Dry Cleaner, Spot

Laundry Man

Dry Cleaning Man

Minimum Any Graduate

Minimum 4 - 5 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Dry Cleaner, Spot is expected to perform include:

Identifying stains in wool, synthetic and silk garments and household fabrics

Applying chemical solutions to remove stains, determining spotting through dry-cleaning procedures on basis of type of fabric and nature of stain

Spreading article on worktable and positioning stain over vacuum head or on marble slab

Sprinkling chemical solvents over stain and patting area with brush or sponge until stain is removed

Applying chemicals to neutralise effect of solvent

Spraying steam, water or air over spot to flush out chemicals and dry garment

Applying bleaching powder to spot and spraying with steam to remove stains from certain fabrics which do not respond to other cleaning solvents

Mixing bleaching agent with hot water in vats and soaking material until bleached

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

Knowledge of all the latest dry cleaning techniques

Knowledge of amount of chemical solution needed to clean the cloth

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

Skilled in rubbing and brushing techniques

Skilled in flushing out chemical solution using appropriate methods

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?

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 25,000 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. 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 Dry Cleaner, Spot has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Textile and handloom companies

Fabric designing companies


Private shops

Cities and towns across India