Scutcherman, Bleaching

Cloth Opener (Cotton Textile)

Minimum Any Graduate

Minimum 2 5 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Scutcherman, Bleaching is expected to perform include:

Tending scutcher machine for opening folds

Removing creases and twists formed in cloth due to washing and bleaching

Feeding one end of piled and twisted cloth into scutcher

Unfurling twisted cloth mechanically or manually and allowing cloth to pass centrally through rollers to turn it into cloth sheet

Collecting spread out cloth sheet at other end of the machine

Cleaning and oiling machine

Operating washing and bleaching machine

Skilled in operating scutcher machine

Skilled in operating washing and bleaching machine

Skilled in keeping the machine in working order all the time and servicing it periodically

Not applicable


Attention to detail


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 are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 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 Eyes Low Vision (BLV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not considered hazardous/dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Textile & Handloom Sector in India

The Indian textile industry is one the most important industries for the Indian economy. Its importance is underlined by the fact that it accounts for around 4% of GDP, 14% of the industrial production and 17% of the country?s total export earnings. Besides, the sector employs nearly 35 million employees; the textile industry is the second-largest employment generating industry in both rural and urban areas, after the agriculture industry. The textile segment is highly fragmented and many large textile companies are also conglomerates of medium-sized mills. According to the statistics released by the Ministry of Textiles, the entire textile industry is highly fragmented except the spinning sub-segment.

Due to the economic boom in the last few years and rising consumption levels both in the domestic economy and globally, manufactures invested heavily and added capacities to meet the ever-increasing demand. According to the Ministry of Textiles, the capital investments made in the textile mills remains the highest over the past 3 years. High investment and increasing support from the government has led to increase in employment in this sector and demand for Scutcherman, Bleaching remains high and is expected to stay the same in future.

Textile mills

Cities and towns across India