Layout Engineer

Industrial Engineer-Layout Design

Layout Designing Engineer

Minimum ? Preferably B. Tech or B.E. in Industrial or Production or Mechanical Engineer

Certified training for Layout Engineer Level 5 (programme aligned to ASC/Q 6403 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Relevant experience of 3-4 years

The tasks a Layout Engineer Level 5 is expected to perform include:

Designing, developing and implementing the integrated facility layouts for the organization

Planning and positioning employees, materials, machines, equipment, etc.

Minimizing waste and material handling cost

Providing a smooth flow of work, material and information throughout the organization

Proficiency in analyzing the flow of men, machines, material and information in the process

Familiarity with designing the model layout for the process

Adept in validating the plan for the shifting of resources and implementing the layout

Knowledge of how to maintain a safe and healthy working environment at the workplace

Skilled in maintaining 5S on work premises

Efficient in the analysis of machinery and manpower

Familiarity with the blueprint development of the model layout

Efficient in the simulation of the model layout

Ability to staying abreast with the latest technological advancements

Physically fit

Manual dexterity and stability

Artistic and spatial skills

Basic training courses for engineering drawings

Knowledge of simulation tools usage for layout design and development

Ability to work independently

Hardworking and persistent


Self-directed learner


Team player

Good communication skills

Time management skills

Problem-solving skills

Deductive reasoning

It is not a desk job

May need to handle a team of Junior Engineers or Assistants

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 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 constant contact with machine parts, sharp tools, equipment, complicated machine components, etc.

Health risks include physical and mental strain, exposure to extreme temperatures, gases, chemicals, burrs, fumes, odours, etc.

For freshers ?INR16,000 toINR25,000 per month

For candidates with experience -INR35,000 toINR50,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Production Units in India are Best in the World, Say Car Manufacturers

Multinational automotive plantsin India rank among the top, across the world, in terms of their productivity and quality. Top auto MNCs like Hyundai, Toyota andSuzukirank their Indian production facilities right on top of their global pecking order. Despite fighting it out with factories in much larger markets - including the US and China, some of these plants fare better cranking out cars at upwards of 98-99% efficiency.

TakeHyundaiMotor India (HMI) which has two plants in its Sriperumbudur facility near Chennai. The newer, second plant actually ranks number one in terms of productivity and quality according to Bo Shin Seo, CEO& MD, Hyundai Motor India (HMI). "Hyundai has plants in China, Russia, Brazil, the US (Alabama), Turkey and Czech Republic and in terms of operational average productivity ratio we are number one," he added. HMI's second plant makes two models and routinely hits an average productivity ratio of upwards of 99.7%.

This means there will be an increase in job opportunities for Layout Engineers Level 5.


Car manufacturers and plants

Vehicle factories

Cities across India