Textile Beam Gaiter

Minimum Diploma in Textile

Preferably minimum 1 year of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Beam Gaiter is expected to perform include:

Preparing loom for weaving cloth

Checking that the warp beam is properly mounted on brackets of the loom

Setting healds, reed and drop wires into position

Tying warp ends to tail ends of the cloth beam

Placing weft bobbins in shuttles

Operating loom manually to check movements of healds, shuttle and reed

Handing over loom to power weaver loom for operation

Ability to arrange loom for weaving cloth

Skilled in positioning different equipment according to need

Knowledge of assembling weft bobbins in shuttles

Skilled in maintaining and adjusting machine and equipment

Skilled in manually handling the loom

Ability to adjust the warp beam according to the bracket used

Basic knowledge of measurement techniques used in order to get the desired output

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 labour 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.

The Indian textiles industry is set for strong growth, buoyed by strong domestic consumption as well as export demand. Cloth production by mill sector registered a growth of 9 per cent in the month of February 2014 and of 6 per cent during April 2013?February 2014. The textiles sector has witnessed a spurt in investment during the last five years. The industry (including dyed and printed) attracted foreign direct investment (FDI) worth 6,710.94 crore (US$ 1.11 billion) during April 2000 to February 2014. This shows that in coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand for trained professionals. Therefore, a career as a Beam Gaiter 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