Drop Forge Setter

Tender, Drop Forge Machine

Forging Machine Operator

Minimum No entry barrier

Minimum experience of 0-1 year as a forging machine setter

The tasks a Setter, Drop Forging Machine is expected to perform include:

Setting dies in forging machine for blacksmithing work

Studying drawing or part to be made

Selecting required pair of dies

Fitting top die securely in sliding hammer head of machine and placing bottom die on anvil

Lowering top die by lever or on bottom die

Adjusting position of bottom die in relation to top die to have equal clearance on all sides

Setting bottom die securely on anvil with bolts, clamps, nuts, plates, etc.

Checking for correct setting

Heating material heated to required temperature and forging some trial pieces to ensure correct production

Minimising wastage of material

Resetting dies if necessary and handing forge (machine) over to operator with necessary instructions

Setting rope or belting to lifting device of hammer head, if required

Basic knowledge of moving work pieces through a series of dies

Skilled in aligning and fixing bolt positions

Skilled in using forging hammers

Basic knowledge of sharpening cutting tools and drill bits

Not applicable

Attention to detail


Analytical Problem-assessing ability

Team player

Decision-making ability

It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Workers

Local travelling is notpartofthisjobrole

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 in some companies

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsCandidates with One Leg (OL) and who are Hearing Handicapped (HH)

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

For freshers - INR 12,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Capital Goods & Manufacturing Sector in India

Indias manufacturing sector is on a high growth trajectory. According to the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC), the manufacturing sector is set to contribute 25% to the GDP by 2025 compared to the current share of 16%. India is currently second only to Japan in hosting companies awarded for quality excellence. The Indian manufacturing sector is now replete with innovations that have become outstanding illustrations globally.

The Indian Forging industry has been growing at a CAGR of 29% from 2003 onwards, and on an average exports contribute around 10-15% of the industrys production. This gives employment in this sector a great boost and Setter, Drop Forging Machine ample future opportunities.

Iron and steel industry

Automobile sector

Cities and towns across India

Indo German Tool Room

P-31, M.I.D.C. Industrial Area, Chikalthana, Aurangabad - 431 006, Maharashtra, India

National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology Hatia, Ranchi - 834003 Jharkhand, India

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