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Eyeletting Machine Operator

Aliases: Eye Letter, Eyelet Setter, Grommet Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks an Eyeletting Machine Operator is expected to perform include:
  • Operating an eyeletting machine which punches holes and places eyelets in holes for lacing shoes
  • Collecting non-eyeletted shoes and eyelets and sort them according to size, shape, etc.
  • Filling machine hopper with required type of eyelets
  • Setting machine and adjusting eyelet spacing plate
  • Removing eyeletted shoes from machine die and checking for proper eyeletting
  • Cleaning, oiling machines and removing 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 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), Muscular Weakness (MW), Low Vision (LV) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum – 5th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 3
  • Proficient and equipped to identify types of shoes and required eyelets
  • Skilled in operating machines
  • Knowledge of common problems faced in the work environment
  • Proficient in handling all tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of different types of materials which is being used for this particular operation
  • Well-versed with different sizes and types of eyelets
  • Proficient in identifying the size of eyelet and the size of punch required 

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

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

Eyeletting Machine Operator → 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

At least 1-2 years of relevant work experience

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
Leather footwear manufacturing factories across India

 

KEYWORDS 

  • Eyeletting Machine Operator

  • Eye Letter

  • Eyelet Setter

  • Grommet Machine Operator

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158156.2500Eyeletting Machine Operator
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
NSQFNANA
REFERENCES 
1

National Classification of Occupations Division 8

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Post Identified to be reserved for persons with disabilities Group C Report

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Oral interview - A leather expert with experience of 20 years

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http://www.fddiindia.com

http://www.cftichennai.in

http://www.cftiagra.org.in/english/contact_us.html

http://www.gcelt.gov.in/support/page/admission.php

http://labournet.in

http://www.ilfsets.com

http://www.leatherindia.org

http://www.kiltbangalore.ac.in

http://www.cive.org

http://mirams-india.com/About_us.html

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“Human Resource and Skill Requirements in the Leather & Leather Goods Industry Sector (2013?17, 2017?22) – A Report” released by NSDC

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http://www.ibef.org/exports/leather-industry-india.aspx
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http://www.dsir.gov.in/reports/isr1/Leather%20and%20Footwear/3_5.pdf
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