Automobile Assembler Fitter

Minimum ? Diploma/B.E (Mechanical)

Will be updated

The tasks an Assembler (Automobile) is expected to perform include:

Assembling different parts and units of automobile, installing them on frame and making necessary connections, adjustment, settings, etc. according to specifications

Assembling engine, gear box, front and rear axles, etc. individually according to specifications and ensuring their stipulated performance

Placing body frames, side members, supporting frames, etc. in special jigs and securing them tightly by fixing bolts and nuts to different parts

Proficiency in assisting spot welder to spot weld body frame

Adept at fitting front and rear axle to body and tightening with nuts and bolts

Well-versed with collecting various components and parts from sub-assembly or from nearby bins and fitting them to body or chassis as appropriate

Knowledge of lifting assembled engine manually or using hoisting equipment carefully, placing it over engine frame of chassis and securing it in position with bolts and nuts

Proficiency in fitting clutch, gear box propeller shaft, etc. and making necessary settings and adjustments

Adept at gathering such parts like radiator, alternator, water pump, hydraulic/vacuum brakes, etc. from nearby sub-assembly line and fitting them to vehicle

Well-versed with making necessary adjustments, connections and alterations to fittings as directed

Knowledge of checking for wheel alignment using special equipment and making necessary adjustments to brakes

Proficiency in delivering assembled vehicle to trim line for fitting of upholstery, door and window glasses, door locks and other fittings

Adept at lubricating various moving parts of vehicle with grease or oil

Knowledge of assembling only engine, gear boxes, axles, hydraulic brake system, etc. in sub-assembly line and be designated accordingly

Physically fit




Time management skills

Ability to work independently

Problem-solving skills

Dealing with complexity

Analytical skills

It needs one to be on their toes

May need to handle a team

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 workshop to workshop

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include exposure to chemicals, toxic materials, etc.

Occupational hazards include strain on eyes, risk of accidents, injuries, chemical reactions, slips, etc.

For freshers - INR 30,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Automotive Sector in India

The Indian auto industry is known as a global hub for manufacturing compact cars and, therefore, the value of FDI in the sector is also increasing. The FDI in the automotive sector accounted for 3.9 per cent during the years 2000 to 2011. This increased to 6.9 per cent in 2012 and 2013. This is further positioned to increase as more foreign players are looking to expand their manufacturing base in India. Till December 2013, India received 9,99,648 crores of FDI out of which 44,880

crores was in automobile.

The contribution of the auto and auto components sector is pegged at a CAGR of approximately 8% up to the year 2016. Industry growth, changing technology, growing economy, larger income at disposal and lowering first hand life-cycle of cars have triggered requirements for fresh skilling and up-skilling in the sector. By 2022, nearly 15 million people are expected to be employed in automobile sector directly in the industry.

19.1 million people are employed in automobile sector directly or indirectly. This includes manufacturing in OEM, auto components, raw material factories, automobile dealers, service centres, and other enabler sectors. Presently, more than 70 per cent of the auto component companies are SMEs. Access to capital, technology and the high rate of interest would limit their growth. Further, the automotive sector has 56 per cent of workforce which is second highest after telecom sector. By 2022, the employment in this sector is expected to reach 38 million. The incremental employment is higher in indirect employment, which is expected to go up to 68 per cent of the total employment

. As the industry grows, so will job opportunities for Assembler (Automobile).

Automobile manufacturing units across India

Automobile workshops across India

Service centres across India

Towns and cities across India