Metal Puncher

Sheet Metal Puncher

Minimum ITI graduate

Preferably minimum 1-6 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a

Puncher, Metalis expected to perform include:Punching, drilling and countersinking holes in strip-plates, boiler frames and other metal parts by machine or hand tools

Studying drawings and other specifications to understand nature of punching operation required

Selecting appropriate punch and screwing it into upper jaw of the machine

Hoisting and placing plate to be punched between die and punch

Aligning hole mark on metal part accurately under punch

Starting machine and releasing foot pedal to cause punch descend through plate and cut hole over marked area

Changing position of metal and repeating punching operation

Oiling and cleaningthe machine

Skilled in punching and drilling on metal plates

Ability to read engineering drawings and blueprints

Skilled in punching metal in accordance with the required specifications

Knowledge of all the conventional measuring techniques

Ability to keep the machine in working condition all the time

Skilled in troubleshooting the machine

Not applicable



Physically fit



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 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?No

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

For freshers - INR 7,500to INR 14,500 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Plumbing Sector in IndiaThe plumbing product industry is expected to see enormous growth within the next few years. A recent report revealed that the sector is expected to grow more than 6 percent annually for the next several years and increase to nearly US$80 billion by 2016. The largest growth worldwide will likely be seen in Asia, as countries such as China, Indonesia and India continue to industrialize and invest in modern amenities.India's enormous population will require the nation to develop a sewage system for sanitation concerns, furthering the country's need for the latest plumbing products. The country's rising income levels will also contribute to its demand for these goods.This ensures good job prospects for Puncher, Metal in the future.

Iron and steel industry

Construction companies

Other manufacturing companies

Cities and towns across India