Blade Cutting Supervisor

Blade Sawing Supervisor

Diamond Cutting Supervisor

Minimum 12th

Certified training for Blade Sawing Supervisor (programme aligned to G&J/Q 4404 released by Gem & Jewellery Skills Council of India)

Minimum of 3 yearsexperience in blade sawing

The task a Blade Sawing Supervisor is expected to perform include: Monitoring the work of Blade Sawyers and other helpers

Ability to take on-the-spot decisions e.g. in the case of machine breakdown

Dexterity of the hands

Good eyesight

In-depth knowledge of diamond proportions/symmetry, internal diamond structures (graining, etc.)

Working understanding of the machinery involved and its repair work

Ability to work with high noise generating machinery

Ability to identify individual team member?s strengths Leadership qualities


Ability to handle a team

Good communication skills

Team spirit

Multi-tasking ability

Decision-making skills


It is a bench job

Needs to handle a team of Blade Sawyers

Travelling is not required

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Most companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8 hours every day. This may vary from company to company. Shift system may be available in some organizations.Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job involves working with sharp tools, machines and potentially hazardous chemicals

One may develop occupational hazards like diamond dust inhalation, eye strain, poor posture leading to back and shoulder problems, long working hours and accidents with machinery

For candidates with 3 yearsexperience - 25,000 - 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

As per the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council, the value of the exports in the year 2013-14 was USD 35 billion. The market size of the industry is expected to rise by leaps and bounds by 2020 considering India is the global leader in the diamond processing industry. Diamonds cut and polished in India are of world-class quality. 11 out of 12 diamonds set in jewellery globally are cut and polished in India. This means there will be a huge demand for Blade Sawing Supervisor.

Diamond processing units in India and abroad

Maximum number of job openings are available in Surat, Bhavnagar and Ahmedabad

Diamond processing units are also mushrooming in Mumbai, Trichur and Coimbatore