Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance

Minimum ? Diploma/B. E./B. Tech in Mechanical

Minimum experience of 4 to 8 years in a relevant field

The tasks a Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance is expected to perform include:

Planning, repairing and undertaking the overhauling of machines and equipment so as to ensure that they are in proper working order

Observing the working of machines and equipment to determine their capacity and maximum efficiency

Planning and drawing up a programme of running repairs so as to avoid disruption of the work schedule as far as possible

Ensuring that the instruction charts are followed epically during the servicing and overhauling work of machines meant for precision work

Ensuring that all moving parts of the machinery are properly oiled and greased

Undertaking the periodical inspection of plants, machinery, equipment, belting, etc.

Recommending repairs or replacements as necessary and condemning the unserviceable ones

Supervising the maintenance gang and the Mill Wright Fitters

Enforcing the placing of covers, guards, fencing, etc. for safety as prescribed by factory laws

Checking the repairs under overhauled plants and machinery so as to ensure correct performance, efficiency and accuracy

Skilled in repairing machines and equipment

Ability to maintain all the equipment in proper working order

Skilled in determining the capacity and maximum efficiency of the machines

Skilled in managing the periodic overhauling of the machines, plants and equipment

Ability to prepare maintenance instruction charts

Knowledge of the safety rules prescribed by factory laws

Not applicable

Ability to handle pressure

Team player


Attention to detail

It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Maintenance Gang and Mill Wright Fitters

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL)and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For candidates with experience - INR 16,000 to INR 30,000per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Capital Goods and Manufacturing Industry in India

The capital goods and manufacturing industry in India is a strong, resilient and vibrant sector. A robust manufacturing sector is an essential element of the Indian growth story. It is particularly important in ensuring employment for a large and growing working age population. Manufacturing, which is currently 15% of the GDP, needs to become 2-3% higher than the GDP, in order to make a significant contribution to our economy in terms of employment generation.

In 2011-12 the size of the capital goods industry was estimated to be 500,000 crore, domestic demand was valued at 2,35,000 crore and exports were valued at 2,65,000 crore.

The Government of India has announced a national manufacturing policy with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP by 25% within a decade, thereby creating 100 million jobs. It seeks to empower the rural youth by imparting all the necessary skill sets to make them employed. So, this sector will have a lot of demand for a Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance in the present as well as in the future.

Manufacturing units

Cities and towns across India