Oiler and Greaser


Minimum ? No entry barrier

Not required

The tasks an Oiler and Greaser, Stationary Engine and Machinery is expected to perform include:Cleaning and lubricating moving parts or wearing surfaces of stationary engines or machinery

Filling oil cans and grease-guns with required type of lubricant

Injecting or pouring lubricant on moving parts or into holes, oil cups or reservoirs according to lubricating charts, instructional records or own judgement

Adjusting feed of oil from cups or reservoirs so that proper quantity reaches moving parts

Forcing grease into bearings with grease guns

Forcing oil or smearing grease on friction surfaces such as driving chains and guides

Keeping oil reservoir filled with oil

Cleaning machine and equipment

Knowledge of oil and grease requirements of different machines

Knowledge of different tools used in oiling and greasing process

Familiar with different types of oils and lubricants available

Proficiency in applying oil and grease in machines

Knowledge of cleaning and maintenance procedures followed for different machines

Ability to read instructions provided by the supervisors regarding machine requirements

Not applicable


Manual dexterity


Team player

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

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

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 suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Will be updated

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Manufacturing Sector in India

According to a report by McKinsey and Company, India?s manufacturing sector could touch US$ 1 trillion by 2025. There is potential for the sector to account for 25-30 per cent of the country?s GDP and create up to 90 million domestic jobs, by 2025.

The Government of India has taken several initiatives to promote a healthy environment for the growth of manufacturing sector in the country.

The government has an ambitious plan to locally manufacture as many as 181 products India currently imports at a cost of at least US$ 18.1 billion. TheConstruction industry is an important indicator of the development. It has contributed an estimated6708billion to the national GDP in 2011-12 (a share of around9%).

As the manufacturing sector grows, so will the opportunities in this sector forprofessionals likeOiler and Greaser, Stationary Engine and Machinery.

Manufacturing companies across sectors

Mechanical assembly plants

Cities and towns across India