Casting Supervisor

Automobile Casting

Auto Cast

Minimum ? ITI Mechanical graduate

Certified training for Casting Line Supervisor (programme aligned to ASC/Q 3206 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Preferably casting experience of 10- 12 years with ITI background and 2-3 year with diploma background

The tasks a Casting Line Supervisor is expected to perform include:

Supervising the end-to-end process of the casting team

Ensuring the final product is as per the quality and production norms

Understanding, implementing and improving the process

Managing the operational productivity, manpower and material in the shift/line

Ensuring the deployment, motivation, skills improvement and overall management of the team

Creating and sustaining a safe, clean and friendly environmental at workplace

Maintaining the sorting, streamlining, storage, standardization and sustenance standards across the premises

Ability to read and interpret drawing and sketches

In-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of geometry, drawing, impact of physical parameters on properties of final output, metallurgical andchemical properties used, etc.

Knowledge of the different types of manufacturing processes and raw materials

Expertise in the mechanical laws and working of machines and measurement instruments

Ability to identify quality defects and take safety precautions for all activities

Knowledge of basic arithmetic and calculation methods, production and manufacturing-related processes and equipment

Ability to visualize the final product output

Understanding of performance, shift roster, grievance management and overall team dynamics

Thorough understanding of the post casting process

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Training in:

Latest casting techniques available in the market

5S and safety aspects

Problem solving techniques

Quality management systems

Team management skills

IT and ERP awareness

Good reading, written and oral communication skills

Planning and prioritizing

Problem-solving skills

Quick decision making skills

Team handling skills

Good listening skills

Organization skills


It is not a desk job

Needs to handle a team of Casting Line Technicians and other Casting Line Assistants

Local travelling maybe a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 8 hours every day for 5 days a week

Working in shifts and occasional overtime is common

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

One may develop occupational hazards like injury due to sharp objects, burns, gas leak, electricity, etc. accidents while working with machinery,equipment and tools

Health risks include inhaling and constant exposure to dust, gases, chemicals, etc. respiratory and other disorders

Will be updated

Indian Automotive Industry: The Way Forward

The growth of the Indian Auto Component Industry in the first few years of the 21st Century is phenomenal. The industry transformed gradually in stages from serving just the Indian market to serving the replacement market to serving global OEMs and the replacement market. The Auto Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is significant due to its global recognition and has an impact on the GDP. It has a supporting role in the growth of the Indian Automobile Sector and in the future as per Automotive Plan 2006-16, Vision 2020:21 and Automotive Sector five year plan (2012 ? 17) as projected by the Department of Heavy Industry, the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.

Future Trends of the Indian Automotive Industry

The liberalization of the Indian industry saw significant growth in the Indian Automotive Industry. Today, the Indian Automotive Industry is a significant contributor to the Indian economy, contributing nearly 5% to the country?s GDP and about 17-18% to the kitty of indirect taxes to the government, while investment outlay stood over Rs. 83,500 crore in 2008-09. With its wide penetration and strong influence on the country?s economic and industrial development, the auto sector is indeed one of the major drivers of our economy. Moreover, economic liberalization coupled with its technological, cost and manpower advantage have made India one of the prime business destinations for many global automotive players.

With its strong influence on the country?s economic and industrial development it is indeed one of the major drivers of our economy. The sector has moderate direct employment and significant indirect employment; it is estimated that the sector provides direct and indirect employment to over 13 million people. This means there will be an increase in job opportunities for Casting Line Supervisors.

Automobile manufacturing companies

Automotive products and systems manufactures

Areas where automotive companies have their set-up

Cities across India which have large set-ups of automotive industries