Lean Manufacturing Graduate

lean manufacturing grad
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About the Company:

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, and 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. We 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 Role:

We are looking for an individual to join our Finishing production unit as a Lean Manufacturing Graduate. Over the course of the two-year programme, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading projects to deliver significant business improvements through the deployment of continuous improvement tools. The chosen candidate will champion and share the use of best practice methods for improvements across the business and provide support to the Finishing Production Manager in all aspects of continuous improvement activities. Building productive relationships and influencing others is a big part of this job role; helping the overall improvement and success of the Finishing Division.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Previous experience in analytical problem solving
  • Ability to identify problems by applying a structured and disciplined methodology to identify root causes using data


How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter with Subject: Lean Manufacturing Graduate Application to


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