Mill Warping Operative

warping operative
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Warping Operative to join our Mill Warping department.


  2-shift working pattern

6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm

£10.10 per hour, incl shift premium

Training and development opportunities


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 our people’s creativity, skill, and dedication 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 department and responsibilities

We are looking for a Mill Warping Operative to join our Knitted Fabrics division. Our Mill Warping Operatives are key, the important starting point in the production of some of Heathcoat Fabrics innovative technical textiles. Our Mill Warping Operatives help to supply our Knitting department so they can produce fabrics with end uses ranging from Oekotex Class 1 nursery products to body protection, healthcare products and turbo engine hoses.

Key responsibilities for our Mill Warping Operatives include operating machinery to a production plan, ensuring the smooth running of the warping machines, loading bulk packs of yarn, recording production weights and circumference. The ideal candidate will produce beams ready for the knitting department ensuring they meet the required specifications while maintaining good housekeeping within the department.


Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good hand/eye dexterity
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Ability to work well in a team and on your own
  • Understanding of Health and Safety within a manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of Standard Operating Procedures


Closing date for applications is 3rd March 2022.


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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.