Bottling Plant Machinist

Bottling Plant Mistry/Operator

Bottling Plant Incharge

Minimum Graduate from ITI

Not required

The tasks a Bottling Plant Incharge is expected to perform include:

Setting, adjusting and operating washing, filling, bottling, mixing, crowning and other machines in an aerated water factory or brewery

Ensuring automatic and thorough washing of bottles

Disconnecting supply lines and trial running various machines for the testing of proper filling, making necessary adjustments in the machines

Connecting the supply line for feeding of purified water (in the aerated water plant) or beer (in the beer bottling plant)

Starting the machine by operating the lever, regulating the air pressure to ensure uniform filling of the bottles

Setting and operating various other machines, adjusting levers, gears, gauges, pressure and temperature controls for proper mixing, crowning and sorting of the bottles

Co-ordinating and guiding the workers to maintain the stipulated production, remove defects and minimize wastages

Repairing, maintaining and overhauling the machinery and equipment

Attending to the water treatment plant for purifying the water

Setting up the carbon dioxide gas purifier, carbonator plant, bottling plant and related equipment, if engaged in the aerated water factory

Skilled in setting, operating and maintaining all the machines and equipment in the bottling plant

Skilled in washing of bottles with zero residues or impurities

Skilled in crowning and sorting the bottles according to their respective sizes

Basic knowledge of troubleshooting techniques in a machine

Knowledge of adequate methods of removing defected bottles

Knowledge of purifying the water in a treatment plant

Basic knowledge of operating a carbon dioxide purifier

Not applicable


Time-management skills


Attention to detail

Team player

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 are available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 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 considered hazardous/dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Food Industry in India

According to IBEF, the Indian food industry is poised for huge growth, increasing its contribution to the world food trade every year. Accounting for about 32 per cent of the country?s total food market, the food processing industry is one of the largest industries in India and is ranked fifth in terms of production, consumption, export and expected growth. 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. The Indian gourmet food market is currently valued at US$ 1.3 billion and is growing at a CAGR of 20 per cent. It is expected to cross US$ 2.8 billion by 2015.

The 50-bn-rupee soft drink industry is now growing at 6 to 7% annually. The Indian soft drinks market continues to evolve and grow at a brisk pace. It is witnessing a lot of action with numerous global manufacturers already in the fray and more joining every year. This shows that in the coming years a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand for trained professionals. Also this production of beverages induces the production of packaging and bottling as well. Therefore, Bottling Plant Incharge jobs are expected to rise in India in the future.

Bottle manufacturing industry

Packaging industry

Package drinks manufacturing companies

Cities and towns across India