Plastics are present everywhere, right from toys to aeroplanes. Being cost-effective and easy to manufacture, they are replacing metals in all fields. Plastic industry in India is a rapidly growing industry, where the demand for the qualified and experienced workforce is very high. There are several job opportunities in the public and private sector industries. Apart from that, the research and development field is also generating a huge demand for skilled plastic professionals.
Few public sectors where plastic aspirants can apply include The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Oil India Laboratories, Petrochemicals Engineering Plants, Indian Institute of Petroleum, Polymers Corporations of different states, and a lot more. Apart from plastic product manufacturing industries, there are several industries making paints, coatings, and adhesives, which hire plastic technologists. They require skills like creative designing, accuracy, and precision.
Academic qualifications required for pursuing a career in the plastic industry
For pursuing a career in the plastic industry, a candidate should have either of the following academic qualifications:
B. Tech or B.E degree in plastic technology
M. Tech or ME in plastic technology
Diploma in Plastic Technology
B.E or M.E in Plastic Engineering
Certification programs in Plastic Technology
After pursuing a diploma, graduation, or post-graduation in plastic technology, candidates can look out for opportunities in various fields like agriculture, infrastructure, consumer goods, telecommunication, medical, automobile, construction, packaging, healthcare, etc.
At Plastivision India 2017, there is a special job and career fair pavilion for plastic industry aspirants. It is an excellent platform for students to expand their career horizons. They can meet prospective employers and gave interviews. Selected candidates will receive offer letters on the spot.