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Woodies

Woodies

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About Us

For 27 years, the enthusiasm & helpfulness of our colleagues has been central to our success as Ireland’s market-leading DIY, Home & Garden retailer. We have a strong vision on where we want to get to in order to make Woodie’s a great place to work and shop. When it comes to investing in our people & our business, we’re not afraid to put our money where our mouth is. While our vision gives shape and direction to our future, our values define how we operate. If you love inspiring customers & engaging with them to provide the best possible experience, then Woodie’s is your kind of work place. Being part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate your expertise & grow within our business. 

At Woodie’s we understand that the success of the company depends on the talents & skills of our colleagues. That’s why we are so passionate about our colleague’s personal & professional development! 

Your learning journey at Woodie’s starts with our Induction programme. This provides you with an opportunity to meet other new starters within our business & to get all the information you need to help you hit the ground running.

Once you’ve settled-in, whether you’re working in one of our stores or in our Support Office, our career ladder will guide you through your professional development at Woodie’s. 

Our L&D team will support you on every step of your journey at Woodie’s. Some of our current programmes include:

  • Degree in Retail Management
  • Leadership Development Courses

Our Experts programme, offers store colleagues the opportunity to gain a National Certificate in:

  • Retail Customer Service
  • Retail Selling 

Asides from the above, we run a number of courses throughout the year to drive our business performance & our colleague’s career progression. We also offer Educational Assistance for colleagues wishing to pursue educational goals which can assist in your current role & in your career development. 

Our Benefits

Here are some of the benefits our colleagues enjoy:

  • Retail Degree Program: We have partnered with Retail Skillsnet to offer our colleagues the opportunity to attain a degree in Retail Management.
  • Pension: All colleagues at Woodie’s have the opportunity to join our company pension scheme.
  • Educational Assistance: To support colleagues in reaching their potential, we support professional & personal development through our Educational Assistance Scheme.
  • Long service Awards: We’re proud to recognise our long-serving colleague’s achievements. We celebrate when colleagues have completed 5, 10 & 20 years’ service.
  • Retirement Planning: We offer a retirement planning service for colleagues approaching retirement age.
  • Holidays: All colleagues can avail of our annual leave scheme.
  • Sick Benefit: Our sick-pay benefit supports colleagues when they are unwell.
  • Health Insurance: The company operates a discount health-insurance scheme.
  • Bonus Scheme: We’re passionate about sharing our success with our colleagues. All Woodie’s colleagues are included in our annual bonus scheme.
  • Travel: All colleagues are entitled to avail of our tax-saver ticket scheme & our cycle-to-work benefits.

Staff discount: We offer an attractive staff discount to all Woodie’s colleagues. 

Woodie's Careers - Ladder

Overall rating
3.4
Based on 20 employee reviews
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  • Work/Life balance
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Woodies Jobs
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Team Leader - Nationwide Stores

We currently have vacancies in our Dublin, Kildare, Castlebar, Midlands, Waterford and Cork stores.

Kitchen Design Consultant

Woodie's are recruiting Kitchen Design Consultants in our Cork, Dublin and Castlebar stores, please see job advert for all details on how to apply!

Loss Prevention Internal Auditor

  • Negotiable
  • Updated 17/09/2018
  • Dublin

The role is to carry out internal audits of functions within our businesses and assist with the development of the Internal Audit function within Woodie’s. The individual will work within the existing Loss Prevention and Operations Team.

Retail Supply Chain Administrator

  • See description
  • Updated 15/09/2018
  • Dublin

An opportunity has become available to join our Supply Chain Team in the position of Supply Chain Administrator. This position is based in our Support Office, Tallaght Dublin 24.

Retail Space Planner

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual seeking space planning experience, maximising sales and profitability through the production and design of layout plans and planograms based on stock, department, space available and budgets that reflect the business strategy.

Woodies reviews
(20)

Happy to have worked here but glad I found new pastures to develop and grow

Employee in Management in Carlow, Ireland
former employee in 2014
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The Best Bits

I liked the fellow colleagues I had, more like a little family 

Things to improve

Career progression, volume of staff at peek times of year, pay and rewards for loyal enployees 

About The Job

Managers have to be willing to work extra hours, be more than flexible to covering shifts- work 8/9 days in a row, do a tasks from tills to stock to normal managerial tasks. Never enough staff 

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Good place to work overall. Not transparent in the interview.

Anonymous in Dublin, Ireland
current employee in Aug 2018
27/08/2018

The Best Bits

40 hour week most weeks. Salary good overall. Nice environment.

Things to improve

Distance expected to travel which makes things very stressful and difficult with young children. Applied for Dublin, put 1.15 hrs away from home.

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Productive 

Anonymous in Tallaght, County Dublin, Ireland
current employee in Sep 2018
12/09/2018

The Best Bits

The staff I work wit are just amazing people to work wit as a team 

Things to improve

Staff wages could improve for the amount of work we do 

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