Security Officer

security officer position
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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.


We have an opportunity within our Site Services department for a Security Officer.


About the department and the role

Our Security Officers are responsible for providing a site-wide security service, managing the control of pedestrians and vehicles entering and exiting the site and dealing with contractors in accordance with company policy. The successful candidate will ensure the site is kept secure at all times and patrols are conducted at regular intervals, especially during anti-social hours.

Our Security Officers are responsible for all out of hours incoming calls and contacting on-duty maintenance staff when required for breakdowns while also dealing with any emergency situations, ensuring the appropriate emergency services are contacted and coordinated. The successful candidate will be able to act quickly and responsibly in a range of circumstances.

Skills, knowledge and experience required


  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good attention to detail


  • Previous experience of Security work is desirable but not essential
  • Forklift Truck Licence



    5 shift pattern

  £12.26 per hour, incl shift premium

  Training and development opportunities available


The closing date for applications is Thursday 3rd March.


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