Starch Mixer

Size Mixer

Minimum Diploma in Textile

Minimum 1 year of experience in relevant field

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

Preparing sizing for use in stiffening and finishing of cloth and yarn

Measuring or weighing ingredients such as starch, tallow, resins, soaps and water according to the instructions

Mixing ingredients in the tank of the mixer

Manoeuvring the steam valve and allowing the mixture to mix and boil for the specified time

Manoeuvring the outlet valve to discharge the contents to the sizing department

Cleaning the mixer and measuring pots

Skilled in measuring techniques

Knowledge of mixing the exact amount of ingredients

Skilled in handling and managing valves

Ability to clean the equipment properly

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)

The 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 textile 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 textile 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 textile sector. It has also allowed 100 per cent FDI in the Indian textile 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 the coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with an immense demand for trained professionals. Therefore, those with a career as a Size Mixer (Textile) have a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Textile mills

Cities and towns across India