Manufacturing Process Operative

manufacturing fabrics from automotive to ballet
This job is no longer available.


We are currently looking for a number of candidates to fulfil this interesting and varied manufacturing role.


  3-shift flexi


Training and development opportunities


About the department and the role

Our Finishing unit is where we process our fabrics using special treatments and dyes.  From dress nets and parachute fabrics to timing belts for the automotive industry, we have machines that can treat our fabrics to customers exact requirements, before being shipped off around the globe.

We have a number of vacancies in this department for Process Operatives who can play a pivotal role in every one of our fabric treatment processes, from operating our huge stenters, carrying out basic maintenance tasks, basic PC based activities and the use of our hoists and lifting equipment.


Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Experience in using a PC for basic tasks
  • An understanding of HS&E and quality issues in a manufacturing environment
  • An understanding of 5S manufacturing principles
  • Ability to work in a team as well as on own initiative at times
  • Good attention to detail


  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment would be an advantage but not essential
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative
  • A desire to learn and develop


Closing date for applications is 22nd October.

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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.