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James Burrell invests in boosting staffing levels post-lockdown

Independent builders merchant, James Burrell is recruiting across the North East and Yorkshire, despite the extremely challenging first half of the year.

HR manager Alyson Hunter points out that the global pandemic caused by COVID-19 has been the toughest challenge faced by many in the construction industry as a whole. Companies have had to think on their feet to navigate through a very demanding and unprecedented time.

“During these testing few months, at James Burrell Builders Merchant we focussed on the safety and well-being of customers, and staff, staff retention and job security were our top priorities.

“So we’re delighted to be in a position to be hiring for nine roles across the business,” she says.

These roles include;
Assistant Buyer (Gateshead)
Credit Controller (Gateshead)
Goods In/ Transport Assistant (Gateshead)
Stock Control (Ossett)
Stock Control Assistant (Gateshead)
Trainee Buyer ( Gateshead)
Warehouse Operatives (Gateshead, Ossett and Rotherham)

“A large proportion of the team have been with the company for many years,” Hnter continues. “This shows a high level of employee engagement which has been achieved by continual employee development, rewarding hard work and loyalty as well as providing a happy, friendly environment for people to work in.

“Applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence; Covering letter and CVshould be sent to the HR Department, James Burrell Ltd, Deptford Road, Gateshead, NE8 2BR or email personnel@jamesburrell.com.”

About Fiona Russell-Horne

Fiona Russell-Horne
Group Managing Editor across the BMJ portfolio.

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