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Assembler Hand

Aliases: Manual Assembler

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks an Assembler, Hand (Harness and Saddle Making) is expected to perform include:
  • Joining leather parts to make harness and saddler products
  • Skiving portions to be joined
  • Appling wax to facilitate stitching
  • Assembling and joining parts by hand stitching or nailing
  • Finishing sides of leather with edging tool

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • It is a desk job

  • Need not handle a team

  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role

  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

  • Work from home option is not available

Working hours
  • Factories usually work for 6 days a week for 8 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory
  • Self-employment is an option.In this case, working hours and working days will be flexible
  • Shift system is 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)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum – 5th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 3
  • Proficient in identifying-different kinds of leather and their thickness
  • Knowledge of different types of threads, their thickness, etc.
  • Knowledge of types of needles and number of stitches per inch/cm
  • Knowledge of common problems faced in the work environment
  • Proficient in handling all tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of different types of materials to be used in a particular operation
  • Knowledge about patterns, their allowances and attachment procedures

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 3
  • Knowledge of creasing lines on leather
  • Knowledge of skiving of the leather
  • Proficient in identifying repairing portion
  • Proficient in giving colour finish to assembled part
  • Well-versed in operating pricking machine

 

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4
  • Footwear Design & Development Institute, Noida
  • Central Footwear Training Institute, Chennai & Agra
  • Government Leather Technology College, Kolkata
  • LabourNet Services India Pvt. Ltd.
  • IL&FS Skills Development Corporation Ltd.
  • Indian Institute of Leather Products (IILP)
  • KILT, Karnataka
  • Central Institute of Vocational Education
  • Mirams Training Services India Pvt. Ltd.

 

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
Coming soon

 

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Assembler, Hand (Harness and Saddle Making) → Assembler, Machine → Assistant Supervisor Assembly → Supervisor Assembly

 

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For freshers - ₹ 4,000 to ₹ 4,500 per month
  • For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - ₹ 5,000 to ₹ 6,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3
Preferably at least 1-2 years of relevant work experience

 

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
Leather footwear manufacturing factories across India

 

KEYWORDS 

  • Assembler

  • Manual Assembler

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157536.2200Assembler Hand
ISCO 20087536 Shoemakers and Related Workers
NIC 200815123Manufacture of saddlery and harness
QP ReferenceNANA
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