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Helper-Finishing (Footwear)

Aliases: Assistant Operator, Finishing Helper, Production Helper, Footwear Machine Helper, Assistant Operator Footwear

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Helper-Finishing (Footwear) is expected to perform include:
  • Assisting in footwear cleaning, polishing and buffing, final inspection
  • Packing processes and carrying out material lasting, buffing, roughing, adhesive adding, etc.
  • Co-ordinating with team members
  • Assisting the operators to carry out activities based on the production schedule

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not part of this job role 
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Working from home option is not available

 

Working hours
  • Working is for 5/6 days a week and 8 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company
  • Shift system maybe available

 

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – Class V 
  • Certified training for Helper – Finishing (Footwear) (programme aligned to LSS/Q3401 released by Leather Sector Skill Council)

 

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in understanding the complete sequence of processes involved in footwear making
  • Knowledge of the style/design of the products currently being produced
  • Equipped in cleaning the footwear carefully without damaging the appearance of the product
  • Well-versed with different techniques used for polishing and brushing the footwear
  • Knowledge of the lacquering process and the related equipment used
  • Well-versed with the steps and various factors to be considered for the final inspection
  • Familiar with the process of cleaning the equipment used

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Interpersonal skills

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Government Leather Institute, Agra
  • Council for Leather Exports (CLE), West Bengal 
  • LabourNet Services India Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru
  • Footwear Design & Development Institute, Uttar Pradesh
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Helper - Finishing (Footwear) → Operator 

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 
  • For freshers - ₹ 10,000 to ₹ 12,000 per month
  • For candidates with experience - ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 20,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Not applicable

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Large exporters in the leather industry

KEYWORDS 

  • Assistant Operator

  • Finishing Helper

  • Machine Operator Helper

  • Production Helper

  • Footwear Machine Helper

  • Assistant Operator Footwear

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158156.2603Helper-Finishing (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/ Q3401Helper – Finishing (Footwear)
NSQF2NA
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