Rubber Tyre Bead Maker

Beading Machine Operator

Bead Builder

Bead Cutter

Bead Welder

Bead Grinder

Bead Nipper

Bead Solderer

Bead Wrapper

The tasks a Bead Maker, Rubber Tyre is expected to perform include:

Building up rubber-covered wire portions of beads in bead forming machine

Selecting desired size form and mounting it on power-driven shaft with wrench

Placing end of single strand of rubber-covered wire under small clamp on form

Stepping on control pedal and allowing form to revolve until specified number of wire strands have been laid in groove of form

Cutting wire with wire-cutting pliers, removing formed wires, and wrapping small piece of rubber taps around ring to hold loose ends

Proficiency in building up rubber-covered wire

Knowledge of operating bead forming machine

Proficiency in using a wrench

Knowledge of placing end of single strand of rubber-covered wire under small clamp on form

Well-versed with using wire-cutting pliers

Knowledge of wrapping small piece of rubber taps around ring to hold loose ends

Knowledge of covering beads with rubberized fabric

Knowledge of oiling and lubricating machine

Ability to work in teams and independently

Good hand-eye co-ordination

Diligent and hardworking


Dexterity of hands

Problem-solving skills

Eye for detail

Accuracy in work

Ability to focus for long hours

It needs one to be on their toes

Need to handle a team of helpers

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

Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. 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) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include exposure to rubber compounding additives, etc.

Occupational hazards include injuries, respiratory problems, dermatological problems, etc.

For freshers - INR 7,000 to INR 10,000 per month

For candidates with 2-4 yearsof experience or more - INR 15,000 to INR 17,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Rubber Sector in India

There are about 6,000 units comprising 30 large scale, 300 medium scale and around 5,600 small scale and tiny sector units in the Rubber sector in India. Such units are manufacturing more than 35,000 rubber products, employing 4,00,000 people, which involve 22,000 technically qualified support personnel, contributing 40 billion to the National Exchequer through taxes, duties and other levies. The Indian Rubber Industry plays a vital role in the Indian national economy as the rubber plantation sector in India produces over 6,30,000 tonnes of natural rubber and there is a projected production of more than one million tonnes in near future.

The Indian rubber industry comprises about 500 large and medium scale units and nearly 5,500 small and tiny units and is highly labour-intensive with 5,00,000 people directly employed in the industry. The Indian rubber industry consists of around 5,500 units and is dotted with the presence of several small and tiny units. Tyre industry constitutes around 60% of Indian rubber industry turnover.

With an estimated production of 125 million tyres during FY2013, the size of the Indian tyre industry is estimated at 285-290 billion. The auto industry consists of around 39 companies, spread throughout the country, with many being rather small. Tyre companies directly employ over 0.13 million persons of varying skill levels. Tyre industry consumes around 63% of the total Natural Rubber (NR) produced in the country. Since production of NR involves over 1 million growers (farmers), tyre industry provides gainful employment to nearly 0.5 million growers of NR, a majority of them in the small grower category. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Bead Maker, Rubber Tyre.

Tyre manufacturing companies across India

Towns and cities across India