Hair Root Remover
Minimum ?5th pass
At least 1-2 years of relevant work experience
The tasks that a Scudder, Hand is expected to perform include:Removing epidermis hair roots, pigment cells and lime salts from grain side of hide or skin, before tanning by hand, using double handled curved knife
Collecting de-haired and fleshed skins or hides from central point for scudding
Placing de-haired skin with grain side up on beam (a rounded board on which wet hides or skins are stretched to remove flesh and hair prior to tanning) stretching it by hand
Scraping surface to remove hair roots, pigment cells and lime salts with double handled blunt knife (scudding knife)Ensuring that skin is not damaged or cut during process
Soaking scudded skin in water for a prescribed period, repeating the process of scrapping of left over hair and soaking in water till skin or hide is cleaned off hair roots, lime salts, etc.
Proficient in identifying the hide and side of the leather
Knowledge of machinery which is being used for the particular job
Proficient in handling tools
Adept with handling equipment and its operating procedures
Proficient in following work instructions
Knowledge of stretching and its direction
Knowledge of procedures
An eye for detail
Accuracy in work
Good hand eye coordination skills
Basic estimation and numerical skills
It needs one to be on their toes
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not necessary
Contractual jobs are available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Factories usually work for 6 days a week for 8 hours every day. This may vary from factory to factory
May have to work in shifts
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)
The job is listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)
Occupational hazard includes damage to skin, respiratory problems, asthma, cuts, etc.
Health hazard includes exposure to chemical, dyes, etc.
For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 6,000 per monthFor candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - INR 6,000 to INR 7,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Current Trend and Future Growth of Leather Sector in India
The leather industry in India produces approx.1055 billion worth of leather in various forms. Out of this, 661 billion (62%) is consumed domestically and the remaining is exported (37%). This share of consumption and export is estimated to change and in 2020 India will account for 1.4 trillion (59.1%) worth of domestic consumption and earn 673 billion (40.9%) worth from exports.
Organized retail is expected to grow at a CAGR of 25% to reach USD200 Billion by 2020.Demand growth for leather goods is expected from footwear, bags, purses, furniture etc. all driven by the Indian consumption boom. Penetration of export markets is expected to rise in the wake of increased sourcing by global retail majors and luxury brands. Key segments for human resource development in the industry include finished leather, leather footwear and leather goods.
The variety of finished leather goods comprise of classic finishes (polish, glazed, aniline, patent), matt surfaces (suedes, nubuck), nappa and burnished. Indian tanning industry produces more than two billion square feet of leather per annum. The industry has the tanning capacity to fulfill 10% of world?s leather requirements. Major tanning hubs in the country are Ambur, Ranipet, Chennai, Kolkata, Kanpur, Jalandhar, etc. There are roughly 2091 tanneries in the country.
The sector currently employs over 3.09 million employees and is slated to employ more than 6.8 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of approx.3.7 million jobs in the nine-year period. The finishing leather segment currently employs 0.23 million people and is expected to employ 0.58 million people by 2020. This will result in an incremental growth of around 0.35 million jobs. All these factors will result in more job opportunities for candidates applying in this sector across India.
Tanneries across India
Tanneries across India
Will be updated
Footwear Design & Development Institute, Noida
Central Footwear Training Institute, Chennai & Agra
Government Leather Technology College, Kolkata
Labour Net Services India Pvt Ltd
IL&FS Skills Development Corporation Ltd
Indian Institute of Leather Products (IILP)
Central Institute of Vocational Education
Mirams Training Services India Pvt Ltd