Technical Graduate

graduate - technical role
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An exciting opportunity to develop your technical skills and abilities as a graduate within our Technical Team.




   From £25,000 per year

  Training and development


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. 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, and 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

We are looking for recent graduates or those with industry experience who are driven and ready to start their career with us. Our Technical Team plays 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 fabric solutions for various applications, coordinating and monitoring development trials, optimising product performance and ensuring cost expectations and technical specifications are met. You will undertake improvement activities and change management for optimisation and cost reduction.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for technical textiles and relish the opportunity to be involved in the creation and delivery of product and process development/optimisation and product compliance. You will be an ambitious individual with a strong drive to develop their career path within the Company and who has the potential and motivation to progress into a future career within the company.


Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • A strong desire to learn and develop
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, organisational and proven project management skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
  • Degree or equivalent qualification preferably in Textiles, Science or Engineering
  • Able to travel outside the UK


The closing date for applications is 30th September

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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