Vehicles Upholstery Maker

Upholstery Maker

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Previous relevant work experience

The tasks an Upholsterer, Vehicle is expected to perform include: Installing covering and cushioning for seats Installing other furnishings on motor cars, carts, railway coaches, aircrafts and other vehicles

Taking measurements for furnishings Working from drawings Cutting out materials

Making and fitting springs, padding and covering to seats

Fitting lining to roof, doors and other parts

Cutting out and fixing materials for excluding sounds and draughts

Knowledge of making upholstery

Knowledge of stitching fabrics, car covers, etc.Competent with cutting, sewing and measuring skills

Knowledge of how to use and care for equipment

Ability to lay floor covering Skill in making and fitting vehicle blinds and fabric roofs

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Creative thinking

Commercial awareness

Effective communication skills

Time management skills

Good hand-eye coordination

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Seat Manufacturing companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is not an option. Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg ( OL), Both Leg (BL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous Occupational hazards include strained vision, cuts, wounds, back aches, joint pain, fatigue, stress, infections, etc.Health risks include exposure to needles, sharp cutting tool, rusted instruments, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years? experience - INR 7,500 to INR 10,500 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years? experience ? INR 10,500 to INR 12,500 per month

For candidates with over 5 years? experience ? INR 12,500 to INR 16,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Key Markets and Export Destinations for Indian Textile and Apparel Industry

The Indian textile and apparel industry is one of the largest in the world with an enormous raw material and manufacturing base. The present domestic textile industry is estimated at US$ 33.23 billion and unstitched garments comprise US$ 8.307 billion.

The main markets for Indian textile and apparel exports are: United States, European Union, Parts of Asia, Middle East. In the near future, India's apparel exports to developed markets are expected to increase considerably. Apparel exports from India are expected to reach US$ 82 billion by 2021 and total cloth production in India is expected to reach 112 billion square metres by FY17.

The textile and apparel industry employs about 38 million people, making it the largest source of industrial employment in India.

Local vehicle upholstery manufacturers across India

Seat Manufacturers across India

Self Employed

Towns and cities across India

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Training courses in sewing, cutting, upholstery, weaving, stitching, etc. across India

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