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Goods Supervisor, Railway

Aliases: Goods Inspector, Railway

Industry/Sector(s): Railways


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Goods Supervisor, Railway is expected to perform include:
  • Supervising the receipt, storage, dispatch and delivery of goods, parcels, freights etc. by rail
  • Regulating the booking of materials for dispatch according to the availability of wagons and ensuring their easy flow as per priority lists
  • Inspecting goods booked for proper packing and checking the contents against the sender's declaration
  • Checking the adequacy of storage facilities for goods received
  • Directing the loading of goods in wagons as instructed by the Traffic Controller on the basis of availability of clearance at other stations
  • Allotting platforms for loading and unloading of the goods to ensure the speedy movement of wagons and minimising delays
  • Ensuring compliance with necessary precautionary measures for loading and unloading explosives, inflammable and like materials
  • Arranging for the delivery of goods to the consignee against authorisation
  • Examining complaints and reporting cases of theft, shortages, losses etc. to higher authorities for investigation
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling may be a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Working hours are 8 hours everyday for 6 days a week
  • Shift system is available
  • Overtime is available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Muscular Weakness (MW) and those who are Hearing Handicapped (HH) (This is organization-dependent)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum - 10th pass or ITI

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in supervising the receipt, storage, dispatch and delivery of goods, parcels, freights etc. by rail
  • Knowledge of precautionary measures for loading and unloading explosives, inflammable and like materials
  • Proficient in scheduling the loading and unloading of goods
  • Well-versed in allotting platforms for the loading and unloading of goods 
  • Proficient in examining complaints and reporting cases of theft, shortages, losses etc. to higher authorities for investigation
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of how to issue receipts for goods received and payments made
  • Knowledge of how to conduct loading and unloading operations
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • All schools across India
  • All ITIs across India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://mhrd.gov.in/scholarships-education-loan-0

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
EXPECTED EARNINGS 5

For new entrants - ₹ 9,300 to ₹ 34,800 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Indian Railways

KEYWORDS 
  • Goods Supervisor, Railway 
  • Goods Inspector, Railway 
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 1324.1300 Goods Supervisor, Railway
ISCO 2008 1324 Supply, Distribuition and Related Managers
NIC 2008 49120 Freight rail transport
QP Reference - -
NSQF - -
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