Automotive Equipment Designer

Tool Designer

Minimum ? Preferably Diploma/B. Tech/B.E. in Industrial/Production/Mechanical Engineer/Diploma in Tool Design

Certified training for Equipment Designer (programme aligned to ASC/Q 6405released by Automotive Skill Development Council)

Experience of 1-3 years in tool designing manufacturing

The tasks an Equipment Designer is expected to perform include:

Designing details of the equipment for production

Analyzing the needs and requirements for a new product or mechanical system

Preparing drawings for the required equipment using CAD software

Designing details of the equipment for production

Maintaining the workshop premises

Measuring quality standards for production

Developing instruments for manufacturing

Knowledge of the technical and functional requirements for tools, online gauges, fixtures etc.

Working knowledge of mechanical parts as well as computer-aided design (CAD) software

Basic knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and policies related to 5S followed in the company

Basic knowledge of safety procedures

Basic reading and writing skills

Physically fit

Knowledge of Tool Design

Knowledge of GD&T

Hardworking and persistent


Team player


Ability to analyze

Technical bend of mind

It is a field job

May or may not need to handle a team

Local travelling is/is not part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is up to 9 hours every day for 6 days a week

Overtime is common

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system maybe applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

One may develop occupational hazards like physical injury, accidents, back/neck pains, etc.

Health risks include exposure to harmful chemicals

For candidates with experience ?INR38,000 toINR40,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Scope of Indian Automotive Industry

India?s automotive industry is one of the most significant and fast growing sectors of the economy, averaging 20 percent annual growth. The growth is driven by a young population and an expanding middle class with a currently low, but rapidly growing rate of motor vehicle ownership. The automobile and components industry is a priority sector for the Government of India. The government of India projects the market will reach USD 145 billion by the year 2016. Indian agents and distributors actively seek opportunities to market U.S. technologies in the domestic market.

Growth Frontiers of Indian Automotive Market2

India's automotive market is basking in a 13 percent compound annual growth rate, going from five million vehicles produced in 2002 to 18 million in 2011. India, already the second-largest global market for two-wheelers (2W) and the fourth largest for commercial vehicles (CV), is now poised to rank among the top three global automotive markets in all vehicles, including passenger cars, by 2020. This means there will be an increase in job opportunities for Equipment Designers.


Automotive equipment manufacturing owners

Cities across India