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What are various job roles one can get after graduating as a Textile Engineer?

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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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Textile engineering is an innovative field. It involves the creative research , study and exploration of new techniques for production and improvisation.Individuals with a textile engineering qualification can find employment in a wide range of industries and work settings.Chemical companies that produce polymers and fabrics employ textile engineers to develop and improve their manufacturing processes. Organizations that use biomedical materials, composites and sports textiles hire these engineers to research and develop high-performance fabrics.Textile labs hire these professionals as process improvement engineer. the job of process improvement engineer is to come up with innovative ideas and techniques to improve the quality and overall process and production of fabrics. They are also hired by yarn and fabric manufacturing companies as quality control supervisor, process engineer, medical textile engineer or sales manager. As a quality control supervisor their work is to ensure that production taking place in the unit meets up to the normal industry standards. As medical textile engineer their job is to work on various chemical compositions so as to produce the yarn of superior quality. As a process engineer , the job is to ensure that production taking place in the runs smoothly as per the established production targets and specifications and there are no flaws in the whole process.

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Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
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Dear Sir/Madam,


Greetng'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 industryplays pivotal role through its contribution to industril output, employment generation, and export earnings of the country. Currently, it contributes about 14% to industril 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 decentralization of power loom / hosiery and knitting sectors, and new techniques to produce a variety of products to suit different market sections, there is a huge demand for traned professionals in the Textile and apparel industry.

For the growth of 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 textile, packaging textile, baby diapers, home textile, blankets, bed, toilet and kitechn linen, curtains, drapes, interior blinds, furnishing articles, sackas and bags, tarpaulin, sail, tent and camping goods.

How do i get there?
One can enter the field after doing Diploma or Degree level programmes 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 foru to five years depending upon opted program level.

Students need to understand the industry from the scratch and then they jump on to the specialized levels. The Master's programs are specially designed to prepare students to meet challenges of design-driven industries through module in manufacturing, merchandising, wholesaling and retailing. Student 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 and theatrical costuming.

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

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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