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Production Graduate


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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.

We have a number of exciting opportunities within our Production departments for Production Graduates.

About the department and the role

We are looking for recent graduates or those with industry experience who are driven and ready to start their career with us. Over the course of the 2 year programme, our Production Graduates will work within a specific area of production and build their operational and technical knowledge of the business.

During the 2 years, there will be the opportunity to gain hands on experience of project management with the view to a future career in production management after the 2 years. Our Production Graduates are our people managers of the future who want to make a difference and have a strong desire to deliver continuous business improvement.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for manufacturing or technical textiles and will have the opportunity to be involved in the creation and delivery of strategic business developments and improvements. The successful candidate will be an ambitious individual with a strong drive to develop their career path within the Company and who has the potential and motivation to progress into a future career within production management

You will need to have the Right to Work in the UK and be able to provide evidence as part of the application process.

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm.

Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • A strong desire to learn and develop
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, organisational and project management skills with the ability to problem solve
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant degree, preferably in Engineering, Science or Business 
  • Experience working in a team
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing
  • Experience of a manufacturing environment
  • Right to Work in the UK


  • Competitive salary
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Enhanced Pension
  • 34 days' holiday p/a
  • Techscheme and Cycle Scheme
  • Local shops and services discounts
  • Training and development opportunities available

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.

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How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter with Subject: Production Graduate Application to

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2022
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Tiverton (Devon)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Manufacturing
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Materials Science

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