Super Finishing Technician

Minimum ? ITI graduate in Mechanical

Certified training for Super Finishing Technician (programme aligned to ASC/Q4301 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Minimum 3-4 years of experience in various super finishing activities

The tasks a Super Finishing Technician is expected to perform include:Setting the super finishing machine as per the instructions

Operating different machine tools for the process Selecting the programme for the required operation Performing different super finishing methods like polishing, buffing, burnishing and lapping for auto components Observing and recording operational parameters Conducting in-line inspection activities for quality verification Performing ad-hoc repair work, changing worn out parts and gauging activities Cleaning the surface before starting operations

Knowledge of different types of super finishing processes

Basic knowledge of fundamentals of machines and mechanics

Familiar with different types of tools used in the super finishing process

Knowledge of which tool to use for the processes to be conducted

Basic knowledge of 5S procedures for manufacturing

Familiar with the application of coolants and lubricants

Skilled in basic arithmetic and calculation methods for tolerance limits

Knowledge of buffing rollers and grinders

Familiar with safety guidelines related to different machines

Manual dexterity

Training in:Different types of super finishing activities (like burnishing, lapping, etc.) and usage of fixture tools, etc.Safety and 5SQuality management


Good communication skills

Quality conscious



It is not a desk job

May need to handle a team

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

Working is 9 hours every-day for 6 days a week

Overtime and shift system may be involved according to the company norms

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

Occupational hazards include back/neck pain, injury to body, accidents, etc.

Health risks include exposure to dust, equipment noise and welding fumes

Will be updated

Trends in the Automotive Industry in India

The Indian auto sector is one of the most vibrant industryies. The automobile industry is one of India?s major sectors; accounting for 2% of the country?s manufacturing GDP. The Indian auto industry, comprising passenger cars, two-wheelers, three-wheelers and commercial vehicles, is the seventh-largest in the world with an annual production 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.This means there will be an increase in job opportunities for Super Finishing Technicians.

Mechanical assembly plants

Cities across India