Quality Engineer



Our Quality department is currently looking for candidates to fill the position of Quality Engineer.


  Monday-Friday, 8.30am-5.00pm
Training, development and progression available


About the department and role

Our Quality Engineers provide detailed data analysis, system guidance and support to our production areas on all aspects of quality activities during the production lifecycle to ensure we are able to meet our customer demands, as well as the requirements of ISO9001 and IATF16949.

This is a great opportunity to support our innovative manufacturing processes by delivering a continual improvement of efficiencies, reliability, and performance.  You will be responsible for taking the appropriate actions to address quality issues by supporting investigations into internal deviations and improvement activities.

The ideal candidate will be self-driven, have a genuine desire to make improvements to our business processes and efficiencies and will have the opportunity to take the lead on a number of improvement projects.


Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Relevant qualification or experience in a similar field and/or role
  • Experience or qualifications in Lean and Quality tools, such as Six Sigma principles, 5S, Value Stream Mapping and standard work etc
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to problem-solve and utilise core quality tools such as 8D, 5 Why, FMEA, SPC
  • Ability to statistically analyse data for trends and patterns


  • Experience or qualification in internal auditing
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to use statistical software, such as SPC XL / Minitab


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.  Our highly specialist products are manufactured for use in the Automotive, Healthcare, Defence and Aerospace industries, to name a few, and we rely on the creativity, skill and dedication of our people to contribute to some of the most innovative fabric making projects in the world.  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.

Apply today and be part of our vision.



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What we can offer

  • Engaging work culture
  • Continued learning and development
  • Career progression
  • 34 days holiday per annum
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Company Contribution Pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced maternity benefits
  • Tech and Cycle Scheme participation
  • Discounts with local shops and services


For further information on this vacancy please contact:

Human Resources Advisor, Heathcoat Fabrics Limited, Westexe, TIVERTON, EX16 5LL
United Kingdom

COVID-19 Considerations

Heathcoat Fabrics is supporting our customers, suppliers, visitors and our employees by successfully working to avoid disruptions caused by Coronavirus. We will continue to act responsibly and do what we can to prevent further spread of the virus.