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Edge Burnisher

Aliases: Edge Burnishing Machine Operator, Edge Polisher(Footwear)

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks an Edge Burnisher is expected to perform include:
  • Burnishing skived edges of leather uppers of shoes by passing them through burnishing machine
  • Switching on heat burnishing iron and ensureing stipulated performance of guides and roller
  • Setting skived edge of upper under iron against guides
  • Ensuring desired burnishing effect on edges of skived leather
  • Oiling, cleaning machine and remove defects, if required

 

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 not 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), 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 heel
  • 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
  • Well-versed with different types of finishing chemicals used

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 3

  • Proficient in handling different types of burnishing machines

  • Knowledge of different chemical composition

  • Knowledge of making colour using different colour combination

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

Edge Burnisher  →  Assistant Supervisor Assembly  →  Assembly Supervisor

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For freshers - ₹ 4,500 to ₹ 5,000 per month
  • For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - ₹ 5,500 to ₹ 6,500 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 

  • Edge Burnisher

  • Edge Polisher

  • Edge Burnishing Machine Operator

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158156.2300Edge Burnisher
ISCO 20088156 Shoe Making and Related Machine Operators
NIC 200815201Manufacture of leather footwear such as shoes, sandals, chappals, leather cum-rubber/plastic cloth sandles and chappals
QP ReferenceNANA
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