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Flesher, Hand

Aliases: Leather Fat Remover, Beamer Leather

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Flesher, Hand is expected to perform include:
  • Removing superfluous flesh and fat from de-haired skin or hide using sharp curved hand knife for further processing
  • Collecting de-haired skin or hide from central point for fleshing
  • Placing de-haired skin, stretching it by hand on beam(a curved piece of wood) with flesh side turned upward
  • Holding knife with both hands and moving it downwards at inclined angle on fleshing surface to remove flesh and fat from skin, taking care not to damage skin
  • Changing position of skin on beam frequently for fleshing skin completely

 

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?

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 hide and side of leather
  • Knowledge of tools 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 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

Flesher, Handm  Assistant Supervisor, Tanning  Supervisor, Tanning 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 - ₹ 7,000 to ₹ 8,000 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 Fat Remover

  • Beamer, Leather

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157535.0500Flesher, Hand
ISCO 20087535 Pelt Dressers, Tanners and Fellmongers
NIC 200815111Flaying and curing of raw hides and skins
QP ReferenceNANA
NSQFNANA
REFERENCES 
1

National Classification of Occupations Division 7

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Oral interview -  A leather expert with experience of 20 years

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

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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 and Leather Goods Sector

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(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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