Yarn Texturising Operative

texturising operative in our high-tex Xtex yarn processing department
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A further opportunity has arisen to join our yarn texturising department.


  4 Shift rota


Training and development opportunities available


About the department and the role

Our yarn texturising department ‘Xtex’ is the starting point in the production of some of Heathcoat Fabrics highest quality technical fabrics. We are looking for a Texturising Operative to join this key part of our woven fabric production. Xtex Operatives play a key and active role in the improvement of yarn performance and processibility.

Key responsibilities for this role include operating machinery to a production plan, ensuring the smooth running of the Texturising and Twisting machines, loading bulk packs of yarn, recording production weights and conducting yarn inspection for quality.


Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • A logical approach
  • Ability to work well in a team and on your own
  • An understanding of health and safety regulations and SOP’s
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good dexterity
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn


  • Experience of working in a similar environment



Closing date for applications is 14th January.

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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.