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Cutter, Hand

Aliases: Hand Clicker (Footwear)

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Cutter, Hand is expected to perform include:
  • Cutting components of shoes from tanned hides
  • Selecting leather of thickness and quality appropriate to component to be cut (heel, tongue, toe-cap, sole, etc.), and spreading on wooden clicking board 
  • Noting direction of stretch and any defective spots
  • Planning the cutting to obtain maximum number of useable pieces from leather
  • Stretching leather, placing tin pattern on it, and cutting out pieces with knife
  • Continuing cutting until leather is used up
  • Counting pieces cut, stampings them with personal identification number and bundling them
  • Sharpening cutting knives on a regular basis    

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • 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 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 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 3

Minimum – 5th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 3
  • Proficient in identifying the kind of leather
  • Knowledge of common defects of leather
  • Proficient in handling all tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of different types of materials to be used in a particular operation
  • Knowledge of sharpening the desired tools

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 
Not applicable

 

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

Cutter, Hand  Machine Cutter → Assistant Cutting Supervisor → Cutting Supervisor

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For freshers - ₹ 5,000 to ₹ 5,500 per month
  • For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - ₹ 6,000 to ₹ 7,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

 

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

 

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Leather footwear manufacturing factories across India
  • Self-employed

 

KEYWORDS 

  • Cutter

  • Hand Clicker

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157536.2000Cutter, Hand
ISCO 20087536 Shoemakers and Related Workers
NIC 200815201Manufacture of leather footwear such as shoes, sandals, chappals, leather cum-rubber/plastic cloth sandles and chappals
QP ReferenceNANA
NSQFNANA
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