Glass Cutting Machine Operator
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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Good judgement skills
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
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