A Builders Merchant sells building and construction materials to a range of different customers, from long-standing builders with years of experience in their trade to the do it yourself DIYers. As for Buildbase, we are one of the UKs fastest growing builders merchants. We trade from hundreds of locations around the UK, all our branches are long-established companies which have been serving local tradespeople for many years with the knowledge and experience to match. You can expect reliable stock levels and the highest standards in service. Buildbase are part of the Grafton Group which is a FTSE 250 company.
Whether you are serving customers in the yard, moving stock, loading vehicles, or assisting your colleagues, your role is to help our customers get the first-class service they deserve. That might mean answering a simple question, loading a vehicle or taking care of a more complex issue, such as advising a customer on specific products to enable them to complete their latest project.
We are looking for someone who can thrive in a customer focused environment, who enjoys problem solving and has the motivation to progress in their career. Many of our apprentices have gone on to bigger and better careers within Buildbase and we would like you to be our next success story!
What itll be like:
- You will initially take on the role of a Yard Apprentice working outside loading and unloading vehicles, moving stock and helping customers
- You will spend 20% of your time doing work-based learning, this will be done in your branch
- You will get the opportunity to develop your career within Buildbase with the possibility of progressing onto HGV (Class 2) training after your first year
Are you Buildbase material?
- Be committed to learn
- Be a brilliant communicator
- Have a can do attitude
- Be open to getting stuck in and helping wherever needed
- Be 18 years of age or older in order to drive our forklift trucks
- Be looking to build and develop your career within Buildbase