Cotton Textile Jiggerman

Jigger Machine Operator

Minimum Any graduate degree

Preferably minimum 2 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Jiggerman (Cotton Textile) is expected to perform include:

Dyeing cloth by operating jigger machine

Fitting undyed cloth roll on machine

Passing one end of rolled cloth through vat on the other roller

Preparing dyeing solution of required shade

Pouring solution into jigger vat and ensuring that cloth passing through vat is completely dipped in dyeing solution

Allowing undyed cloth to unroll from roller and passing it through colouring solution in jigger vat

Taking proper care to maintain temperature and level of dye liquor

Ensuring proper dyeing of cloth without spots and creases

Getting sample of dyed cloth approved

Cleaning and oiling jigger machine

Skilled in dyeing fabrics according to specifications

Familiar with all processing and quality assurance activities

Skilled in making dyeing solution of different shades

Skilled in cleaning and servicing the machine

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 have their 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 labor 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 mill sector registered a growth of 9 per cent in the month of February 2014 and of 6 per cent during 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 6,710.94crore (US$ 1.11 billion) during April 2000 to February 2014. This shows that in coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand of trained professionals. Therefore, a career as a Jiggerman (Cotton Textile) has a bright future.

Textile and handloom companies

Fabric designing companies

Cities and towns across India