Career Opportunities

Join a market leader

Nicholson Plastics is a market leader in the manufacture and supply of Water Tank solutions. We are continually expanding our operations in Lanark and Croydon, attracting a diverse range of skill sets in our employees. Our company culture is based on heritage where our success is attributed to the people who work for us.

The company has nearly 50 years experience in the Water Storage market in the UK market. The company also offers full end to end project management service, supporting the design, manufacture and installation of solutions for the water storage industry.

Nicholson Plastics was established in 1968 as a family business in the town of Lanark, Scotland. Lanark is a small town in the centre of Scotland, in the county town of Lanarkshire. It is situated between Glasgow and Edinburgh with frequent rail and bus services to the major cities. The company currently employs people across all disciplines from sales and admin to general operatives who manage the manufacture of all of our GRP products. Today, the company operates from Lanark and Croydon, supplying water tanks to UK and internally through our export division.

Our latest career opportunities are listed below. 

Positions Available at this Time.

Vacancy: General Operative

General Operative

Lanark – Full-time

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the General Operative is to produce GRP Products.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Preparing moulds for manufacture, including repairs and maintenance;
  • Applying release agents to the mould surface prior to manufacture;
  • Cutting and measuring foam insulation and steelwork;
  • Using spray machines to apply gelcoat & fiberglass to moulds;
  • Applying glass matting and resin to moulds, hand layup;
  • Consolidation of fiberglass & resin with rollers ensuring a quality finish;
  • Setting up of wooden & GRP moulds to manufacture drawings;
  • Releasing of moulded products from mould once cured;
  • Working from manufacturing drawings to mark, cut, drill and fit ancillary items;
  • Maintaining equipment and reporting any faults;
  • Quality checks, measuring product thickness and undertaking water tests;
  • Completing documentation for traceability and quality assurance;
  • Locating and packaging goods for collection;
  • Working within Health and Safety guidelines;
  • Any other duties as assigned, to support the Company.

 

Qualifications/Skills

  • Good timekeeping.
  • Hardworking.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude.

Benefits

  • Salary competitive
  • Working hours: Monday-Friday
  • On-site parking
  • Employee Assistant Programme provided.
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

 

To apply for this role, email your C.V. to [email protected]

 

 

Vacancy: Customer Services Administrator

Customer Services Administrator

Location: Lanark / Home-based

Permanent, Full time

Reporting to: Customer Service Manager

Nicholson Plastics is a market leader in the manufacture and supply of Water Tank solutions. The company has over 50 years’ experience in the Water Storage market in the UK market. The company also offers full end to end project management service, supporting the design, manufacture and installation of solutions for the water storage industry.

Our company culture is based on heritage where our success is attributed to the people who work for us. We have adopted a number of core values which underpin everything we do; One Team, Resourceful, Integrity, Customer Centric, Embrace Change, Leader.

With our offices located in Lanark and Croydon, we are now looking for to expand and develop our existing customer services team with the position of Customer Services Administrator. The desired candidate will be located near Lanark, with the option to work remotely.

The Role

The Customer Administrator will be expected to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment carrying out all administration duties as required to support the office, this primarily involves processing customer orders. The role requires you to be pro-active, fast-paced and be able to handle multiple enquiries at any one time.

 

Responsibilities

  • Acknowledging and processing customer orders on to the Company system;
  • Responding to customer enquiries both via email and on the phone;
  • Working with the drawings team to send out completed drawings to customers & chase these, when required.
  • Working with the production team to process the relevant manufacturing paperwork.
  • Working with the Production Manager to complete the production schedule.
  • Maintain the system by keeping it up to date & tidy.
  • Provide the team with data from the system as and when required to enable them to review statistics, forecast and plan.
  • General administration duties, including; data input, responding to emails, filing etc.
  • Providing cover for the Customer Service department as and when required;
  • Assisting the Customer Service team with any administration required to ensure response times are efficient and effective.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the management team, to ensure the needs of the business are met.

 

Experience Required

  • Excellent telephone manner;
  • Customer service focussed;
  • Previous experience within a customer service role;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft office
  • Experience of working within a busy, fast-paced & pressured environment;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Excellent Office Administration skills;

 

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated
  • “can do” attitude
  • Excellent communicator
  • Team spirit
  • Organised
  • Flexibility
  • Attention to detail

 

This exciting opportunity has arisen due to the growth of the business. Apply now to be part of a dynamic and growing team. 

To apply for this role, email your C.V. to [email protected]