Braiding Machine Operator

Braid Maker, Machine

Minimum Graduate

Minimum 2?5 years of experience in a relevant field

The tasks a Braid Maker, Machine is expected to perform include:

Operating one or more machines to interweave threads into a tabular cord or narrow band

Passing the thread through machine guides

Ensuring that the braiding is being processed correctly

Maintaining the supply of thread and mending breakages

Skilled in manufacturing fabrics according to specifications

Familiar with processing and quality assurance activities

Skilled in operating braiding machines

Physically fit

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 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Textile & Handloom Industry in India

India?s textiles 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 labour 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 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 textiles sector. It has also allowed 100 per cent FDI in the Indian textiles sector under the automatic route.

The Indian textiles industry is set for strong growth, buoyed by strong domestic consumption as well as export demand. Cloth production by the mill sector registered a growth of 9 per cent in the month of February 2014 and 6 per cent from April 2013?February 2014. 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 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 Braid Maker, Machine has a bright future and opportunities are only going to increase in the coming years.

Textile and handloom companies

Cities and towns across India