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.

Group Health & Safety Co-ordinator

Join an international outdoor business in a rural environment as Group Health, Safety and Compliance Coordinator

The Nikwax Group includes Nikwax; a leading international manufacturer of waterproofing aftercare for clothing, footwear and outdoor equipment, and Páramo; an award winning producer of high performance outdoor clothing.

In addition to outstanding products, Nikwax and Páramo are recognised as leaders in sustainability. Most recently Nikwax received the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development, and Páramo received the Guardian Sustainable Business Award.

The Role

Improve the Health, Safety and Compliance performance of the Group by maintaining compliance with standards and legislation by:

  • Ensuring compliance with legislative requirements by undertaking risk assessments and providing remedial measures for issues found
  • Regularly auditing sites in relation to Health and Safety performance
  • Monitoring and controlling the H&S performance and compliance of contractors
  • Being a source of professional knowledge and experience in health and safety, quality management and environmental issues
  • Assisting in all auditing processes across all sites as well as creating safety related policies
  • Investigating accidents and reporting causes and remedial suggestions.

The Person will be

  • Preferably hold a professional qualification in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Ideally hold a NEBOSH certificate in Fire Safety & Risk management
  • Have some auditing experience
  • Have experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Be driven and have strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Be highly organised and have a logical approach
  • Be calm and persuasive in difficult situations.

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 CV and Covering Letter clearly stating your salary requirements by no later than Sunday 21st January 2018 to:

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

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