Machine Shop Master Technician

Machining Master Technician

Minimum ? Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Certified training for Machine Shop Master Technician/Setter (programme aligned to ASC/Q 3506 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Minimum 4-5 years experience in various machining activities for Diploma holders

The tasks a Machine Shop Master Technician/Setter is expected to perform include:

Organizing and monitoring the work flow for the various machining processes

Programming for CNC and other manual machining processes

Ensuring compliance towards the different stages of the machining operation

Managing production-related operations of the shift/line

Managing the team on the shift/line

Making suggestions for process improvement

Ensuring conformance to quality parameters and norms

Analyzing data on production, maintenance, quality, manpower deployment, etc.

Knowledge of the different types of machining processes

Basic knowledge of machines and mechanics

Familiarity with the different types of tools used in the machining process

Basic knowledge of 5S principles in manufacturing

Knowledge of the application of coolant and lubricants

Basic knowledge of the impact of various machining processes on the final product outcome

Knowledge of arithmetic calculation methods for tolerance limits

Familiarity with the metallurgical properties of metals used for machining

Skilled in using measuring instruments like vernier callipers, micrometres, rulers, etc.

Knowledge of the various national and international machining standards used in the automotive sector in India

Basic knowledge of reading and interpreting sketches and engineering drawings

Skilled in visualizing the final product output and hence deciding on the key steps to be followed for machining

B.E./B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering/Metallurgy

Training in the different types of machining activities (like turning, milling, grinding, boring, broaching, honing, facing, shaping, blanking, shaving, hobbing, etc.) and usage of fixtures tools

Knowledge of process documentation

Knowledge of IT and ERP processes

Knowledge of quality management systems

Good communication and co-ordinating skills Independent worker Result-oriented Detail-oriented Good team management skills

It is not a desk job

Needs to supervise a team of Operators and Technicians

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 9 hours every day for 6 days a week Overtime and shift system maybe involved according to the company norms

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

One may develop occupational hazards like back/neck pain, injury to body and accidents

Health risks include exposure to dust and equipment noise

For candidates with experience -INR15,000 toINR30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in Automotive Industry in India

The Indian automobile industry, the sixth largest automobile producer in the world, is one of the potential future markets in the world. The Indian automobile market has grown from a seller dominated market in the 1980s to a consumer dominated market today. The auto industry of India has grown substantially and is further expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 10% over the next 7 years. The Indian automobile industry is well positioned in terms of demography and geography as it can service both domestic demands as well as cater to the increasing demand in export markets. This rise of the automotive industry can be attributed to various factors like growing economy, rising prosperity, increasing disposable income among consumers, easily accessible finance options, and an increase in the working population of the country. This means there will be an increase in job opportunities for Machine Shop Master Technician Setter.

Mechanical assembly plant

Cities across India