Mechanical Craftsman


Minimum ? ITI Mechanical

Certified training for Draughtsman (programme aligned to ASC/Q 8201 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Preferably 2 years? experience in the design of components and fixtures

The tasks a Draughtsman is expected to perform include: Understanding the process and equipment requirements

Interpreting and translating the customer/design team product requirements into 2D and 3D designs through computer-aided design techniques

Inspecting and storing graphs, charts and drawing files

Identifying and reporting risks Maintaining sorting, streamlining, storage, standardisation and sustenance standards across the premises

Ability to read and interpret drawing and sketches

Ability to visualize the final product and conduct quality verification tests

Knowledge of different types of designing processes and associated software

Expertise in 3D and 2D drawings and modelling techniques

Understanding of the different views generated in engineering drawings

Expertise in the different production and manufacturing-related processes and equipment

Good computing skills and analysis

Detailed functioning of the end products and equipment


Creative bend of mind

Good communication skills

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling maybe a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Working from home option is available

Working hours

Working is 8 hours every day for 5 days a week Shift system may be available in some companies

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

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

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

Below 2 years? experience -INR5,000 toINR8,500 per month

2-5 years? experience -INR10,000 toINR20,000 per month

Over 5 years? experience -INR25,000 toINR35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Indian Automotive Industry: The Way Forward

The growth of Indian Auto Component Industry in little over the first decade of the 21st Century is phenomenal. The Industry transformed gradually in stages from serving just the Indian market ? majority to replacement market - to global OEMs and replacement market. The Auto Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has significant global recognition and has an impact on the GDP. It has a supporting role in the growth of the Indian Automobile Sector and in the future as per the Automotive Plan 2006-16, Vision 2020:21 and Automotive Sector five year plan (2012?17) as projected by the Department of Heavy Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. The growth of this sub sector has a bearing on the developments and growth of the Indian Automobile Industry. This research paper highlights the growth of the Indian Auto Component Industry relating with Investments and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Equity inflows, drawing a comparison with the developments and growth of the Indian Automobile Industry, more specifically to Two Wheelers, Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicle ? Domestic Sales and Export earnings.

Future Trends of the Indian Automotive Industry

The liberalization of the Indian industry saw significant growth in the Indian Automotive Industry. Today, the Indian Automotive Industry is a significant contributor to the Indian economy, contributing nearly 5% to the country?s GDP and about 17-18% to the kitty of indirect taxes to the government, while the investment outlay stood over Rs. 83,500 crore in 2008-09. With its wide penetration and strong influence on the country?s economic and industrial development, the auto sector is indeed one of the major drivers of our economy. Moreover, economic liberalization coupled with its technological, cost and manpower advantage have made India one of the prime business destinations for many global automotive players.

With its strong influence on the country?s economic and industrial development it is indeed one of the major drivers of our economy. The sector has moderate direct employment and significant indirect employment; it is estimated that the sector provides direct and indirect employment to over 13 million people. This means there will be an increase in job opportunities for Draughtsmen.

Manufacturing companies

Automotive products and systems manufactures

Cities and towns across India