Leather Cutter



The tasks that a Cutter, Garment (Leather) is expected to perform include:Cutting leather for manufacture of garments

Examining leather to ensure that it is cut in the most suitable and economical way

Cutting leather according to pattern of garment parts by shears, scissors, hand knife, hand operated guillotine, power driven oscillating knives or by machine

Well-versed with usage of different types of leather for manufacture of garments

Knowledge of how to examine leather

Proficient in cutting leather as per patterns

Well-versed with taking measurements for different patterns

Proficiency in using instruments like shears, scissors, hand knife, hand operated guillotine, power driven oscillating knives or machine

Well versed with cutting and trimming of garments

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Creative thinking

Dexterity of hands

Depth perception

Good hand-eye coordination

Near vision acuity

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg ( OL), Both Leg (BL), Muscular Weakness (MW) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include vision issue, cuts, wounds, back aches, joint pain, fatigue, stress, etc.

Health risks include exposure to needles, chemicals, dyes, odours, sharp cutting tools, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 yearsexperience - INR 9,000 to INR 10,000 per monthFor candidates with 2 to 5 yearsexperience INR 11,500 to INR 13,000 per monthFor candidates with over 5 yearsexperience INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview and Growth of Textile and Clothing Industry in India

The Indian textiles and clothing sector?s output is expected to grow at an annual average rate of 10 percent in the next 10 years, thereby increasing its worth to 10.5 lakh crores in 2022.

The textiles and clothing sector plays a significant role in employment generation. The sector employs 15.23 million people, of which 2.3 million are factory workers. Constant growth of the sector and its contribution to the economy implies that the manpower has and would continue to play an important role in the sector. Textile policy aims to create 35 million jobs and achieve exports worth 18 lakh crores by 2024-25 with the help of investments. All these factors indicate that the job opportunities for Cutter, Garment (Leather) and other related professionals will continue to grow.

Leather garment manufacturing companies across India

Local designers across India

Towns and cities across India

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Leather and garment technology institutes all across India

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