Superintendent Glass and Related Activities

Supervisor Foreman, Glass Forming and Related Activities

Minimum 12th standard pass

Minimum experience of 4 9 years in relevant field

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Glass Forming and Related Activities is expected to perform include:

Supervising operations related to manufacture of glass

Ensuring that the ongoing production is as per the required specifications

Studying details of the type and quality of glass

Explaining the precautions, involved in manufacturing, to the workers

Guiding workers regarding the mixing of raw materials

Keeping kilns and appliances in working order

Replenishing stock of raw materials

Maintaining production chart and prescribed records

Co-ordinating with section supervisor or operation controller

Knowledge of all the safety measures involved in glass manufacturing

Skilled in avoiding wastage of man-power and material

Knowledge of blowing, drawing, rolling, cutting and grinding glass

Knowledge of all the specialized manufacturing involved in the making of a particulartype of glass

Skilled in controlling the kiln temperature

Not required





Good communication skills

Team player

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team of workers

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

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

Shift system maybe available in some companies

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsNo

The job is listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87) Health risks include chest manifestations and early spirometric changes

Occupational hazards may include hearing impairment, if not taken care of

For candidates with experience of 4 to 9 years INR16,000 to INR27,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Capital Goods and Manufacturing Industry in India

As per CII (Confederation of Indian Industry), the Capital Goods and Manufacturing industry in India is a strong, resilient and vibrant manufacturing sector. It is particularly important in ensuring employment for a large and growing working age population. Manufacturing, currently at 15% of GDP, needs to grow at a rate that is 2-3% higher than GDP, in order to make a significant contribution to our economy and towards employment generation.

The All India Glass Manufacturers Federation has stated that the Indian glass industry comprises of manufacturers of container glass, float glass, ophthalmic glass, bangles, beads, glassware, specialty glass, etc. Many items made by glass industry e.g. pharmaceutical bottles, bottles for packing food products, glass for windows, spectacles, bangles, glassware, handicraft, etc. are for mass consumption, and are widely used by the common man. The main drivers of this industry are the growing packaging industry and the rise in real estate sector. The Indian glass market is poised to grow at the compounded annual growth rate of 14.7% for next five years on the side-lines of growth in real estate sector, infrastructural development, retail sector, automotive sales and food & beverages sector.

Considering all these factors, there will be ample opportunities for Supervisor and Foreman, Glass Forming and Related Activities.

Glass factories

Beverage bottles production companies

Glass research labs

Government research labs

Cities and towns across India