Last Updated on :27-09-2018
File Size :139.2 KB

Embroider, Machine

Aliases: Embroider, Machine Embroider, Embroidery Designer, Crocheting Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Embroider, Machine is expected to perform include:

  • Marking outlines of design on material before embroidery is started
  • Embroidering various designs on fabric or garments by machines
  • Selecting size and colour of thread and mounting bobbins of thread on machine
  • Threading needle and passing the yarn through carrier of machine
  • Adjusting machine for thread tension and type of stitch
  • Guiding the material or sewing arm of machine in accordance with the drawing or outline or guide points of pantograph on enlarged design
  • Changing thread as required and replacing empty bobbins and broken needles
  • Operating machine which embroiders several articles or designs a time
  • Cleaning and oiling the sewing machine
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of the 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
  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible
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

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of basic sewing techniques including hand sewing and the manipulation of fabric through a sewing machine
  • Proficiency in handling embroidery machine
  • Knowledge of designs, threads and aesthetic usage of colours
  • Knowledge of the use, properties and care of different fabrics and materials regularly used in making costumes
  • Proficiency in creating fresh designs
  • Well-versed with different types of stitches in embroidery
  • Understanding of the current fashion trends coming in the market
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Artistic
  • Creative thinking
  • Eye for aesthetics
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Schools across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
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 1

Embroidery Designer        

        ↑

Embroider, Machine → Entrepreneur

        ↑

Assistant Embroider                                                   

The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience –  Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 1 to 2 years of work experience is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Apparel manufacturers 
  • Readymade garment manufacturers
  • Commercial embroidery designer and makers 
  • Fashion designers and designer wear manufacturers
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Machine Embroidery Maker
  • Designer Embroidery Maker
  • Embroidery Maker
  • Embroidery Designer
  • Commercial Embroidery Designer
  • Crochet Designer
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158153.0500Embroider, Machine
ISCO 20088153Sewing Machine Operators
NIC 200813991Embroidery work and making of laces and fringes
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/embroidery-designer-surat-jobs-in-surat-for-world-vacancy-407304.htm
Disclaimer: We hereby declare that utmost care has been taken to ensure that the content provided here is valid and relevant. Given the dynamic nature of the information, it may vary across organizations, institutes, cities, and states in India. The publisher, author, and printer will not be held liable or responsible for any discrepancy in the content. This content should be used for reference purpose only; it is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice or used for any commercial purposes. The contact details and website links provided in the content may have changed from the time of creation till its printing/publication. The company names that have been cited are for example purpose only. The Directorate does not endorse any of the said organizations.