Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – Walton-on-Thames – 22 June 2018
An active workplace and my peers in the workplace really reinforced how enjoyable it is to work for the company. The unique design of the shop/warehouse taught me new things I'd never come to learn elsewhere.
Business Development Manager (Current Employee) – Field Based - South West – 21 June 2018
A striving business and a good place to work, forward thinking organisation, head office in Yeovil. A young workforce, well looked after and supported. Good opportunities to develop into other areas of the business
Assistant Manager (Current Employee) – Birmingham, West Midlands – 20 June 2018
Unless you’re desperate for a job I wouldn’t waste your time applying here. The management are awful and if they want you out of the company they will find a way! Using the smallest of reasons. There is no job security with this company at all. They are not organised and half the time you hardly know wether you’re coming or going. The store managers have no clue to what they’re doing or how to run a store and just wanna brush issues within the team under the carpet. Please read all the other reviews before applying and believe me when I say they’re true!!
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – Redditch – 14 June 2018
Screwfix enabled me to have contact with the public. Customer Service was a big role as I was on the tills helping customers find what they needed to make them happy. All the staff were lovely, meaning I was able to have a laugh.
a typical say would me, management being lazy, standing round chatting while the sales assistants act like their little minions doing all the work. Management do not want to listen to anyones opinions or complaints. The job isn't hard at all...it usually just habit you don't have to use your brain at all. the hardest part of the job is having to deal with all the stupidity from the management. The most enjoyable part of the job is the lunch time, when you can just be by yourself and away from everyone else. The pay its bad either!
Service Assistant (Former Employee) – Southampton – 6 June 2018
If your face doesn't fit you have zero promotion chances. Management throughout the company are very clique and they help each other out to bend the rules set. They pay slightly above minimum wage and that is the only pro to working there. I left with less confidence than when I started and had no recognition for my 8years service
Customer Advisor (Former Employee) – St. Austell, Cornwall – 29 May 2018
stock shelves, manage warehouse, process orders, serve on tills. pretty easy job once you get used to the systems used. hardest part for me was the managers.I seemed to not have a face that fit so was told by more than one manager that some people can be managers and some cant and I was one that cant, but other than that was given no explanation or reason as to why
I would work for them again if the opportunity arose
Trade counter sales, order picking, cash handling (Former Employee) – Doncaster, South Yorkshire – 18 May 2018
I worked there for about a year, along that year i met a fair few good co-workers and also a few good customers that i still keep in contact with. all though towards the end of the job the hours were cut so i could not live on the money
Store Supervisor (Current Employee) – Coventry – 17 May 2018
Screwfix is a really nice place to work has a family orientated feel to it progression is always available within the company in terms of customer service you can really learn a lot due to so many different aspects
Service Assistant (Current Employee) – Bury St. Edmunds – 15 May 2018
The workplace st screwfix is very enjoyable place. I do many different things depending on the day. The management team are always there for me and help me understand the environment I am working in, they have given me a massive confidence boost.
Good workplace - store completely depends on competency of managers
Assistant Manager (Current Employee) – East Sussex – 7 May 2018
I have enjoyed working for Screwfix and progressed through multiple stores. There is a clear difference in stores that have an effective Branch Manager/Assistant Manager and ones that do not. Staff of all levels in the latter stores are usually not held accountable for poor performance and leads to a poor attitudes in store.
Role isn't too stressful although pay is low for supervisors in particular. ASM bonus and lack of responsibility for SA's make these roles more acceptable in pay.
Work/Life balance can be poor considering the opening hours of the store.
I would recommend Screwfix provided you don't have the bad luck of getting into a store with a bad atmosphere.
A great way to obtain a range of customer service experience
Sales Assistant (Current Employee) – Woodford Green – 5 May 2018
I had to take on, a lot of problem solving situations and dealing with a huge range of different customers. This helps push my customer service skills further and allowed me not only to develop and new set of skills but the training and experience i need to handle difficult situation and take on a huge amount of responsibility.
Proper breaks when on long hour shifts
Is difficult working there while being at Uni or College