Minimum 12th pass
The tasks a Wool Sorter is expected to perform include:
Sorting and grading wool according to length, colour and quality of wool judging by touch and sight
Picking fleece and wool and breaking them by hand into pieces
Separating them into heap according to colour, quality, etc.
Picking out foreign matter such as sticks, knots, etc.
Using knife for cutting out sewn edges of old garments and removing unwanted portion
Skilled in assessing quality, colour and weight of wool
Knowledge of sewing
Skilled in making pieces of wool or fleece
Knowledge of process of wool manufacture
Knowledge of different grades of wool
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 is not available
Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 8/10 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 suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Legs Handicapped (BL), Low Vision (LV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)
The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)
For freshers - INR10,000 to INR15,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Textile & Handloom Industry in India
India?s textiles sector is one of the mainstays of the national economy. It is also one of the largest contributing sectors of India?s exports contributing 11 per cent to the country?s total exports basket. The textiles industry is labor intensive and is one of the largest employers. The industry realized export earnings worth US$ 41.57 billion in 2013-14. The Indian textiles industry, currently estimated at around US $108 billion, is expected to reach US $ 141 billion by 2021. The Indian government has come up with a number of export promotion policies for the textiles sector. It has also allowed 100 per cent FDI in the Indian textiles sector under the automatic route.
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. Therefore, the career as a Wool Sorter has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.
Textile and handloom companies
Wool yarn manufacturers
Cities and towns across India
Will be updated
Government and private institutes
Will be updated