Laboratory Technician – Summer Work

laboratory technician - felxible hours
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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 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
  • 34 days holiday per year
  • 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