Screwfix Reviews

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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3.8
74%
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80%
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Screwfix CEO John Mewett
John Mewett
223 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work life balance best company(in 74 reviews)

  • "Good pay, very flexible working hours(in 61 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Kingfisher - Does seem like Screwfix make the big decisions anymore but instead the parent company does(in 17 reviews)

  • "Open late and all weekend bad work life balance(in 16 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great shifts

      Jan 20, 2022 - Sales in Kettering, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great shifts available and nice team

      Cons

      If management isnt up to scratch it shows

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Steady income, some opportunity to progress

      Jan 21, 2022 - Duty Manager in Farnham, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Not too difficult Staff of all ages No pressure selling Realistic targets Flexible hours

      Cons

      Progression takes time Inconvenient shift patterns Area manager must like you or you won’t get anywhere Skeleton crew at times

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Job

      Jan 20, 2022 - Customer Assistant in Romford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pays decent, good people, not to hard work

      Cons

      early hours sometimes, customers are the best

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      review

      Jan 20, 2022 - TILL OPERATOR in Brighton, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good knowledge and information of products

      Cons

      not much interaction happens there

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Decent enough

      Jan 19, 2022 - Supervisor in Braintree, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good teams Decent money Lot of support

      Cons

      Management doesn't listen Holiday hard to book

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      Jan 17, 2022 - Supervisor in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good team Good progression Good leadership

      Cons

      Unsociable hours Short lunch breaks Salary

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good management

      Jan 17, 2022 - Customer Assistant in Weybridge, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good management, understanding of difficulties.

      Cons

      Overall didn't find any reason to compain

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fantastic Company to work for

      Jan 10, 2022 - Customer Service Assistant in Glenrothes, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent discounts. Brilliant training and always looking to move you up to Supervisor. Lots of different shift patterns between 6am-10pm

      Cons

      Customers expect you to know EVERYTHING electrical/plumbing etc

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      Jan 11, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Bradford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Plenty of hours to work

      Cons

      Not busy enough gets boring

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company to work for

      Jan 6, 2022 - Branch Manager in Birmingham, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good flexibility with work life balance generally, great people to work with, friendly and supportive on the whole.

      Cons

      the environment can be quite full-on constantly and due to the nature of the business and it being really busy, it can feel quite overwhelming for some new starters, but give it time, it gets easier.

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