Ball Lapping Worker

Minimum ? 10th standard pass

Minimum experience of 2 to 7 years in relevant field

The tasks a Ball Lapping Machine Operatoris expected to perform include:Lapping steel balls after grinding to accurate and high finish by special grinding wheels and lapping machine mostly for manufacture of ball bearings

Starting pump and conveyor and feeding hard ground balls into intake hopper

Adjusting machine, guiding, stopping and managing other controls to regulate load, wheel pressure, etc. according to machine performance and specifications

Starting machine, setting rotation speed of wheel and regulating flow of coolant & oil into machine

Opening hopper gate and feeding ball into machine

Observing operation and adjusting feed finger and pick-off finger in tool pocket for obtaining required finish

Operating ball grinding machine as and when required

Knowledge of how to operate and manoeuvre lapping and filing equipment

Efficient in planning sequence of operations

Knowledge of metal properties, grinding machines, alloys and thickness

Equipped to inspect final product and take corrective measures

Efficient in maintaining and monitoring all work floor machines

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 systemmaybe 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 ? INR12,000 to INR25,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth in the Capital Goods & Manufacturing, Construction, Iron & Steeland 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 areused in numerous applications in automobiles, railways, pumps compressors & valves, diesel engines, cement/electrical/textile machinery, aero & sanitary pipes & fittings, etc. The industry directly employs about 5,00,000 people and indirectly about 1,50,000 people and is labour intensive.

The rising demand for metal and metal products across sectors has presented tremendous employment opportunities for Ball Lapping Machine Operators.

Manufacturing units

Automotive factories

Foundry and welding units

Aero and sanitary pipes manufacturers

Cities and towns across India