Mission: In 1997 Buildbase was established as the trading name for Grafton Group’s UK builders merchanting operation. Since then it has continued to grow with an acquisition of Jackson Building Centres Ltd in 2003 and in the same year being named as the ‘best national ...
I have been working at Buildbase full-time (More than 5 years)
Excellent development and progression opportunities
Business with forward momentum
Encourages individuals to put their stamp on their role
Senior management make themselves visible and approachable to all levels
Nothing that is not being addressed with intent
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Buildbase (Oxford, England) in January 2016.
The interview process lasted approximately 1 hour, and was conducted be two interviewers - a manager and trainer previously employed in the role. It started with basic questions such as: Tell us a little about yourself? What do you know about the company? What can you add to the role and what exactly do you know about the role? No competency based questions. The interview/ "conversation" revolved around what the role entailed and was unusually expressed by the manager in a negative fashion; as to "put you off" wanting the role. However, it was very informative and didn't portray any unrealistic expectations.
You'll now find Plumbingbase in 44 of our branches. Lyndon Johnson said: "Plumbingbase will complete our 'one stop shop' philosophy, reducing the need for customers to go to several merchants for a project, saving time and making their lives easier." - http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQOUP
TalkSPORT's Tony Incenzo caught up with our 2017 #BuildbaseRenovation winner Cleethorpes Town FC to find out how they spent their £50K bursary, fixing up and moving back to their grounds at Linden Club. Read more about it on the blog - http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQOUv
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