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Cutter (Footwear)

Aliases: Leather Die Cutter, Shoe Parts Cutter, Leather Cutter

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Cutter (Footwear) is expected to perform include:

  • Laying out leather or non-leather material

  • Marking and cutting the material using cutting dies

  • Positioning of leather/non-leather material

  • Ensuring quantity and quality of cut pieces

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It is a bench work job
  • Need not handle a team 
  • Travelling is not part of the job 
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available 
  • Work from home option is not available

 

Working hours

  • Working is 9/10 hours every day for 5/6 days a week

  • Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – 5th standard
  • Certified training for Cutter (Footwear) (programme aligned to LSS/Q3201 released by Leather Sector Skill Council)

 

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in equipment operating procedures
  • Knowledge of footwear industry
  • Proficient in methods of cutting like die cutting
  • Skilled in clicking to ensure maximum usage and minimum wastage
  • Familiar with implications of using defective tools and machines on the materials
  • Knowledge of footwear products and styles of footwear like boots, sandals, slippers, etc.
  • Ability to follow manufacturer’s instructions

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Knowledge of material optimization techniques and basic operations on various clicking machines

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Indian Institute of Leather Products (IILP) 
  • KILT, Karnataka 
  • LabourNet Services India Pvt Ltd

              Central Footwear Training Institute, Chennai  

  • Footwear Design & Development Institute 
  • Central Institute of Vocational Education
 

 

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
http://www.cftichennai.in/videogallery.html
http://www.aaruthalleather.com/cutter.php

 

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Cutter (Footwear) àSupervisor

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 
  • Fresher - ₹ 1,700 to ₹ 2,500 per month
  • For candidates with 1 year of experience or more - ₹ 2,500 to ₹ 4,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

No prior experience is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

 

  •        Finished leather exporters
  •        Leather manufacturing companies
KEYWORDS 

  • Leather Die Cutter

  • Shoe Parts Cutter

  • Leather Footwear Cutter

  • Footwear Cutter

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158156.0701Cutter (Footwear)
ISCO 20088156 Shoe Making and Related Machine Operators
NIC 200815201Manufacture of leather footwear such as shoes, sandals, chappals, leathercum- rubber/plastic cloth sandles and chappals
QP ReferenceLSS/Q3201Cutter (Footwear)
NSQF4NA
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