Machinery Fitting and Repairing Supervisor and Foreman

Minimum Diploma/B.E./B.Tech. in Mechanical

Minimum experience of 2 to 3 years in the relevant field

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Machinery Fitting and Repairing is expected to perform include:

Supervising the fitting, assembling, overhauling and repairing of workshop and other machines and equipment

Ensuring that that there is stipulated performance

Examining the machine, if necessary, by actual operation so as to locate defects

Studying part of assembly drawings

Explaining the details of the assembly or repair work to be done to workers

Conducting work step by step

Getting defective and unserviceable parts repaired or replaced, as necessary

Checking the performance of completed machine or equipment

Maintaining the machinery in proper working condition

Taking the necessary steps during breakdown to get machine repaired or removed in least possible time

Ensuring minimum disruption of work

Maintaining the repairing, overhauling and breakdown registers, as prescribed

Skilled in supervising the repairing work at the workshop

Ability to make sure that the machines and equipment are in proper working condition

Ability to locate defects

Skilled in studying the various part of assembly drawings

Ability to properly explain all the details of the assembly work to the workers

Skilled in checking the performance of the repaired machine or equipment

Ability to properly install the machine and undertaking the required structural work

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Leadership skills



Team player

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team of fitters

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

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 from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

For candidates with experience - INR 18,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Capital Goods and Manufacturing Industry in India

The capital goods and manufacturing industry in India is a strong, resilient and vibrant manufacturing sector. A robust manufacturing sector is an essential element of the Indian growth story. It is particularly important in ensuring employment for a large and growing working age population. Manufacturing, currently at 15% of GDP, needs to grow at a rate that is 2-3% higher than GDP, in order to make a significant contribution to our economy and towards employment generation.

In 2011-12, the size of the capital goods industry was estimated to be 5,00,000 crore, the domestic demand was valued at 2, 35,000 crore and the exports were valued at 2, 65,000 crore.

The government of India has announced a national manufacturing policy with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP by 25% within a decade thereby creating 100 million jobs. It seeks to empower rural youth by imparting all the necessary skills set to make them employed. So, this sector will have a lot of demand for a Supervisor and Supervisor and Foreman, Machinery Fitting and Repairing in the present as well as in the future.

Manufacturing units

Repairing units

Cities and towns across India