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Supervisor and Foreman, Wood Working (Machine)

Aliases: Wood Working (Machine) Supervisor

Industry/Sector(s): Wood and Carpentry


JOB DESCRIPTION 
The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Wood Working (Machine) is expected to perform include:
  • Supervising and guiding workers engaged in operating woodworking machines for sawing, shaping, sizing and planning lumber, making joints, etc. according to sample or specifications
  • Studying drawings or measures samples and guiding workers to set machines according to required sizes
  • Selecting lumber, running trial piece and checking it to ensure correct setting
  • Getting machine reset, if necessary, and directing to saw or machine, required number of pieces
  • Checking machined pieces from time to time, to ensure correct operations 
  • Maintaining production to required schedule
  • Enforcing safety measures, preventing wastage of material and getting tools and machines repaired or replaced 
  • Maintaining prescribed records and registers and serve as liaison between workers and management
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • 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 factory to factory
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2

Minimum – ITI

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in selecting lumber, running trial piece and checking it to ensure correct setting
  • Adept with getting machine reset, if necessary, and directing to saw or machine, required number of pieces
  • Well-versed with checking machined pieces from time to time
  • Knowledge of ensuring correct operations and maintaining production to required schedule
  • Proficient in enforcing safety measures, preventing wastage of material and getting tools and machines repaired or replaced as necessary to keep them in perfect working  condition
  • Well-versed with maintaining prescribed records and registering and serving as liaison between workers and management
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

All ITI’s across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://www.dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/CITSCourses/Construction/PDF/CarpenterCITSTITPI.pdf

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 2
  • For freshers - ₹ 20,000 to ₹ 25,000 per month
  • For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - ₹ 25,000 to ₹ 30,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 2

At least 2 – 3 years of experience

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Furniture manufacturing companies across India

KEYWORDS 
  • Wood Working (Machine) Supervisor
  • Wood Working (Machine) Foreman
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3122.2400 Supervisor and Foreman, Wood Working (Machine)
ISCO 2008 Manufacturing Supervisors NA
NIC 2008 31001 Manufacture of furniture made of wood
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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