Scouring Mistry, Wool

Scouring Jamadar, Wool

Scouring Jobber

Minimum Any Graduation

Minimum experience of 3 to 8 years in relevant field

The tasks a Scouring Mistry, Wool is expected to perform include:

Supervising the work of Scouring Man, Wool

Directing the working of the Drying Machine Man, Wool

Preparing the chemical solution used in wool scouring

Giving the Scouring Man all the required instructions for the preparation of chemical solution

Adjusting the scouring and drying machines

Running all the minor repairs

Skilled in directing other workers

Equipped in preparing different chemical solutions needed in textile manufacturing

Skilled in performing basic repairs of the machines

In-depth knowledge of wool scouring process

Not required


Good listening skills

Hard working



Attention to detail


It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Scouring Man and Drying Machine Man

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 freshers - INR 8,500 to INR 12, 500 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.

India has the third largest sheep population in the world with 71 million sheep. The annual wool production is in the range of 43-46 million kg. The wool textile industry in India is poised to grow at a healthy rate. A higher rate of technology penetration into this industry, coupled with government incentives and other capacity-building initiatives have resulted in increased exports, besides stimulating domestic consumption. This shows that in coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand of trained professionals

With all these figures in considerations it is safe to say that the demand for a Scouring Mistry, Wool is there in the present and will surely increase in the coming years.

Textile mills

Wool processing companies

Cities and towns across India