Press Shop Operator

Press Machine Jobs

Minimum ? 10th

Certified training for Press Shop Operator Level 4 (programme aligned to ASC/Q 3402 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

2-3 years of relevant work experience

The tasks a Press Shop Operator Level 4 is expected to perform include:

Operating the press machine

Overseeing the processes of blanking, drawing, etc.

Monitoring press operations

Maintaining records of all operations

Co-ordinating with the die setter

Ensuring that the press machine is being run at optimum efficiency

Knowledge of the different types of pressing operations

Knowledge of running a pressing line

Basic knowledge of the different types of presses that are used in the pressing process

Familiar with loading in both, automatic and manual mode

Ability to visualize the final product and load the process accordingly

Familiar with the indicators/dials of the machine that show if the machine is working properly or not

Knowledge of dies used, die setting and their working in pressing operations

Basic knowledge of maintaining and cleaning the machine

Manual dexterity

Physically fit

Training in press shop operations Training in different pressing processes used in the organization

Training in 5S and safety


Quality consciousness

Good organizing skills

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 available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 9 hours everyday for 6 days a week

Shift system may or may not be involved for this profile

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is considered mildly dangerous or hazardous

Health risks include exposure to dust and equipment noise

Occupational hazard includes physical injury, accidents, back and neck pain, etc.

For candidates with 2-3 years of experience -INR10,000 toINR17,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Automotive Manufacturing Industry in India

The Automotive Mission Plan for the period of 2006-2016 aims to make India emerge as a global automotive hub. The idea is to make India as the destination choice for the design and manufacture of automobiles and auto components, with outputs soaring to reach USD 145 billion which is basically accounting for more than 10% of the GDP. This would also provide further employment to over 25 million people by 2016 making the automobile sector the sunrise sector of the economy.

According to the Confederation of Indian Industry, the automobile sector currently employs over 80 lakh people. An extension in production in the automobile industry is forecasted, it is likely to rise to Rs. 600000 crores by 2016.

The job of a Press Shop Operator is important for the manufacturing industry across all sectors. As the share of manufacturing sector increases in the GDP of the country, there will be more demand for this profile.

Mechanical assembly plants

Cities across India