Armature Winder

Minimum ? Graduate from ITI

Not required

The tasks an Armature Winder is expected to perform include:

Winding and repairing the armatures, field coils, etc. of motors and dynamos

Dismantling the motor and removing the armature to examine and test for continuity

Cleaning the carbon brushes for even and smooth movement

Checking the type of winding to determine the gauge (thickness) and the number of turns of wire required

Cutting out all wiring from slots and cleaning the slots with a blunt knife and sand paper

Mounting the cleaned core horizontally on the frame for easy rotation by hand

Determining the type of winding to be done, either by calculation or from the already examined samples

Winding each set of the slot with wire by rotating the armature on the frame to pass the wire from slot to slot to form the coil

Pushing the already prepared wire coils in position inside the insulated slots in heavy duty or high power armatures

Assisting the Fitter, Electrical in soldering the terminals to the respective commutator segments in the proper positions

Testing the rewound armatures for efficiency and continuity, before further processing by the Operator, Impregnation Plant

Making the necessary replacements of parts like carbonbrushes, insulating, etc.

Ensuring that the coils are varnished in the impregnation plant so as to insulate them

Skilled in cleaning the segments of the commutator by making use of abrasive cloth or sand paper

Proficient in examining the burnt out armature

Skilled in soldering the free ends of the wire

Skilled in detecting the correct gauge of the wire

Ability to wind the gauge

Skilled in replacing the armature coil in the shell and assembling the motor

Physically fit

Not applicable

Ability to handle pressure

Team player


Attention to detail


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

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 Leg (BL) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For candidates with experience - INR 5,000 to INR 10,500 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Capital Goods and Manufacturing Industry in India

The capital goods and manufacturing industry in India is a strong, resilient and vibrant sector. A robust manufacturing sector is an essential element of the Indian growth story. It is particularly important in ensuring employment for a large and growing working age population. Manufacturing, which is currently 15% of the GDP, needs to become 2-3% higher than the GDP, in order to make a significant contribution to our economy in terms of employment generation.

In 2011-12 the size of the capital goods industry was estimated to be 500,000 crore, domestic demand was valued at 2,35,000 crore and exports were valued at 2,65,000 crore.

The Government of India has announced a national manufacturing policy with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP by 25% within a decade, thereby creating 100 million jobs. It seeks to empower the rural youth by imparting all the necessary skill sets to make them employed. So, this sector will have a lot of demand for an Armature Winder in the present as well as in the future.

Manufacturing units

Electrical manufacturing units

Cities and towns across India