Casting Technician-Sand Moulding

Metal and Sand Casting

Minimum? ITI graduate

Certified training for Casting Technician-Sand Moulding(programme aligned to ASC/Q 3205 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Relevant sand casting experience of 2-3 years

The tasks a Casting Technician-Sand Moulding is expected to perform include: Handling all types of sand-related casting processes Performing both, manual and automated processes

Managing the specifications of sand and molten metal

Setting up and operating the casting equipment Forming and finishing the final output

Skilled in understanding and interpreting engineering drawings and sketches

Skilled in understanding the processes and equipment requirement to complete atask

Proficiency in preparing the machine (apparatus) and auxiliaries

Efficient in performing sand making-related operations

Adept in monitoring the process parameters

Proficiency in performing the core making-related operations

Familiarity with conducting quality checks and inspection of the finished products

Adept in maintaining a safe and healthy working environment at the workplace

Knowledge of maintaining 5s in the work premises

Basic arithmetic skills

Knowledge of the latest technological advancements

Manual dexterity

Physically fit

Knowledge of the latest sand mould preparation technology and sand casting techniques & methodologies

Basic reading and writing skills

Quality management

Attention to detail


Ability to work independently

Hardworking and persistent


Self-directed learner


Team player

Good communication skills

It is a field 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

Working is 9 hours every day for 6 days a week

Overtime is common

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system maybe applicable

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

One may develop occupational hazards like constant contact with machine parts, physical and mental strain, injury, etc.

Health risks include exposure to extreme temperatures, gases, chemicals, odours, fumes, metal shavings, etc.

For freshers ?INR9,000 toINR12,000 per month

For candidates with experience -INR16,000 toINR21,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Production Units in India are Best in the World, Say Car Manufacturers

CHENNAI:Multinational automotive plantsin India rank among the top across the world in terms of their productivity and quality. Top auto MNCs like Hyundai, Toyota andSuzukirank their Indian production facilities right on top of their global pecking order. Despite fighting it out with factories in much larger markets - including the US and China - some of these plants fare better cranking out cars at upwards of 98-99% efficiency.

TakeHyundaiMotor India (HMI) which has two plants in its Sriperumbudur facility near Chennai. The newer, second plant actually ranks number one in terms of productivity and quality according to Bo Shin Seo, CEO& MD, Hyundai Motor India (HMI). "Hyundai has plants in China, Russia, Brazil, the US (Alabama), Turkey and Czech Republic and in terms of operational average productivity ratio we are number one," he added. HMI's second plant makes two models and routinely hits average productivity ratio of upwards of 99.7%. This means there will be an increase in job opportunities for Casting Technicians ? Sand Moulding.


Car manufacturers

Vehicle factories

Cities across India

Will be updated

ITIs across India

Government schools across India

Municipal schools across India

Model schools across India