Mechanical and Fabrication Engineer

mechanical and fabrication egineer vacancy
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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 technical 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.


The Department and the Role

Our Maintenance Department are looking for an individual to take on the role of a Mechanical and Fabrication Engineer.

The successful candidate will provide mechanical engineering maintenance support to all production departments as well as across the site on both a reactive and planned maintenance basis. Autonomous mechanical engineering decisions on behalf of the department must be made within this role, administering the best course of action to rectify faults.


Essential Skills

  • Formally qualified or highly experienced welder
  • Fabricator with mechanical knowledge
  • Flexible to work on a call-out rota
  • Good communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in metalwork construction
  • TIG Desirable
  • Works well on own initiative as well as being part of a team.



    Mon-Fri 8.00am-5.00pm
plus call out rota

  Up to £32,000 per year

  Development opportunities



What can you expect from Heathcoat Fabrics?

Join a purpose-driven company and an employer of choice where we are striving to build on our World-Class technical textiles business within a sustainable manufacturing environment.

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