Maintenance Supervisor

Precision Instrument Technician

Instrument Foreman

Minimum - 12th standard pass

Will be updated

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Precision Instrument Making (Except Electrical) is expected to perform include:

Supervising assembly and repairing of precision instruments other than electrical

Ensuring efficient performance of precision instruments

Studying drawings, sizes calculations and other details as necessary

Checking components, assemblies, etc., with set standards and precision instruments and removing any defects

Explaining details of assembly or work to be done, tolerance and accuracy required, operational efficiency, etc. to workers, using sketches if necessary

Guiding them to ensure correct working

Checking work at stages of production and also on completion and ensuring stipulated accuracy

Maintaining prescribed records and registers

Ability to attend daily briefings and delegate responsibilities

Knowledge of supervising contractors and other labour workers

Well-versed with maintaining records and registers

Proficient in ordering and following up on site material deliveries

Ability to oversee site operations and understand sketches and drawings

Ability to supervise the repairs and making of one or more type of instruments

Will be updated

Good interpersonal skills

Decision-making skills

Leadership qualities

Planning skills

Attention to detail

Observational skills

It requires one to be on their toes

Need to handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Handicraft and carpet units usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from unit to unit

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is listed as mildly hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards may include body pain, back ache, fatigue, stress, etc. if not taken care of

Health risks include exposure to loud noise from machinery, strain, cuts from any sharp edges or badly placed appliances, exposure to extreme temperatures, heavy equipment, etc.

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per month

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 13,000 to INR 15,500 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Employment Prospects and Significant Growth of Indian Handicrafts Industry

Indian Handicrafts represent beauty, dignity, form and style. In the 1970s, the government began initiatives for the preservation of crafts and skill upgrade to focus on meeting the challenges that the sector was facing. However the focus shifted to export in the later decades. It plays a significant role in the country?s economy and provides employment to more than 7.3 million people; mostly from rural and semi-urban areas.

Today, handicrafts and handcrafted gift items manufactured and exported from India are much sought-after and have established an unsurpassable reputation in the international market. According to provisional data, the exports of Indian handicrafts in the period of April-August 2014-15 has shown an increase of US$ 256.32 million, which is about 18.06% over the same period in 2013-14. Based on historical trends, the Handicrafts sector is expected to grow by 16% during 2013?17 and by another 16% during 2017?22. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Supervisor and Foreman, Precision Instrument Making (Except Electrical).

Handicraft companies across India

Towns and cities across India