Welcome to McMahon's Career Section

Originally founded in the 1830s, today McMahons is Ireland's largest independent Builders Providers. With stores in 11 locations in Ireland, we are a company intent on serving local needs on a national scale. We provide top quality building materials and DIY & home improvement supplies to the public and trade.

Recruiting at McMahons is about identifying talented team players who combine skill, motivation, energy and a passion for achievement and then do what it takes to be the best.

It's also about a team coming together with on common mission to continue to offer New Thinking and Great Service to our customers, large or small

We are committed to being a national employer of choice, and we offer competitive compensation, rewards and benefits

All applications are welcome and should there a be a vacancy that arises within the Group which suits you. please forward your CV to the Human Resources Department at hr@jmcmahon.com

 

Current Vacancies

    • Trainee Designer (Graduate Position)
      Location: Fermoy Last updated: 12-08-2021

      Job Description:

      McMahons Builders Providers have been providing quality building supplies and DIY materials to the trade and public for over 190 years and have grown to become one of the largest independent builder’s providers on the island of Ireland, with a network of 11 stores, as well as a Truss Manufacturing plant and 3 Hardwood & Sheet Material branches. McMahons offer a one stop shop offering, with a wide range of products catering for the Builder, DIY enthusiast and Home Owner.

      The Role

      McMahons are now seeking applications for the position of Trainee Designer for their Roof Truss Manufacturing Operation located in Fermoy.  This is a growing operation within the construction sector. Reporting to the Design Office Manager full training will be given to carry out the following duties:

      • Using computer aided design software, produce layouts and designs for roof trusses.
      • Communicate with the customers Architect/Engineer and roof truss production team to ensure they are provided with the relevant and accurate information for manufacturing.
      • Act at all times with courtesy and goodwill towards customers to promote the best image of the Company.

      To be considered for this role, you will have the following:

      • Hold a third level Construction Design / Architectural Technician / Quantity Surveying or similar qualification.
      • An interest in becoming a Roof Truss Designer.
      • Attention to detail and thorough approach.
      • Good numeracy skills.
      • Ability to build rapport with the team and wider professional team within the business
      • Some experience of Autocad or similar is an advantage but not essential.
      • Good understanding of construction drawings

      If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding role, please forward your most recent career details in the strictest confidence to: The Human Resources Dept. James McMahon Ltd., Ashbourne Hall, Dock Road, Limerick or email hr@jmcmahon.com

      Apply now
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    • Sales and Operations Trainee Sectors: Construction and Retail Location: Cork
      Location: Cork Last updated: 11-08-2021

      Job Description:

      McMahons Builders Providers have been providing quality building supplies and DIY materials to the trade and public for over 190 years. The group consists of a network of 11 stores, as well as a Truss Manufacturing plant and 3 Hardwood & Sheet Material branches. McMahons offer a one stop shop offering, with a wide range of products catering for the Builder, DIY enthusiast and home owner. McMahons Builders Providers is one of the largest independent builder’s providers on the island of Ireland.  The provision and distribution of building materials is a crucial element of the construction sector supply chain in Ireland and globally.  

      The Role

      McMahons are now seeking applications for Sales and Operations Trainee Positions at its Cork Branch. This role would be ideally suited to ambitious recent third level graduates or mature school leavers. To be considered for the role, candidates should have a keen interest in the construction sector, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as having a strong work ethic and a positive “can do” attitude. Basic IT skills including an ability to use email and MS Office is required.  

      To be considered for this role, you will have the following:

      This “hands-on” role will involve getting experience in all aspects of a typical busy builders merchanting branch including dealing with customers; order taking; counter sales; issuing of invoices/relevant sales documentation; arranging deliveries; stock management including picking orders, stock taking, cycle counting and off-loading and booking-in incoming stock The successful candidate will also get experience using modern IT and ERP systems and will receive training from experienced local branch personnel as well as group management and personnel.

      Benefits include Competitive Starting Salary, Company Pension Scheme and support for Further Education.

      If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding role, please forward your most recent career details in the strictest confidence to: The Human Resources Dept. James McMahon Ltd., Ashbourne Hall, Dock Road, Limerick or email hr@jmcmahon.com

      Apply now
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    • Sales and Operations Trainee
      Location: Portarlington Last updated: 15-07-2021

      Job Description:

      McMahons Builders Providers have been providing quality building supplies and DIY materials to the trade and public for over 190 years. The group consists of a network of 11 stores, as well as a Truss Manufacturing plant and 3 Hardwood & Sheet Material branches. McMahons offer a one stop shop offering, with a wide range of products catering for the Builder, DIY enthusiast and home owner. McMahons Builders Providers is one of the largest independent builder’s providers on the island of Ireland.  The provision and distribution of building materials is a crucial element of the construction sector supply chain in Ireland and globally.  

      The Role

      McMahons are now seeking applications for Sales and Operations Trainee Positions at its Portarlington Branch. This role would be ideally suited to ambitious recent third level graduates or mature school leavers. To be considered for the role, candidates should have a keen interest in the construction sector, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as having a strong work ethic and a positive “can do” attitude. Basic IT skills including an ability to use email and MS Office is required.  

      To be considered for this role, you will have the following:

      This “hands-on” role will involve getting experience in all aspects of a typical busy builders merchanting branch including dealing with customers; order taking; counter sales; issuing of invoices/relevant sales documentation; arranging deliveries; stock management including picking orders, stock taking, cycle counting and off-loading and booking-in incoming stock The successful candidate will also get experience using modern IT and ERP systems and will receive training from experienced local branch personnel as well as group management and personnel.

      Benefits include Competitive Starting Salary, Company Pension Scheme and support for Further Education.

      If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding role, please forward your most recent career details in the strictest confidence to: The Human Resources Dept. James McMahon Ltd., Ashbourne Hall, Dock Road, Limerick or email hr@jmcmahon.com

      Apply now
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    • Truck/Lorry Driver Required – Cork
      Location: Cork Last updated: 08-07-2021

      Job Description:

      McMahons Builders Providers have been providing quality building supplies and DIY materials to the trade and public for 190 years. The group consists of a network of 11 stores, as well as a Truss Manufacturing plant and 3 Hardwood & Sheet Material branches. McMahons offer a one stop shop offering, with a wide range of products catering for the Builder, DIY enthusiast and Home Owner. McMahons extensive product range includes building materials, plumbing & heating, timber & sheeting, insulation, plant & tool hire, painting & decorating, doors & floors, bathrooms, garden and outdoor and much more.

      The Role

      McMahons are now seeking applications for the position of a Truck/Lorry Driver for their Cork Branch

      Reporting directly to the Branch and Transport Manager.

      The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include the following:

      • Satisfying delivery requirement to all its customers
      • Experience in multi drop delivering on the national road networks
      • Assisting to maintain the highest standards of housekeeping in the warehouse and yard
      • Working closely with all branch staff
      • Following company policies and procedures from an operational and health and safety perspective.

      To be considered for this role, you will have the following:

      • A clean “HGV2” or higher driving license
      • Experience in operating a Hi-ab
      • Minimum 5 years experience
      • Digital taco card required
      • CPC card up to date (5 modules)
      • Safepass certified
      • Forklift licence
      • Good communication and interpersonal skills.  
      • A positive can-do attitude, self-motivated with the ability to work on their own initiative

      If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding role, please forward your most recent career details in the strictest confidence to: The Human Resources Dept. James McMahon Ltd., Ashbourne Hall, Dock Road, Limerick or email hr@jmcmahon.com

      Apply now
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    • Designer Required – Fermoy, County Cork.
      Location: Fermoy Last updated: 24-06-2021

      Job Description:

      McMahons Builders Providers have been providing quality building supplies and DIY materials to the trade and public for over 190 years and have grown to become one of the largest independent builder’s providers on the island of Ireland, with a network of 11 stores, as well as a Truss Manufacturing plant and 3 Hardwood & Sheet Material branches. McMahons offer a one stop shop offering, with a wide range of products catering for the Builder, DIY enthusiast and Home Owner.

      The Role

      McMahons are now seeking applications for the position of a Designer for their Roof Truss Manufacturing Operation located in Fermoy.  Reporting to the Design Office Manager, the role will involve the following:

      Key Responsibilities:

      • Price customer enquiries and produce quotations within required deadlines
      • Produce layouts and designs for roof trusses
      • Liaise with customers and other contractors to ensure a smooth delivery of the final product within tight timescales
      • Follow up quotations to a conclusion and properly record outcome
      • Accurately process successful quotations into roof truss/floor joist orders
      • Liaise with sales team to discuss and implement strategies to secure business
      • Communicate with the production team to ensure they are provided with the relevant and accurate information for manufacturing.
      • Pro-actively promote enquiries and orders by sales personnel
      • Provide advice and assistance to customers to the best of ability
      • Act at all times with courtesy and goodwill towards customers to promote the best image of the Company

      To be considered for this role, you will have the following:

      • Self-motivated and organised
      • Attention to detail and thorough approach
      • Energetic and flexible team member
      • Good numeracy skills
      • Ability to prioritise and manage competing demands
      • Ability to work to set deadlines
      • Ability to build rapport with the team and wider professional team within the business
      • Experience using 3D modelling software and Autocad
      • Good understanding of construction drawings

      MiTek roof design software is preferred but experience using other roof truss design software packages is acceptable as training will be given.

      The candidate must have experience in the building industry.

      If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding role, please forward your most recent career details in the strictest confidence to: The Human Resources Dept. James McMahon Ltd., Ashbourne Hall, Dock Road, Limerick or email hr@jmcmahon.com

      Apply now
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    • Counter Sales Associate Required – Portarlington Branch
      Location: Portarlington Last updated: 03-06-2021

      Job Description:

      McMahons Builders Providers have been providing quality building supplies and DIY materials to the trade and public for over 190 years. The group consists of a network of 11 stores, as well as a Truss Manufacturing plant and 3 Hardwood & Sheet Material branches. McMahons offer a one stop shop offering, with a wide range of products catering for the Builder, DIY enthusiast and Home Owner. McMahon’s extensive product range includes building materials, plumbing & heating, timber & sheeting, insulation, plant & tool hire, painting & decorating, doors & floors, bathrooms, garden and outdoor and much more.

      The Role

      McMahons are now seeking applications for the position of a Counter Sales Associate for their branch located in Portarlington.  The Portarlington branch is a thriving builders providers branch with significant capacity to grow.

      • Serving customers in the shop and answering the phones as and when required.
      • Building strong working relationships with customers in order to understand their requirements.
      • Identifying sales opportunities and offering advice & solutions to customers to achieve maximum sales.
      • Maintaining a well merchandised Store / Shop area
      • Assisting with cycle counting and stock taking.
      • Liaising with the Warehouse and Yard staff to help fulfill incoming orders.
      • Dealing with other requests to support the busy operation as and when required.
      • Following company policies and procedures from an operational and health and safety perspective.

      To be considered for this role, you will have the following:

      • Experience in working in Retail / Builders merchant
      • A proven track record in achieving & exceeding sales & margin targets
      • Knowledge of DIY products and building materials
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  
      • A positive can-do attitude.
      • Be computer literate.

      If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding role, please forward your most recent career details in the strictest confidence to: The Human Resources Dept. James McMahon Ltd., Ashbourne Hall, Dock Road, Limerick or email hr@jmcmahon.com

      Apply now
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