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Twin Packing Assistant

Join a friendly, employee-owned, award-winning international outdoor business as a Twin Packing Assistant.


The Role

To improve the efficiency and timely despatch of Nikwax orders and reduce production downtime by thoroughly planning and preparing ahead of time.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Running the twin pack line, following the priority set by the Logistics and Distribution Supervisor.
  • Assisting on the filling lines and with any Warehouse tasks, as and when required.
  • Accurately recording figures on the daily output sheet.
  • Promptly reporting any machinery faults, unsafe conditions, or practices to the company.
  • Maintaining cleanliness, tidiness, safety, and adherence to safe working practices in the Nikwax Packing areas, while using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in accordance with the company's established standards.

We Are Looking for an Individual Who:

  • Ideally has experience in a busy warehouse environment.
  • Holds a minimum educational qualification of GCSE level (or its equivalent) in Maths and English.
  • Has knowledge of and is comfortable with basic IT skills.
  • Exhibits conscientiousness and attention to detail.
  • Is a team player.

You will be working in a warehouse environment within a 5-mile radius of Wadhurst, East Sussex; due to the rural location you must have your own transport.

The Rewards:

  • Competitive benefits and rewards including pension, health cash plan and profit related bonus scheme.
  • Additional flexible benefits options including boosted pension contributions, extra holiday, and assistance with childcare costs.
  • Annual leave starting at 25 days rising with service, plus public holidays.
  • Friendly and informal environment with monthly team lunches and quarterly events.
  • Be part of an employee-owned business where you can clearly see the effect of your efforts.
  • Contribute to an award winning international company with values that you can believe in.

We are passionate and committed to being an inclusive and diverse employer, encouraging different perspectives and experiences to make us a more innovative and creative workplace.

We aim to review applications soon after they are received and will arrange interviews when there’s someone we’re keen to meet. Therefore we may conduct interviews prior to the closing date and we reserve the right to close the advert early.

The Company

Located in the picturesque, rural setting of East Sussex, Nikwax is a highly successful outdoor business that is run by a close-knit and friendly team of employees, whom we are proud to call Partners.

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 our 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 hardworking team of people to help develop the business.

We highly value our employees, whom we are proud to call Partners, and this is an exciting opportunity to join our company.

To Apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please send us your CV & Covering Letter (clearly stating your salary requirements) by not later than Sunday 2nd June 2024 to recruitment@nikwax.co.uk

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

Previous applicants need not reapply.

We reserve the right to close this advert early.

Our applicant privacy policy is here: https://www.nikwax.com/download/JobApplicantPrivacyNotice_20180511.pdf

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