. The Manager will remain on the night shift. Extra hours are available during busy times or absence and flexibility is expected.

Stickleback ensures that its staff are well trained and well looked after. Along with 28 days holiday including public holidays per year and a contributory pension scheme, a corporate eye care scheme, child care vouchers and a generous fish allowance.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £23,400.00 to £24,570.00 per annum plus benefits shown below

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  • Financial Controller

We are looking for an ambitious commercially minded qualified accountant to join our team as Financial Controller and manage our finance function.   Reporting directly to the Deputy Managing Director and managing a small team, this role would suit an FC, a Finance Manager or progressive individual seeking their next step.

Along with providing financial reporting and management information, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in improving processes and aiding strategic decision making.

Main responsibilities:

Preparation of monthly management accounts •  Budgeting, Forecasting and Variance Analysis  • Weekly and monthly financial analysis and reporting  • Debtor control and active recovery involvement  • Creditor accounts management  •  Ensuring processes are reviewed and improved where appropriate  •  Involvement in sales & profit analysis and modelling  •  Involvement in management’s investment/expenditure ROC forecasts  •  Efficiency analysis from Operational systems data  •  Oversee audit process and preparing of statutory accounts

Key Skills:

Qualified Accountant, – ideally  CIMA, ACCA, ACA,  •  Advanced Excel and systems skills  •  Credit control management  •  Excellent communication skills (verbal, presentation and written) •   Aspirations to grow into a Finance Director

Job type: Full time – consideration will be given to the right candidate who is looking to work slightly less than full time hours.

Salary:  £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits shown below

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  • Multi drop driver – full time

We are looking for experienced delivery drivers to join our distribution team. We have a full time vacancy working 5 shifts per week including Friday and Saturday with a day off in the week and a part time vacancy of 3 shifts Thursday to Saturday.

The shift can start from between 5am – 6.30am with between 15 – 25 drops per shift. This will depend on the location of the round and the number of drops. Full training will be given.

A positive and friendly manner is essential for our drivers as they are the face of our business. We look for flexible, well presented individuals with a good attention to detail with our paperwork and procedures and a good driving record. We provide uniform and appropriate weatherproof clothing.  For insurance purposes we can only employ drivers aged 25 years and over.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Type: Full-time & Part time

Salary: £9.00 per hour plus benefits shown below.

                                                                                                                                                                                    


We offer a competitive salary according to skills and experience.  We provide 28 days holiday including public holidays, a contributory pension scheme, corporate eye care scheme, child care vouchers and a generous discretionary weekly fish allowance after one month.

If you would like to apply for a role at Stickleback, please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] or call Sally Mitchell, Head of HR on 01707 257462.

We look forward to hearing from you.


We succeed in a competitive environment by selling top quality fish and seafood products with a high degree of customer care and service and we have some significant customers in our portfolio. We operate a tight ship with everyone pulling together to ensure the orders are prepared to the highest standard and delivered on time to our customers. Our reputation is everything.

We have a “can do” attitude and we strive to meet customer needs; we expect this attitude from our staff.  We require the 3 A’s –  good Attendance, a good Attitude and the relevant Ability; we provide training as required and are committed to developing our staff.