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Do you want to see your efforts rewarded in an environmentally friendly company?

Join our award-winning employee-owned business as a Despatch 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. Nikwax are the only outdoor company to have won the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development (we have been carbon balanced since 1977) and we have an ongoing dedication to minimising our impact on the environment.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Experienced in working in a warehouse environment
  • A self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
  • Forklift trained (preferred but not essential)
  • Educated to a GCSE level in both Maths and English.

Due to the location of our warehouse (near Wadhurst in East Sussex) you must have your own transport.

You will:

  • Pick and Pack orders ensuring their timely despatch
  • Ensure the accurate collation of orders
  • Ensure individual customer requirements are followed
  • Organise daily transport bookings
  • Monitor stock levels and communicate when they are running low.

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive benefits and rewards including pension, health cash plan, profit related bonus scheme and free childcare at a local nursery
  • Work in a friendly and informal environment
  • Work for an employee-owned business where you can clearly see the effect of your efforts
  • Work for an international company with values that you can believe in.

What’s next?

If you would like to apply for this position, please send us your CV & Covering Letter (clearly stating your salary requirements) to

Interviews will be held from Wednesday 4th May 2022.

Candidates must be able to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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