7155-Fur and Leather Preparing Machine Operators

Job Title: 

Fur and Leather Preparing Machine Operators

Job Description: 

Fur and leather preparing machine operators operate and monitor various machines that prepare leather or treat fur- or wool-bearing pelts. They trim, scrape, clean, tan, buff and dye animal hides, pelts or skins to produce leather stock and finished furs.


Maintaining and repairing vats and other machinery

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

815 - Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

715501 - Leather Processing Machine Operator
Description : Operates machines and equipment to convert raw hides and skins into finished leather for use in clothing, footwear, upholstery and leather goods.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Beam House Operator, De-hairing/Hide Machine Operator, Fellmongering Machine Operator, Leather Finishing Operator, Pelt Preparations Operator, Staining / Leather Machine Operator, Tanning Machine Operator

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa