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Mattress Maker (Spring)

Aliases: Spring Mattress Maker

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Mattress Maker (Spring) is expected to perform include:

  • Padding and covering innerspring assemblies to form mattress
  • Cutting cover material
  • Spreading padding over sides of innerspring and tending to tape-edge machine
  • Tufting mattresses by hand or by tending machine to hold padding in place
  • Sewing roll edges on mattress by hand or by machine​
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • 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 are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 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) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4

Preferably, graduate

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge about fabrics, materials, stitches and threads
  • Knowledge about dyes and colours
  • Ability to sew roll edges on mattress by hand or by machine
  • Skilled in tufting mattresses by hand or by tending machine to hold padding in place
  • Proficient in padding and covering innerspring assemblies to form mattresses
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Decision-making skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges 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 

http://puchd.ac.in/syllabus.php?qstrfacid=11

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Supervisor 

           ↑

Senior Mattress Maker (Spring)

          

Mattress Maker (Spring)

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For candidates with experience – Rs 12,000 to Rs 15,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change​

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 4

Generally, 1-3 years of experience is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4

Mattress manufactures​​

KEYWORDS 
  • Bed Maker
  • Mattress Designer
  • Spring Mattress Maker
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157534.0500Mattress Maker (Spring)
ISCO 20087534Upholsterers and Related Workers
NIC 200813924Manufacture of bedding, quilts pillows, sleeping bags etc.
QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
NSQFNot availableNot available
REFERENCES 
1National Classification of Occupations Division 7
​2 http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
​3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-7.pdf
​4https://www.saralrozgar.com/index.php?route=seeker/jobDetails&jobId=370049&ID=370049&utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed​​
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