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Button Stitching Machine Operator

Aliases: Button Stitching Machine Operator, Button Stitcher

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Button Stitching Machine Operator is expected to perform include:

  • Operating button stitching machine which stitches buttons to garments
  • Mounting spool of required type of thread and wounding bobbin on machine
  • Drawing thread through guides and eye of needle
  • Starting machine that automatically stitches button
  • Cleaning and oiling machine and attending to minor repairs
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 Legs (BL), Muscle 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 of basic sewing techniques, procedures, sewing machine operations in power mode, etc.   
  • Expertise in handling special button stitching machine
  • Knowledge of personal safety and protection procedures
  • Expertise in making or stitching various types of button for fabrics, garments, bags, etc.
  • Knowledge of cleaning and oiling machine and attending to minor repairs
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • 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 Stitching Machine Operator

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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
  • Garment manufacturers 
  • Textile, clothing, bags and footwear industry
  • Leather goods manufacturers
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Button Hole Maker
  • Button Machine Operator/Handler
  • Button Stitcher
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158153.0400Button Stitching Machine Operator
ISCO 20088153Sewing Machine Operators
NIC 200814101Manufacture of all types of textile garments and clothing accessories
QP ReferenceNot applicableNot applicable
NSQFNot applicableNot applicable
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