Ordnance Factory Itarsi (OFI) is one of the 41 factories across the country working for the manufacturing of all kinds of defense tools. These factories work under the supervision of Ministry of Defence in India.
The main function of the factory is to produce the needed and efficient artillery and battlefield equipments for the armed forces including Army, Navy and Air Force. The factories are also involved in logistics, testing, marketing and research work for the defense arms, vehicles, explosives etc.
Talking about OFI, The actual location of the factory is in the tribal area of the Kerala city in Madhya Pradesh. The area is known as Itarsi district Hoshangabad. The source of water Tawa Dam is near the factory and the distance from the Bairagarh airport in Bhopal is about 120 km from OFI. It is also linked to Bhopal and Nagpur by the national highway which is about 9 km away from the factory. The factory is geographically protected by Tapi, Narmada Rivers and Mountain ranges on the southern side.
Ordnance Factory Itarsi Recruitment
The factory is looking for talented and promising candidates who can undertake various jobs carried out in the company. The coming year 2013 is ready to announce various vacancies in the OFI. Vacancies that are often announced in the factory are. The technical posts like Chemical process worker, Fitter General, Millwright, Fitter Electronics, Electrician, Turner, Laborer and Boiler Attendant etc were announced last year and may be revived again in the coming year. The candidates must be atleast 10thpassed along with certification as well as experience in the relevant trade as per post. Another recruitment process was carried out for the post of Fire engine Driver, Fireman and Ambulance Motor Driver. For this post candidates needed to posses matriculation along with the Driving License for the driving.
The selection procedure for the candidates includes written test as well as the skill test. The written test is usually for checking the Numerical aptitude, General Science, General Awareness. Skill test is according to the capabilities of the candidate and the requirements for the post. Candidates needed to apply offline in the prescribed format as issued by the factory along with the notification. Candidates are needed to send the application along with required documents to the prescribed address in the notification.
The detailed notifications along with the application format are being published in the Employment news or Rozgar Samachar. Candidates can easily go through them and must follow all the instructions while applying for the posts.
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