Hand Saw Maker

Hand Saw Grinder

Minimum ? ITI diploma

Will be updated

The tasks a Saw Grinder, Hand is expected to perform include:Sharpening teeth of different kinds of saws by filing and slightly bending them in required direction

Examining dull saw blade and determining extent of grinding and mending of saw teeth required

Fixing saw blade on wooden cramp and grinding each saw tooth individually with triangular file

Feeling sharpness by touch and bending saw teeth alternately or as designed using hammer and sawage or special pliers

Making saws by cutting fresh teeth and fixing handle in new or used blades

Skilled in sharpening techniques

Basic knowledge of examining a dull saw and measures to mend it

Knowledge of filing techniques

Knowledge of using sawage, hammer and pliers

Basic troubleshooting techniques

Not applicable

Attention to detail

Problem-solving skills

Team player


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team 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 candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Legs (BL) handicapped 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 - INR8,000 to INR12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Capital Goods & ManufacturingSector in India

India?s manufacturing sector is on a high growth trajectory. According to the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC), it is set to contribute 25% in the country?s GDP. Strong growth has been accompanied by a change in the nature of the sector ? evolving from a public sector dominated set-up to a more private enterprise driven one with global ambitions. Manufacturing accounts for a large chunk of Indian industry, a fact borne out by the sector?s 75.5 per cent share in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).

This above mentioned data and increasing positive sentiment in the market makes the future of the manufacturing sector in India a very viable one. Metal manufacturing has grown substantially over the past decade in India.These factors indicate ample of job opportunities for Saw Grinder, Hand and other professionals.

Manufacturing industry

Automobile industry

Iron and steel industry

Cities and towns across India