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.

Maintenance Assistant (Closes 18th April, 2021) Click here to view

Deputy Commercial Director (Closes 25th April, 2021) Click here to view

Join an innovative outdoor business as a Maintenance Assistant

The Nikwax Group operates within the growing international Outdoor industry, providing a range of aftercare products for a variety of clothing, footwear and equipment, as well as unique waterproof systems available through our premium outdoor clothing brand Páramo. The business has successfully managed its way through the recent Covid 19 crisis and has ambitious growth and development plans for the future. We are looking for a Maintenance Assistant to support our very busy Maintenance Department and to contribute towards our ongoing success.

The Role

Assist with all maintenance and repair tasks, to ensure machinery and equipment is fully available for duty, across all supply areas by:

  • assisting and performing routine maintenance on all equipment and machinery as scheduled
  • helping to ensure machinery breakdowns are efficiently and effectively repaired and recorded
  • maintaining a clean and safe workshop, advising the Maintenance Technician of unsafe working environments' or unsafe machinery
  • being trained to become competent with the operation of all Supply equipment
  • reporting on repeating machinery breakdowns to Maintenance Manager or Maintenance Technician
  • maintaining sufficient stock of consumables for machinery and equipment for respective areas.

The Person will be

  • mechanically minded with a logical approach to problems
  • able to drive things through to a solution
  • a self starter with self confidence
  • passionate about the environment and outdoor pursuits.

Due to our rural location own transport will be required.

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 18th April 2021

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

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

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

Back to top


Join an international outdoor business as Deputy Commercial Director

The Nikwax Group operates within the expanding Outdoor market, providing a range of aftercare products for a variety of clothing, footwear and equipment. We require a Deputy Commercial Director to support our Commercial Director.

The Role

Improve Nikwax sales, profitability and brand awareness by assisting in defining the direction of the company, leading the team to the fulfilment of its goals, and continually developing and promoting key competitive advantages by:

  • working with the Commercial Director to propose the direction of the company, leading the team to the fulfilment of its goals, and continually developing and promoting key competitive advantages
  • facilitating the creation of sales, with marketing and development plans driven by defined goals and measurable effects
  • ensuring the effective execution of sales, with marketing and development plans through effective team management
  • driving top level projects that are happening in the company to completion, utilising Nikwax CRM system in compliance with company policy
  • giving regular feedback and guidance to the people who report directly and ensuring that all employees get appropriate feedback on their roles and performance
  • ensuring the profitability and sustainability of the company.

The Person will be

  • passionate about consumer satisfaction
  • able to set clear goals and organise around those goals and prioritise
  • understanding of the key function of clear and consistent communication in the success of any enterprise
  • educated to a degree level or the equivalent, preferably in business or marketing
  • experienced in running a team
  • open to different cultural environment.

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 25th April 2021 to:

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

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

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

Back to top

 

To view our Job Applicant Privacy Policy Notice, please click here.