Jewson Reviews

Updated 6 Jan 2021

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3.3
60%
Recommend to a Friend
70%
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Jewson Managing Director Mark Rayfield
Mark Rayfield
68 Ratings
Pros
  • "Salary paid on time, half decent discount that’s about it(in 13 reviews)

  • "Job security as long as you don't rock the boat too much or cross the Branch Manager(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "The only con I can think of is the long hours you work each day(in 10 reviews)

  • "Support functions, bureaucracy, work life balance, control(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Caring Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tool Hire Assistant in Hertford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jewson full-time

    Pros

    Good training and employee relations. You can progress through training modules at your own pace.

    Cons

    Long hours and being a few short on personnel it can create pressure.

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  2. "Decent"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Inverness, Scotland

    I have been working at Jewson full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Staff are good to work with

    Cons

    Bosses are not approachable and hide


  3. "Not bad"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Littlehampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jewson part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Team work, nice environ ment, manager

    Cons

    Bad surrounding, bad work conditions

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  4. "Brilliant employers"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jewson full-time

    Pros

    Really look after the team

    Cons

    I Can't think of many

  5. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Jewson full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    staff well-being high priority Opportunity for progression in the wide SGBD company Generous holiday scheme Good pension and death in service scheme Management take on board suggestions and act on staff feedback Good salary Well known brand Customer care of high importance Flexible

    Cons

    Genuinely can’t think of any,

  6. "Liars"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tool Hire Assistant in Ipswich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jewson full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Put you through trailer test

    Cons

    Management and supervisors lie and make things up when you stand your ground then fabricate things so they can sack you

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  7. "Good employer"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Store Manager 

    I worked at Jewson full-time

    Pros

    A reasonable and competent employer

    Cons

    Limited benefits packages available then

  8. "Ok"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Thetford, England

    I have been working at Jewson full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, happy workplace, relaxed

    Cons

    poor salary, saturday work, favouritism

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Double standard ms"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Jewson full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent salary. People I worked with mainly good.

    Cons

    Managers expected to run store until something goes wrong and the disciplinary

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  10. "It was okay"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Support 

    I worked at Jewson full-time

    Pros

    Lovely colleagues, you can grow within the company if you really really want to

    Cons

    Too little benefits to use

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