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Button Hole Maker, Machine

Aliases: Machine Button Hole Maker, Button Hole Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Button Hole Maker, Machine is expected to perform include:  

  • Operating button hole making machine that cuts holes and stitches around holes automatically
  • Mounting spool of thread and wounding bobbin on machine
  • Drawing thread through guides and eye of needle
  • Adjusting gauge according to size of hole required
  • Pressing pedal to raise pressure foot
  • Inserting part of garment where button holes are to be made and adjusting it
  • Releasing pedal to lower pressure foot
  • Pressing another pedal to start machine that cuts hole and stitches around hole
  • Cleaning and oiling the machine
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2, 1
  • It is a desk job   
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be 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 may be available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL), Muscular Weakness (MW) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, higher secondary/secondary school/vocational course

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge about basic sewing techniques including hand sewing and the manipulation of fabric through a sewing machine
  • Well-versed with the use, properties and care of different fabrics and materials regularly used in making costumes   
  • Understanding about maintaining costumes and fabrics
  • Ability to interpret production documentation, costume labels and costume care instructions   
  • Knowledge about different types of stitches in buttons and types of buttons
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Organizing skills
  • Time management skills
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
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:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://womentraining.gov.in/general/trades/dm.htm

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Manager

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Floor Supervisor

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Button Hole Maker, Machine 

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Trainee

The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 3

For new entrants – Rs 10,500 to Rs 12,300 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Some organizations hire new entrants too

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Apparel manufacturers 
  • Readymade garment manufacturers 
  • Local tailoring shops 
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Button Hole Maker
  • Dress Maker
  • Tailor
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158153.0200Button Hole Maker, Machine
ISCO 20088153Sewing Machine Operators
NIC 200814101Manufacture of all types of textile garments and clothing accessories
QP ReferenceNot applicableNot applicable
NSQFNot applicableNot applicable
REFERENCES 
1

National Classification of Occupations Division 8

2http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
3http://www.placementindia.com/job-detail/machine-operators-jobs-in-indore-for-saicon-consultants-pvt-ltd-344712.htm
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