About Us

We're often looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals to join our teams at any one of our ​fourteen branches located across East Anglia.

You will find any current vacancies below - if you'd like to request an application for for any of them then please submit your CV along with a covering letter summarising why you are the right candidate for the role.
This can be sent by email to recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk or by post to: Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

Alternatively, if you would like to discuss the role further prior to submitting an application please contact Allanna Docherty on 01206 216062.

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Customer Service Apprentice (12 months) - Colchester

We need someone with an enthusiastic, flexible attitude to join our team as a customer service apprentice. On the job training to be provided by the employer. Apprenticeship to be delivered within the workplace.

The role will include the following duties:

  • Dealing with customers face to face
  • Answering incoming calls
  • Developing customer relationships
  • Delivering reliable customer service
  • Dealing with enquiries and queries
  • General admin duties and to support other admin functions of the office

Training to be provided by Smart Training & Recruitment
To complete the Apprenticeship in Customer Service applicants must complete the following components:

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Customer Service
  • Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service (Technical Certificate)
  • Functional Skills: English Level 1 and Math's Level 1

Skills Required

  • Good communicator
  • Good IT

Qualifications Required

  • Good English, Maths and IT

The working hours are Tuesday to Saturday: 8am to 5pm

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​​​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Branch Manager - Decorating Centre in Melton


This is an exciting career opportunity - a rare chance to manage an established store in an exciting location. Kent Blaxill is a long established independent builders’ merchant with specialist decorating branches located throughout the south east of England.
You will need a sound knowledge of the decorating industry with the tenacity to deliver objectives and achieve targets.

Applicants must have the ability to identify new market and product opportunities and provide excellent customer service in accordance with our Customer Charter. This will require good communication both internally and externally.

The hours are 40hrs per week.

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
​If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:

​​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Branch Supervisor - Chelmsford


​This is an exciting opportunity to join our new branch in Chelmsford.

We need someone who is customer focused, with a flexible attitude. Knowledge of decorative products is an advantage.

This position requires a person:

  • with previous supervisory experience
  • with the ability to deliver results through a team
  • a good understanding of managing and maintaining stock levels
  • with a high level of personal presentation
  • comfortable dealing with customers and closing sales
  • with a keen interest in developing your product knowledge.

The working hours are 46.5hrs per week.

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.

If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Designer Paint Consultant (part time) - Chelmsford


We are seeking an outgoing person who is customer focused, enthusiastic and takes pride in providing excellent customer service.

This part time position requires a person with:

  • a flair for colour and design
  • a high level of personal presentation
  • excellent merchandising skills
  • ability to work in a fast moving environment
  • a knowledge of decorating product would be an advantage


25 hours per week.

​If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Counter Sales Assistant/Driver (part time) - Chelmsford


This is an exciting opportunity to join our new branch in Chelmsford.

We need someone who is customer focused, with a flexible attitude who can work both on the counter and deliver goods to our customers when required. Knowledge of decorative products is an advantage.

This position requires a person:

  • with a high level of personal presentation
  • excellent merchandising skills
  • comfortable dealing with customers and closing sales
  • with a keen interest in developing your product knowledge.


The working hours are 25 hrs per week.

​If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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HGV / HIHAB Driver - Bury St Edmunds Branch


We need someone with a flexible attitude who can be more than just a driver to deliver products from our Bury branch.
You must be customer focused, enthusiastic and take pride in providing excellent customer care.

The working hours are Monday to Friday: 7am to 4.30pm and every other Sat 8am – 1pm

The salary is negotiable according to experience and ability

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​​​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Branch Supervisor - Milton Keynes


This is an exciting opportunity to join our new branch in Milton Keynes.
We need someone who is customer focused, with a flexible attitude. Knowledge of decorative products is an advantage.

This position requires a person:

  • With previous supervisory experience
  • With the ability to deliver results through a Team
  • A good understanding of managing and maintaining stock levels
    • with a high level of personal presentation
    • comfortable dealing with customers and closing sales
  • with a keen interest in developing your product knowledge.


The working hours are 45hrs per week

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
​If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:

​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Branch Manager - Decorating Centre in Milton Keynes


This is an exciting career opportunity - a rare chance to launch an established brand in a new location.
Kent Blaxill is a long established independent builders’ merchant with specialist decorating branches located throughout the east of England. Due to expansion in 2017 we are offering a fantastic opportunity to manage and build a successful new branch. You will need a sound knowledge of the decorating industry with the tenacity to deliver objectives and achieve targets.

Applicants must have the ability to identify new market and product opportunities and provide excellent customer service in accordance with our Customer Charter. This will require good communication both internally and externally.

The hours are 40hrs per week.

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Counter Sales Assistant/Driver - Milton Keynes


This is an exciting opportunity to join our new branch in Milton Keynes.

We need someone who is customer focused, with a flexible attitude who can work both on the counter and deliver goods to our customers when required. Knowledge of decorative products is an advantage.

This position requires a person:

  • with a high level of personal presentation
  • excellent merchandising skills
  • comfortable dealing with customers and closing sales
  • with a keen interest in developing your product knowledge.


The working hours are 25hrs per week

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Counter Sales Assistant/Driver - Huntingdon


This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy branch in Huntingdon.

We need someone who is customer focused, with a flexible attitude who can work both on the counter and deliver goods to our customers when required. Knowledge of decorative products is an advantage.

This position requires a person:

  • with a high level of personal presentation
  • excellent merchandising skills
  • comfortable dealing with customers and closing sales
  • with a keen interest in developing your product knowledge.


The working hours are 44.75hrs per week

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Counter Sales Assistant/Driver - Saffron Walden


This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy branch in Saffron Walden.

We need someone who is customer focused, with a flexible attitude who can work both on the counter and deliver goods to our customers when required. Knowledge of decorative products is an advantage.

This position requires a person:

  • with a high level of personal presentation
  • excellent merchandising skills
  • comfortable dealing with customers and closing sales
  • with a keen interest in developing your product knowledge.


The working hours are 44.75hrs per week

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Manager Designate - Colchester


This is an exciting career opportunity to join a successful and busy builders’ merchant in Colchester. Kent Blaxill is a long established independent builders’ merchant with specialist decorating branches located throughout the east of England.

You will need a sound knowledge of the industry with the tenacity to deliver objectives and achieve targets.

Applicants must possess clear leadership skills and demonstrate a successful track record in managing a team. You will have proven ability to build relationships with customers and identify new market and product opportunities whilst providing outstanding customer service. This will require excellent communication skills both internally and externally.

The hours are 40 per week.

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Counter Sales Assistant (Saturday Person) - Bury St Edmunds


We are seeking an outgoing person who is customer focused, enthusiastic and takes pride in providing excellent customer service.
The successful applicant will be able to adapt well to the busy environment and be comfortable dealing with customers and closing sales.

The working hours Saturday: 8am – 1pm

If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Counter Sales Assistant/Driver (Part Time) - Kings Lynn Branch
 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our new branch in Kings Lynn.

We need someone who is customer focused, with a flexible attitude who can work both on the counter and deliver goods to our customers when required. Knowledge of decorative products is an advantage.

This position requires a person:

  • with a high level of personal presentation
  • excellent merchandising skills
  • comfortable dealing with customers and closing sales
  • with a keen interest in developing your product knowledge.


​If you are interested in this position please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk for an application form.
If you don’t have internet access please send a CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be the right choice for this position to:
​Recruitment, Kent Blaxill & Co. Ltd., 129-139 Layer Road, Colchester CO2 9JY.

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Applying by Email

We are currently having an issue with the submission of downloaded application forms on our website.

In the meantime in order to apply for any of our current vacancies please email recruitment@kentblaxill.co.uk to request an application form and to inform us which job you wish to apply for. We will then email through the appropriate form for you to fill in and email back to us.