Why work with us
We are a family business and we recognise that good people are the reason why we have a grown to be the successful, trusted, international fashion brand that we are today.
We believe in rewarding hard work and excellence and it is important to us that people both enjoy working at David Nieper and achieve their full potential. We can offer career opportunities across a wide range of interesting job roles, including Fashion Design, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, IT, HR, Finance and Printing. If you choose to join us there is a wide range of benefits and opportunities:
- Regular staff events and social occasions
- Subsidised, home cooked meals are freshly prepared each day by our own wonderful catering team
- Outstanding staff discounts
- Generous service awards
- Ongoing training programmes and career development opportunities
- A charity matching scheme to double the amount our employees raise for good causes
- Enhanced contributory pension scheme
- Discounted gym membership
It’s a family affair…..
David Nieper is a truly family centered business. The Nieper family have run the company since 1961. Husband & wife founders, David and Rosemary Nieper are still very actively involved in the business and their son Christopher is the Managing Director. We are delighted that husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, mums, dads, sons & daughters recommend working here to their family and friends.
100 Best Companies
Its official- we are one of the Top 100 Companies to Work For, as voted for by our employees in 2018! What sets us apart is the company’s commitment to giving something back, our focus on the local community, and low staff turnover (over 50% of us have been here for over ten years).
The Sunday Times Best Companies List is the country’s leading engagement survey. The questions asked relate to wellbeing, personal development and generally how happy you are at work. Some of our most highly rated questions were:
“I feel proud to work for this organisation”, “I have great faith in the person leading this company” and “my manager helps me to fulfil my potential”
We are the first UK Fashion Manufacturer to break into the Top 100, a truly remarkable achievement!
Championing Women in the workplace
From the sewing room to the boardroom – David Nieper has over the decades created a unique working environment which allows women to thrive.We are a company which is 87% female; the majority of key roles are secured by women who account for almost all of the senior management team, as well as skilled production work.
Whether returning to work after a career break or looking for a career with an understanding employer, there are many reasons to recommend working at David Nieper. We recognise the importance of attracting and retaining a diverse group of people to work for us and fostering an inclusive culture. Our success is based on benefitting from the different talents, perspectives, experiences and ideas that all these different people bring.
We are proud of our strong track record of employing bright, hard working, highly capable women and we are of course fortunate to employee equally talented men!
Our latest Gender pay gap figures show a 6.9% median average in favour of men, lower than the average of all companies of 9.6%, and lower than the industry average (manufacturing sector) of 10%.