Jute Softener

Minimum Degree/Diploma in Textile technology

Minimum experience of 1 year in relevant field

The tasks a Spreader Feeder, Jute is expected to perform include:

Tending jute spreader machine to spread, smoothen and transform jute into sliver

Feeding jute by hand to lattice feeder of machine to carry hard jute through rollers, fast chain, slow chain, etc. for softening and transforming jute into sliver

Spreading jute by hand, uniformly on lattice

Watching indicator to check weight for regulating feed

Switching off machine when jammed and pulling out surplus or jammed jute by hand to clear jamming

Cleaning and oiling the machine

Knowledge of using relevant tools and equipment

Basic knowledge of adequate weight of jute to be placed in the machine

Knowledge of working procedure of softener

Skilled in feeding practice of jute morahs

Equipped to clean and service the machine to keep it in proper working condition

Skilled in operating jute spreader machine

Not applicable



Physically fit

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 is not available

Working hours
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?

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

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

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Textile and Handloom Industry in India

India?s textile sector is one of the mainstays of the national economy. It is also one of the largest contributing sectors of India?s export, contributing 11 per cent to the country?s total export basket. The textile industry is labor intensive and is one of the largest employer. The industry realized export earnings worth US$ 41.57 billion in 2013-14. The Indian textile 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 Spreader Feeder, Jute has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Textile and handloom companies

Jute manufacturers

Cities and towns across India