Jig Borer

Jig Boring Machine Operator

The tasks a Jig Borer is expected to perform include:

Setting and operating precision jig boring machine for making highly accurate holes in jigs, fixtures, castings, etc.

Studying drawings and other specifications

Calculating locations and sizes of holes to be drilled, pitch centre distances, etc.

Marking the object to indicate exact position of holes to be bored

Setting machine table and fastening metal or object on it in perfect level

Fitting centring tool in chuck in machine spindle

Adjusting machine table position and locking movement

Fixing the exact size of hole to be made

Setting feed and speed as necessary

Maintaining coolant as required while working

Skilled in working with tools like clamps, fixtures, jigs, etc.Knowledge of precision devices used on jig machines

Knowledge of operating jig boring machines

Ability to read drawings of the products

Efficient in oiling, cleaning and maintenance of the machine

Not required

Physically fit



Manual dexterity

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not necessary

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

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR10,000 per month

For candidates with experience - INR8,000 to INR16,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Manufacturing Sector in IndiaAccording to a report by Mckinsey and Company, India?s manufacturing sector could touch US$ 1 trillion by 2025. There is potential for the sector to account for 25-30 per cent of the country?s GDP and create up to 90 million domestic jobs, by 2025.The Government of India has taken several initiatives to promote a healthy environment for the growth of manufacturing sector in the country. Some of the notable initiatives and developments are:The government has an ambitious plan to locally manufacture as many as 181 products India currently imports at a cost of at least US$ 18.1 billion. The government is expected to come up with a separate set of labour laws governing the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector which forms the backbone of the manufacturing sector. Once implemented, the new labour laws will provide the ease to do business in India. The manufacturing sector in India is an attractive hub for foreign investments. Several companies have set up or are looking to establish their manufacturing bases in the country.As the manufacturing sector grows, so will the opportunity for Jig Borer.

Manufacturing industries across sectors

Cities and towns across India