Crabbing Machineman (Woollen Textile)

Crabbing Machine Operator

Minimum Any Graduate

Minimum 2 - 5 years of experience required

The tasks a Crabbing Machineman (Woollen Textile) is expected to perform include:

Tending crabbing machine for setting weave and giving stability to woollen cloth

Setting cloth roll at feed end of the machine

Passing end of cloth length through guides and roller of the machine and fixing it with collecting cylinder for processing in hot water tank

Winding the cloth to roll

Filling tank with water and opening steam valve to boil it

Setting pressure of rollers and starting machine to rotate cloth through water and rollers

Observing pressure gauges periodically and maintaining required pressure and temperature of water

Draining off hot water and letting cold water to cool processed cloth

Collecting processed cloth for subsequent operations

Cleaning and oiling the machine

Skilled in keeping the machine in working condition all the time

Ability to clean and oil the machine periodically

Skilled in controlling the temperature of the solution

Knowledge of pressure and temperature gauges

Skilled in operating crabbing machine

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) 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 Crabbing Machineman (Woollen Textile) remains high and is expected to stay the same in future.

Textile mills

Cities and towns across India