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Fabric Checker

Aliases: Quality Checker, Material Checker, Clothing/Textile Technologist, Fabric Inspector, Material Expediter, Material Recording Clerks

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Fabric Checker is expected to perform includes:

  • Checking the fabric thoroughly for defects
  • Inspecting the fabric before the fabric is passed on to the cutting stage
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • 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 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 in Fabric Checker (programme aligned to AMH/Q0101 released by Apparel Sector Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Working knowledge of operating fabric checking machine
  • Knowledge of identifying, rectifying and eliminating fabric errors
  • Knowledge of various fabric defects, their grade, weightage and procedure
  • Knowledge of the metric system for yarn
  • Knowledge of fabric nap and identification of nap, printing and dying defects
  • Knowledge of how to fill the inspection records
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Training in fabric inspection
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Attention to detail
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
Floor Supervisor
        ↑
Fabric Checker → Movements to other occupations
         ↑
Layerman
The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidate with experience - Rs 8,000 to Rs 14,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Generally, 3 years of experience required in fabric related job

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3

Textile and apparel units

KEYWORDS 
  • Fabric Weighers
  • Fabric Measurers
  • Material Checkers
  • Fabric Samplers
  • Material Recordkeeping
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157543.0101Fabric Checker
ISCO 20087543Product Graders and Testers (Excluding Food and Beverages)
NIC 200814109Manufacture of wearing apparel n.e.c.
QP ReferenceAMH/Q0101Fabric Checker
NSQFLevel 4Not available
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