Factory Cleaner

Safai Wala

Minimum No entry barrier

Not required

The tasks a Char-Dust Cleaner and Salvager (Sugar & Confectionery) is expected to perform include:

Cleaning the floors and equipment

Cleaning and collecting the char-dust from the floors, pump basins, pipelines and tank tops

Observing operating machinery, such as the char-draw mechanisms, spreaders and char-collectors, for blockades or malfunctioning

Reporting irregularities to superiors

Filling, sewing, weighing and storing the sacks with salvaged char-dust

Obtaining samples of char and taking them to the laboratory for analysis

Delivering requisition, running errands and supplying filter blankets and wedging to the other workers

Skilled in collecting samples adequately without disturbing its properties

Skilled in performing odd jobs in a plant

Basic knowledge of repair and overhauling work

Basic knowledge of examining machinery and other equipment

Not applicable



Attention to detail


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 6/7 days a week and 8/10 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 listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 6,000 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. In India, the food sector has emerged as a high-profit sector. The role of the Indian government has been instrumental in the growth and development of the industry. 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.

With the increasing number of manufacturing companies and factories in India, the level of competition has risen substantially. Due to this competition, the level of standards has also gone up. Nowadays companies are trying to deliver the best of products with great quality. All this maintenance of standards requires a lot of care taking. Even cleanliness and hygiene can affect the overall production of the unit and therefore, Char-Dust Cleaner and Salvager (Sugar & Confectionery) is one such job which will be in high demand in the coming years.

Manufacturing companies

Food processing companies

Cities and towns across India