Wool Dyer

Woollen Yarn Dyer

Minimum B.Sc. (Chemistry)

Minimum 2 - 3 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Wool Dyer is expected to perform include:

Tending dyeing machine to dye wool or yarn

Inserting by hand wool or yarn hanks into cage or bowl of the machine

Letting in water to soak the material

Mixing dye as per the instructions, in a bucket or in an overhead tank

Pouring dye solution into bowl of the machine or opening valve, to let in dye solution through pipe

Starting pump to put heated dye solution into circulation through wool or yarn

Stopping machine when wool or yarn has been dyed

Draining off dye solution by opening outlet

Letting in water from tap to cool wool or yarn and to wash off excess dye

Taking out dyed wool or yarn from the machine

Skilled in dyeing fabrics according to specifications

Familiar with all processing and quality assurance activity

Skilled in operating dyeing 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 12,500 to INR 16,000 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.

India has the third largest sheep population in the world with 71 million sheep. The annual wool production is in the range of 43-46 million kg. The wool textile industry in India is poised to grow at a healthy rate. A higher rate of technology penetration into this industry, coupled with government incentives and other capacity-building initiatives have resulted in increased exports, besides stimulating domestic consumption. This shows that in coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand of trained professionals. Therefore, the career as a Wool Dyer has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Textile and handloom companies

Fabric designing companies

Wool manufacturers

Cities and towns across India