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Dyer,Leather

Aliases: Dye-Sprayer,Colourer Hides and Skins

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks that a Dyer, Leather is expected to perform include:
  • Preparing colour solutions, dyes and stains to match specified colour sample or according to formulae, and applying or supervising their application on dressed leather
  • Weighing and mixing specified ingredients with water to prepare colouring solutions
  • Pouring colouring solution into tray or drum and adding oil (softening agent)
  • Pulling hide through tray until specified colour is obtained or placeing hides in drum and starting machine to tumble hides in solution for specified time
  • Examining test piece of hide, and bleaching for further colouring if necessary to obtain desired effect
  • Removing dyed leather, draining colour solution and washing drum and equipment

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not necessary
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available

 

Working hours
  • Factories usually work for 6 days a week for 8 hours every day. This may vary from factory to factory
  • Shift system maybe 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 identifying the different chemicals and its mixing procedures

  • Knowledge of mixing ratio of the chemicals

  • Knowledge of reaction of chemicals

  • Proficient in handling tools and materials

  • Adept with handling equipment and its operating procedures

  • Proficient in following work instructions

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 2
  • Knowledge of different types of  leather and their finishing processes
  • Knowledge of preparation of different colours
  • Knowledge of adjustment of the spray gun
  • Knowledge of drying methods

 

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

Dyer, Leather  Assistant Supervisor, Finishing  Supervisor

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 2

  • For freshers - ₹ 5,000 to ₹ 6,000 per month

  • For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - ₹ 7,000 to ₹ 8,000 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
  • Dye Sprayer
  • Leather Colourer

 

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157535.1400Dyer,Leather
ISCO 20087535 Pelt Dressers, Tanners and Fellmongers
NIC 200815119Other tanning, curing, finishing, embossing etc. of leather
QP ReferenceNANA
NSQFNANA
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