Crocheter, Machine

Lace Maker

Minimum Graduate

Minimum 2?5 years of experience required in a relevant field

The tasks a Lace Maker (Machine) is expected to perform include:

Operating the crocheter machine to knit lace, trimming, etc. of the desired pattern or design

Selecting the pattern of lace or trimming

Placing bobbins of selected threads on the machine

Passing the ends of the thread from each bobbin through machine guides and the eye of the machine needle

Knotting the ends together and passing it over the reel on the machine

Adjusting the machine for thread tension, clockwise or anti-clockwise movement of spindles according to the pattern of lace, knit required, etc.

Arranging the material in the position for crocheting and guiding it under the needle

Detecting and joining the broken ends of the thread by hand as necessary

Checking the running of yarn through each spindle

Stopping the machine to replace empty bobbins and broken needles during its operation

Collecting knitted lace, trimmings, etc.

Skilled in manufacturing fabrics according to specifications

Skilled in all processing and quality assurance activities

Knowledge of the different types of laces

Skilled in manually joining the broken ends

Skilled in replacing the broken needles

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), Both Legs (BL) 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 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. 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 Lace Maker (Machine) has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.

Textile and handloom companies

Cities and towns across India