Assembler, Metal Furniture

Metal Furniture Fitter

Minimum ? ITI (Mechanical) graduate

Minimum 2-5 years of experience required

The tasks an Assembler, Metal Furniture is expected to perform include:

Drilling holes in parts, such as back rests, covers and seats, using a power drill and template

Fitting parts together and fastening them temporarily with clamps and presses

Bolting, stapling, or screwing parts together, using hand tools such as pliers, wrenches, pneumatic screwdrivers and staplers

Riveting parts together, by hand or pneumatic hammer

Inserting parts like casters and scuff plates into holes or slots

Bending the fastening devices and fitting the interlocking parts together with a hammer or rubber mallet or by striking the parts against the floor or workbench

Applying cement to cushions and covers, using a brush or spray gun and joining the parts by hand

Pulling and fastening the drawstrings, wires or springs to join the pre-cut upholstery covers to the armrests, seats and other parts, using hand tools

Inserting the drawers into slides and adjusting the slides to fit the drawer surfaces

Packing the furniture for shipment

Knowledge of different types of furniture

Skilled in using a power drilling machine

Skilled in assembling and fitting the furniture parts according to the specifications

Ability to carry the assembling operations following all the health and safety measures

Skilled in using hammers, staplers and other tools without hampering the furniture

Ability to follow technical drawings and plans

Ability to manage the process of bagging and shipping furniture after manufacturing

Skilled in using the required tools and equipment

Physically fit

Not applicable



Keen observation



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 5/6 days a week and 8/9 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 or dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Capital Goods & Manufacturing Sector in India

India's economy is expected to grow at 7.4 per cent in 2014-15 as per a government forecast. Business conditions in the Indian manufacturing sector continued to improve in January 2015 fuelled by an accelerated growth of output, marking the third straight month of expansion on the HSBC Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI). The PMI rose to 52.4 points in January 2015 from 51.1 in December 2014. The composite PMI that combines both services and manufacturing sectors rose to 53.3 points in January 2015 from 52.9 in the previous month. India?s manufacturing sector could touch US$ 1 trillion by 2025, according to a report by Mckinsey and Company.

There is potential for the sector to account for 25-30 per cent of the country?s GDP and create up to 90 million domestic jobs by 2025. This will certainly give a boost to the FDI in the country and create many employment opportunities. This will certainly benefit professionals like Assembler, Metal Furniture.

Furniture manufacturing companies

Cities and towns across India