Progressing your career at Heathcoat Fabrics

Heathcoat Fabrics is an employer of creative, bold, dynamic, and diverse individuals. We strive to achieve ambition and pushing boundaries with no fear of experimenting and trying new things using innovation. We are committed to ensuring our employees have the relevant skills and experience needed to improve their confidence and progress through the company. No matter what stage you are at in your career, there is an opportunity to step into a role where you are continually learning and contributing to some of the world’s most innovative projects.

An organisation based on our values

Our success continues to be achieved with the support of our heritage and presence in the textiles industry for over 200 years. Our company values have helped us to maintain healthy relationships with many local families, and in some cases this goes back several generations. The challenge for the future is to find a way to maintain these values whilst focusing on improving our culture for future generations. Strategies are being implemented so that we can continuously achieve a successful and meaningful future.

Our company values are:

  • Working together
  • Taking personal responsibility
  • Achieving success

The Future at Heathcoat Fabrics

We are constantly aware of the change in customer requirements and how this can affect our employee engagement. Therefore, whether it be advancements in technology, protecting the environment, or supporting our employees to achieve a better work-life balance, we aim to ensure that we are doing everything we can to create a better workplace culture.



Advancements in technology – Purchasing new technology helps ensure our workforce are best equipped for their activities. This new technology will help improve productivity and reduce physical demands.

Protecting the environment – We aim to develop a workplace culture where everyone works to achieve environmental objectives. Whether it’s greener innovative processing and chemistry, recycling, or generating renewable energy, protecting the environment is the key to a sustainable future.

Helping employees live a healthy lifestyle – Our most valued asset is our people. They are the reason for our success. We offer support for both mental and physical wellbeing, providing a work-life balance and enabling a healthy lifestyle.

Our vision

Heathcoat Fabrics is the leading technical textile manufacturer in Europe. We have a proud heritage and are at the leading edge of textile engineering, taking pride in being part of globally recognised projects such as NASA’s Mars Mission 2020, and offering unique customer-focused solutions. Our company is built on the strength of our employees who are supported by a strong, motivated management team, working together with shared values.

We want to recruit talented individuals who will adopt our values, meet customer expectations, maintain our standards, and contribute to the long-term sustainability of the company, and the future of our planet.

Benefits of working at Heathcoat

Sustainable manufacturing environment

From operations to the office, there is a strong focus on sustainability within everything we do

Privately owned, debt-free company

Be a part of a financially stable, growing business and help us develop even further

Fulfilling career opportunities

We encourage personal development and offer opportunities for you to gain new skills and experiences

Engaging work culture

We encourage engagement in how our business develops, with an employee forum and regular team meetings

Health and wellbeing programmes

Your physical and mental health is important, supported by occupational health monitoring and mental health first-aiders

Proactive environmental commitment

From production to packaging, we constantly look for environmentally friendly alternatives

Company contribution pension scheme

We want to support you in achieving a healthy retirement, so we contribute 6% towards your pension pot

Company profit share bonus

Twice a year, we distribute a percentage of the company's profits to our current employees

Leadership development and mentoring programmes

We can aid your development with leadership training or can give you access to a personal mentor

Contributing to high-profile global projects

Our fabrics have been used in high-profile global projects such as NASA's Mars 2020 Mission

Enhanced maternity benefits

Employees are entitled to 26 weeks of standard maternity leave and 26 weeks of additional maternity leave

Occupational life assurance

We will make financial provision for an employee's dependents should an employee die during employment

Contact Us

If you are interested in discovering your potential at an environmentally conscious, highly profitable, and expanding business, or simply have any further questions, then feel free to contact the Human Resources Department.