Press Shop Supervisor

Press Shop Jobs

Minimum ? ITI-Mechanical

Certified training for Press Shop Supervisor (programme aligned to ASC/Q 3404 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Minimum 10-12 years of experience in a press shop for candidates with ITI training

Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a press shop for candidates with diploma

The tasks a Press Shop Supervisor is expected to perform include:

Supervising metal pressing and sheeting activities

Operating manual, hydraulic or pneumatic presses

Conducting quality checks on output products

Deploying manpower as per requirement

Guiding operatives and technicians to complete the assigned tasks

Maintaining records related to production, rejections, material movement and manpower productivity

Managing manpower and material in the shift/process

Ensuring conformance to quality parameters and norms

Knowledge of the different types of pressing processes and associated equipment

Knowledge of the working of hydraulic and mechanical presses

Familiar with running of a press line and different types of presses that are used in the pressing process

Knowledge of different sheet metal gauges and tolerance values

Basic knowledge of steel grades, mechanical and chemical properties

Basic knowledge of TQM and other process like Kanban, FIFO etc.

Knowledge of different types of die and die setting process

Familiar with pressing process defects and related impact on performance

Skilled in using measuring instruments like Vernier callipers, micrometre and rulers

Basic knowledge of the laws of physics related to force, displacement, metal deformation, etc.

Knowledge of the methods of using measuring and marking tools like T Squares, dividers, scribers, rulers, etc.

Familiar with various national and international sheet pressing standards used by the automotive sector in India

Skilled in reading and interpreting sketches and engineering drawings

Knowledge of the metallurgical properties of metal sheets

Proficiency in the various problems solving tools like 7QC, Why Why Analysis, Brainstorming, etc.

Manual dexterity

Knowledge of:

Latest press shop machines and techniques available in the market

5S and safety aspects

Problem solving techniques

Quality management systems

Team management skills

IT and ERP awareness


Good communication and co-ordinating skills




It is not a desk job

Needs to handle a team of Operators and Technicians

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

Working is 9 hours everyday for 6 days a week

Overtime and shift system maybe involved according to the company norms

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

One may develop occupational hazards like back/neck pain, injury to body, accidents, etc.

Health risks include exposure to dust and equipment noise

For candidates with experience -INR15,000 toINR40,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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