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Wood Wool Machine Operator

Aliases: Rotating Wood Wool Shredding Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Wood and Carpentry


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Wood Wool Machine Operator is expected to perform include:
  • Setting and operating wood wool machine for reducing soft wooden stock into long thin fibres commonly used as packing material
  • Selecting appropriate cutting tools and mounting them on cutter head
  • Fixing cutter head in machine and adjusting wood stock to tool post
  • Starting machine to move wood piece to and fro against cutters and moving cam by hand to control speed of tool post to cut fibres of desired thinness from wood stock
  • Checking fineness of fibres and adjusting operation as required
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not 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
  • Wood & carpentry units usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from unit to unit
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

Coming soon

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of  cutting or trimming wood to specified dimensions
  • Well-versed in monitoring machines, adjusting speed and tension and clearing jams to ensure proper operation
  • Proficient in examining logs or lumber to plan the best use
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of different types of wood such as Teak, Sheesham, Mango, Rosewood, Plywood and Particular Wood
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of cleaning and oiling machine
  • Knowledge of sharpening or replacing dull blades
  • Ability to operate other wood working machines
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 2
  • Agnel Industrial Training Institute 
  • I.T.I.  
  • Directorate of Vocational Education & Training
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
  • http://msme.gov.in/Outcome_Budget-2007-08-SSI.pdf
  • http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/sido/ktdgi01x.htm http://msme.gov.in/ssi-ar-eng-2006-07.pdf
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

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CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with 2-4 years’ of experience - ₹ 14,000 to ₹ 15,000 per month
  • For candidates with 5 years’ of experience or more - ₹ 18,500 to ₹ 20,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Wood and carpentry companies across India

KEYWORDS 
  • Wood Wool Shredder Machinist
  • Rotating Wood Wool Shredding Machine Operator
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 7523.1500 Wood Wool Machine Operator
ISCO 2008 Wood Working Machine Setters and Setter Operators NA
NIC 2008 16231 Manufacture of wooden boxes, barrels, vats, tubs, packing cases etc.
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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