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Screwfix Overview

Yeovil, England
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
Other Retail Shops
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We're a very fast growing and have doubled in size over the last five years! Our customers are tradesmen and serious home improvers who need to get their jobs done quickly, affordably and right first time.

We started life as a mail order ... Read more

Mission: Part of the Kingfisher group, we are the UK's largest direct and online supplier of trade tools, accessories and hardware products. We despatch thousands of parcels every week for next day and weekend delivery to tradesmen, handymen and serious DIY enthusiasts ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#24), 2018 (#12), 2017 (#9)

Top CEOs: 2016 (#13)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#30)

Company Updates

  • In Screwfix we pride ourselves on our growth and ambition while maintaining a great working environment and culture. We want the world to know why we’re the destination for anyone looking for a rewarding and fulfilling career. As our Employer Brand Assistant, you’ll be responsible for gathering content and assets - video, photography and stories that represent the brand and refreshing content when necessary. You’ll write engaging ad copy for our job roles. You’ll maintain our active content on our recruitment social media channels, engage with key stakeholders around the business and develop innovative ways of promoting Screwfix careers. This will include developing new channels, tools and materials to reach our target audiences, working closely with our Internal Comms, Marketing and PR teams, all the while working alongside with the Employer Brand Manager and wider Recruitment team to continually improve and evolve our ‘Make More of Yourself’ Employer Brand.

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  • Our CEO, Graham Bell, can give you lots of reasons why Screwfix is a great place to work. Plus, he's happy to let you in on the business's exciting growth plans! Watch here:

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Screwfix – Why Work For Us?

undefinedHere at Screwfix we focus on providing our customers with value, product leadership and convenience, all while making sure we look after our own people with a host of rewards and benefits. 

Our people love working here, whether that's across Trade Counters, Head Office or our friendly Contact Centre, there will always be something to suit you.

And the opportunities don't stop there. We're part of Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company who also own B&Q, with over 1,200 stores in 10 countries across Europe, Russia and Turkey.

Tradespeople and serious home improvers can’t get enough of us - and we graft hard to give our customers what they want - quickly, affordably and right first time.

Visit to see how you can #MakeMoreofYourself.


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Starting as a mail catalogue business, we’ve always been determined to grow. Opening over 60 stores a year for almost a decade now, we’re the UK’s largest supplier of tools, accessories and hardware products. Thanks to our huge network of Trade Counters, the UK’s builders, plumbers and electricians are never more than 20 minutes from the part they need, on any job. 

With an expansion strategy as good as ours, there’s no smarter move than choosing a career with Screwfix – the potential to progress is incredible. 

Thanks to our rapid growth, working at Screwfix is much more exciting than at other retailers. Our ongoing expansion has allowed us to create new roles, giving our colleagues greater exposure and responsibility so that with the right attitude, you’ll have the means to get ahead. The harder we work, the faster we grow, and the more people can progress. We’re firm believers in promoting from within and the rewards speak for themselves.

However, it’s not all hard work and no play! Whether you’re based in our Head Office or Contact Centre in Yeovil, or a Trade Country across the country, we’ll make sure that you feel part of the Screwfix family. It’s even easier to perform at your best when you’re buzzing off the kind of atmosphere we generate!

Well over 90% of our people recommend working for Screwfix! Our philosophy is to provide employees with a balanced and competitive reward package and as we’re part of the Kingfisher group we can offer an award-winning company pension scheme along with a host of other benefits and rewards.

When it comes to engaging our people, it’s fair to say we’re leading the way within the Kingfisher Group. Alongside our competitive reward package, we offer fantastic training opportunities allowing our colleagues to grow and progress. We’re firm believers in investing in our in-house talent - over 50% of our retail management teams are promoted from within and even some of our Board members are internal promotions.

At Screwfix great people really can have a great career with great benefits.

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We pride ourselves on our supportive culture and we wouldn’t be the success story we are today without the amazing people behind it all. Whether you’re giving us your strategic insights in Head Office, showing your personality in the Contact Centre, or getting to know customers at one of our Trade Counters, you’ll become a part of our dynamic team dedicated to our customers. 

Whichever role you choose, we’ll ensure that you feel an important part of the Screwfix family, so get in touch and Make More of Yourself. 

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
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    In this business you can progress from part time service assistant all the way up to an area manager. There are so many opportunities to learn and grow, along with registered qualifications. It is down to you for how far you want to go. There is a massive development support network to help you all the way with so many new stores opening the expansion is massive.


    Change.... this is a word to get used too, but not in a bad way. As we expand and develop we are always looking at new ways of working. Keeping it simple.

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    This is a role with great family values and a great work life balance. The business really cars about you.

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Screwfix Photos

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Screwfix Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Screwfix in November 2016.


    The whole interview process was very positive and the Company was in touch and guidance throughout the whole time. After initial phone call, I have arranged a phone interview and moved on to 1:1 interview. All materials and task for this stage have been provided by the Company's recruitment department. After successfully passing the 1:1 stage, I was invited to meet with one of the directors, for a casual meeting, after which I got a job offer.

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Screwfix Awards & Accolades

  • The Salesforce Best Retailer over £250m, Retail Week Awards, 2018
  • The Cognizant Digital Pioneer, Retail Week Awards, 2018
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Interview, Glassdoor Employees Choice Awards 2017 UK, 2017
  • Customer Experience Initiative of the Year, Retail Week Awards, 2017
  • Employer of the Year Award, Retail Week Awards, 2016
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