Process Operative

This job is no longer available.

  Shift pattern to be advised

Competitive salary

Training, development and progression opportunities


We are currently looking for candidates to fill this interesting and varied process role.

About the department and the role

Our Finishing department is where we apply special treatments and dyes to our fabrics. From dress nets to parachute fabrics we have a specialist range of equipment that can treat our fabrics to our customer’s exact requirements, before being shipped around the globe.

Our Process Operatives play a pivotal role in every one of our fabric treatment processes from operating our huge Stenters, carrying out routine maintenance tasks, basic PC based activities and the use of hoists and lifting equipment.

You will have:

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative
  • Experience of using a PC for basic tasks
  • An understanding of HS&E and quality issues in a manufacturing environment
  • A desire to learn and develop
  • An understanding of the 5S manufacturing principles
  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment would be an advantage but not essential
  • Ability to work in a team as well as on own initiative at times
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to lift more than 10kg


Closing date for this vacancy is 2nd June.

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