Laboratory Technician – Summer Work

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We have an exciting opportunity within our Textile Laboratory for summer staff to join us in a Laboratory Technician role.

The role is ideal for students looking for work over the summer break and is an excellent step into laboratory work or the textile industry as no previous experience is necessary.


    Mid-June to September

4 shift pattern – days
14 shifts every 28 days
6.00 am to 6.00 pm

  Competitive salary

  Training and development available


About the department and role

Our Textile Lab prepares and tests our products to exacting specifications and provides accurate and reliable data for product development and continuous improvement across the business. The responsibilities of the role include preparing and testing our fabric and yarns (both physical and chemical), recording test data accurately and in a timely manner and ensuring equipment is working safely and calibrated correctly.


Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Good hand dexterity
  • Good arithmetic skills

The following are desirable

  • Knowledge of manufacturing Laboratory good practice
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office applications


Closing date for applications is 18th 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.