Tasks

  • operating and monitoring machines which remove flesh and fat from hides or pelts to clean and soften them prior to processing
  • operating and monitoring machines which remove long coarse hair from fur pelts, trim hair to even length and dye, stretch and smooth dressed pelts
  • operating and monitoring machines to remove epidermis hair roots, pigment cells and lime salts from skin
  • operating and monitoring machines to reduce thickness of hide or skin to uniform size
  • operating and monitoring machines to polish or roughen hides or skins to specified finish
  • operating and monitoring machines which separate residual wool from skins, or flesh and hair from hides
  • operating and monitoring machines in which hides are split edgeways
  • operating and monitoring machines which treat hides and skins in solutions to convert them into leather
  • treating surface of leather with oil and operating glazing machine to give glossy finish to leather
  • operating and monitoring machines which apply dyes and stains to leather
  • maintaining and repairing machinery

    Educational level

    • Skilled
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