Howdens Joinery

8.4 /10 4 reviews
Opportunities Offered:
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Sectors:
Construction/Trades Purchasing and Supply Information Technology

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About Howdens Joinery

Over the last two decades, Howdens Joinery has grown to be become the leading supplier of kitchens in the UK. We've grown by doing something simple exceptionally well: giving great service to trade professionals. We have built our business around the needs of our customer and partner - the local builder. A highly successful business, with more than 690 depots nationwide and more than 9,000 staff. Last year our sales reached circa £1.3 billion and we continue to experience significant growth and success. Despite our scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values.

Howdens Joinery offers a stimulating environment as we encourage everyone to use their initiative and to enjoy challenges where everyone is involved - it's never down to someone else; employees take personal responsibility for doing a good job and keeping their promises. We have a very competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday, free refreshments and snacks or free onsite canteen, onsite car parking, great social events and a friendly and supportive working environment. As well as the opportunity to develop within a high profile FTSE 250 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For 2017.

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Howdens Joinery Latest Reviews

  • Junior IT Tester

    I extremely enjoyed my work placement my from the day I started, clear structure and thought had been put into the placement year and there was a definitive learning path which was to be completed in ...

    9.5/10

    The Role
    10.0
    Organisation
    10.0
    Socialising
    8.2
  • Junior test analyst

    Brilliant place to work, learnt so much and had a really enjoyable year....

    9.5/10

    The Role
    9.2
    Organisation
    9.0
    Socialising
    9.2
  • Trainee Project Manager

    Howdens was a great place to do a placement year. I was given a huge amount of opportunities to learn and grow as a project manager....

    7.9/10

    The Role
    7.7
    Organisation
    7.2
    Socialising
    7.2

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Software Engineering

Being exposed to these different aspects as a student was very rewarding, and I knew after my year that I had learned more than I ever expected.

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