Apprenticeship Opportunity (Engineering)

Engineer Apprenticeship opportunity

Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join a 4-year Apprenticeship at Heathcoat Fabrics Limited, where you will be working towards a Level 3 Maintenance Engineer qualification. You will attend ongoing training courses, whilst tackling real-life challenges and working towards taking on real responsibility. You should be a great team player and communicator and be motivated to get results. With a positive mindset, you will gain a professional qualification and excellent on-the-job experience.

What are we looking for?

  • A minimum of GCSEs Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in English, plus either Maths or Science
  • A demonstrable interest in engineering
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The ongoing desire to learn
  • Willing and able to travel to your chosen college when required for day release

What will be the successful candidates’ key responsibilities?

From your first day at Heathcoat Fabrics Limited, they will get quality mentoring and coaching from our experienced team, as well as:

  • Learning how to maintain our plant
  • Learning how to diagnose complex mechanical and electrical faults
  • Learning how to repair our equipment
  • Applying all relevant Heathcoat quality and safety systems to ensure the safety of people and products is maintained
  • Working across various areas in our factory including Mechanical, Electrical and Utilities

On successful completion of the Engineering Apprenticeship, you will have demonstrated the ability to take ownership and accountability for equipment, conduct complex fault diagnosis and repairs and develop soft skills that allow you to provide basic technical coaching to others.

What can you expect from Heathcoat Fabrics?

The successful candidate will join a purpose-driven company and an employer of choice which strives to build on its World-Class technical textiles business within a sustainable manufacturing environment.

For more information on this opportunity please email apprenticeships@heathcoat.co.uk or, if you are ready to apply, simply use the button below. Please quote Ref:183 in all correspondence.

What you can expect from us

  • Engaging work culture
  • Environmentally conscious company
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Company contribution pension plan
  • Personal learning and development
  • Leadership development and mentoring programmes
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Canteen
  • On-site car and cycle parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced maternity benefits
  • Health & dental plans
  • Company sick pay and life assurance
  • Tech and Cycle Schemes
  • Discounts with participating local shops and businesses
  • Contribute to high-profile textile projects
  • Privately owned, debt-free company


For further information on this vacancy please contact:

Human Resources Team
Heathcoat Fabrics Limited,
Westexe, Tiverton EX16 5LL UK