Banderol Paper Machine Operator

Level Machine Operator

Filling Machine Operator

The tasks a Banderol and Labelling Machine Operator is expected to perform include:

Operating or setting up the automatic machine that glues trade labelling banderol papers (excise duty papers) to filled matchboxes

Changing the applicator plate according to size of labels

Regulating the feeding mechanism and pressure of applicator rollers

Filling the glue reservoir, match boxes into machine and loading the labels

Starting the machine, observing operation and making the adjustments

Removing the jammed boxes or twisted labels from machine

Ability to observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled products to standards

Proficiency in monitoring the production line, watching for problems such as pile-ups, jams or glue that isn't sticking properly

Well-versed with filling glue reservoir, match boxes into machine and loading labels

Knowledge of adjusting feed hoppers and guiding according to size of label

Will be updated

Good hand-eye co-ordination

Physically fit

Manual dexterity

Good observation skills

Decision-making skills

Problem-solving attitude

It requires one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are maybe 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 suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health risks may include standing for long hours, exposure to heavy equipment, etc.

Occupational hazards may include back pain, tiredness, stress, breathing problem, minor cuts, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, etc.

For freshers - INR 5,500 to INR 7,000 per month

For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - INR 8,000 to INR 9,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of the Chemical & Petrochemical Sector in India

Global chemical market size was estimated at USD 3.9 trillion in 2013 and is expected to grow at 3-4% per annum over the next 5 years to reach USD 4.7 trillion by 2018. India currently accounts for approximately 3% of the world chemical market. The Indian chemical and petrochemical industry expanded in 2013 despite weakness in key export markets and subdued growth in the domestic market. The Indian chemical and petrochemical industry currently stands at USD 118 billion and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8% for the next five years.

Bulk chemicals form the largest sub-segment of Indian chemical industry with 40% market share whereas the specialty chemical with 19% market share is the fastest growing segment. Together, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh account for more than 50% of Gross Value Add (GVA) and Gross Output of the chemical and petrochemical industry in India.

The petrochemicals industry is a significant industry for the Indian economy. The growth of this industry is closely linked to economic growth of a country. Today, petrochemical products permeate the entire spectrum of daily use items and cover almost every sphere of life like clothing, housing, construction, furniture, automobiles, household items, agriculture, horticulture, irrigation, packaging, medical appliances, electronics and electrical, etc. The Indian petrochemical market has grown at a CAGR of 11% from USD 19.3 billion in FY11 to USD 24 billion in FY13. The demand for basic petrochemicals and end products petrochemicals is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10% to reach 16 MMTPA and 19.5 million tonnes by FY18 respectively.

The current per capita consumption of products of chemical industry in India is about 1/10th of the world average. The low per capita consumption across industries and segments and strong growth outlook for the key end use are the key growth drivers for the chemical and petrochemical industry in India.

Chemical and petrochemical industry is a human resource intensive industry, and hence employs a large number of people across the world. Currently the industry provide employment to about 1 million people in India. With the growing demand, the manufacture and marketing of chemicals will continue to offer substantial employment opportunities both for skilled and unskilled persons. The industry also generates indirect employment for the chemicals, engineering, packaging and transport industry. With the additional emphasis on exports, there will be new opportunities in logistics and marketing as well. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Banderol and Labelling Machine Operator.

Chemicals and petrochemicals companies across India

Towns and cities across India

Will be updated

Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Nadiad, Gujarat

Industrial Training Institutes (ITI), Kerala

Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGE&T)