Plastic Production Engineer

Plastic Production Supervisor

Product Supervisor, Plastics

Minimum Engineering Degree/Diploma with specialisation in production

Minimum experience of 1 year as a production supervisor

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Plastic Products Making is expected to perform include:

Supervising various plastic products manufacturing processes

Ensuring proper use of human resources and materials

Studying specifications, arranging for materials, tools and equipment

Supervising setting of machines, tools, moulds, etc.

Checkingthe trial piece for dimensions, form and composition

Making alterations, if necessary, to ensure conformation to prescribed specifications

Supervising machine and other manufacturing processes such as extruding, moulding, injecting of material, etc.

Maintaining necessary records and developing methods to minimise wastage

Conducting repairs and maintenance of machines and equipment

Basic knowledge of production of plastic products

Skilled in strategic planning

Knowledge of tracking budget expenses

Basic knowledge of repair of machines and equipment

Skilled in handling men and material

Not applicable

Analytical skills

Problem-solving skills


Team player

Decision-making ability

Good communication skills

It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Workers

Local travelling is not 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 needsThis job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg(OL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers -INR12,000 to INR22,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Capital Goods and Manufacturing Sector in India

The capital goods and manufacturing sector is on a rise in India recently. More labour force, growing skilled labour and other factors are contributing to its success. As far as the plastic Industry is concerned; high demand for plastic all around the globe makes it such a viable career option. This sector is vital for Indias economy as:

The planning commission has targeted a growth of 5% for this sector

Turnover of Indias plastic processing industry is expected to touch USD 27 Billion by the end of 2015

Going forward:

Plasticulture (i.e. trend of using plastic) has made this career a win-win option

Improved market sentiment and GDP growth expectations

Government is establishing regulations and taking initiatives to promote this industry

Supervising jobs are increasing each year because companies are very concerned about their quality of work

Supervisor and Foreman, Plastics Product Makinghas a great future potential in India due to global appreciation of Indias quality of work

Plastics production companies

Cities and towns across India