Careers

Have you ever thought about working for a builders merchants?

Any careers vacancies we have will appear below, however, whether or not we have any, please do not hesitate to complete our Job Application form which may be downloaded here. We normally keep these forms for 6 months, and in the event of a suitable vacancy becoming available during that time, will contact you to see if you are interested in coming in to discuss the role with us.

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic and passionate staff who are willing to go that extra mile for our customers, whether that is working on one of our sales counters, dealing with an accounts query over the telephone, working in the yard, or driving a HGV vehicle.

Please return your completed application form to careers@fairalls.co.uk or send it to the following address:

Fairalls (Builders’ Merchants) Ltd
44 & 46 High Street
Godstone
Surrey
RH9 8LW

If you have previous experience working in a builders’ merchants, that’s great! But don’t worry if you haven’t; we have a great team of knowledgeable, long-standing staff ready to train you up. Our trade body, the Builders Merchants Federation, also provide us with training opportunities and have useful information regarding careers in the industry at http://www.merchant-recruitment.co.uk/. In return we can offer you a competitive salary, paid holiday to include bank holidays, and the potential to progress within the company.

If you are interested in building a career with Fairalls, please apply online for one of our positions below or fill in and return an application form.

Vacancies


HGV Driver

HGV Driver required for a busy builders’ merchants with branches in Godstone, Gatwick and Sevenoaks delivering to both trade and retail Customers within a 30 mile radius. HGV licence and CPC required, with crane certificate preferred. Good communication skills with good knowledge of local areas would be beneficial. No long distance involved. Lifting / manual handling will form part of this role. Salary:
£25,000 - £28,000
Location:
Taylors Hill
Closing Date:
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
More detailsApply Online

Security Guard

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Day Security Guard with an SIA Licence to ensure the security of a Builders’ Merchants in Surrey. Salary:
£9.00 - £10.00 per hour
Location:
High Street
Closing Date:
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
More detailsApply Online

Yard Operative

To handle and maintain of yard stocks, loading and unloading vehicles, serving caller customers, etc. To ensure the premises are kept clean and tidy. All this under the authority of the Yard Supervisor and Depot Manager. Salary:
£18,000 - £21,000
Location:
Taylors Hill
Closing Date:
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
More detailsApply Online

Sales Counter Assistant

We are now recruiting for a permanent, full-time, experienced, Trade Counter Sales Person to join a small team based in Godstone. This position would be ideal for anyone who is currently or has recently worked in a similar trade counter environment ideally. In-house training for all computer and technical aspects of this role will be provided. The working hours are Monday to Friday 7.00am – 5.00pm. Salary:
£19,000 - £25,000 Depending on Qualifications & Experience
Location:
Taylors Hill
Closing Date:
Fri, 31 May 2019
More detailsApply Online

Sales Counter Supervisor

Sales Counter Supervisor required in a recently expanded builders’ merchants branch dealing with both trade and retail customers on the sales counter and over the phone. The role will be to ensure the depot's stock is maintained to the highest standard and in particular ensure we maintain adequate stock levels, especially of day to day items. You will be assisting the management team to supervise a small team of sales assistants and interacting with yard operatives, sales representatives and delivery drivers. Salary:
£23,000 - £28,000 Depending on Experience
Location:
Gatwick
Closing Date:
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
More detailsApply Online

Sales Representative

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our recently expanded Gatwick branch for an Area Sales Representative. The branch is mixed heavyside and lightside dealing with bricks, blocks, landscaping, timber, decorating, plumbing and much more. The successful candidate will have a proven track record at driving branch sales for both direct and ex stock business and be able to liaise with their branch manager to best enhance sales. Working as part of an extended sales team the role may at times require the successful candidate to work either alongside or as cover for other branches. Salary:
£23,000 - £30,000
Location:
Gatwick
Closing Date:
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
More detailsApply Online

Operations Manager

Fairalls (Builders’ Merchants) Ltd is a privately owned and run business, operating across Surrey, Kent & Sussex. As well as a depot at Taylors Hill, Godstone, Surrey ( one of the largest builders’ merchants depots in the south east ), Fairalls trades from locations in Godstone High Street (our main office and light side depot) and also depots at Gatwick and Sevenoaks, alongside our online store delivering throughout most of Surrey, Sussex and Kent. Due to expansion across the business we are looking to recruit an Operations Manager to work closely with the directors and the existing management team on both the day to day management of the branches and to assist in inter departmental cooperation, coordination and communication. Salary:
£45,000 - £55,000
Closing Date:
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
More detailsApply Online