Hair Cell Remover Machine Operator
Minimum 8th pass
Preferably at least 1-2 years of relevant work experience
The tasks that a De-hairer, Machine/Dehairer Machine Operatoris expected to perform include:
Removing hair from hide or skin by stretching it through machine rollers fitted with blunt spiral blades
Collecting and keeping limed skins near machine for de-hairing
Placing skin or hide over lower roller of machine and stretching it by hand to remove wrinkles
Starting machine to rotate upper roller of machine fitted with blunt spiral blades
Operating foot pedal of machine to raise lower roller of machine with skin on for de-hairing
Adjusting blunt spiral blades of upper rotating roller to shave or de-hair skin or hide
Proficient in identifying the hide and side of the leather
Knowledge of leather thickness
Knowledge of machinery to beused for any particular job
Proficient in handling machinery and materials
Well-versed with handling equipment and its operating procedures
Knowledge of machineries
Knowledge of procedures
Eye for detail
Accuracy in work
Good hand-eye co-ordination skills
Basic estimation and numerical skills
It needs one to be on their toes
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is notpart of this job role
Part-time work and 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
Shift system maybe available
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 not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)
Occupational hazards includes damage to skin, respiratory problems, asthma, etc.
Health hazards includes exposure to chemical, dyes, etc.
For freshers - INR 5,500 to INR 6,500 per monthFor candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - INR 7,000 to INR 8,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Current Trendsand Future Growth of Leather Sector in India
The leather industry in India produces approximately 1,055 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 USD 200 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 2,091 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 approximately 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 De-hairer, Machine/Dehairer Machine Operator and other candidates applying for jobs in this sector across India.
Tanneries across India
Cities and towns across India
Will be updated
Footwear Design & Development Institute, Noida
Central Footwear Training Institute, Chennai & Agra
Government Leather Technology College, Kolkata
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.