Pottery Painter

Ceramic Painter

Minimum - 5th standard pass

Will be updated

The tasks a Hand Painter (Ceramics) is expected to perform include:

Painting free hand designs on pottery or porcelain ware or tiles using small hand brushes, according to pattern

Marking outline of design on surface of article with pencil

Mixing paints to obtain desired shade or colours

Placing object on work bench and applying paints of various colours to it by hand brush and according to pattern

Keeping painted ware on rack to dry

Knowledge of the different types of paints to use

Ability to trace design prior to painting

Ability to sketch guidelines for decals

Well-versed with grinding colours on pottery tile using palette knife, to mix colours and oils to desired consistency

Proficient in melting or heating coating material to specified temperature

Knowledge of heating articles by placing them in racks of electrically operated ovens at required temperature for fixed periods so that colours are fused to surface of object

Ability to prepare own designs and mix colours

Will be updated

Attention to detail

Ability to think critically

Good hand-eye co-ordination

Good colour sense

Motor skills

Dexterity of hands

It requires one to sit and work

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
Ceramic manufacturing industries usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from unit to unit

Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

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

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

Occupational hazards may include musculoskeletal disorders, respiratory disorders, injuries, eyesight problems, nerve disorders, skin problems, vision and hearing impairment, etc.

Health risks include exposure to toxic chemicals in art and clay materials, exposure to harmful levels of volatile solvents used in paint and coating, sharp crafting tools, exposure to heavy dust, lifting, pushing, pulling, and repetitive tasks, confined spaces, etc.

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 6,000 per month

For candidates with 2-4 yearsof experience or more - INR 7,500 to INR 10,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Employment Prospects and Significant Growth of Indian Handicrafts Industry

Indian Handicrafts represent beauty, dignity, form and style. In the 1970s, the government began initiatives for the preservation of crafts and skill upgrade to focus on meeting the challenges that the sector was facing. However the focus shifted to export in the later decades. It plays a significant role in the country?s economy and provides employment to more than 7.3 million people; mostly from rural and semi-urban areas.

Today, handicrafts and handcrafted gift items manufactured and exported from India are much sought-after and have established an unsurpassable reputation in the international market. According to provisional data, the exports of Indian handicrafts in the period of April-August 2014-15 has shown an increase of US$ 256.32 million, which is about 18.06% over the same period in 2013-14. Based on historical trends, the Handicrafts sector is expected to grow by 16% during 2013?17 and by another 16% during 2017?22. These factors indicate good job prospects for Hand Painter (Ceramics) in India.

Ceramic pottery manufacturers across India

Ceramic tiles manufacturers across India

Ceramic manufacturers across India


Towns and cities across India