Balling - Machine Operator (Textile)

Balling Machine Tender

Minimum Any Graduate

Minimum 2 5 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Balling - Machine Operator (Textile) is expected to perform include:

Tending machine that winds thread, twine or yarn into balls preparatory to shipping or further processing

Placing supply cones or spools on creel rack and threading yarn ends through guides and tension device

Pushing core over spindle of machine or wrapping end of thread around shaping device of coreless winder

Doffing balls of thread, using knife to cut thread

Inspecting balls for defective winding or soiled thread

Inserting labels under thread

Placing ball on device to crush centre and wrapping end of thread around centre as binder

Packing balls into boxes for shipment

Skilled in operating balling machine

Skilled in detecting defects

Basic knowledge of packing techniques

Knowledge of work standards of the industry

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 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)

Market 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. 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, the career as a Balling - Machine Operator (Textile) has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Textile and handloom companies

Cities and towns across India