Development Engineers

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We have a number of exciting opportunities within our Technical team for Development Engineers.

 

    Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm

  Competitive

  Training and development opportunities available

 

At Heathcoat Fabrics we strive to be bold and dynamic in everything we do.  We are ambitious and not afraid to experiment and push boundaries within our industry.  Our highly specialist products are manufactured for use in the Automotive, Healthcare, Defence and Aerospace industries, to name a few, and we rely on the creativity, skill and dedication of our people to contribute to some of the most innovative fabric making projects in the world.  We are committed to ensuring our people have the skills and confidence to excel in their field and provide opportunities for progression at all levels.

 

About the department and role

Our Technical Team are responsible for all product and process development/optimisation and product compliance.

Our Development Engineers play a key and active role in managing a wide range of projects, taking them from the development stage through to production and commercialisation. You will be creating and developing new fabrics solutions for various applications, coordinating and monitoring development trials, optimising product performance and ensuring cost expectations and technical specifications are met. The ideal candidate will undertake improvement activities and change management for optimisation and cost reduction.

A key aspect of the role provides the opportunity to visit customers, suppliers and attend industry exhibitions. You will be responsible for maintaining contact with suppliers in regard to sourcing, specification and quality and will provide customers with technical support.

Skills, knowledge and experience required

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent level of education, preferably in Textiles or Science
  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Programmes – especially Excel
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Able to work on own initiative

The following are desirable

  • Experience in textile, automotive or rubber industry
  • Good standard of mathematical ability
  • Full driving license
  • Able to travel outside the UK

 

The closing date for applications is 25th June


What we can offer

  • Engaging work culture
  • Continued learning and development
  • Career progression
  • 34 days holiday per annum
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Company Contribution Pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced maternity benefits
  • Tech and Cycle Scheme participation
  • Discounts with local shops and services

 

For further information on this vacancy please contact:

Human Resources Advisor, Heathcoat Fabrics Limited, Westexe, TIVERTON, EX16 5LL
United Kingdom

COVID-19 Considerations

Heathcoat Fabrics is supporting our customers, suppliers, visitors and our employees by successfully working to avoid disruptions caused by Coronavirus. We will continue to act responsibly and do what we can to prevent further spread of the virus.