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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.

Join an international outdoor business in a rural environment as Head of Market Development.

Nikwax is a leading international manufacturer of waterproofing products for clothing, footwear and outdoor equipment and leads the field in outstanding environmental credentials and sustainability. Most recently, Nikwax received the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development. We are looking for a Head of Market Development to join our busy commercial team.

The Role

Improve the breadth of Nikwax sales channels, the breadth of Nikwax brand awareness and the positioning of Nikwax products within markets by:

  • driving forward the Nikwax products and brand into markets that have significant undeveloped potential
  • creating plans to implement expansion into new markets that are not yet approaching their potential
  • identifying, evaluating and developing potential new business models and opportunities
  • supporting new markets in terms of sales, marketing and administration in the early stages
  • designing selling messages targeted to the appropriate buyers for specific markets to support the sales teams
  • specifying marketing material required to enter new and developing markets
  • evaluating and reporting on and proposing routes to combat threats posed by our competition in all markets.

The Person will

  • driven with strong leadership skills
  • a self-starter with the ability to drive things through to a conclusion
  • imaginative and numerate
  • ethical, with good people and communication skills
  • educated to degree level or equivalent
  • experienced in developing markets, business modules and selling arguments.

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 role, please send your Covering Letter (clearly stating your salary expectations) & CV by no later than Sunday 3rd March 2019 to:

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

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

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Join an international outdoor business in a rural environment as a Manufacturing Assistant

Nikwax, a leading international manufacturer of waterproofing products for clothing, footwear and outdoor equipment, requires a Manufacturing Assistant to join our busy Manufacturing team based in rural Wadhurst, East Sussex.

The Role

Manufacture Nikwax products efficiently to the high standards and quality controls as set out by the Manufacturing Manager by:

  • Manufacturing bulk product to meet production schedules and agreed company standards
  • Being responsible for the setting up and running down of equipment and manufacturing runs and be competent with use of all other equipment
  • Ensuring stock rotation of bulk products
  • Keeping the manufacturing area and equipment clean, tidy, safe and comply with working practices
  • Ensuring the company is informed of any faults with machinery, unsafe conditions or practices as soon as they occur.

The Person will be

  • Ideally experienced in working in a production environment
  • Preferably trained in Health and Safety standards
  • 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.

Due to our rural location the successful candidate will require their own transport. Full training will be provided for this role.

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 expectations) & CV by no later than 24nd February 2019:

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

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

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