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Embroidery Machine Operator (Zigzag Machine)

Aliases: Embroidery Finisher, Machine Fancy Stitcher, Machine Fancy Stitcher, Machine Feller

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Embroidery Machine Operator (Zigzag Machine) is expected to perform include:  

  • Operating the embroidery machine
  • Embroidering decorative designs on fabrics or garments 
  • Performing different kinds of stitches and decorative work
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a bench job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is not available
  • Overtime may be involved
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably,  5th 
  • Certified training for Embroidery Machine Operator (Zigzag Machine) (programme aligned to AMH/Q0801 released by Apparel Made Up’s and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in different types of embroidery techniques and associated stitch type
  • Knowledge of different types of fabrics and other materials
  • Knowledge of different types of needles along with accessories used in embroidery
  • Equipped to set-up and adjust machine controls
  • Knowledge of tools and material requirements for embroidery as per given specifications
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Training in sewing operations
  • Detail-oriented
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Embroidery Machine Operator Trainee → Embroidery Machine Operator (Zigzag Machine) → Supervisor

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience – Rs 6,000 to Rs 13,000 per month 
These figures are indicative and subject to change 
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Generally, 1-2 years of work experience in stitching and embroidery work

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3

Textile and apparel units

KEYWORDS 
  • Embroidery Finisher  
  • Machine Fancy Stitcher
  • Machine Feller
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158153.0601Embroidery Machine Operator (Zigzag Machine)
ISCO 20088153Sewing Machine Operators
NIC 200813991Embroidery work and making of laces and fringes
QP ReferenceAMH/Q0801 Embroidery Machine Operator (Zigzag Machine)
NSLevel 4Not available
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