Working for us

At Chandlers, we pride ourselves on the quality of our staff. Even when there are no vacancies, we want to hear from you if you believe you have the skills and experience to work for a busy and successful building materials supplier.

Current Vacancies - Ringmer

  • Internal Sales Trainee
  • Yard Operative Trainee
Do you know someone who could be interested in a career within the Builders Merchants Industry?

Chandlers have an opportunity to take on two trainees at its branch in Ringmer; one in the role of Internal sales and one in the role of Yard Operative.  Successful candidates will receive accredited Apprenticeship Training and the opportunity to develop a career within the Company.

Pay will initially be at the national minimum wage but this will be reviewed upon completion of the first year of training.  Chandlers' employees receive 22 days paid annual leave, Group Income Protection, Life Assurance, Company Pension and a host of other employee benefits. 

Training will be delivered by existing experienced staff and external trainers from Sussex Skills Solutions. Applications are invited from anyone over the age of 18 who is not afraid of hard work and of course early mornings!  

The company invests in the training and development of all its staff and for candidates with ambition drive and determination there is opportunity for career progression.You can read about one of our previous apprentices here. 

If you think you might be right for the role the following links will provide more information and details about the application process.

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-114762

 https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-114429

Current Vacancies - Thanet

  • Internal Salesperson

Internal Salesperson

Our dynamic branch in Thanet, Kent currently has a vacancy for an Internal Telephone Salesperson who has experience of building materials. The role involves working within our friendly Thanet team, who will help you learn more about our industry and develop your sales skills. To find out more about this role, please contact our Thanet branch.

Current Vacancies - Banstead

  • HGV Driver/Yard Operative 
  • Yard Operative Trainee

HGV Driver/Yard Operative 

Our busy branch in Banstead, Surrey has an opportunity to recruit an experienced HGV Driver (Class 2) to act as a relief driver delivering building materials to customers in the local area. When not acting as a relief driver, the majority of the time will be spent in the role of Yard Operative - serving customers, yard housekeeping, loading vehicles and operating the forklift.

The ideal candidate will hold a CPC, Hiab and Forklift Licence and understand the value of providing excellent customer service. Working hours will be 7.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday and alternate Saturday mornings 8am to 12 midday.

Yard Operative Trainee

We have an opportunity to recruit a Trainee Yard Operative for our busy branch in Banstead, Surrey. This role involves serving customers with materials from the yard, operating a forklift, loading customer and commercial vehicles and general yard housekeeping.

Training for the role will be given and there is opportunity for career development. Working hours will be 7.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings 8am to 12 midday.

Benefits of working for us

- Competitive Salary
- Opportunity for Career Progression
- Company Pension
- Group Life Assurance and Group Income Protection
- Staff Discount on Materials

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