Glass Blower Assistant

Glass Blower Helper

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

Will be updated

Attention to detail


Hand-eye co-ordination


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

Working hours
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

Ceramic 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.

Glass Industry

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