Mill Warping Operative

warping operative
Closing date: 27.07.2021


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


  2-shift working pattern

6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm


Training, development and progression 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 departments and responsibilities

Our Mill Warping department is responsible for the supply of completed warp beams to our Knitting Production units.

Duties involve patrolling warping machinery, insertion of empty warps and removal of full warps from machinery, loading and unloading creels for warping machines, producing beams for the knitting department to required specifications and maintaining good housekeeping within the department.


Skills, knowledge and experience required


  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to lift 19 kg
  • Good hand/eye dexterity
  • Basic computer literacy


  • Understanding of Health and Safety within a manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of Standard Operating Procedures


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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.