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How the role of a Textile Engineer has changed over the years and what it will be like in the future?

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Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
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With the fashion trends changing every now and then , the role and demand of skilled textile engineers has grown manifold. Textile manufacturers and labs hire these people as process improvement engineer . The job of process improvement engineer involves continuously coming up with innovative techniques and processes to improve the quality of yarns and fabrics produced in the units. They are also responsible for ensuringthat the yarn produced in the unit meets up to the industry standards and specifications. The demandfor medical textile engineers is growing swiftly, Medical textile engineers are responsible for developing yarns and fabrics of superior quality suitable to people

. The process engineer is responsible for ensuring that the production of material in the units runs smoothly and is as per the established standards. As the competition is growing at a fast pace, the major textile manufacturers also hire these people for sales & marketing profile. As marketing professional their job is to come up with marketing strategies to create and increase the demand of fabric produced in the industry.

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Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
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Hi,


Greeting's for the day!!!

The Textile industry in India:
The Indian Textile Industry boasts of having an overwhelming presence in the economy of the country. The industry plays pivotal role thorugh its contribution to industrial output, employment generation and export earning of the country. Currently, it contributes about 14% to industrial production, 4% to the GDP, and 17% to the country's export earnings. Notably, it provides employement to over 35 million people. And with the decantralization of power loom / hosiery and knitting sectors, and new technquies to produce a variety of products to suit different market sections, there is a huge demand for trained professionals in the textile and apparel industry.

For the growth in the industry,the Indian Ministry of Textiles believes that there is a strong need to focus on aspects like product development, CAD to develop designing capabilities, investment in trend forecasting to enable growth of industry.

The growth opportunities exists in areas including medical textile, construction textiles, packaging textiles, baby diapers, home textiles, blankets, bed, toilet and kitchen linen, curtains, drapes, interior blinds, furnishing articles, sacks and bags, tarpaulin, sail, tent and camping goods.

How do i get there?
One can enter the field after doing Diploma or Degree level programs in the textile and apparel or related subjects like merchandising, fashion designing, textile retailing, product management and the like. The course duration can range from 1 year to four to five years depending upon opted program level.

Students need to understand the industry from the scratch and then they can jump on to the specialized levels. The Master's programs are specially designed to prepare students to meet the challenges of design-driven industries through modules in manufacturing, merchandising, wholesailing, retailing. Students learn aspects like innovative problem solving, product development and managerial strategies that incorporate the application of new technologies.

Career opportunities/Job Roles:
Graduates can have opportunities in production development and management, retail management, apparel designing, visual merchandising, technical designing, fashion writing and editing, quality control, theatrical costuming.

Other related fields and career titles could include operations manager, apparel sales representative, pattern maker, product developer, fashion buyer, fashion consultant, textile research scientist, store manager, quality assurance evaluator, costume designer and many more.

Above are the roles of Textile Engineers, in which the names do change along with technological advancements.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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