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Acid Cleaner

Aliases: Metal Cleaner

Industry/Sector(s): Handicrafts and Carpets


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks an Acid Cleaner (Metalware) is expected to perform include: 
  • Cleaning the metal by dipping it in specified acid and rinsing the metal with water
  • Ensuring good quality cleaning as per the specifications
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job profile
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available
  • Work from home option is not available 
 
Working hours
  • Working hours are 8/9 hours a day for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Overtime maybe required
  • Shift system is not available
 
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – 8th pass
  • Certified training for Acid Cleaner (Metalware) (programme aligned to HCS/Q3001 job released by Handicrafts & Carpet Sector Skill Council)
 
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of variety of metalware and their basic quality
  • Knowledge of material movement and stocking procedure
  • Basic knowledge of types of acids used for metalware
  • Knowledge of the chemical properties of the acids
  • Basic knowledge of inventory management
 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Not applicable 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 1

Various private and government institutes across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fartncraft.indiabizclub.com%2Finfo%2Fschemes_for_handicraft&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNF6ElcymAPzrkDLNGm1h0AWbNlljw
 
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.metalfinishanddesign.in%2Ftraining_workshop.html&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNGHD2fPupkZcE7QfeRjcPjdb5gfMw
 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Acid Cleaner (Metalware) → Process Supervisor → Plant Supervisor → Plant Manager

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For freshers - ₹ 9,000 to ₹ 9,500 per month
 (These figures are indicative and subject to change)
 
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Not required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4

Metal products manufacturing units

KEYWORDS 1
  • Acid Cleaner
  • Metal Cleaner
 
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 7224.0803 Acid Cleaner (Metalware)
ISCO 2008 7224 Metal Polishers, Wheel Grinders and Tool Sharpeners 
NIC 2008 25920 Machining; treatment and coating of metals
QP Reference HCS/Q3001 Acid Cleaner (Metalware)
NSQF Level 4 -

 

REFERENCES 
1
Qualifications Pack – Acid Cleaner (Metalware)
2
http://socialjustice.nic.in/policiesacts3.php
3
http://www.advocatekhoj.com/library/bareacts/factories/index.php?Title=Factories%20Act,%201948
4
Oral interview with a professional working in metalware manufacturing firm with an experience of 20 years
5
http://www.ibef.org/exports/handicrafts-industry-india.aspx
6
www.censusindia.gov.in
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