Weaving Operative

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  • 4 Shift
We have an opportunity for a number of Operatives to join our expanding Weaving unit.

The purpose of this role is to operate and maintain textile manufacturing processes within a lean manufacturing environment, complying with relevant policies and procedures.

Key responsibilities for this role include operating machinery to a production plan to the required standard as set out in departmental documentation and procedures, to include:
  • SOPs;
  • Technical information
  • Training structure; and
  • Standard Work.
Operators are expected to comply with all HS&E and quality requirements within the department.

In this role, the tasks are varied and include ensuring the smooth running of looms, inspecting fabric to identify and rectify faults, completing loom-inspection sheets and general housekeeping.

The successful applicant will have the ability to demonstrate initiative, to work as part of a team and be self-motivated. A methodical approach to work is required, along with the capability to follow instructions closely. A positive attitude and willingness to learn are also essential.

You will be expected to function and operate within a 5S manufacturing cell environment, with full participation and involvement in every aspect.

This is a great role for the right candidates to step into and has the opportunity to offer progression through the Weaving department.

Please download an Application Form, complete and return to the below address for the attention of the HR department.

Closing date: 27th September 2019
(Please be aware that if interest is high for these positions, we may close the application process early.)

Key employment benefits at Heathcoat include:

  • 34 days holiday per annum
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Profit share scheme
  • Career progression
  • Training and skills development opportunities
  • Healthcare and dental schemes


For further information on this vacancy please contact:

Human Resources Advisor, Heathcoat Fabrics Limited, Westexe, Tiverton, EX16 5LL England