Wrapping Boy (Textile)

Wrapper (Textile)

Minimum Diploma in Textile

Minimum 1 year of experience in a relevant field

The tasks a Wrapping Boy is expected to perform include:

Aiding in testing wrappings (samples ) of sliver, roving and yarn for count and strength

Collecting samples of, in specified length, roving and yarn from the drawing and spinning departments

Weighing each length on a scale

Fixing each sample of yarn on a testing machine

Assisting the Yarn Tester in ascertaining strength, elasticity, twist per inch, thickness and uniformity

Cleaning and oiling the machine

Operating the yarn examining board to test the evenness of the yarn

Checking the weight of the yarn against the count

Recording temperature and humidity readings

Equipped to clean and service the machine

Skilled in using a thermometer and hygrometer

Knowledge of various measuring techniques

Skilled in operating a yarn examining board

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?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

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 & 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 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 USD 108 billion, is expected to reach USD 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 is the second largest producer of textiles and garments in the world. 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 INR 6,710.94 crore (US$ 1.11 billion) from 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, the career of a Wrapping Boy has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.

Textile mills

Cities and towns across India