Rug Cleaner

Cleaning machine Operator

Carpet Cleaner

Minimum 12th pass

Minimum 1 year of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Rug Cleaner is expected to perform include:

Operating in co-operation with one or more workers automatic rug cleaning machines which soaps, scrubs, rinses and partially dries floor coverings in one continuous operation

Inserting edge of rug between feed rollers and starting machine which carries rug under soap spray, revolving, scrubbing brushes and rinsing spray

Stopping machine and dragging rub to drying room and hanging it on racks or poles with help of other workers

Cleaning rug by hand, pouring soap solution on surface and scrubbing brush over it

Skilled in effectively cleaning the carpet without hampering its quality or losing its colour

Knowledge of all the latest cleaning techniques

Knowledge of amount of soap solution needed to clean the cloth

Knowledge of all various methods and techniques used in dry cleaning processes

Skilled in rubbing, scrubbing and brushing techniques

Skilled in basic troubleshooting techniques

Not applicable




Physically fit


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 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), Both eyes with Low Vision (BLV) 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 10,000 to INR 16,500 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. 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. 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 Rug Cleaner has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Textile and handloom companies


Housekeeping companies

Cities and towns across India