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Assembler, Automobile

Aliases: Automobile Assembler Fitter

Industry/Sector(s): Automotive


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

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
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It requires physical activity
  • May need to handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4

Preferably, B.Tech/B.E. in mechanical

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficiency in assisting spot welder to spot weld body frame
  • Skilled in 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
  • Skilled in lubricating various moving parts of vehicle with grease or oil
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of assembling engine, gear boxes, axles, hydraulic brake system, etc.
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Analytical skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • ITIs across India

  • K J Somaiya College of Engineering
    https://www.somaiya.edu/kjsce/academic/programs/en

  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers
    http://www.imeindia.in/

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

https://targetstudy.com/courses/diploma-in-mechanical-engineering.html

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 5

Assembler, Automobile → Process Supervisor → Plant Supervisor → Plant Manager

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 16,000 to Rs 41,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 2 - 7 years of experience is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3, 4
  • Automobile manufacturing units across India 
  • Automobile workshops across India
  • Service centres across India
KEYWORDS 

Automobile Assembler Fitter

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158211.1200Assembler, Automobile
ISCO 20088211Mechanical Machinery Assemblers
NIC 200829104Manufacture of motor vehicle engines
QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
NSQFNot availableNot available
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