Mill House Foreman

Kohlu Operator

Mill house In-charge Fitter

Minimum ?ITI/Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

Not required

The tasks a Crusher Operator, Sugarcane is expected to perform include:

Setting and operating power driven roll pressure to extract juice from sugarcane for making sugar, gur and khandsari sugar

Receiving instructions and setting roll pressure according to type of sugarcane

Extracting maximum possible amount of juice without damaging rollers or machinery

Watching cane crushing operations both by sight and sound

Directing rate and speed of crushing according to load

Mixing juice from subsequent set of rollers to previous one and removing bagasse

Attending to oiling and cleaning of rollers and major and minor repairs

Conducting overhauling and major repairs during off-season

Knowledge of safety and hygiene regulations

Proficient in operating roll pressure machines

Ability to troubleshoot the machine

Skilled in extracting juice without damage and minimum wastage

Knowledge of traditional and modern ways of making gur and khandsari

Basic knowledge of extracting sugar and its by-products

Not applicable



Hardworking and persistent

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 6/7 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 not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers - INR 6,000 to INR 7,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Food Industry in India

According to Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), The Indian food industry is poised for huge growth, increasing its contribution in world food trade every year. In India, the food sector has emerged as a high-profit sector. The role of the Indian government has been instrumental in the growth and development of the industry. The Indian food and grocery market is the world?s sixth largest, with retail contributing 70 per cent of the sales. It is projected to grow at the rate of 104 per cent, touching US$ 482 billion by 2020.

India has become the largest producer of sugar cane/sugar producing. Government has been encouraging setting up of new sugar mills as well as expansions up to 5000 TCD allowing up to 100% of sugar for new mills and 80% for expanded units. Today there are 448 mills with average size of 2150 TPD with some units of 10000 TCD and few of 5000 TCD. This shows that in coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand of trained professionals. Therefore, the career as a Crusher Operator, Sugarcane has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Food manufacturing industries

Sugar mills

Cities and towns across India