Glass Cutting Machine Operator


Glass Finisher

Glass Cutter

Hand Glass Cutter

Minimum 8th standard pass

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The tasks a Glass Cutter, Other is expected to perform include:

Cutting glass tubes, rods, sheets or other articles to specified sizes and shapes

Laying stock of glass sheet, tubes or rods on padded surface of table

Placing pattern on glass article

Marking out and cutting pattern with glass cutter tool

Experienced in breaking away excess glass with notched tool or by hand

Knowledge of using dulled cutting tools such as notched tools, glass cutters, etc.

Good knowledge of measuring dimensions and marking cutting lines

Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials 

Ability to assemble glass pieces to make various novelties

Knowledge of using belt sander to grind and smoothen edges

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Physically fit

Good judgement skills

Manual dexterity

Arm-hand steadiness

Clear vision

It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of 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 5/6 days a week for 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Legs (BL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is listed as mildly hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

Health risks may include exposure to dust, exposure to noise and heat, repetitive motions of hands, standing for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards may include musculoskeletal injuries, minor burns, minor cuts, etc.

For daily wage workers -INR150 toINR350 per day

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Glass & Ceramics Sector in India

The glass industry in India is quite old and well established. The first glass plant in India was set up in 1908. The glass makers employed methods such as moulding, folding, twisting, double?stripping and wire-winding to manufacture glass. It remained largely a cottage industry for a long time. In recent years, the industry has transformed and developed.

The current value of Indian glass industry is 225 billion. Indian glass market is set to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15% over the next three years. The glass consumption growth is expected in construction (10%-12%), automotive (20%), consumer goods (15%-20%) and pharmaceuticals (15%-18%) sectors.

About 75% of the total glass industries are concentrated in U.P, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Gujarat employs the highest number of people in the glass industry followed by Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. About 70% of the total glass production in the unorganized sector in India is contributed by the Firozabad glass industry.

It is estimated that the glass industry employs more than 40 lakh people. The organized sector accounts for 35 lakh and unorganized sector provides direct jobs to around 5-6 lakh people. A large number of manpower is involved indirectly in the sector, most of whom are unskilled workers. As the industry grows, so will the demand for professionals such as Glass Cutter, Other.

Glass manufacturing companies across India

Towns and cities across India

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Gaurang Institute of Glass Design Technology & Information, Ahmedabad

Center for the Development of Glass Industry, Firozabad

CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Ahmedabad

Seth Ganga Sagar Jatia Polytechnic, Uttar Pradesh