Metal Refinery Worker

Metal Sheet Worker

Metal Making Supervisor

Minimum 12th pass

Preferably minimum experience of 1 year as a supervisor in a metal making/refining plant

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Metal Making, Converting and Refining is expected to perform include:

Supervising and guiding workers engaged in various metal making and refining processes

Ensuring efficient production

Guiding workers in setting up and controlling furnaces according to type of metal to be made

Mixing of chemicals and ingredients for making alloys, controlling furnace flue, water circulation, tapping, pouring, casting and other operations

Arranging stock of raw materials, tools, equipment and accessories

Checking plants and equipment and getting defects removed

Maintaining records,registers and submitting prescribed returns

Basic knowledge of various refining techniques

Skilled in operation and control techniques

Knowledge of all the tools and equipment used in metal making, converting and refining

Basic knowledge of machines and tools

Basic knowledge of maintaining log books

Not applicable


Physically fit


Manual dexterity

Active listener

Good mental ability

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team of workers


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 every day. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available in some companies

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsNo

The job is listed as mildly hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include respiratory and breathing ailments if not taken care of

For freshers -INR15,000 toINR25,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Capital Goods & ManufacturingSector in India

The Capital Goods and Manufacturing Sector is on a rise in India. More labour force, growing skilled labour and other factors are contributing to its success. This sector is vital for Indias economy as:

Many foreign investors are ready to invest in the country due to low cost of setting up of plants and available manpower

The government has an ambitious plan to locally manufacture as many as 181 products India currently imports at a cost of at least US$ 18.1 billion

Refining is the most important part of the entire value chain in jewellery industry, and therefore has a huge potential for development

India is likely to emerge as the fastest growing steel and metal consuming nation in the world

Many small and medium manufacturing companies are flourishing in the country and this trend is expected to increase each year. Thus Supervisor and Foreman, Metal Making, Converting and Refining and related workers have ample employment opportunities in the future.

Jewellery industry

Iron and steel industry

Metallurgy industry

Metal refineries

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

Government colleges and institutes across India

Private colleges and institutes across India

Will be updated