There is an emphasis in our country on the designing of fixtures for the manufacturing structures and there are potential upside in it especially in 3D designing and space management.
BIW (Body in White) is the visualisation of welded structure for a manufacturing process where the functional elements like engine, chassis, exterior and interior parts are mounted.
Under the make in India thrust the BIW area will also have more activity and it will be prudent to stay in it for some time. Changing stream is not so easy in todays cut throat environment.
You are in the design side which is an interesting work. If you are not satisfied with the present compensation then you can find other functional areas in your company related to BIW work. For example a marketing and field oriented position may be more lucrative from remuneration point of view. In that case you will have to pursue a part time diploma in marketing and consumer handling.
So keep a tab on the job portals also so that if you see some good company advertising jobs in your line of experience, you can apply there.
Some of the companies providing BIW solutions and which can also be a prospective employer are as follows -
1. Parimal Tooling Systems, Nanded, Pune.
2. Kudale Engineering Works, Bhosari, Pune.
3. Robspot, the BIW Domain Institute, Rahatani, Pune.
4. AB CAD Consultancy Private Limited, Sector 13, Gurgaon.
5. Adh Drawings, Kurla, Mumbai.
6. Inventive Engineers, Bhosari, Pune.
7. AES Engineering Limited, Sector 7, Noida.
8. Magnus Global Tech Private Limited, Basaveshwarnagar, Bengaluru.
9. Design Iye Services, Bhopal.
10. Collinear Design Solutions, Thirunindravur, Chennai.
11. Fugenic Engineering, Balamrai, Secunderabad.
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