Hopper Attendant

Hopper Machine Operator

Minimum ? No entry barrier

Not required

The tasks a Hopper Attendant is expected to perform include:

Operating stationary or mobile hoppers mechanically or manually

Operating machine by manipulating levers and switches

Ensuring that crushed material such as quartz, lime, etc. is dropped into pit, for conveying by the hoppers

Emptying the crushed material into storage bin or tank for further processing

Regulating speed or movement of hopper by control of lever or valve

Keeping the place clean and tidy and may operate crusher machine. May replace or repair broken hopper buckets or baskets

Skilled in working on the hopper machines

Basic knowledge of the machinery of the hopper machines

Knowledge of cleaning and maintenance procedure of the machine

Ability to operate the hopper machine both, automatically and manually

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?No

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Occupational hazards include injury to body from machines, equipment, etc., if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 10,000 per month

For candidates with experience - INR 8,000 to INR 16,000 per month

(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. Some of the notable initiatives and developments are:

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 will grow, so will the opportunities in this sectors, like for Hopper Attendant.

Manufacturing companies across sectors

Mechanical assembly plants

Cities and towns across India