Support Process Operative

Fabric Inspector
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We have an opportunity within our Inspection Department for a Support Process Operative.


  2 Shift
Morning 6 am to 2 pm
Evening 2 pm to 10 pm


Training and development available


About the department and the role

Our Final Inspection department is where we inspect and grade all processed fabric received from our Central Finishing department, ensuring the fabric fully meets our customer’s specifications and requirements.

Our Support Process Operatives are responsible for servicing and loading all the inspection frames, ticketing and wrapping rolls, and any other requirement for the smooth running of the department. There are some manual handling requirements, although a power-assisted truck will be available.


Skills, knowledge and experience required:


  • Ability to demonstrate initiative
  • Good colour vision
  • Good concentration
  • Ability to work in a team as well as on your own
  • Good attention to detail


  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment would be an advantage but not essential
  • An understanding of HS&E and quality issues in a manufacturing environment
  • An understanding of the 5S manufacturing principles


Closing date for applications is 5th January 2022.

Candidates will not be contacted until after the closing date due to our Christmas holiday shutdown from 23rd December 2021 to 4th 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.