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Jewson Overview

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Coventry, England (UK)
5001 to 10000 employees
1836
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Business Services
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
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With over 600 branches across the country, Jewson is the UK's leading supplier of sustainable timber and building materials. The first Jewson branch opened in 1836 - for 179 years it has been supplying building materials and supporting the ... Read more

Jewson Reviews

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ramsgate, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ramsgate, VA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Jewson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Staff are friendly & helpful

    Cons

    Sadly losing customers as no flexibility with pricing compared to other competitors

    Advice to Management

    Treat each branch as an idenpendent, some branches are in tougher areas.

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Jewson Interviews

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    Desk Based Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Derby, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Jewson (Derby, England (UK)) in January 2017.

    Interview

    It was an in house interview with manager of same team in Binley and my director, the manager from Binley in managing a 5 man team dealing with the top dozen or so accounts, the north east office is dealing with subcontractors.

    Interview Questions

    • Can i show an example of how i took on a customer and built it into a long term relationship?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation phase

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