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Packer

Aliases: Bagger

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Packer is expected to perform include:
  • ​Planning and organize packing processes
  • Maintaining work area, tools and equipment 
  • Executing activities like folding, weighing, inner packing, outer packing, labelling, marking, inner layer, etc.
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
  • Work from home option is not 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?
The job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL), Blind (B), Low Vision (LV), Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, 8th
  • Certified training for Packer (programme aligned to AMH/Q 1407 released by Apparel, Made–Ups and Home Furnishing)​​
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • ​​Knowledge of identifying and planning different processes of packing
  • Proficient in packing different materials 
  • Ability to undertake other packing-related processes like weighing, labelling, etc. 
  • Knowledge of how to maintain the work area, tools and equipment
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Ability to work under high pressure
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to follow instructions
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 3
  Pattern Cutter/Textile Technologist 
   ↑  
  Quality Control Inspector 
    ↑
  Supervisory Packer
  ↑
Team Leader    
 ↑
  Packer

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • ​For candidates with experience - ​Rs 8,500 to Rs 10,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1
Generally, 1-2 years of experience in apparel, made ups or home furnishing factory​ is required
PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • ​Home furnishing shops 
  • Clothing units
  • Yarn units​
KEYWORDS 
  • Packer
  • Bagger
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
​StandardCode​Description​
​NCO 2015​9321.0107Packer ​
​ISCO 08​9321​Hand Packers
​NIC 2008​14101Manufacture of all types of textile garments and clothing accessories​
​QP Reference​AMH/Q1407Packer 
​NSQF ReferenceLevel 3​Not available

REFERENCES 
​1​http://www.nsdcindia.org/sites/default/files/files/Packer_new.pdf​
​2http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
​3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-9.pdf
​4https://www.aasaanjobs.com/job/packing-boy-2-in-bueno-india/3a7d053b-5f20-43b4-96c5-0bd5686a768f/?utm_source=careerjet&utm_campaign=job-posting&utm_medium=cpc​

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