Laser Machine Operator Diamond

Sawing Machine Operator Diamond

Laser Cutting Machine Operator

Minimum 10th

Certified training for Laser Sawing Machine Operator (programme aligned to G&J/Q 4404 released by Gem & Jewellery Skills Council of India)

Minimum 6 monthswork experience/on-the-job training

The task a Laser Sawing Machine Operator is expected to perform include:Cutting the rough diamond along the marking

Dexterity of the hands

Good eyesight

In-depth knowledge of diamond proportions/symmetry, internal diamond structures (graining, etc.)

Working understanding of the machinery involved and its repair work

Ability to work with high noise generating machinery

Understanding of why diamond powder is used for cutting

Ability to adapt to new technology

Ability to take readings from machines (e.g. from pressure sensors on blade sawing machines), interpret them and take appropriate actions without intervention from seniors

Presence of mind when working with blade sawing machines

Ability to understand technical drawings received from planners

Ability to regularly carry out maintenance of tools

Good understanding of proportions/symmetry

Visualization capabilities


Ability to work independently

Good communication skills

Team spirit

Multi-tasking ability

Decision-making skills


It is a bench 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 everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available in some organizations

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job has been listed as hazardous

One may develop occupational hazards like diamond dust inhalation, eye strain, poor posture leading to back and shoulder problems, long working hours and accidents with machinery if not taken care of

Health risks include working with laser machines and potentially hazardous chemicals

For freshers -INR 8,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience -INR10,000 toINR12,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience -INR20,000 toINR25,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

As per the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council, the value of exports in the year 2013-14 was USD 35 billion. The market size of the industry is expected to rise by leaps and bounds by 2020 considering India is the global leader in the diamond processing industry. Diamonds cut and polished in India are of world-class quality. 11 out of 12 diamonds set in jewellery globally are cut and polished in India. This means there will be a huge demand for Laser Sawing Machine Operator in the coming years.

Diamond processing units in India and abroad

Diamond processing units across India