Machine Operator, Bending

Metal Bender

Minimum ? ITI Diploma

Preferably minimum experience of 0 ? 2 years as a Bending Machine Operator

The tasks a Bending?Machine Operator is expected to perform include:

Setting up and operating machine to bend metal structural shapes, such as bars, rods, angles, pipes, and tubes

Reading drawings and other specifications

Selecting and bolting holding clamp, die block and guide clamp to the machine

Positioning and clamping end stops on machine to set specified location of bend

Inserting or screwing plug stops into guide wheel to set specified degree of bend

Positioning work-piece against end stop

Locking holding clamp and guide clamp onto work-piece

Lubricating work-piece with oil

Sliding mandrel into tubing instead of using guide clamp

Preheating work-piece, using hand torch or heating furnace

Filling tubes or pipe with sand, resin, or lead to prevent wrinkling or collapsing during bending operation

Knowledge of tending and measurement techniques

Skilled in troubleshooting techniques

Basic know-how of filling tubes with sand, etc.

Knowledge of using guide clamp

Basic knowledge of locking different clamps

Not applicable

Attention to detail

Analytical skills

Problem-solving skills

Team player

Decision-making ability

It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Workers

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

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 needs?No

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

For freshers - INR 16,000 to INR 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview ofCapital Goods & Manufacturing Sector in India

India?s manufacturing sector is on a high growth trajectory. According to the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC), it is set to contribute 25% in the country?s GDP. Strong growth has been accompanied by a change in the nature of the sector ? evolving from a public sector dominated set-up to a more private enterprise driven one with global ambitions. Manufacturing accounts for a large chunk of Indian industry, a fact borne out by the sector?s 75.5 per cent share in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).

This above mentioned data and increasing positive sentiment in the market makes the future of the manufacturing sector in India a very viable one. Also, this creates ample opportunities for Bending - Machine Operator, making ita great career path in the future.

Manufacturing industry

Automotive companies

Iron and steel industry

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

Various private and government institutes across India

Will be updated