Glass Blower Assistant
Glass Blower Helper
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The tasks a
Blower Helper (Glass)is expected to perform include:
Assistingblowerin the manufacturing of glass articles
Dipping bubble prepared on blowpipe by bubble maker intomolten glass
Gathering required quantity ofmolten glass for type of article to be made
Rolling gathered glass in cup-shaped metallic plate
Spreading molten glass in metallic plate containing oil and waterfor it to bubble uniformly
Taking blowpipe with glass bubble, and handing over blowpipe to blower for blowing desired article
Knowledge of designing, producing and finishing different types of decorative pieces
Proficient in working with molten glass
Well-versed withusing decorative techniques
Ability to restore, renovate and repair original pieces
Knowledge of kiln forming and slumping glass into a mould
Ability to mould required glass products when necessary
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Attention to detail
It requires one to be on theirtoes
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not a part of this job role
Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Factories usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory
Shift system maybe available
Being self-employed is an option. In this case, working hours and days are flexible
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Low Vision (LV) and Hearing Impaired (HH)
The job islisted asmildly hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)
Occupational hazards may include back aches, infection, allergies,slips and falls, general fatigue, nausea, burns, etc.
Health risks include exposure to cleaning agents and disinfectants, hot molten glass, solvents, paints, and compressed gases, potential exposures to allergens,working in wet locations, lifting, pushing, pulling, and repetitive tasks etc.
For daily wage workers- INR 100 to INR350 per day
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Overview of the Indian Ceramic and Glass Industry
The ceramics industry in India came into existence about a century ago and has matured over time to form an industrial base. From traditional pottery making, the industry has evolved to find its place in the market for sophisticated insulators, electronic and electrical items. Over the years, the industry has been modernizing through new innovations in product profile, quality and design to emerge as a modern, world-class industry, ready to take on global competition. The Indian Ceramic Industry ranks at 8th position in the world and produces around 2.5% of global output. The industry provides employment to 5,50,000 people, of whom 50,000 are directly employed. Gujarat accounts for around 70% of total ceramic production.
Fuelled by growth in sectors like real estate, infrastructure, retail, automotive and food & beverages, the country's glass industry will acquire a market size worth 340 billion by 2015.The organized glass industry as in 2013, employs 30 lakh people directly and provides indirect employment to 5 lakh people whereas the unorganized sector employs around 5-6 lakh people.About 75% of the total glass industries are concentrated in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.The highest employment in the glass industry is in Gujarat followed by Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.As the industry grows, so will the demand for professionals such asBlower Helper (Glass).
Glass &ceramic product manufacturers across India
Towns and cities across India