Moulding Machine Operator

Minimum ? 12th pass/ITI

Minimum experience of 2 years in related field

The tasks a Moulder, General is expected to perform include:Preparing mould from foundry sand by using pattern for casting metal parts

Placing pattern on mould plate

Making mould in two halves by ramming foundry sand around pattern

Removing pattern carefully and mending two halves of mould by trowel

Making vent holes by wire for ensuring escape of gas and other holes on top box for pouring metal into mould

Fixing dried cores in proper position to get designed holes in casting

Knowledge of different parameters and types of moulding process and associated equipment

Familiar with the impact of different parameters on the process output

Familiar with different types of tools and machinery used in moulding process

Skilled in using different types of tools and machinery to trim/finish the output

Skilled in geometry and dimension measurement of the product output

Knowledge of how to read panels, indicators, etc. to monitor the process

Familiar with moulding defects and the ways to prevent them

Not Applicable

Physically fit



Manual dexterity

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)

For candidates with experience - INR 16,000 to INR 33,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Automotive Industry in India

In India, automotive is one of the largest industries showing impressive growth over the years. Presently, India is the world's second largest manufacturer of two wheelers, fifth largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles as well as largest manufacturer of tractors. It is the fourth largest passenger car market in Asia as well as a home to the largest motor cycle manufacturer.

The Indian automotive industry has already attained a turnover of 1,65,000 crore (34 billion USD) and has provided direct and indirect employment to 1.31 crore people in the country. The announcement of 'Automotive Mission Plan' for the period of 2006-2016 is a major step taken to make India a global automotive hub. The mission aims to make India emerge as the destination of choice in the world for design and manufacture of automobiles and auto components, with output reaching a level of US$ 145 billion (accounting for more than 10% of the GDP) and providing additional employment to 25 million people by 2016.

The growth in manufacturing in automotive sector will ensure more jobs for Moulders, General and other professionals.

Manufacturing companies

Mechanical assembly plants

Cities and towns across India