Training Officer

weaving operative/weaver opportunity
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This is a new opportunity within our woven fabric production department for a Weaving Training Officer.


    Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm

  Competitive Salary

  Training and development opportunities available


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.


About the department and role

Our Woven Fabrics department is responsible for the manufacturing of technical textiles through a variety of processes such as Texturising, Warping, Drawing-in, Weaving and Inspection.

Our Weaving Training Officers are responsible for co-ordinating and delivering training for all operational roles within the Weaving department. The ideal candidate will be responsible for assessing new employee performance during the training period while monitoring and reporting on progress until training has been completed.

The successful candidate will set the standard of knowledge required for every role and assess current and new employees, providing feedback and target times to help employees improve. Additionally, the Weaving Training Officer is responsible for all facilities and equipment in the training room.

Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • Experience in textile manufacturing
  • Experience in all roles in Weaving
  • GCSEs or equivalent qualifications
  • Train the Trainer qualification or equivalent
  • Excellent attention to details with a proactive and enthusiastic outlook
  • Good ability with Microsoft Office programmes
  • Experience in Health and Safety requirements
  • Able to multi-train different roles
  • Strong organisational skills


  • Ability to problem solve
  • Experience managing improvement projects
  • Experience using ERP systems


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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