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I am currently doing job evaluation of a paint manufacturing concern...i have already done a job desription for their managerial cadre....now my guide has decided that we need to do job evaluation through factor comparison method....please provide me with all details for this method of job evaluation
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14th May 2012 From India, Ranchi
It is differ from job profile. You need to decide the parameter of working on that grading is should be there. Like good very good average.
14th May 2012 From India, Bangalore
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15th May 2012 From United Kingdom
Sub: Factor comparison method of job evalution - reg

it is basically inductrial Engineering job. i am giving information on the subject study conducted for fixing of grade workmen loading operation of rail wagons.

6. Job Evaluation

6.1. Introduction

Job evaluation is the process of comparing job with other jobs in terms of wages a worker should be paid for performing any task. Thus, it is rating of job. It can also be defined “as the procedure to determine the relative values of the job in a point to determine the basic wages for that job”.

6.2 Point rating method

The point rating method is selected for study. In this, four job factors such as skill, effort, responsibility and job condition are taken as basis of point values and these factors are further sub divided for more accuracy.

A) Skill.

i) Education & Job Knowledge:

The job requires ability to read, write and understand the English and Telugu languages. He must have the basic computer knowledge for entry of wagon loading details into system; rectify the computer errors and reports generation. He must know the electrical and electronics switches connecting for on and off.

ii) Experience and Training:

The job requires one year experience in coal handling activities at CHP and requires training for at least 6 months in operating system and mechanism involved in pre weigh bin wagon loading system. Few weeks basic computer training is required for entering the data, and to understand and rectify the problems encountered during the operation. Knowledge of basics in computer operation is required.

iii) Initiative & ingenuity:

This job requires co-ordination with the railway people for placing the wagons on track, clearance of loaded wagons, belt conveyor operators for continuous release of coal and Coordination with Workmen, Supervisor and Executives.

B) Effort.

i) Physical Demand:

The job requires less physical effort to start and stop the system, on/off the press buttons, and to load the coal into the wagons by operating small levers.

ii) Mental Demand:

Operator shall be vigilant continuously during the operation for proper loading of the coal into wagons, speedy clearance of the wagons immediately after wagon loading and entering the data into the computer.

C) Responsibility.

i) Equipment or Process:

The job responsibility is for smooth functioning of light equipment with complex process of wagon loading, safety of the equipment, prevention of damage to the equipment, prevention of spillage of coal and preparation and submission of reports of dispatches at shift end.

ii) Material or Product:

The job responsibility is for targeted dispatches with in time frame.

iii) Safety of Others:

The job responsibility is for the safety of persons working in his surroundings.

iv) Work of others:

The job responsibility is for coordinating with loco/rail engine driver and other railway personnel, shift in charge and other conned personnel in the shift.



D) Job Conditions.

i) Working conditions:

The working environment is well equipped with proper illumination and air conditioned cabin for dust free operation of the system.

ii) Unavoidable Hazards:

The job is safe and minimum hazardous.

6.3 Comparison of Job with other related existing jobs.

Description Pre weigh bin wagon

loading system ( Job) COP,

Cat-IV HOP,

Cat-IV

1.Skill

a) Education The job requires ability to read, write and understand the English and Telugu languages, basic computer knowledge for enter the wagon loading details , rectify the computer errors, generation of reports and know the electrical and electronics switches connecting to on /off the system. Requires ability to read & write and follow simple instructions. Requires ability to read & write and follow simple instructions

b) Experience The job requires one year experience in coal mining activities, training for six months in operating system and mechanism involved in pre weigh bin wagon loading system. Few weeks basic computer training for entering the data, and to understand and rectify the problems encountered during the operation. Requires one year experience and six months of on the job training Requires one year experience and six months of on the job training

c) Initiative & ingenuity This job requires co-ordination with the railway people for placing the wagons on track, clearance of loaded wagons and Belt conveyor operators for continuous release of coal.

Coordination with the workmen working in his area Coordination with the workmen working in his area



Description

Pre weigh bin truck

loading system ( Job) COP,

Cat-4 HOP,

Cat-IV

.2. Effort

a) Physical Demand The job requires less physical effort to start and stop the system, on/off the press buttons, and to load the coal into the wagons by operating small levers. Requires switch on/off press buttons with a small force and a moderate force is required to clean the spillage coal.

. As regards switch on & off both the mental and physical faculties are to be coordinated simultaneously. Moderately heavy effort is needed.

b) Mental Demand Shall be vigilant continually during the operation for proper loading of the coal into wagons, speedy clearance of wagons immediate after loading and entering the data in to the computer.

Requires continuous observation and vigilant during the operation of conveyor. Requires continuous observation vigilant during the operation of conveyor

3. Responsibility

a) Equipment or Process The job responsibility is for equipment operation and complex process.

Responsible for light equipment and easy process. Responsible for light equipment and easy process

b) Material or product Responsibility is for targeted dispatches. Responsible of continuous working of belts for flow of material. Responsible for continues tub supply for material hauling.

c) Safety of others The job responsibility is for the safety of the workmen working in surroundings.

Responsible for the safety of workmen in his area Responsible for safety of workmen in his area

Description Pre weigh bin truck

loading system ( Job) COP,

Cat-4 HOP,

Cat-IV

d) Work of others Responsible for work of others of company employees & outside agency Responsible for others work in his area Responsible for work of others in surroundings area

4. Job Conditions

a) Working conditions

A/C working conditions & dust free Dusty working conditions with normal temperature Well ventilated working conditions & dust free

b) Unavoidable Hazards The job is safe and less hazard.

Medium

Hazardous. Medium Hazardous

COP: Conveyor Operator

HOP: Hauler Operator

6.4 Job factors, degrees and value points.

As mentioned in Industrial Engineering and Management Science authored by Banga & Sharma, the point method of job evaluation developed by National Metal Traders Association, America is selected in this study and the details of assigned values, degrees are furnished in the following table:

S No Characteristics Factor % Weight age Max Points Deg 1 Deg 2 Deg 3 Deg 4 Deg 5

1 Skill.

a Education 20 100 20 40 60 80 100

b Experience 15 75 15 30 45 60 75

c Initiative & Ingenuity 15 75 15 30 45 60 75

Sub total 50 250 50 100 150 200 250

2 Effort.

a Physical Demand 5 25 5 10 15 20 25

b Mental Demand 10 50 10 20 30 40 50

Sub total 15 75 15 30 45 60 75

3 Responsibility

a Equipment or Process 5 25 5 10 15 20 25

b Material or Product 5 25 5 10 15 20 25

c Safety of others 5 25 5 10 15 20 25

d Work of others 5 25 5 10 15 20 25

Sub total 20 100 20 40 60 80 100

4 Job conditions

a Working conditions 10 50 10 20 30 40 50

b Unavoidable hazards 5 25 5 10 15 20 25

Sub total 15 75 15 30 45 60 75

Total point value 100 500 100 200 300 400 500

6.5 Job Characteristics and Points Awarded :

The factors are further sub divided for more accuracy points awarded for each characteristic with comparison of related jobs and details are as under:

1. SKILL

a) Education

Degree Point Value PWO COP HOP

Degree-1 Uneducated with job knowledge 20 20 20

Degree-2 7th Standard/10TH 40 40

Degree-3 ITI/Inter 60

Degree-4 Diploma / Degree 80

Degree-5 PG Degree 100



b) Experience

Degree Point Value

Degree-1 One year Experience & 6 months on job training 15 15 15 15

Degree-2 Two years experience 30

Degree-3 Three years experience 45

Degree-4 Four years experience 60

Degree-5 Five years experience 75



c) Initiative & Ingenuity

Degree Point Value

Degree-1 Not Essential 15

Degree-2 Coordination with Workmen 30 30 30

Degree-3 Coordination with one agency 45

Degree-4 Coordination with more than one agency 60

Degree-5 Coordination with Workmen, Supervisor , Executives 75 75



2. EFFORT

a) Physical Demand

Degree Point Value PWO COP HOP

Degree-1 Press buttons with fingers within 6" 5

Degree-2 Operating levers with hands with less force more than 6" 10 10

Degree-3 Operating levers with hands with more force above 6" 15 15

Degree-4 Operating with both hands & legs with less force & less movement 20 20

Degree-5 Operating with both hands & legs with more force 25



b) Mental Demand

Degree Point Value

Degree-1 Less concentration 10

Degree-2 Intermittent Concentration 20

Degree-3 Continuous observation 30

Degree-4 Continuous observation with less vigilant 40 40 40 40

Degree-5 Alert & vigilant 50





3. RESPONSIBILITY

a) Equipment or Process

Degree Point Value PWO COP HOP

Degree-1 Light Equipment 5

Degree-2 Light Equipment & Easy process 10 10 10

Degree-3 Light Equipment & Complex process 15 15

Degree-4 Heavy Equipment & Easy process 20

Degree-5 Heavy Equipment & Complex process 25

b) Material /Product

Degree Point Value

Degree-1 Dispatches 5

Degree-2 Dispatch with proper loading 10 10

Degree-3 Dispatches with quality 15 15

Degree-4 Targeted dispatches with quality 20

Degree-5 Targeted dispatches in time frame with quality 25 25

c) Safety of others

Degree Point Value

Degree-1 Not responsible for others safety 5

Degree-2 Responsible in his work area less than 10 persons 10 10 10

Degree-3 Responsible in his surroundings & less than 10 persons 15 15

Degree-4 Responsible in his work area More than 10 persons 20

Degree-5 Responsible in his surroundings & more than 10 persons 25

d) Work of others

Degree Point Value

Degree-1 Not responsible for others work 5

Degree-2 Responsible for others work in his area 10 10

Degree-3 Responsible for work of others in surroundings area 15 15

Degree-4 Responsible for others work in his area with company employees 20

Degree-5 Responsible for work of others of company employees & outside agency 25 25

4. JOB CONDITIONS

a) Working conditions

Degree Point Value PWO COP HOP

Degree-1 A/C working conditions & dust free 10 10

Degree-2 Normal working conditions & dust free 20

Degree-3 Well ventilated working conditions & dust free 30 30

Degree-4 Dusty working conditions with normal temperature 40 40

Degree-5 Dusty & Heat working conditions 50

b) Unavoidable Hazards

Degree Point Value

Degree-1 Hazard less 5

Degree-2 Minimum hazards 10 10

Degree-3 Medium hazards 15 15 15

Degree-4 High hazards 20

Degree-5 Extreme 25

TTL POINTS 280 220 215

6.6 Summary of Value points awarded

S.No Job Factor % Weight age Max Points Points awarded

Pre weigh bin wagon loading Optr COP Cat-IV HOP Cat-IV

1 Skill.

a Education 20 100 40 20 20

b Experience 15 75 15 15 15

c Initiative & Ingenuity 15 75 75 30 30

Sub total 50 250 130 65 65

2 Effort.

a Physical Demand 5 25 10 15 20

b Mental Demand 10 50 40 40 40

15 75 50 55 60

3 Responsibility

a Equipment or Process 5 25 15 10 10

b Material or Product 5 25 25 15 10

c Safety of others 5 25 15 10 10

d Work of others 5 25 25 10 15

20 100 80 45 45

4 Job conditions

a Working conditions 10 50 10 40 30

b Unavoidable hazards 5 25 10 15 15

15 75 20 55 45

Total point value 100 500 280 220 215

Existing Wage 345 345

7.0 Findings :

The present job is compared with existing jobs like Haulage Operator (Cat-IV) and Conveyor Operator (Cat-IV). The point values have been awarded for each job as per the job characteristics & job evaluation concept.

Further, graph is also drawn for job difficult points vs NCWA VIII wages and placed at annexure –I. The findings are as under:

Job Category Max Points Obtained

point Value NCWA –VIII

Pay Scale

Haulage Operator IV 500 215 345.67

Conveyor operator IV 500 220 345.67

Pre weigh bin wagon loading Operator ( Present Job ) 500 320 360.00

Based on the assigned value points and graph , the present job i.e pre weigh bin wagon loading operator has obtained 280 points and the corresponding wage in graph is Rs.360/-as per NCWA VIII Wages, which is grater than Cat-IV (Point Value-215/220, Wage Rs-345.67) and less than Cat-VI (Point value-320, Wage Rs-375.77).

8.0 Conclusion:

As per the above analysis, the pre weighbin wagon loading operation falls under skilled senior in nature, in terms of JBCCI’s nomenclature, job description and categorization of coal employees, thus attracts category V daily rated wages. Further job is also requires basic computer knowledge. Hence, it is suggested Category V for pre weigh bin wagon / truck loading operator.
16th May 2012 From India, Hubli
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