Development Engineer

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  Monday-Friday, 8.30-5.00pm
Salary Grade D
Training & development available

Our Technical Department is 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 developing new fabrics for various applications, coordinating and monitoring development trials, organising product optimisation and cost-down trials and be involved in the commercialisation of development products. You will have the opportunity to visit customers, suppliers and attend industry exhibitions

Requirements of the role:

  • Degree or equivalent level education, preferably in Textiles, Materials or Engineering disciplines
  • Experience of either textiles, automotive or rubber industry would be advantageous
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good standard of mathematical ability
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Full driving license

Closing date for applications is 17th April 2020


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