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Flayer

Aliases: Leather remover

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Flayer is expected to perform include:
  • Removing skin or hide of slaughtered or dead animal using different types of knives 
  • Positioning carcass of slaughtered or dead animal for convenient flaying 
  • Selecting suitable knife and cutting skin from tail end  to neck on abdomen 
  • Cutting tissues and separating skin from body, releasing skin from body by cutting tissues and pulling skin gently with hand avoiding damage to skin 
  • Sprinkling water frequently to soften flesh to release skin from body 
  • Removing head and forelegs of the animal before flaying
  • Dressing meat for consumption

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2

  • It needs one to be on their toes

  • Need not handle a team

  • Local travelling is not necessary

  • 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

  • May have to work in shifts

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2

Minimum –5th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 2

  • Proficient in identifying the hide and side of the leather

  • Knowledge of machinery which is being used for the particular job

  • Proficient in handling machinery and materials

  • Adept in handling equipment and its operating procedures

  • Proficient in following work instructions

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 2

Not applicable

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 3
  • 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

Flayer   Assistant Supervisor  Supervisor   Assistant Production Manager

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 2

  • For freshers - ₹ 5,500 to ₹ 6,500 per month

  • For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - ₹ 7000 to ₹ 8000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 2

At least 1-2 years of relevant work experience

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 2

Tanneries across India

KEYWORDS 2

Leather Remover

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157535.0200Flayer
ISCO 20087535 Pelt Dressers, Tanners and Fellmongers
NIC 200815111Flaying and curing of raw hides and skins
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