Winder Textile

Grey Winder

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Cheese Winder

Tailing Man

Minimum Diploma in Textile

Minimum 1 year of experience in a relevant field

The tasks a Winder (Textile) is expected to perform include:

Tending the winding machine for winding yarn from hanks to bobbins or from spinning bobbins to other bobbins, spools, cones, cheeses, etc.

Mounting, by hand, the hanks on the swift (reel) or mounting full bobbins, cones, etc., on the stands of the machine

Drawing the end of the yarn from each hank or full bobbin, through the guide and tension arm

Looping the end of the yarn round the rotating empty bobbin, cone, cheese or spool, for winding

Piecing the broken ends

Removing the wound cones, cheeses, spools, etc., from the spindles and replacing them with empties

Skilled in tending the winding machine

Skilled in taking out the end of the yarn using specific tools

Skilled in spindling and spinning methods

Knowledge of using various tools and equipment

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 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market 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 sector contributes about 14 per cent to industrial production, 4 per cent to the gross domestic product (GDP), and 27 per cent to the country's foreign exchange inflows. 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 Winder (Textile) has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.

Textile and handloom companies

Cities and towns across India