Welding Supervisor

Welding Foreman

Minimum 12th standard pass

Minimum experience of 2 to 7 years in relevant field

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Welding and Flame Cutting is expected to perform include:

Supervising welding and flame cutting operation in workshop

Studying drawings and other details regarding welding or cuttings to be done

Arranging for jigs and fixtures

Explaining joints to be made to workers and taking precautions necessary to retain form

Ensuring measures to avoid cracking and burning

Deciding on the type of welding to be done, electrodes or welding rods to be used and flux to be applied

Supervising and following precautionary measures for placement of gas cylinders, use of rubber gloves, welding shields, correct wiring, etc.

Guiding workers as necessary to achieve desired finish, sizes, strengths, shape and other factors, as specified

Checking welded parts for defects with appropriate testing instruments

Ensuring maintenance of gas cylinders, welding sets, torches, etc.

Maintaining scheduled production, discipline, material records and registers

Ability to optimise manpower, equipment and materials, to ensure efficient and timely completion of work

Ability to follow policies, procedures and work practices

Ability to read, interpret and follow method statements, procedures, specifications, drawings, etc.Efficient in undertaking training programs for new employees

Proficient in preventing wastage and misuse of equipment, materials and tools

Efficient in quality control and inspection of the final products

Knowledge of different types of welding processes and associated equipment Knowledge of different types of welds and joints

Knowledge of metallurgical properties of the metals

Apprenticeship or equivalent vocational training

Excellent communication skills

Leadership qualities

Physically fit

Positive outlook

Hard working and persistent

Team player

Creative thinker

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team of Floor Workers

Local travelling isnotapartofthisjobrole

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe 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 fromcompany to company

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsNo

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Health risks include exposure to extreme temperatures, gases, fumes, etc.Occupational hazards include a certain level of physical strain and injury to body if not taken care of

For candidates with experience -INR25, 000 toINR75,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth in the Capital Goods & Manufacturing, Construction, Iron & Steel Sector

Domestic and international demand is increasing every year. The steel industry is growing at a rapid pace to meet the increasing requirements. The 1,000-crore welding equipment market in India is very fragmented and dominated by low priced local manufacturers hence is a lucrative destination for foreign direct investment (FDI).

Welding industry in particular has a high demand in national and international market. The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW) is doing lot of work in this direction by visiting different workshops and training institutes. IIW is also providing training to the welders even in remote areas, helping them to improve their skill. With increasing growth in manufacturing sector, India is considered as one of the most lucrative markets for Supervisor and Foreman, Welding and Flame Cutting.

Construction companies

Infrastructure development companies

Manufacturing units

Cities and towns across India