HR Graduate

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This is an exciting opportunity for an HR Graduate to join our experienced HR team.


    Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm

  Competitive Salary

  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. 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.  Heathcoat 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 have an exciting opportunity for an HR Graduate to join our experienced and progressive HR team. In this varied and exciting role, the HR Graduate will work closely with the HR team to deliver a professional, timely service to all employees, managers, and external bodies.

The HR Graduate will initially be responsible for recruitment, onboarding and welcoming our new starters, processing leavers and actioning contractual changes, as well as providing administrative support in accordance with HR practice, policy and procedure while maintaining accurate HR records. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work at all levels of the business and with key stakeholders to deliver business improvements and drive change in line with the People Vision.

The ideal candidate will grow and develop in their role and will be an ambitious graduate with a strong drive to develop their career prospects within the Company. They will have the potential and motivation to progress into a future career within HR and to take on projects which impact the business.

Skills, knowledge and experience required


  • Degree or equivalent qualifications in HR, Business Management or a relevant subject
  • A keen interest in developing a career within HR
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Able to prioritise in changing and pressurised situations

The following are desirable

  • Experience in a Human Resources department
  • Good negotiating and influencing skills


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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