Metal Edge Planer

Minimum ? 8th standard pass

Minimum experience of 2 to 7 years in relevant field

The tasks a Planer, Edge is expected to perform include:Planing edges of heavy metal plate, girders, etc. for structural work using appropriate cutting tools and edge shaping machine

Fastening plates, angles and other metal objects accurately in position on machine table using fixtures, bolts and nuts

Selecting appropriate cutting tool and clamping to machine spindle

Selecting and setting speed and feed of machine depending on nature of machine operation and metal used

Starting machine and lowering spindle of machine with cutting tool over metal to plane or cut the edges

Regulating flow of cutting lubricant over edge of tool, where necessary

Finishing edges of metal to required finish or smoothness by changing shaping or grinding tools in machine

Checking finished metal with measuring instruments and gauges for accuracy

Oiling, cleaning, sharpening and maintaining the tools and machines

Knowledge of smoothening edges with planing machines

Proficient in planning sequence of operations for edge planing operations

Knowledge of stock thickness, metal properties, machine and welding shrinkage, etc.

Skilled in the use of hammers, filers, grinders, rulers, brakes, rolls, shears, cutters, drill press, etc.

Efficient in the use of hand torch, furnace, jigs and welding torches

Not required

Attention to detail

Physically fit

Manual dexterity

Highly alert

It is not a desk 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

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary fromcompany to company

Shift system maybe available in some companies

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 candidates with experience ? INR 15,000 to INR 27,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth in the Capital Goods & Manufacturing, Construction, Iron & Steel and Related Sectors

According to The Foundry Informatics Centre, the Indian metal casting (Foundry Industry) is well established & producing estimated 9.344 Million MT of various grades of castings as per International standards. The various types of castings which are produced are ferrous, non ferrous, aluminium alloy, graded cast iron, ductile iron, steel, etc. A large variety of metals are used in numerous applications in automobiles, railways, pumps compressors & valves, diesel engines, cement/electrical/textile machinery, aero & sanitary pipes & fittings, etc. This labour intensive industry directly employs about 5,00,000 people and indirectly about 1,50,000 people. The rising demand for metal and metal products across sectors has presented tremendous employment opportunities for Planers, Edge or Planing Machine Operators.

Foundry and welding units

Manufacturing units

Automotive factories

Aero and sanitary pipes manufacturers

Cities and towns across India