20 April 2020:

Branches remain closed but now accepting Click & Collect, Phone & Collect and Pre-Paid Deliveries.

We will be re-opening our Greenock Branch on Wednesday (22nd April) at 8:00an for deliveries and pre-arranged collections only. We fall within the UK and Scottish Government's list of businesses which are permitted to remain open and will be operating with strict controlled measures in place to comply with the Government's social distancing measures. Please note that for the continued protection of customers and staff there will be no access to our showroom at this time.

Orders can be placed via our website here (quickest way) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will come back to you. Alternatively you can call us on 01475 723737. Although our Largs branch will remain closed at this time we will endeavour to pick up Largs branch telephone calls and can arrange deliveries throughout Ayrshire as required. Payments will be taken over the phone or via bank transfer only. We will be operating a strictly zero contact operation during this time. - no cash will be accepted or payment of any kind at the branch.

We kindly ask that customers do not visit the branch without firstly placing an order as we will not be able to process any orders in person for the safety of customers and staff. Our showroom and yard will remain closed off to the public aside from designated collection zones. Our full range of products will be available as our stocks allows.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused during this time when we have to operate a reduced service but we hope you apperciate the service we are able to offer.

Interim opening hours will be Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm for the foreseeable future.





10 February 2020: 

Yard & Warehouse Operative positions - Greenock Branch

Job Summary

2 Yard operative roles at our Greenock branch.

An opportunity has arisen within our branch network for 1 full time Yard Operative and 1 part-time Yard Operative. The successful candidate will ideally have experience either as a Yard Operative or a Warehouse Operative within a Building Supplies company but this is not essential. It is an advantage to have experience with forklifts as well as knowledge of building materials.

The sucessful candidate will have a pleasant manner when dealing with customers and colleagues and will be a good team member within our busy environment. Good communication skills are essential.

Responsibilities and Duties

Loading customer vehicles
Serving customers
Stock checking
Loading and unloading company vehicles
Loading and unloading supplier vehicles
Replenishing stock

Qualifications and Skills

Forklift licence or experience is an advantage but not essential.
Knowledge of timber and building materials is an advantage but not essential.

Current Vacancies

1 x Full-time 46 hours
1 x Part-time 25+ hours


Competetive salary
Regular full-time and part-time hours offered
Staff discounts
Protective clothing and uniform provided

To apply please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a copy of your CV.



2019 :

We're extremely proud to mark our 20 year anniversary this year with M&J being established in Greenock in 1999 by our late founder, Tom Rodger. Including the family's previous Timber Merchant business, Greenock Central Sawmills, it is 45 years in business proudly serving Greenock, Inverclyde and beyond.


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02 November 2018 : 

Our Managing Director, Mark Rodger, is growing a moustache this November to raise money for the Movember Foundation. They're the leading charity changing the face of men's health. They adress some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.


Any small donations would be appreciated #menshealth





We are looking for an experienced Branch Manager or a current aspiring Branch Manager to join our team.

Would you like to be part  of a business that has major growth plans? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where there are opportunities to develop your career? If the answer is YES, then this opportunity at M&J builders Merchants is the job for you.


In return we offer great benefits like:

  • competitive salary and bonus package
  • a contributory pension scheme
  • a generous staff discount scheme
  • a range of training and development programs


If you have the necessary drive, enthusiasm and experience for this role, then we want to hear from you! 

Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to our Commercial Director: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Job description:


  • Managing your team well
  • Developing branch sales and profits (P&L responsibility)
  • Building relationships with existing customers and generating new customers
  • Effective stock control
  • Transport responsibilities
  • Ensure branch conforms with Health and Safety best practices
  • Undertaking and implementing quarterly stock takes
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proficient IT skills
  • Any other duties required
  • You will report directly to the Commercial Director and Managing Director
  • The successful applicant will ideally have experience within a Builders Merchant environment





3rd May 2018: M&J Staff Charity Policy Introduced

M&J is committed to making a meaningful contribution to the communities where we work and live.

We’ve introduced a policy to allow M&J Builders Merchants staff to easily volunteer their time and skills during ‘Volunteer Days’ which are paid time off from normal day-to-day roles.

In addition to the benefit to the community, volunteering is a valuable opportunity for our team to apply and develop their skills and broaden their perspectives.




30th April 2018: Landscaping Brands

We have now widened our stock landscaping brands to include Bradstone, Marshalls, Stonemarket, Cemex and Tobermore.

M&J are also now holding 30mm stunning  Artificial Grass in stock with over 300m2 at any given time.