Mechanical Engineer Automotive

Engineer Automobile

Minimum ? Bachelor?s degree in Automobile/Mechanical/Production Engineering

Not required

The tasks a Mechanical Engineer, Automobile is expected to perform include:Creating automobiles by designing systems and components

Examining the existing vehicles to analyze their effectiveness

Diagnosing systemic problems and exploring possible improvements in the mechanism of the automobile

Innovating, researching and developing new designs for components of automobiles

Inspecting, test driving vehicles and checking for faults

Knowledge of manufacturing operations, technology and systems engineering

Familiar with the maintenance and repair of infrastructure components and equipment

Skilled in evaluating, implementing and monitoring mechanical equipment used in the manufacturing process

Proficiency in providing technical solutions to complex technical and process problems

Knowledge of all the update on researches, developments, designs, tests tools, machines and technologies

Training in ANSYS, Engineering Design and C++

Excellent communication skills

Good reasoning skills

Good interpersonal skills

Hardworking and persistent


Good diagnostic skills

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not 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

May have to work in shifts

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards like poor eyesight, lethargy, joint pain etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 25,000 to INR 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Automotive Industry in India

The automotive industry in India is one of the largest automotive markets in the world. The automobile industry accounts for 22 per cent of the country's manufacturing gross domestic product (GDP). The auto sector is one of the biggest job creators, both directly and indirectly. It is estimated that every job created in an auto company leads to three to five indirect ancillary jobs.

According to a report published by Deloitte, India is expected to become a major automobile manufacturing hub and the third largest market for automobiles by 2020. If we talk about the current figures, India is the seventh-largest automobiles producer in the world with an average annual production of 17.5 million vehicles and is on its way to become the fourth largest automotive market by volume by 2015.

The Government of India encourages foreign investment in the automobile sector and allows 100 per cent FDI under the automatic route. With the rise of manufacturing units in automotive sector, there will be high demand for Automobile Mechanical Engineers.

Automotive manufacturing units

Auto parts manufacturing units

Cities and towns across India