Screwfix Reviews

Updated 17 Sep 2020

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3.8
74%
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84%
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Screwfix CEO John Mewett
John Mewett
136 Ratings
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  • "Kingfisher - Does seem like Screwfix make the big decisions anymore but instead the parent company does(in 17 reviews)

  • "Constant rota change to suit Senior Management(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work, especially as a teenager/ student"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Screwfix part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pretty flexible, good working atmosphere, can be pretty relaxed, pay is good if you're 18+

    Cons

    16 and 17 year olds get paid less, these people may be better off working somewhere that pays them the same as adults

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  2. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Screwfix part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good management Multi skilled job Mental health friendly

    Cons

    Hard work Non structured hours

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  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Yeovil, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Screwfix full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent development opportunities in the head office - to a point

    Cons

    After a certain level, each role becomes very specialised, and limits potential development opportunities

  4. "Grown with the company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Branch Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Screwfix full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Hard working teams who make a lot possible with small amount of resource. Opportunity for bonus

    Cons

    Limited staffing budgets Lots of area move arounds over a couple of year period Limited by Kingfisher

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  5. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Team Member 

    I have been working at Screwfix part-time

    Pros

    great staff which make you feel very welcome and lots hours available

    Cons

    very repetitive and can be tiring

  6. "Supervisor"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Watford, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Screwfix full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It’s a good place to work, but a lot depends on the Manager

    Cons

    Maybe the shift pattern the is a bit difficult

  7. "Great morals"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Screwfix part-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    There was no cons for me

  8. "Good pay"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Screwfix part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good staff, pay is very good, good for a student

    Cons

    Customers may think you know everything about construction

  9. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant in London, England

    I worked at Screwfix part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It was okay overall to be honest

    Cons

    None really just lazy Colleagues

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  10. "Decent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Screwfix part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good community, good weekend job

    Cons

    Lots of lifting, sexist customers at times

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