Un-packer Packer

Minimum ? 8th

Certified training for Packer (programme aligned to ASC/ Q6102 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Required work experience is 0 ? 1 years in a materials department

The tasks a Packer is expected to perform include:

Receiving the materials from the concerned department

Packing the materials according to the prescribed procedures

Unpacking the materials received

Counting and tallying the materials received with the documents provided

Reporting damage, if any

Familiar with the storage locations? layout in the plant

Knowledge of methods of packing different types of goods

Knowledge of the precautions to be taken for orientation of the parts

Physically fit

Training in different safety aspects on the shop floor

Training in handling products without damaging them

Training in HSE requirements related to the organization?s products


Team player

Time management skills

Good co-ordinator

It is not a desk job

May or may not require supervising a team

Travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time jobs and contractual work may be available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 9 hours everyday for 6 days a week

Shift system may or may not be applicable for this profile

Overtime is common on high load days

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

One may develop occupational hazards like injury to body, accidents, etc.

Health risks include exposure to dust, equipment noise, etc.

For daily wage workers -INR91 toINR250 per day

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Automotive Industry in India

The automotive industry is one of the fastest growing industries in India. The total sale of all types of vehicles in 2013-14 was 1,84,21,538. With the sale of more vehicles there is more work in terms of repair and maintenance. Most people entering the automotive industry can expect steady work, resulting from this growth of sales. The sales are further projected to grow in the next year due to new launches and falling fuel prices. Hence, the demand for Packers will grow as the number of vehicles in operation increases.

The job of a Packer is reoccurring in nature. This is not industry-specific. Also, job opportunities can be found in other sectors too.

Service repair garages

Motor vehicle parts and dealers

Mechanical assembly plants

Transport and rental companies

Big organizations that maintain their own vehicles

Cities across India