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Cutter (Goods and Garments)

Aliases: Leather Die Cutter, Garment Cutter, Leather Cutter, Pattern Cutter, Fabric Cutter, Leather Goods Cutter

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Cutter (Goods and Garments) is expected to perform include:

  • Laying out leather or non-leather material

  • Marking and cutting the material using cutting dies

  • Positioning leather/non-leather material

  • Maintaining the quantity and quality of cut pieces

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It is not a desk job  
  • Need not handle a team 
  • Travelling is not part of the job 
  • Part-time option is available 
  • Work from home option is not available

 

Working hours

  • Working is 9/10 hours a day for 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 (Goods and Garments) (programme aligned to LSS/Q6103 released by Leather Sector Skill Council)

 

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in equipment operating procedures
  • Knowledge of goods and garment industry
  • Skilled in various methods of cutting like die cutting, clicking to ensure maximum usage and minimum wastage
  • Familiar with the implications of using defective tools and machines on the material
  • Knowledge of products and styles of goods and garments like belts, leather jackets, etc.
  • Ability to follow manufacturer’s instructions

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

  • Proficient in material optimization techniques

  • Knowledge of basic operations on various clicking machines

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Central Footwear Training Institute, Chennai 
  • Central Leather Research Institute  
  • Footwear Design & Development Institute  
  • LabourNet Services India Pvt Ltd 

 

 

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Cutter (Goods and Garments) à Supervisor

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 
  • For freshers - ₹ 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

On-the-job training

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

  • Leather garment factories

  • Leather goods factories

KEYWORDS 

  • Leather Die Cutter

  • Garment Cutter

  • Leather Cutter

  • Pattern Cutter

  • Fabric Cutter

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157532.1001Cutter (Goods and Garments)
ISCO 20087532 Garment and Related Pattern Makers and Cutters
NIC 200814104Manufacture of wearing apparel made of leather and substitutes of leather
QP ReferenceLSS/Q6103Cutter (Goods and Garments)
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