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Bark Pitman (Tanning)

Aliases: Bark Tanner

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Bark Pitman (Tanning) is expected to perform include:
  • Preparing bark and myrobalan liquor and treats hides or skins in them for tanning
  • Mixing prescribed quantity of tanning bark or myrobalan powder with water to make liquor or solution
  • Pouring prepared solution into pit or vat containing water and agitating mixture vigorously with paddle
  • Testing mixture for specific gravity and adding materials to mixture to obtain solution of specified gravity

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • 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

  • 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 2

Minimum – 5th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 2
  • Proficient in immersing hides or skins in bark pit or vat placing one above other for a specified period to allow hides or skins to soak in solution
  • Adept with changing positions of hides or skins periodically in pit to ensure that all are properly saturated with tanning solution
  • Well-versed with removing hides or skins from bark pit after a specified period
  • Knowledge of extracting sample piece of leather and boiling it in water to test completeness of tanning and continuing tanning, if necessary
  • Proficient in stacking or hanging leather in shade for drying
  • Knowledge of types of tanning solutions
  • Knowledge of chemical compositions and their ratio
  • Well-versed with the duration of the process
  • Adept with various chemicals that are used in the tanning process

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 2

  • Knowledge of retaining hides to restore colour lost in bleaching, splitting or other processes

  • Knowledge of loading capacity and size of the pit

  • Knowledge of different hides and their usage

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 2

Bark Pitman (Tanning) Supervisor, Pit Loading → Assistant Manager, Tanning → Manager, Tanning

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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

 

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

 

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 2

Tanneries across India

KEYWORDS 2

  • Bark Tanner

  • Chestnut Tanner

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157535.1100Bark Pitman (Tanning)
ISCO 20087535 Pelt Dressers, Tanners and Fellmongers
NIC 200815112; 15113Tanning and finishing of sole leather; Tanning and finishing of industrial leather
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