Superintendent Ceramics and Related Activities

Supervisor and Foreman, Glass Forming and Related Activities

Minimum 12th standard pass

Minimum experience of 4 9 years

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Ceramics and Related Activities is expected to perform include:Supervising the manufacturing operations of ceramic articles, abrasive wheels and bricks

Ensuring that the finished products are as per specifications

Studying drawings of articles to be made

Providing necessary details of the various stages of work to the workers

Supervising the mixing of raw materials

Making proper use of manpower and materials

Maintaining prescribed records and registers

Ensuring replenishment of the stock of raw materials

Keeping machines, kilns and equipment in proper working order

Knowledge of raw materials, crushing, casting and moulding

Familiar with the techniques involved in heating, baking and glazing

Skilled in ceramics production

Proficient in studying drawings, blueprints of the products to be made

Familiar with heat-resistant properties of ceramics

Knowledge of all the safety precautions

Not required



Ability to work independently


Good communication skills

Team player

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team of ceramic 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 spirometry changes, etc.

Occupational hazards include heat flashes due to exposure to very high temperatures, etc.

For candidates with experience of 4 to 9 years INR16,000 to INR27,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of the Capital Goods and Manufacturing Industry in India

The CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) has recognized the Capital Goods and Manufacturing industry in India as 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 Indian Council of Ceramic Tiles and Sanitaryware (ICCTAS) have stated that the ceramics industry in India is growing at a CAGR of 15%. Ceramic industry in India is more than 100 years old. It comprises mainly of ceramic tiles, sanitaryware, tableware and more recently, the technical ceramics. The heavy clay industry in India offers a big market and its future looks bright as many corrective measures are being taken by organized players in the industry. The overall world production of ceramic tiles is around 11913 Million sq.m., and in this India's share is about 750 Million sq.m.

Considering all these aspects, it can easily be said that the job profile of a Supervisor and Foreman, Ceramics and Related Activities has a good growth prospects in the future.

Ceramic factories

Glass research labs

Government research labs

Cities and towns across India