Textile Dye Automation Operator

Dye Machine Operator

Minimum Graduate degree

Preferably minimum 2?5 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Dye Automation Operator (Textile) is expected to perform include:

Controlling and monitoring programmed electronic equipment to bleach, dye and finish cotton and synthetic sewing threads

Conferring with operator of dye machines to obtain information needed to process customer orders, and recording data

Selecting programmed procedures based on knowledge of dyeing processes and familiarity with affinity of dyes to specific thread types

Depressing keys of data-entry unit to enter required data into computer

Observing display screen to verify data entered, to ascertain computer response to instruction entered and to determine compliance with procedural steps

Depressing keys to edit instructions when necessary and to input answers for primary or alternate steps in procedure

Hanging tags on dye board, during shift, to indicate steps in dyeing process for each machine

Conferring with workers to determine reasons for delays in dyeing process

Examining dyeing machines and equipment to ascertain reason for malfunctions

Notifying supervisor of malfunctions and recording reasons for delays in log

Receiving instructions from supervisor, such as alteration of dyeing temperature, omission of specific steps in dyeing process or repetition of specific steps

Conferring with operator on previous shift to ascertain drying steps to complete dyeing in progress

Skilled in manufacturing fabrics according to specifications

Familiar with all processing and quality assurance activities

Skilled in maintaining records

Ability to troubleshoot the machine

Knowledge of operating computer operated machines

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 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 Dye Automation Operator (Textile) has a bright future in India.

Textile and handloom companies

Fabric designing companies

Cities and towns across India