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Team Formulation for Growth


Nowchem is a second-generation family owned business that continues to grow from strength to strength. With close to 100 employees, whilst its premises are sprawled across two sites in South Nowra on the South Coast NSW, they export across the globe to many international markets.

The team at Nowchem hire based on cultural fit. Training and development is offered to grow team members within their chosen careers. Significant investment in advanced manufacturing technology has been made in recent years to ensure not only the businesses ongoing success but to ensure their team remain at the forefront of the market for skills and knowledge. Career opportunities are vast and diverse at Nowchem.

Career Hint -  you'll regularly find Managing Director, John Lamont and their People and Culture Manager, Melissa Cox attending local networking events. Whether it’s with the Business Chamber or the Shoalhaven Professional Business Association, they love the opportunity to meet new people in the community and see where the conversation may take them. They are always on the look out for their newest superstar recruit!

Their core values of family, quality and community radiate through every aspect of their business.


Led from the front, the whole team contributes to the business fulfilling its core value of community. With paid charitable volunteering days, you will regularly find team members contributing to the betterment of their local community. Whether it’s bomb the boss, Australia’s biggest morning tea or supporting their Managing Director perform on stage at STARS of Nowra to raise money for their local Cancer Council facilities, every member of the Nowchem team contributes in some way.

Career value

Paid charitable volunteering days

Opportunity to apply for paid sutdy/study leave


Work/life balance

Family friendly

Participate in community events


Training/development opportunities

Grow into new roles and be empowered to utilise your skills

Work for an award winning business

Work Environment

Safe and supportive

Utilisation of advanced technology

Regional based


Family feel


Culture of ‘intrapreneurship’

Think Regional

I’ve had opportunities to try different things here that I probably wouldn’t have had the chance to do in a metro area.

There’s a variety to our roles, we all wear 15 different hats, which increases our skills and makes the work more interesting.

Melissa Cox
Nowchem | People & Culture Manager
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I love the company because of its really strong values around community, quality and family, it’s a very inclusive company and you’re made to feel not just another employee but a part of the family.

Eliza De Paoli
Nowchem | Compliance Director
Think Regional

The really enjoyable part is watching people grow and develop within the business, getting to know where they want to go and then being a part of that journey with them.

John Lamont
Nowchem | Managing Director


We offer many fulfilling careers. Join the regional career builder network today to stay up to date with positions as they become available. You will also find us at one of our regions many community events, please come and say hello.

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  • Forklift Drivers
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  • Chemists
  • Compliance + safety
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  • Sales + Marketing
  • People + Culture
  • Maintenance
  • Business Administration




23 Cumberland Avenue, South Nowra


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