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We have a number of exciting training opportunities coming up within our Woven Fabrics production area and are currently looking for enthusiastic and practical trainees that are looking to develop themselves further within the department, initially as a Gaiter.


  4 Shift rota

Competitive salary

Training and development opportunities available


About the department and the role

As a Gaiter, you are responsible for ensuring our looms are fully prepared and ready to be used.

Duties include preparing looms for a tie warp, fitting tie warps into the loom, stripping looms out ready for the Gait, fitting Gaits into the loom, cutting warps out when they are no longer required, removing warp waste, weighing and recording information and cleaning looms when required.


Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Good dexterity skills
  • A methodical approach
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • Basic level of mechanical knowledge
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety in a textile manufacturing environment


  • Experience of working in a similar environment


Closing date for applications is 16th July.

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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.