Press Shop Assistant

Press Shop Helper

Minimum ? 8th

Certified training for Press Shop Assistant/Helper (programme aligned to ASC/Q 3401 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

The required work experience for this profile is 0-2 years

The tasks a Press Shop Assistant/Helper is expected to perform include: Assisting the operator in machine operations and maintenance

Removing the scrap generated during the pressing operation

Loading blanks on the press line

Unloading work pieces from the press line

Knowledge of the different types of pressing operations

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

Familiar with unloading and storing the pressed objects

Basic knowledge of identifying the different types of wastes and ways to dispose of them

Knowledge of 5S principles

Manual dexterity

Physically fit

Training in basic press shop and housekeeping skills

Training in 5S and safety


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling 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

One may develop occupational hazards like physical injury, accidents, back and neck pain, etc.

Health risks include exposure to dust and equipment noise

For daily wage workers -INR91 toINR250 per day

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Automotive Industry in India

The automotive industry is one of the fastest growing industries in India. The total sale of all types of vehicles in 2013-14 was Rs. 1,84,21,538. With the sale of more vehicles there is more work in the terms of repair and maintenance. Most people entering the automotive industry can expect steady work, resulting from this is growth of sales. The sales are further projected to grow in the next year by new launches and falling fuel prices. Hence demand for technicians will grow as the number of vehicles in operation increases.1

The job of the Press Shop Helper is not industry-specific; the demand can be found in all types of manufacturing units.

Mechanical assembly plants

Cities across India