CAM Machine Operator

Minimum 12th

Certified training for CAM Machine Operator (programme aligned to G&J/Q2404 released by Gem & Jewellery Skills Council of India)

Minimum 6 months experience/on-the-job training

The task a CAM Machine Operator is expected to perform include: Producing resin-based prototypes post interpreting the three-dimensional (3D) jewellery design

Basic understanding of the Computer-aided Manufacturing (CAM) machine

Ability to interpret 3D jewellery designs received from designers

Ability to identify probable manufacturing errors in design, if any

Qualified in CAD design


Observational skills

Ability to work independently

Good communication skills

Team spirit

Multi-tasking ability

Decision-making skills

Attention to detail


It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not required

Part-time work and contractual work is available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Most companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8 hours every day. This may vary from company to company. Shift system may be available in some organizations.Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards like physical fatigue from working for long hours, and accidents with machinery

For freshers - 8,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience - 10,000 - 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The industry is finding it more and more difficult to hire skilled professionals. There is a shortage of skilled workers for the cluster. It is expected that the Gem and Jewellery industry would have the potential to employ about 8 million persons by 2022. This means there will be a demand for Cam Machine Operator over the coming years.

Casting units across the country, especially Mumbai

Maximum casting units are in Mumbai