Hand Dyer

Dyer Garment

Dye Sprayer

Minimum Diploma in Cloths Technology/Knitting Technology/Handloom Technology

Not required

The tasks a Dyer Garment is expected to perform include:

Dying garments to desired colours after washing, dry-cleaning or bleaching, if necessary

Cleaning garments by washing, dry-cleaning or bleaching to remove dirt, spots or foreign matter, if any

Preparing dye solution in container by mixing required colour in hot water

Controlling temperature of solution

Testing strength of solution and colour by treating small piece of cloth

Immersing garment in solution and agitating it by hand or mechanically

Inspecting garment after prescribed period for desired colour

Stopping, continuing or adjusting treatment according to result of inspection

Removing garment from container when properly dyed and passing it on for rinsing and drying

Draining or cleaning the container

Skilled in bleaching and dyeing textile without damaging the fabric

Skilled in preparing the beaching solution according to the desired quality

Knowledge of washing and rinsing the fabric without deteriorating the strength and quality

Ability to dye the fabric evenly

Skilled in inspecting the dyed articles

Knowledge of criticality of temperature of the dyeing solution

Skilled in cleaning the container

Not applicable


Manual dexterity

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 available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 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 considered hazardous/dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For freshers - INR 9,000 to INR 34,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Textile & Handloom Sector 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 INR 6,710.94crore (US$ 1.11 billion) during April 2000 to February 2014. High investment and increasing support from the government has led to increase in employment in this sector and demand for Dyer Garment remains high and is expected to stay the same in future.

Textile mills

Textile and handloom industry

Fabric designing and dyeing companies

Cities and towns across India