Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

Please see below a selection of our current vacancies. We're a growing firm and a highly respected employer. If you're motivated with a passion for great customer service, please get in touch today.

Please note we do not use recruitment agencies and we welcome a personal approach.

You can also download an application form for us to keep on file and return it to: HR Manager, James Burrell Ltd, Deptford Road, Gateshead, NE8 2BR, or email a copy of your CV to today.

Just click HERE to download the form, fill it out, save it to your computer and email to the address above.

Why James Burrell?

At James Burrell Builders Merchants a large proportion of our team have been with us for many years. We believe 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.

If you're looking for a role with long-term prospects and good benefits, get in touch today.


While we see the benefit of retaining our highly experienced team we also see the necessity of looking to the future by investing in an apprenticeship programme. Our apprentices are given experience of working in various different areas before finding their preferred route where they can specialise and develop their skills.

Goods in/Transport Planning Assistant, Ossett

Job Description

THE ROLE:  As the primary role of goods in assistant you will book goods received onto the computer system, liaise with suppliers and the purchasing department regarding shortages, damages or returned goods.  Create customer invoices from the delivery notes, amend shortages on delivery notes and work alongside the Stock Controller regarding adjustments, stock control and Chain of Custody.

As Transport Assistant you will work alongside the Transport Supervisor planning the next day deliveries of customer orders in a designated delivery area, create drivers log sheets, clarify delivery addresses and timed drops with the sales team as well as liaise with the Company transport department to arrange the servicing and repair of vehicles. You will be expected provide cover to the Transport Supervisor during holidays.

CANDIDATE: The successful candidate must have the ability to plan, organise and problem solve as well as having a can-do attitude. Previous experience of goods in is essential and previous experience in transport planning is desirable.

THE PACKAGE: We offer a competitive salary and benefits which include 27 days holiday + bank holidays, annual PRP Bonus, option to buy or sell holidays and life insurance among others.  The normal working week will be Monday to Friday.





How to Apply

Applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence; please forward your covering letter and CV to HR Department, James Burrell Ltd, Deptford Road, Gateshead, NE8 2BR or email

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