CNC Operator


Steel Machine Operator

Minimum ITI training in relevant field

Minimum experience of 0 1 year as a machine operator

The tasks a Sheet Metal Machine Operator is expected to perform include:

Operating sheet metal machine for sizing, bending and forming sheet metal

Setting machine to required dimensions (except press tools) using common measuring instruments

Operating machine, feeding trial piece, and checking for dimensions and resetting machine, if necessary

Checking out-turn from time to time to ensure correctness

Operating one or more sheet metal working machines such as shearing machine, bending machine, channelling machine, forming machine, etc.

Setting cutters, blades, dies, etc.

Undertaking minor repairs under guidance

Basic knowledge of repairing machines

Skilled in measurement techniques and using measuring equipment

Basic knowledge of computers to run CNC machines

Basic knowledge of quality control

Not applicable


Physically fit


Good listener

Team Player



It is not a desk job

May 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 every day. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available in some companies

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsThis 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 5,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Capital Goods & Manufacturing Sector in India

According to a report by McKinsey and Company, Indias manufacturing sector could touch US$ 1 trillion by 2025. There is potential for the sector to account for 25-30 per cent of the countrys GDP and create up to 90 million domestic jobs by 2025.

Due to governments efforts along with increasing market demand, manufacturing sector in India is going to grow in future and will be one of the biggest employing sectors of India. Domestic companies are receiving a lot of projects from foreign countries too, which means Sheet Metal Machine Operator will have ample of employment opportunities in the future.

Iron and steel industry

Automotive companies

Manufacturing companies

Cities and towns across India