Section Warping Operative

Section Warping Operative
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We have an exciting opportunity for an Operative to join our Section Warping department.

About the departments and responsibilities

The role involves the operation of various machinery and equipment.  Key responsibilities of a Warping Operative include loading and unloading creels for warping machines; loading packages onto creels; producing bobbins for the weaving department; operating warping machines; continuous observation to ensure the highest quality standard is met; and maintaining good housekeeping within the department.

You must have a responsible attitude, a logical approach, be able to achieve the grade standard within a given training period and work as part of a team.  You need to follow health & safety regulations carefully and pay attention to detail.  You will be required to demonstrate good hand/eye dexterity, numeracy and literacy skills.  A consistent eye for attention to detail is critical.


Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to interpret technical specifications and information
  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures
  • Experience in using electronic machinery
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good dexterity
  • Good numerical skills
  • A logical approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to work well in a team and on your own
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn



  3-shift working pattern

£10.55 per hour, incl shift premium

Training and development opportunities available


The closing date for this vacancy is 2nd February 2022

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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
  • 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