Process Laboratory Technician

process & laboratory technician - xtex
  • Mon-Fri 8.00am to 5.00pm
  • £11.86 per hour
  • Company profit share
  • Permanent position
  • Training available
  • Ref: 190 (please quote)

A desirable opportunity has arisen within our Woven Fabrics texturising department for a Process & Laboratory Technician.

About the department and the role

Our yarn texturising department ‘Xtex’ is the starting point in producing some of Heathcoat Fabrics’ highest-quality technical fabrics.

Responsibilities within the Process & Laboratory Technician role include capturing statistical analysis on all production machines and completing laboratory testing of all production yarn. Alongside this, you will support the Development Manager in product approvals. Additional tasks will include material movements and assisting in the department stocktake as required.

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience in statistical analysis
  • A logical approach
  • Six Sigma yellow or green belt qualification
  • A minimum of GCSEs in Maths and English, or equivalent
  • Attention to detail
  • Good dexterity
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

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 anywhere 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.

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
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • 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