Wood Preparation Supervisor and Foreman
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The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Wood Preparation is expected to perform include:
Supervising and guiding workers engaged in treating wood by process of seasoning, bending, impregnating with chemical, etc.
Ensuring desired finish for further processing
Guiding workers in setting and controlling temperature and humidity of kiln, impregnation wood with chemicals to prevent decay
Proficient in bending wood to required shape by controlled steaming, heating softening and drying, etc.
Adept at ensuring desired finish for further processing or other wise
Well-versed in arranging materials, chemicals etc. according to requirements and ensuring stipulated performance at every stage of work
Knowledge of examining wood to plan treating
Good practical skills
Good communication skills
Ability to follow instructions
Good concentration levels
It needs one to be on their toes
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not a part of this job role
Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from factory to factory
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous
Health hazards may include exposure to engine exhaust, terpene and other wood extracts, bleaching chemicals, dust, paper additives, heat, noise, etc.
Occupational hazards may include slips, falls, hearing problems, dust allergy, etc.
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Overview of Paper Industry in India
Indian Paper Industry accounts for about 1.6% of the world's production of paper and paperboard. The estimated turnover of the industry is 25,000 crore (USD 5.95 billion) and its contribution to the exchequer is around 2,918 crore. The industry was delicensed effective from July 1997 by the Government of India & foreign participation is permissible. Most of the paper mills are in existence for a long time and hence present technologies fall in a wide spectrum ranging from oldest to the most modern. Paper in India is made from 40% of hardwood and bamboo fibre, 30% from agro waste and 30 % from recycled fibre. Newsprint and publication paper consumption account for 2 million tonnes, of which 1.2 million tonnes of newsprint paper is manufactured in India and the remaining 0.8 million tonnes is imported.
The Indian Paper Industry has the top 15 global players with an output of more than 6 million tonnes annually with an estimated turnover of 150,000 million. Indian Paper Industry is riding on a strong demand and on an expanding mood to meet the projected demand of 8 million tonnes by 2010 & 13 million tonnes by 2020.
Demand of Paper has been around 8% and during the years 2002-07 while newsprint registered a growth of 13% and Writing & Printing, Containerboard, Cartonboard and others registered growth of 5%, 11%, 9% and 1% respectively. So far, the growth in paper industry has mirrored the growth in GDP and has grown on an average 6-7 % over the last few years. India is the fastest growing market for paper globally and it presents an exciting scenario and paper consumption is poised for a big leap forward in sync with the economic growth and is estimated to touch 13.95 million tons by 2015-16.
The industry provides employment to more than 0.12 million people directly and 0.34 million people indirectly. Some of the paper products are sheet paper, paper boxes, tissues, paper bags, stationery, envelopes, and printed-paper products such as books, periodicals, and newspapers. Specialty papers like sandpaper, blueprint paper, carbon paper are not a part of paper products industry. Stationery includes greeting cards, printing and writing papers, school and office papers, etc. The toiletry products include paper towels, tissue paper, and bath tissue.
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