Abrasive Disc Operator
Abrasive Wheel Grinder
Rotating Machine Technician
Minimum 10th pass
Will be updated
The tasks a Disc Operator (Abrasive) is expected to perform include:
Operating the machine which uses steel shot for producing flat surface
Mounting abrasive wheel on rotating spindle of the machine
Setting retaining plate ring to keep emery wheel at one point
Manipulating levers to lower moveable arm of the machine over abrasive wheel to hold it tightly in position
Filling hopper of machine with steel grits
Starting machine, opening bottom plate and regulating flow of steel grits over rotating wheel of the machine
Observing, grinding and smoothening surface of abrasive wheel on rotating platform of machine with steel grits
Blowing off deposited dust and powder with compressed air
Checking thickness and surface of abrasive wheel with measuring instruments such as callipers and gauges, to ensure correct size and finish
Stopping machine and removing abrasive wheel when required flatness is obtained
Competent in operating abrasive wheeling machines
Proficient in filling the hopper of the machine with steel grits
Well-versed in using callipers, gauges and measuring instrument
Competent in inspection of equipment, structure or material
Ability to clean and oil machines
Alert and attentive
Good observation skills
Ability to work independently
It requires one to be on their feet
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not a part of this job
Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Chemical and petrochemical companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 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) and Hearing Impaired (HH)
The job is considered hazardous or dangerous
Occupational hazards may include major injuries or cuts, rashes or scalds in fingers, hands, eye injuries, breathing problems, etc.
Health risks include possible injuries due to exposure to abrasive machine and parts, chemical products, scraps or fine pieces of material flying around, sharp instruments, loud noise, etc.
For freshers - INR 240 to INR 340 per day
For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 400 to INR 500 per day
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Industry Outlook of Chemicals and Petrochemicals Sector
Indian chemical industry generates around 70,000 commercial goods ranging from plastic to toiletries and pesticides to beauty products. It is regarded as the oldest domestic sector in India and in terms of volume it gives a sense of pride to India by featuring as the 12 largest producers of chemicals. With an approximate cost of $28 billion, it amounts to 12.5% of the entire industrial output of India and 16.2% of its entire exports. Under chemical industries some of the other rapidly emerging sectors are petrochemical, agrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries.
Indian chemical industry comprises both small and large-scale units, and presently, there are about 70,000 chemical manufacturing units located in the country. The industrys current turnover is about USD 30.8 billion which is 14 per cent of the total manufacturing output of the country.
Indian chemical industry is expected to register a growth of 8-9% in the next decade and is expected to double its share in global chemical industry to 5-6% by 2021.
Even though this industry is capital and technology intensive, the sector is a major avenue for large scale employment. The downstream plastic processing is the largest employer with over 3.53 million people deriving their livelihood from this sector.
Petrochemical and chemical companies in India
Chemical plants in the Northern and Western parts of India