Multi Skilled Engineer

seeking a multi-skilled engineer
Closing date: 29.03.2024
  • • Salary £40,800
  • • Permanent position
  • • Company profit share

The Department and the Role

We are seeking a Multi-Skilled Engineer to join our Engineering team, providing mechanical and electrical engineering maintenance support to the production departments on both a reactive and planned maintenance basis. The ideal candidate should be capable of autonomously making mechanical and electrical engineering decisions, taking the most effective course of action to rectify faults within two hours. Additionally, they should be able to make informed engineering decisions based on experience and data when carrying out planned maintenance procedures. The candidate will also play a crucial role in contributing to continuous improvement initiatives around the site, aiming to enhance machine reliability and safety.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • NVQ Level 3 in electrical with supporting mechanical qualification or NVQ Level 3 in mechanical with supporting electrical qualification.
  • Knowledge of workshop equipment would be desired.
  • A good understanding of HS&E within a manufacturing environment
  • A desire for self-development and development of team members.
  • A good understanding of 5s lean manufacturing principles

Working pattern: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 5.00 pm
Training and development opportunities available.

About us

Heathcoat Fabrics are proud winners of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation and, as part of our team, you will 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, providing ongoing development opportunities for individuals to progress at all levels.

Our market-leading engineered textiles keep emergency services crews safe, help renewable energy industries combat climate change, protect our armed forces, safeguard the environment, enhance the lifespan and efficiency of road, rail and air transport, and even safely deliver a soft landing on distant planets.

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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