Site Chargehand

Opportunity for Site Chargehand
This job is no longer available.
  • •  Job Ref/101
  • •  Full time
  • •  up to £36,500 per year
  • •  Company profit share

This is an interesting and varied role working as part of the Engineering and Maintenance Team. 

Company Overview

Heathcoat Fabrics has been a pioneer in textile manufacturing for more than two centuries, specialising in the development and production of highly engineered technical fabrics. Our market-leading solutions keep emergency service workers safe, help renewable energy industries combat climate change, protect military forces globally, safeguard the environment, enhance the lifespan and efficiency of road, rail and air transport, and even safely deliver a soft landing on distant planets.

Introducing the role

Our Engineering department are seeking a skilled and motivated Chargehand to join their Engineering and Maintenance Team. As a Chargehand, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and supervising varied maintenance activities within the department. Tasks include coordinating building works, maintenance of water flow through our mill leat and providing support and guidance to your team in all aspects of building work across our production site. Liaising and negotiating with contractors on cost and materials you will also be responsible for our grounds maintenance.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background within the building trade, have woodworking, metalworking and bricklaying skills and experience in leading a small team, ensuring they meet all health, safety and quality requirements.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Proven supervisory and leadership skills
  • NVQ 2 or equivalent in building trade with 5 years min experience
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A good level of numeracy, literacy and computer literacy (including Microsoft Excel/Outlook)
  • Proven ability to liaise with all levels of employees across the business
  • A flexible and logical approach
  • Full driving licence

How to Apply:

If you are excited about this opportunity to join Heathcoat Fabrics, please complete our application form and attach your CV, outlining your relevant experience and accomplishments. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Please quote REF/101 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