CNC Operator

CNC Technician

Minimum ? ITI graduate in Mechanical/Machine Technology

Certified training for Machining Technician/CNC Operator L4 (programme aligned to ASC/ Q3503 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

3-4 years of work experience in various machining activities

The tasks a Machining Technician/CNC Operator L4 is expected to perform include:

Operating different machine tools manually, automated, CNC and robots

Conducting minor maintenance activities

Supporting the maintenance team the tool changing process

Changing the worn out parts of the machines

Understanding the sketches of the output and the process involved

Assisting the Master Technician in CNC programming

Conducting pre-machining activities

Knowledge of the different types of machining processes

Basic knowledge of the working of machines

Knowledge of the different types of tools used in machining and their specific use

Familiarity with the application of coolant and lubricants

Knowledge of basic arithmetic calculations for tolerance limits

Basic knowledge of reading machine drawings

Proficiency in machining parts as defined in the machine drawing

Knowledge of metal properties

Familiarity with gear changing techniques

Skilled in performing minor maintenance processes

Familiarity with post machining processes

Knowledge of maintaining 5S in the workplace

Manual dexterity

Physically fit

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Training in different types of machining activities and usage of fixtures tools etc.

Training in 5S and safety

Training in process documentation




It is not a desk job

May or may not need to handle a team

Travelling is not a part of the job

Part-time work may be available in some companies

Work from home option is not applicable

Working hours

Working is 9 hours everyday for 6 days a week

Shift system may or may not be available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not considered dangerous or hazardous

One may develop occupational hazards like physical injury, accidents, neck and back pain, etc.

Health risks include exposure to dust and equipment noise

For candidates with 3-4 years of experience -INR10,000 toINR15,000 per month

Trends in the Automotive Industry in India

The Indian auto sector is one of the most vibrant industries. The automobile industry is one of India?s major sectors accounting for 2% of the country?s manufacturing GDP. The Indian auto industry comprises of passenger cars, two-wheelers, three-wheelers and commercial vehicles and is the seventh-largest industry in the world. It has an annual production of 17.5 million vehicles of which 2.3 million are exported. The Indian auto market has the potential to dominate the global auto industry provided a conducive environment is created for potential innovators to come up with new pilot projects.

The job of a Machining Technician is very important for the manufacturing units in all industries. As the manufacturing auto industry grows so will the demand for this profile.

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Cities across India