Working at Wolseley: company overview and reviews

Wolseley
Wolseley
3.0
183 reviews
Wolseley ratings
3.0
Average rating of 183 reviews on Indeed
3.1Work-life balance
3.0Pay & benefits
2.7Job security & advancement
2.7Management
2.8Culture
Headquarters
Warwick Technology Park, 2 Kingmaker Court, Warwick CV34 6DY
Employees
1,001 to 5,000
Revenue
$500M to $1B (USD)
Industry
Consumer Goods and Services

Popular jobs at Wolseley

 Average salarySalary range
Warehouse Worker
1 salary reported
£18,000
per year
£9,000-£27,000
Sales Advisor
4 salaries reported
£14,462
per year
£7,500-£30,000
Line Cook
11 salaries reported
£24,367
per year
£12,000-£37,000
Server
1 salary reported
£12.80
per hour
£6.65-£19.25
Commis
7 salaries reported
£21,640
per year
£10,000-£33,000
Salary satisfaction
46%
of the employees are satisfied about their pay
Based on 248 reviews

Wolseley reviews

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Overall reviews at Wolseley

3.0
Branch Manager | West Midlands | 21 Nov 2019
Good company
Great company to work for but kind of lost its spark over the last few years , fantastic place to work to gain knowledge of the industry as they are the market leader
4.0
Administrative Supervisor | Essex | 5 Feb 2014
productive place to work
enjoyed the work it was varied & interesting working with colleagues & customers alike
Prosgood pension
2.0
Business Development Manager | Worcester | 17 Mar 2018
fun office enviroment
great office environment very relaxed trade, your typical pub conversations with clients, cut the corner straight to business your typical tradesman! good company managed Ok
Prosworking social hours
Constargets too high
4.0
Warehouse Worker | Kidderminster | 26 Nov 2017
Mostly a good team atmosphere
General picking , Loading and delivery of goods to customers, over the counter sales and advice ( where suitable) to the plumbing trade and the general public. In branch management is well organised Good place to work, atmosphere is generally very good .
ProsFlexibility
ConsNo overtime facilities
3.0
Development Director | United Kingdom | 27 Feb 2020
Challenging business
regular change leading to some uncertainty and repetitive approaches towards developing the business. has some strong years and some very poor years. very plumbing focussed
3.0
Sales Advisor | Hertfordshire | 21 Mar 2019
Hard working
Was a great good however you would be left on your own to clear warehouse or serve customers there wasn’t much team work through your the branch however pay was great and was a decent job to get you by.
ProsBonuses
ConsLong hours
3.0
Technical Sales Manager | Derby | 14 Sep 2015
n/a
Wolseley is a growing company who are now focusing on the plumbing and heating trade,Wolseley are restructuring and going through a lot of changes
4.0
Forklift Operator | Bristol | 14 Jan 2019
Producted
Good environment to work in with Friendly and helpful staff With a Team that have a good knowledge of products This firm does not pay very well but does offer bonuses
ProsMoney off products
ConsNone
4.0
Secretary | Leamington Spa | 7 Jan 2016
productive and fun place to work with a fabulous boss and sales team
Really enjoyed the job and people at this very big and established building supplies distribution company. It was a very sad day when I left.
5.0
Regional Director | Ripon | 3 Oct 2015
Busy Office but fun workplace
I enjoy working with my peers which makes the day more enjoyable, we work but also we laugh. Good company to develop but as a Secretary I can go no further, looking for a less demanding role.
ProsGood benefits, pensions, rewards
ConsLong Hours with added of 45 minutes commute each way

Questions and answers about Wolseley

Is Wolseley hiring new workers during the COVID-19 outbreak?
Asked 19 Jun 2020
I work in the DC were looking for people to start with agency. Then after some time u could get permanent
Answered 9 Nov 2020
Yes you have to work Saturday mornings
Answered 17 Sep 2020
How do you feel about going to work at Wolseley each day?
Asked 9 Apr 2019
I no longer work there, but I would go back now.
Answered 10 Aug 2020
Rewarded but very hard sometimes.
Answered 20 Jul 2019
What is the work environment and culture like at Wolseley?
Asked 6 Feb 2019
Very busy branches with staffing at the minimum
Answered 14 Mar 2021
Frustrating and infuriating
Answered 19 Aug 2020
How long is your lunch break.
Asked 20 Oct 2017
1 hour flexible
Answered 5 Jul 2020
1 hour daily
Answered 19 Jun 2020
What should you wear to an interview at Wolseley?
Asked 30 Apr 2017
Dinner suit and bowtie
Answered 27 Jun 2018
Smart, trousers shirt tie
Answered 9 Sep 2017