Gold Refiner

Gold Recovery



Jewellery Dust


B. Sc (Chemistry)

Preferably 6 monthson-the-job training

Certified training for Gold Refiner (programme aligned to G&J/Q 3414 released by the Gem & Jewellery Skills Council of India)

Not applicable

The tasks a Gold Refiner is expected to perform include:

Recovering gold from scrap using refining techniques

Knowledge of metallurgy and purity measurement

Ability to identify the type of refining process to be used

Ability to accurately compute the quantity of different solutions required

Knowledge of separating base metals from precious metals

Ability to optimize the recovery and refining of gold

Ability to maintain the refining plant

Ability to ensure zero accidents while handling chemicals and molten metal

Ability to manage the refining process

Knowledge of various refining methodologies

Ability to anticipate process disruption


Ability to work independently

Good communication skills

Team spirit

Multi-tasking ability

Decision-making skills

Attention to detail


Presence of mind

It is not a bench job

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not required

Part-time work and contractual work is available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Most companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8 hours every day. This may vary from company to company. Shift system may be available in some organizations.Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards like physical fatigue from working for long hours, and accidents with heavy high temperature machinery if not taken care of

For freshers -INR8,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience -INR10,000 -INR15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The demand for cast and diamond-set jewellery is on the rise in national and international markets.

With designs getting more and more intricate, the demand for Gold Refiner will grow.

Casting units across the country, especially Mumbai

Casting units across India, especially Mumbai