PMKVY Job Roles - Apparel, Made-ups and Home Furnishing
Published on Oct 24, 2018
PMKVY Job Roles - Apparel, Made-ups and Home Furnishing (AMHSSC)
"Indian Textile and Clothing (apparel) industry is the second largest manufacturer in the world with an estimated export value of ~ US$ 31 billion and domestic consumption of ~ US$ 58 billion for the year 2011-12. The sector contributes to about 6% of the US$ 1.7 trillion Indian economy. It also provides employment to ~35 million persons directly & ~55 million persons indirectly. India is among the very few countries which have presence across the entire supply chain, from natural and synthetic fibres right up to finished goods manufacturing. It has presence in organised mill sector as well as decentralised sectors like handloom, power loom, silk, etc.
The industry has grown from US $ 57 billion in 2006 at a CAGR of 11.3%. Garments (Apparel) constitute an estimated 68% of the domestic market, followed by technical textiles (24%), and home textiles (7%). In 2011 global trade in textiles and apparel was around US$ 705 billion. This was approximately 4% of the total global trade of all commodities estimated at ~ US$ 15 trillion. During the period 2000 to 2010 the textile and apparel trade has grown at a modest CAGR of 6.4% per annum. Further, the Global Textile and Apparel, or T&A, trade is expected to grow to USD 1 trillion by 2020."
The Government has constituted Prime Minister's National Council on Skill Development for coordinated action for skill development, both in the domain of public and private sector. The National Council on Skill Development mandates skill formation to develop the workforce with enhanced skill through structured programme and assessment. The Apparel, Made-ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council was incorporated on December 24, 2013, as a company i.e. licensed under Sec 25 of the Companies act 1956, with the object to
(a) develop a skills repository for the Apparel, Made-Ups and Home Furnishings value chain,
(b) to build an organization that can develop standards, evaluation criterion and accreditation systems for providing multiple and varied technical skills in the textile sector including employ ability skills to both men and women, as well as challenged persons with regular and direct inputs from industry,
(c) create opportunities for â€œTraining of Trainers â€in both the content and pedagogy for imparting skill training for all workers engaged in the three chosen segments of the textile sector,
(d) quality assurance-develop and promote a standardized, output oriented and quality assured affiliation and accreditation process and demonstrate sustainable business value through it,
(e) focus on continuous improvisation of the training delivery value chain, i.e. training process, training content, trainers, curriculum design, industry endorsement for certification etc.,
(f) partner with training providers and guide them into becoming centre so excellence and innovation by utilizing the standardization in training, evaluation and certification developed by the SSC of the sector.
Courses Offered for Apparel, Made-ups and Home Furnishing
Job Role: Advance Pattern Maker (CAD-CAM) Level 5
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge to develop patterns using the CAD and CAM
Job Role: Assistant Designer- Home Furnishing
Role Description: To study market, analyse trend, perceive fashion setting in and develop collections for textile home furnishings.
Job Role: Assistant Designer- Made ups
Role Description: To study market, analyse trend, perceive fashion setting in and develop collections for range of home textiles that belong to madeups.
Job Role: Assistant Fashion Designer
Role Description: To study market, analysetrend, perceive fashion setting in and develop collections for forth coming season for products belonging to Apparels only. Designing of textiles and accessories is beyond the purview of this QP.
Job Role: Boutique Manager
Role Description: Managing business of understanding and fulfilling of customized design needs of sportswear, beachwear, noveltyitems, vintage, T-shirts, dresses, tuxedos, shoes, handbags, accessories, etc.
Job Role: Cutting Supervisor
Role Description: This unit covers skills and knowledge required to perform the task of supervisor asincharge of cutting section
Job Role: Embroidery Machine Operator Level 4
Role Description: An Embroidery Machine Operator is responsible for operating the embroidery machine to embroider decorative designs on fabric/garments in the apparel industry. The embroidery machine operator is able to perform different kinds of stitches and decorative work such as running shade work, cording & satin stitch, eyelet work, applique work, shade work and round, cut work and open work, pin stitch & pitch stitch, china embroidery & fancy embroidery.
Job Role: Export Assistant
Role Description: An Export Assistant is responsible for managing all the processes in the export department of a company. This includes preparation & management of all shipment related documents, interpret export financing methods and terms of payment, understand foreign trade practices & procedures, handle the Central Excise/Customs Clearance: Regulations, Procedures and Documentation. An export assistant needs to have thorough knowledge of Indian and Foreign trade policies & operations to ensure effective management of the exports business.
Job Role: Export Executive Level 5
Role Description: To execute export related operations & documentation
Job Role: Export Manager Level 6
Role Description: To manage export related operations
Job Role: Fabric Checker
Role Description: A Fabric Checker is pre-production job role. Fabric Checker is a critical role as it involves the primary checking of the fabric. The key responsibility of a Fabric checker is to inspect the fabric to identify the presence of any fabric faults before the fabric is passed on to the cutting stage.
Job Role: Fabric Cutter
Role Description: This unit covers skills and knowledge required to perform the task of bulk cutting of Knitted Fabrics arranged in layers for mass production with the help of electrically operated portable cutter
Job Role: Factory Compliance Auditor
Role Description: A Factory Compliance Auditor is responsible for conducting regular audits in the apparel factory to check if the unit is functioning in accordance to the industry regulations, standards and policies, and prepare audit report based on the inspection & findings.
Job Role: Fashion Designer Level 5
Role Description: To study the market, trend analysis, & develop a collection for the given season with the organization's objectives
Job Role: Finisher
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to perform the task of Finisher. It includes execution of works and tasks leading to production of finished garments and apparel available for subsequent process of packing.
Job Role: Framer-Computerized Embroidery Machine Level 4
Role Description: The Framer of a Computerized Embroidery Machine is responsible for preparation & setup of the embroidery machine for embroidery and carries out hooping & framing operations. The Framer is also responsible for removal of frame and fabric panel once the embroidery has been completed. While the embroidery is done through the computerized embroidery machine, the Framer needs to monitor the progress, and ensure the required quality of embroidery is achieved.
Job Role: Garment Cutter-CAM
Role Description: The Garment cutter should be able to take the fabric from stock, load the fabric and program the CAM to run the particular design. A garment cutter also removes the cut pieces off the conveyer belt and ensures cutting is done as per product requirements.
Job Role: Hand Embroiderer
Role Description: A Hand Embroiderer embroiders decorative designs on fabric & other materials by hand, using needle & thread. The hand embroiderer uses a variety of sewing techniques to create different kinds of embroidery stitches & effects such as Cross stitch, French knot stitch, Bullion knot stitch, Shade work, Applique work, English Smocking etc. The job requires the hand embroiderer to have the skills to stitch a variety of Flat stitches, Loop stitches and Knotted stitches.
Job Role: Hand Embroiderer (Addawala)
Role Description: This unit covers skills and knowledge required to perform the task of various types of hand embroidery like loop stitch, knotted stitch, flat stitch, etc. as per the khaka provided or with oneâ€™s own creativity.
Job Role: Industrial Engineer (IE) Executive
Role Description: An Industrial Engineeris responsible for determining most effective ways to create a product or service in sewing line
Job Role: Inline Checker
Role Description: An In-Line checker is an important job-role associated with Apparel sector. The primary responsibility of a checker is to identify the faults in the fabrics, cut components and garment parts through visual inspection.
Job Role: Layer Man
Role Description: A Layerman is pre-production job role. The key responsibility of a Layer Man is to inspect the fabric to identify the presence of any basic fabric faults, laying and cutting the fabric as per specified length before the fabric is passed on to the parts cutting stage.
Job Role: Line Supervisor Stitching
Role Description: This unit covers skills and knowledge required to perform the taskof line supervisorin stitching
Job Role: Machine Maintenance Mechanic (Sewing Machine) Level 5
Role Description: To maintain the sewing machines in the production line and ensure they function smoothly
Job Role: Measurement Checker
Role Description: As Measurement Checker, the individual inspects the accuracy of the dimensions of the stitched parts and the finished apparel. The primary responsibility of a Measurement checker is to measure all the dimension of the apparel and ensure they are free from defects.
Job Role: Merchandiser - Made-ups & Home Furnishing
Role Description: This unit covers skills and knowledge required to perform the task of Merchandising of products that belong to the category of Made-ups & Home Furnishing. He works as a link between marketing and production while mediating with the buyer.
Job Role: Merchandiser Level 5
Role Description: The Merchandiser plays a major role right from order booking process to Shipment. The critical role of merchandising department can be divided into three major heads: Order Booking Process, Product Development Process and Pre â€“Production Process.
Job Role: Online Sample Designer
Role Description: To study international market, analysetrend perceive fashion and developdesigns online for remote clients accessible through web hosting and internet.
Job Role: Packer
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to perform the taskof Packer. It includes execution of works and tasks leading to production of final finished garment and apparel in suitable packaged form ready for despatch.
Job Role: Pattern Master
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to createpatterns out of ordinary tools and materials without using sophisticated specialty design software packages of Auto CAD
Job Role: Pressman
Role Description: A Pressman also called an Ironer iron the garment components and finished garments. The primary responsibility of a pressman is to iron the garments and fold it as per the customer specifications.
Job Role: Processing Supervisor -Dyeing and Printing
Role Description: This unit covers skills and knowledge required to perform the task of supervisor as incharge of processing section comprising processes from dyeing, printing, hydro extraction to drying
Job Role: Production Supervisor (Sewing)
Role Description: To supervise operations in the sewing section of an Apparel factory.
Job Role: Q C Executive-Sewing Line
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to ensureand follow accepted quality standards in garments
Job Role: Quality Assessor
Role Description: The Quality Assessor should be able to carry out Quality control / Quality assurance processes, understanding product and processes required at various stages of production for meeting the expectations of final customers.
Job Role: Record Keeper
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to perform the observing, noting, consolidating, maintains and shares with concerned Stakeholders. It includes collection of data in a pre-established format as per laid down procedure.
Job Role: Sampling Coordinator Level 5
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge to plan, handle and monitor the sampling process
Job Role: Sampling Tailor
Role Description: A sampling tailor is responsible for developing garment sample as per buyerâ€™s specifications in the apparel industry. A sampling tailor should be able to perform basic fabric cutting operations and stitch garments of various designs with different necklines, sleeves, collar etc. as per the quality standards. This job requires the individual to have thorough knowledge of measurements, garment styles, sampling & apparel production processes and should be able to sew garments with different materials & trims.
Job Role: Self Employed Woman-Tailoring
Role Description: Tailoring of garments by taking measurement, cutting clothes as per measurement and sewing with the help of ordinary sewing machines (mainly lockstitch, overlock).
Job Role: Sewing Machine Operator
Role Description: To sew fabric, fur or synthetic materials to produce apparels in Garment Sector
Job Role: Sewing Machine Operator- Knits
Role Description: To stitch knits panels cut as per techpack/specifications into complete knitted garment, made-ups and home furnishing products
Job Role: Sourcing Manager
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to procure, check, analyze, negotiate and finally conclude deal with suppliers for items as per need received from merchandiser/designer.The roles related to procurement of items of regular use like dyes & chemicals, stationery items etc. are beyond the scope of this QP.
Job Role: Specialized Sewing Machine Operator
Role Description: An Specialized Sewing Machine Operator is responsible for operating the specialized sewing machine to sew different kinds of stitches on fabric/garments in the apparel industry.
Job Role: Store Keeper
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to check, inspect, preserve, store, record, issue and maintain accounting of raw materials, trims & accessories, stationery items, dyes & chemicals, packaging materials etc.
Job Role: Washing Machine Operator
Role Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to perform the task of washing as a washing machine operator. It includesfollow up of instructions as per job card to achieve production of finally finshedwashedgarmentswith desired attributes.