Textile Jobber

Minimum B.Tech. (Production/Industrial)

Preferably minimum experience of 1-6 year in the relevant field

The tasks a Jobber (Textile) is expected to perform include:

Supervising the workers in specified section of textile plant

Maintaining machines and equipment in peak operating order

Planning work procedures according to the whole operation

Allocating workers in accordance with the production goals and availability of the machines

Setting up and adjusting looms and other machines for best performance

Keeping the machines in operation so as to avoid production delays

Assembling and distributing raw materials and supplies

Moving constantly in the work area to supervise workers

Examining work performed to assure that quality and quantity standards are being met

Maintaining simple production records

Controlling tools in tool room, enforcing fire and safety regulations

Transmitting the workers' grievances to higher authority

Assisting in overhauling, repairing and erecting or dismantling of machinery

Familiar with the working/process requirements of textile plants

Proficiency in ensuring that machines and equipment are maintained in proper working condition

Skilled in planning work allocation, delivery and logistics schedules

Skilled in logistics management

Knowledge of quality requirements of the products to be manufactured

Skilled in supervising workers

Knowledge of maintaining records like production numbers, supplies, etc.

Basic knowledge of fire and safety regulations to be maintained in a factory

In-depth knowledge of the machinery of different machines and equipment

Not required


Good listening skills

Good communication skills




Possess leadership skills

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team of mill 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?

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

For candidates with experience - INR 16,000 to INR 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Textiles and Handloom Industry in India

The Indian Brand Equity Foundation in their report on the Handloom industry of India have stated that the Indian handloom industry demonstrates the richness and diversity of Indian culture. Along with this fact the sector employs about 4.3 million people and this makes it the second-largest employment provider for the rural population in India after agriculture.

When it comes to the efforts by the government, The Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC), a statutory body has been constituted under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It aims to promote the export of all handloom products like fabrics, home furnishings, carpets and floor coverings, etc. With all these figures in consideration, it is safe to say that the demand for a Jobber (Textile) is there in the present and will surely increase in the coming years.

Textile units

Cities and towns across India