Bale Breaker Tenter, Cotton

Bale Opener, Cotton

Lattice Feeder, Cotton

Minimum Diploma/Degree in Textile technology

Minimum 1 year of experience required

The tasks a Bale Breaker Tenter, Cotton is expected to perform include:

Tending bale breaking machine for opening and mixing cotton of various grades and partially cleaning them

Pulling out and collecting armful of cotton layers from stack and spreading it on creeper lattice of the machine, for breaking and uniform mixing

Ensuring regular feeding of cotton into lattice in prescribed proportion

Stopping the machine if jammed with cotton

Removing surplus cotton and regulating feed to avoid further jamming

Restarting machine and watching operation of cleaning by beater and exit of cotton through delivery cage under guidance of Mistry

Cleaning waste, trash and dust periodically from dust chamber

Removing waste cotton from machine and cleaning machine

Performing any other miscellaneous work in the blow room

Skilled in cotton processing techniques

Knowledge of different grades of cotton

Ability to avoid clogging and jamming of the machine

Ability to keep the bale breaking machine free from dust all the time

Familiar with the jobs done in blow room

Not applicable



Attention to detail


Team player

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 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 considered hazardous/dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Textile and Handloom Sector in India

The Indian textile industry is one the most important industries for the Indian economy. Its importance is underlined by the fact that it accounts for around 4% of GDP, 14% of the industrial production and 17% of the country?s total export earnings. Besides, the sector employs nearly 35 million employees; the textile industry is the second-largest employment generating industry in both rural and urban areas, after the agriculture industry. The textile segment is highly fragmented and many large textile companies are also conglomerates of medium-sized mills. According to the statistics released by the Ministry of Textiles, the entire textile industry is highly fragmented except the spinning sub-segment.

Due to the economic boom in the last few years and rising consumption levels both in the domestic economy and globally, manufacturers invested heavily and added capacities to meet the ever-increasing demand. The capital investments made in the textile mills remains the highest over the past 3 years. High investment and increasing support from the government has led to increase in employment in this sector and demand for Bale Breaker Tenter, Cotton remains high and is expected to stay the same in future.

Cotton mills

Cities and towns across India