Synchrotec Process Operative

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  • • £14.70/hr
  • • Popular 4-Shift work pattern
  • • Permanent position
  • • Company profit share

About us

Heathcoat Fabrics are proud winners of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation and, as part of our 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.

Our market-leading engineered textiles keep emergency services crews safe, help renewable energy industries combat climate change, protect our armed forces, safeguard the environment, enhance the lifespan and efficiency of road, rail and air transport, and even safely deliver a soft landing on distant planets.

The Department and the Role

Our Synchrotec department processes fabrics mainly for the automotive industry. Our processes involve washing and drying fabric followed by chemical treatment applications using our production machinery. The final product received by our customers allows them to bond rubber to the fabric which is primarily turned into timing belts in vehicles.
As Process Operative you will operate the necessary production machinery to ensure that fabric is processed in a safe manner according to the production plan and to the required standard as set out in the department documentation, policies, and procedures.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • An understanding of Health and Safety principles within a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work well in a team and on your own initiative.
  • Good attention and eye for detail with ability to spot faults ranging in size and colour.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative.
  • A desire to learn and develop.
  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment would be an advantage but not essential.

Working pattern: 4 shift

As one of our Process Operatives, 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. Use the Apply for a Vacancy button below and become a pivotal part of the production of our pioneering products today.

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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