Press Machine Operator
Abrasive Machine Operator
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The tasks a Belt Press Operator (Abrasive) is expected to perform include:
Pressing the glued ends of abrasive coated cloth or paper belt by pneumatic pressing machine to form endless belt
Applying glue over skived ends of belt with hand brush
Joining one end of belt over another carefully to form continuous and endless belt without ridges at joint
Operating foot pedal of machine to lower upper arm of machine and pressing joint of abrasive belt at set pressure
Removing the material when press opens up automatically after set period
Well-versed with setting pneumatic pressing machine and placing joined end of belt over platen of machine
Ability to collect abrasive coated material
Ability to trim edges with hand scissors
Good judgement skills
It requires one to be on their toes
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
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 Leg (BL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)
This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous
Health risks may include repetitive motions of hands, standing for long hours, exposure to noise, stress, etc.
Occupational hazards may include musculoskeletal injuries, breathing problems, minor cuts, hearing problems, skin allergies, 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 the job opportunities for Belt Press Operator (Abrasive).
Iron & steel manufacturing companies across India
Cities and towns across India
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WLC College India, Matunga
State Directorate of Craftsmen Training, Goa
Biju Patnaik National Steel Institute, Orissa
Essar Academy for Steel, Surat