Global leader in safe, high performance waterproofing, cleaning and conditioning for outdoor gear

 

Careers at Nikwax

Nikwax provides a challenging environment for staff with opportunities spanning manufacturing, design, engineering, sales, marketing, service and support. Our business is growing and we constantly seek motivated individuals to join our successful teams.

Current vacancies

If you would like to work at Nikwax, keep a look out for the latest career opportunities below.

Filling & Packing Assistant (Closes 5th December 2021) Click here to view

Filling & Packing Assistant (Fixed Term) (Closes 5th December 2021) Click here to view

Join a friendly, award-winning and established international outdoor business that is currently evolving into an employee owned company, as a Filling & Packing Assistant

Nikwax Ltd. develops care products and material systems that improve performance and extend the life of clothing, footwear and equipment whilst minimising environmental impact with clean chemistry. We develop and manufacture in-house, from the headquarters in Wadhurst, East Sussex. Nikwax are the only outdoor company to have won the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development and all operations have been carbon balanced since the company was founded in 1977. We have an ongoing dedication to minimising our impact on the environment and a devoted group of people to help develop the business. Nikwax is currently undergoing the exciting process of transitioning to Employee Ownership, which will protect and build upon our purpose and values, whilst securing a bright future for all employee owners.

The Role

Fill, label and package Nikwax products to meet production schedules, by following the processes set for the production of Nikwax product by:

  • Being responsible for the setting up and running down of equipment of filling runs
  • Ensuring the company is informed of any faults with machinery, unsafe conditions or practices as soon as they occur
  • Keeping the Nikwax Filling & Packing areas and equipment clean, tidy, safe and comply with safe working practices, utilising PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), according to agreed company standard

The Person will be

  • Preferably experienced in working in a production environment, however this is not essential.
  • A friendly and helpful team player
  • Conscientious, with an eye for detail
  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in Maths and English
  • Able to use computers to a basic level
  • Focused and used to working in a busy team
  • Be driven to meet daily filling targets.

You will be working between two sites within a 5 mile radius of Wadhurst.

You will be working in a busy, industrious factory environment on the rural East Sussex/Kent border; due to the location you must have your own transport

The Rewards

  • work within a company where you can clearly see the effect of your efforts
  • work for an international company with values that you can believe in
  • work within a friendly and informal environment
  • competitive benefits and rewards.

To Apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your Covering Letter (clearly stating your salary requirements) & CV in English by no later than 5th December 2021.

Recruitment, Nikwax Limited, Unit F Durgates Industrial Estate, Wadhurst, East Sussex TN5 6DF

Or e-mail: recruitment@nikwax.co.uk.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Candidates must be able to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK.

You can view details of the Nikwax Job Applicant Privacy Notice, by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

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Join a friendly, award-winning and established international outdoor business that is currently evolving into an employee owned company, as a Filling & Packing Assistant (Fixed Term)

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Nikwax Ltd. develops care products and material systems that improve performance and extend the life of clothing, footwear and equipment whilst minimising environmental impact with clean chemistry. We develop and manufacture in-house, from the headquarters in Wadhurst, East Sussex. Nikwax are the only outdoor company to have won the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development and all operations have been carbon balanced since the company was founded in 1977. We have an ongoing dedication to minimising our impact on the environment and a devoted group of people to help develop the business. Nikwax is currently undergoing the exciting process of transitioning to Employee Ownership, which will protect and build upon our purpose and values, whilst securing a bright future for all employee owners.

The Role

Fill, label and package Nikwax products to meet production schedules, by following the processes set for the production of Nikwax product by:

  • Being responsible for the setting up and running down of equipment of filling runs
  • Ensuring the company is informed of any faults with machinery, unsafe conditions or practices as soon as they occur
  • Keeping the Nikwax Filling & Packing areas and equipment clean, tidy, safe and comply with safe working practices, utilising PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), according to agreed company standard

The Person will be:

  • Preferably experienced in working in a production environment, however this is not essential.
  • A friendly and helpful team player
  • Conscientious, with an eye for detail
  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in Maths and English
  • Able to use computers to a basic level
  • Focused and used to working in a busy team
  • Be driven to meet daily filling targets.

This role is a 3 month fixed term contract.

You will be working between two sites within a 5 mile radius of Wadhurst.

You will be working in a busy, industrious factory environment on the rural East Sussex/Kent border; due to the location you must have your own transport

The Rewards

  • Work within a company where you can clearly see the effect of your efforts
  • Work for an international company with values that you can believe in
  • Work within a friendly and informal environment
  • Competitive benefits and rewards.

To Apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your Covering Letter (clearly stating your salary requirements) & CV by no later than 5th December 2021.

Recruitment, Nikwax Ltd, Unit F Durgates Industrial Estate, Wadhurst, East Sussex. TN5 6DF

Or e-mail: recruitment@nikwax.co.uk.

Candidates must be able to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

You can view details of the Nikwax Job Applicant Privacy Notice, by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

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