Mechanical Press Operator, Metal

Press Operator

Minimum ? ITI Diploma

Preferably minimum experience of up to 1 year as a Power Press Operator, Metal

The tasks a Power Press Operator, Metal is expected to perform include:

Operating power driven press for manufacture of sheet metal components

Operating machine manually to check length of stroke of rams, setting of die and punch, placment of safety guards, etc.

Ensuring that machine is safe for operation

Starting machine, feeding metal strip, sheet or component on die

Pressing foot pedal or hand lever to bring punch over die to cut, bend or form metal according to type of tool set

Stopping machine, getting trial pieces inspected and continuing operation after resetting, if necessary

Arranging ready stock of feeding material and setting machine for continuous operation

Observing operation, avoiding wastage, maintaining production and getting cuttings and components removed

Skilled in handling rams, dies and punches

Basic knowledge of testing techniques

Basic knowledge of using hydraulic press machines

Skilled in cutting and bending metal as to needed

Not applicable

Attention to detail

Analytical skills

Problem-solving skills

Team player

Decision-making ability

Creative mind

It is not a desk job

Need to handle 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?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

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

For freshers - INR 4,000 to INR 16,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Capital 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 of employmentopportunities for Power Press Operator, Metal and other professionals.

Manufacturing industry

Automotive companies

Iron and steel industry

Cities and towns across India