Say hello to Jacob!

Say hello to Jacob White!

We'd like to introduce you to one of our newest team members who has joined the team at our York branch. Say hello to, Jacob White.

What is your job role?

Builders Merchant Apprentice at the York branch. My job role is to serve customers on the counter as well as stocking the shelves and unboxing deliveries. I also answer phone calls.

What does a normal day in the role involve?

A normal day in the role involves arriving at work and getting set up, followed by serving customers and getting on with any jobs that I need to do throughout the day while keeping up with the customers and serving my colleagues tea and coffee.

A bit of an insight on your career so far, have you worked in construction before? If not, what did you do prior to joining James Burrell.

My one previous job was at Ramsay Healthcare where my main responsibilities were restocking the theatre and ward areas. I also did the ordering, unboxing and invoicing of different items. Another responsibility of the job was to prepare the boxes for operations.

What is your favourite thing about the company so far?

My favourite thing about the company so far is the time that my colleagues are prepared to spend helping me settle into the role, I also like the culture of the office.

What does your perfect weekend look like?

My perfect weekend would be getting up and having some breakfast and then going to the coast with my family and our dogs. I also enjoy meeting my mates at the pub to watch the Liverpool game.