Gemstone Packaging and Dispatching

Packager and Dispatcher

Minimum 10th

Relevant training by experience

Certified training for Packager and Dispatcher (programme aligned to G&J/Q 7010 released by the Gem & Jewellery Skills Council of India)

Not Applicable

The tasks a Packager and Dispatcher is expected to perform include:

Packing the processed gemstones to make them ready for dispatch

Basic knowledge of the different types of stones such as precious, semi-precious and synthetic

Knowledge of the exports and local destinations of the company?s products

Understanding of general product QC parameters

Ability to plan details and the job sheet or order form information

Knowledge of the types of gemstones processed by the company

Basic reading and writing skills

Ability to match the design picture to the actual piece

Proficiency in manual data entry/computer data entry

Not Applicable


Ability to work independently

Good communication skills

Team spirit

The task a Tagger and Labeller is expected to perform include:

Checking the products to be dispatched against design

Tagging the jewellery

Packing and labeling the packet

Maintaining records

Dispatching the items to the customer

Working hours

Most companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available in some organizations

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous

For freshers -INR8,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience -INR10,000 toINR12,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience -INR15,000

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The industry is finding it more and more difficult to get skilled people on board. There is a shortage of skilled workers for the cluster. It is expected that the gem and jewellery industry would have the potential to employ about 8 million persons by 2022. This means there will be an increase in the demand for Packager and Dispatcher over the coming years.

Will be updated

Will be updated