Knitting Jobber

Knitting Mistry

Knitting Machine Fixer

Fixer, Knitting Machine

Minimum B. Tech (Production/Industrial)

Minimum experience of 1 to 6 years in a relevant field

The tasks a Knitting Jobber is expected to perform include:

Setting and adjusting the knitting machines according to the decided design

Shaping and sizing the product according to the requirement

Inspecting the product of the machines for any defects in knitting

Making the necessary adjustments after considering the defects and the requirements in knitting

Replacing the broken or worn out parts

Repairing and overhauling the machines when required

Supervising the work of knitters by ensuring that the desired quality and production is obtained

Skilled in setting the knitting machines according to design

Proficient in shaping the product according to the requirement

Skilled in inspection of the finished product

Skilled in taking up the required adjustments, in case of any defects

Equipped in troubleshooting and repairing the machine

Not required


Good listening skills

Good leadership skills




Attention to detail


It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Knitters

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 8/9 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 candidates with experience - INR 16,000 to INR 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Textiles and Handloom Industry in India

The Indian Brand Equity Foundation in their report on the handloom industry of India has stated that the Indian handloom industry demonstrates the richness and diversity of Indian culture. Along with this fact the sector employs about 4.3 million people and this makes it the second-largest employment provider for the rural population in India after agriculture.

When it comes to the efforts by the government, the Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC), a statutory body has been constituted under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It aims to promote the export of all handloom products like fabrics, home furnishings, carpets and floor coverings, etc.

With all these figures it is safe to say that the demand for a Knitting Jobber is there in the present and will surely increase in the coming years.

Textile mills

Cities and towns across India