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 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