Production Controller

production controller - knitted fabrics
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We have an appealing opportunity within our Knitting admin department for a Production Controller.


    Mon-Fri — 8.30am-5.00pm

  Competitive Salary

  Training and development opportunities available


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. As a responsible employer, 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 Knitted Fabrics department is responsible for the manufacture of a wide variety of technical textiles. We have a vertically integrated production department producing fabrics with end uses ranging from bridal net and nursery fabrics to geotextiles and turbocharger hoses for our global customer base.

Our Production Controller is solution-focused and utilises both MRP tools and statistical analysis to overcome obstacles in relation to on-time customer delivery. Troubleshooting will be a key element of the role, and the chosen candidate will work alongside the production and sales teams to ensure customer deliveries are achieved in full and on time.

Our Production Controller’s daily tasks include providing lead times for new orders, creating daily production plans, attendance at daily SQDC meetings, as well forecasting department requirements.


Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Experience with ERP systems


The closing date for applications is 26 July

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