Coating Flint Operator

Abrasive Coated Paper Maker

The tasks an Abrasive-Coated Cloth and Paper Maker is expected to perform include:

Drawing end of paper or cloth roll through guide rollers of machine for feeding it with material

Checking and ensuring that glue container and abrasive grain hopper of machine are full with glue and abrasive material

Starting machine and ensuring drawing of paper/cloth through rollers and application of glue on its desired face proceeds correctly

Observing the passing of glued paper/cloth through series of rollers over electric grain chamber where grain is sprayed to glue portion of paper/cloth by electro-magnetic device

Opening the glue tap as necessary to maintain steady supply of glue in glue container

Resetting the roll gaps as necessary for even tension of paper/cloth drawn

Ensuring that the abrasive coated roll passes into drying chamber for onward transmission to sizing machine

Replacing the empty spool or beam of paper or cloth roll with filled ones to maintain continuous supply

Knowledge of operating machine and cleaning it

Ability to supervise work of helpers

Ability to analyze irregular functioning of machine and report to superiors for removal of defects

Will be updated

Physically fit

Good judgement skills

Good communicational skills

Manual dexterity

Arm-hand steadiness

Keen observer

It requires one to be on their toes

Need to 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 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 considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous

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

Occupational hazards may include musculoskeletal injuries, electric burns, breathing problems, minor cuts, skin disease, etc.

For freshers - INR 115 to INR 222 per day

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 222 to INR 380 per day

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Iron & Steel Sector in India

The Indian steel industry is one of the most promising industries in the country and across the world. Consumption of steel is an important indicator of economic progress of any country; it increases with an increase in demand for infrastructure, automobiles, transportation, etc. India is blessed with a rich bed of iron ore and steel in mainly eastern parts of the country like Orissa and West Bengal, which contribute to more than 70% of the total steel production.

During 2002-2003, India imported 1.51 million 8 tonnes of finished steel recording a growth of 18.8%. During 2003-04 the imports of steel have been estimated to be around 1.65 million tonnes. The total volume of Finished (Carbon) Steel) imported during the current year (April-October 2004) is provisionally estimated at1.05 MT which is higher by 7.7% imported during the corresponding period of last year.

Today, India is the eighth largest steel producing country in the world. The development of iron and steel industry was envisaged during the first Five-Year Plan, but it was during the Second Five-Year Plan that the three integrated steel projects were started at Bhilai, Rourkela and Durgapur. The National Steel Policy 2005 aims at increasing the total steel production of the country to 110 million tonnes per year (in 2019-20) from 38 million tonnes (in 2004-05).

Iron & Steel sector represents around 90,000 crores of capital and directly provides employment to over 5 lakh people. Iron & Steel sector makes an important contribution to the economy, construction sector, export earnings and employment of India. As the industry grows, so will job opportunities for Abrasive-Coated Cloth and Paper Maker.

Iron and steel manufacturing companies across India

Iron and steel plants across India

Will be updated

WLC college India, Matunga

State Directorate of Craftsmen Training, Goa

Biju Patnaik National Steel Institute, Orissa

Essar Academy for Steel, Surat