Spinning Doffer

Ring Frame Doffer



Minimum 12th pass

Preferably minimum experience of 1 year in relevant field

The tasks a Doffer, Spinning is expected to perform include:

Replacing filled bobbins with empty one on spindles of spinning frame

Bringing and arranging sliver canes behind spinning frame

Bringing empty bobbins in doffing boxes or baskets and setting them in spindles of spinning frame

Monitoring winding of yarns on bobbins

Lifting filled bobbins from spindles and collecting them in tray or baskets

Collecting waste and moving them to godown

Keeping machine and department clean

Helping piecer worker in piecing broken ends of yarn

Performing miscellaneous duties as required

Knowledge of relevant tools and equipment

Skilled in cleaning and servicing the machine

Ability to maintain a healthy and clean environment around the unit

Basic knowledge of packaging products

Skilled in operating spindles

Not applicable




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 16,000 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.

Cotton is one of the principal crops of India and is the major raw material for domestic textile industry. India is self-sufficient in cotton which provides the Indian textile industry a competitive edge worldwide in terms of low cost of raw material. With the healthy economic growth enjoyed by India over the past decade, the country's cotton consumption grew at a CAGR of 4.8 per cent in the period 2002-03 to 2012-13. While impressive, this growth has been outpaced by the production registering a CAGR of 9.4 per cent (CS Cotton Season CS03-CS13) resulting from improved yields. This shows that in coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand of trained professionals. Therefore, a career as a Doffer, Spinning has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.

Textile and handloom companies

Cotton mills

Cities and towns across India