Weaving Master

Weaving Head

Minimum B.E./B.Tech. in Textile

Minimum 5?10 years of experience in textile mills

The tasks a Weaving Master is expected to perform include:

Organizing, controlling and supervising weaving of clothes, calendaring and process preparatory to weaving such as winding, warping, sizing, etc.

Instructing jobbers for proper winding, warping and sizing of yarn

Ensuring required degree of temperature and humidity in various weaving sections is maintained

Visiting sections periodically and supervising work of men under charge

Ensuring quality of cloth produced conforms to prescribed standard, and suggesting alterations and improvements wherever necessary

Ensuring machines are repaired or replaced as necessary for restoration of work

Maintaining quality and quantity of production

Keeping machines, looms and equipment in good working order

Controlling staff and maintaining discipline

Knowledge of process parameters of weaving yarn

Knowledge of different types of fibres like wool, jute, cotton, etc.

Knowledge of different qualities of product and their specifications

In-depth knowledge of weaving process

Knowledge of different parameters of weaving like temperature requirement, fibre quality, etc.

Knowledge of machines and equipment used for weaving

Proficiency in controlling staff

Not applicable

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Hard working


Attention to detail


Possess leadership qualities

It is not a desk job

Need to supervise a team of jobbers and other workers

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For candidates with 5 to 10 years of experience - INR 33,000 to INR 40, 000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Textile & Handloom Industry in India

According to India Brand Equity Foundation, this sector, employs about 4.3 million people, is the second-largest employment provider for the rural population in India after agriculture. The sector accounts for around 15 per cent of the total cloth produced in the country (excluding wool, silk and yarn) and has the largest infrastructure with 2.3 million weaving looms. The total handloom cloth production in India reached 6.9 billion sq. m in 2012?13, up from 6.6 billion sq. m in 2008?09. The country supplies 95 per cent of world demand for hand woven fabric.

Textiles are utilized for innumerable purposes other than the manufacturing of garments. Textiles have industrial uses as well. For example, medical textiles - besides gauze and bandage, textiles are also being used as sutures, orthopedic implants, vascular grafts, artificial ligaments, artificial tendons, heart valves and even as artificial skins. The economic scope and importance of technical textiles extends far beyond the textile industry itself and has an impact upon just about every sphere of human activity. Therefore, the opportunities for Weaving Master will be manifold in the coming years.

Textiles manufacturing mills

Cities and towns across India