Performance Engineer

performance engineer vacancy
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If you have a passion for quality and product/process improvement, we have an exciting opportunity within our Woven Fabrics business for a Performance Engineer.


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 department and role

Our Technical Team are responsible for all product and process development/optimisation and product compliance.

Performance Engineers play a key and active role in ensuring the quality of fabrics are of the highest possible standard while also analysing performance and trends to identify improvements.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of manufacturing processes, fabric constructions, yarn and fibre types and chemical product enhancement. You will be ensuring product capability, focusing on product/process improvements to provide customers with products on-time to agreed standards. Our Performance Engineers are responsible for the identification and facilitation of continuous improvement opportunities and ensuring they are maintained.


Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • A-Level or equivalent, preferably in Science and Mathematics
  • Good organisational and project management skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Programmes – especially Excel


  • Experience in textile or quality industry
  • Full driving licence


    Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm

  Competitive salary

  Training and development opportunities available


Closing date for applications is 27th January 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.