Quality Engineer

quality engineer career opportunity
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  • • £28,000-£37,000 per year
  • • Company profit share
  • • Ref: 166 (please quote)


We are currently seeking candidates to fill the position of Quality Engineer.


As a Quality Engineer, you would be joining a purpose-driven company and an employer of choice, where we continuously strive to build on our World-Class technical textiles business within a sustainable manufacturing environment.

Heathcoat Fabrics are proud winners of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation and as part of the team, you will contribute to some of the most innovative technical fabric-making projects 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.

About the department and role

Our Quality Engineers support the Company in all areas of quality activities while striving for continuous improvement, operational performance, and customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate should be able to support the QMS to meet the requirements of ISO9001 and customer-specific requirements. Activities will include supporting investigations and undertaking appropriate actions related to external and internal issues raised; performing improvement activities through data analysis, observation, and auditing; undertaking internal and external audits and managing findings to completion.

This is a great opportunity to support our innovative manufacturing processes, delivering continual improvement of efficiencies, reliability, and performance as part of a cross-functional team.

The ideal candidate will be self-driven, adaptable, a great team worker, and able to communicate verbally and through presentations and reports to all levels.

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Degree, equivalent qualification or experience in a relevant field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to problem solve and utilise core Quality tools
  • Ability to statistically analyse data for trends and patterns.


  • Experience or qualifications in lean tools, such as Six Sigma & FMEA
  • Experience or qualification in internal auditing
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to use statistical software, such as SPC XL.

Apply today and be part of our vision.


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