Metal Polisher

Metal Polisher and Shiner

Abrasion Worker

Minimum ? 10th pass

Preferably minimum experience of 0 - 1 year as a lapper

The tasks a Lapper is expected to perform include:Smoothening hardened flat, cylindrical, spherical or other metal surfaces mechanically or manually to glossy finish

Examining drawings and other specifications of part to be lapped

Selecting appropriate abrasive dust

Fitting lapping wheel and setting object to be lapped on the machine

Applying abrasive dust on metal surface and wheel

Polishing surface to required finish

Applying abrasive compound where necessary to attain high degree of finish

Removing metal and cleaning it in special liquids

Manually lapping by enclosing object in container and vigorously rubbing by hand

Knowledge of all the metal shining equipment

Skilled in applying abrasive dust on metal surface

Familiar with metal smoothening techniques

Basic knowledge of examining drawings and other specifications

Not applicable

Physically fit

Multi-tasking ability




It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team of workers

Local travelling is not 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 candidate 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

India?s manufacturing sector is on a high growth trajectory. According to the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC), the manufacturing sector is set to contribute 25% to the GDP by 2025 compared to the current share of 16%. India is currently second only to Japan in hosting companies awarded for quality excellence. The Indian manufacturing sector is now replete with innovations that have become outstanding illustrations globally.

The manufacturing sector in India is undergoing a positive transformation, coming back into the reckoning with great opportunities driven by domestic demand as well as expansion into emerging markets with India as a hub for more companies. We are already witnessing robust growth in almost all sectors, while higher efficiencies are being sought. All this would mean more employment in primary as well as secondary and tertiary sectors related to manufacturing, and indicates great career growth for Lapper and other professionals.

Manufacturing industry

Automotive companies

Gems and jewellery companies

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

Various government and private institutes across India

Will be updated