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What are the key areas on which every Textile Engineer works most of the times?

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RE: What are the key areas on which every Textile Engineer works most of the times?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Confidential
  • Chandigarh

Textile engineering involves applying the scientific and engineering principles to the design and control of all aspects of fiber, textile and apparel process, products and machinery. These include natural and man- made materials, interaction of materials with machines, safety and health , energy conservation and waste and pollution control. Textile engineers have wide choice of work and a lot of career opportunities. They can get employment in departments of textile plants and companiesvarying from small to big scale in various roles such as technical services, research and development, quality control, product development, polymer science and environment control. Many graduates with the degree initially start their career as management trainee which eventually leads them plant and corporate management. To sum up a textile engineering graduate can work as :-
Quality control supervisor
Process improvement engineer
operations trainee
process engineer
medical; textiles engineer
technical services

Some of the top employers are :-
Mysore silk factory
grasim industry
bombay dying
arvind mills ltd
jct ltd
lakshmi machine works
lakshmi mills

RE: What are the key areas on which every Textile Engineer works most of the times?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane


Greeting's for the day!!!

The Textile Industry in India:
The Indian Textile Industry boasts of having an overwhlming presence in the economy of the country. The industry plays pivotal role through 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 employment to over 35 million people. And with the decetralization of power loom / hosiery and knitting sectors, and new techniques to produce a variety of products to suit different market sections, there is huge demand for trained professionals in the textile and apparel industry.

For the growth of the industry, the Indian Ministry of Textiles believes that there is 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 textile, 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.

Key areas on which Textile Engineers works:
-Textile engineers provides technical suggestions and recommendations to designing, marketing and purchasing and production staff.
- They are responsible for creating products in compliance with the given specifications.
- They need to learn latest trends and requirements of people.
- They are involved in textile harvesting, hich includes production and processing
- They develop samples, amend designs, evaluate, identify and choose fabrics from suppliers.
- One of the important role is they make sure that the final product meets pre-decided specifications in terms of color security and durability.

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

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

After gaining some experience people can even start up their own venture.

Futher doubts or queries feel free to contact.


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