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 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