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Heel Builder, Machine (Foot-Wear)

Aliases: Heel Building Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Heel Builder, Machine (Footwear) is expected to perform include:
  • Operating heel building machine to build shoe heel by gluing and nailing heel lifts (small leather pieces) together
  • Gluing heel lifts previously assembled by Heel Assembler or collecting and gluing them by hand
  • Placing glued lifts one over another to build up heel to required size and height and retaining them intact
  •  Selecting the mould according to the size of the heel to be built
  • Putting nails in die holes and placing glued lifts in the mould
  • Ensuring that the heel is nailed properly
  • Cleaning and oiling heel building machine

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • 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) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2

Minimum – 5th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 2
  • Knowledge of selecting mould according to the size of heel to be built
  • Proficient in setting and adjusting it in the machine
  • Well-versed with putting nail in die holes and placing glued lifts in mould
  • Adept with pressing foot pedal to start machine which drives nails from die holes through lifts to hold them in position 
  • Knowledge of removing built heel from the mould and ensuring proper nailing by touch and sight
  • Well-versed with cleaning and oiling machine and getting defects removed to keep it in working condition
  • Knowledge of adhesives to be used
  • Well-versed with the size of nails

 

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

Heel Builder, Machine (Footwear)  Assistant Supervisor, Assembly Section → Supervisor, Assembly Section

 

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 2
  • For freshers - ₹ 4,500 to ₹ 5,000 per month
  • For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - ₹ 5,500 to ₹ 6,000 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
Leather footwear manufacturing factories across India

 

KEYWORDS 2

  • Heel Building Machine Operator

  • Machine Operator – Heel Building

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158156.0400Heel Builder, Machine (Foot-Wear)
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

2

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

5

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

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http://www.ibef.org/exports/leather-industry-india.aspx
7
http://www.dsir.gov.in/reports/isr1/Leather%20and%20Footwear/3_5.pdf
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