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Heel Compressor, Machine (Foot Wear)

Aliases: Heel Compress Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Heel Compressor, Machine (Footwear) is expected to perform include:
  • Operating heel compression machine to compress heels and increase their durability
  • Selecting top and bottom die of required shape and size and setting them in the machine
  • Determining the amount of required compression and adjusting the gauge or bottom die accordingly
  • Collecting and putting heel on bottom die fitted on the machine table 
  • Switching on the machine and pressing foot pedal to bring top die on compression die
  • Pressing and stretching heel to its flexibility and stabilize durability 
  • Checking thickness of compressed heels, sorting them according to size and ensuring uniform compression
  • Oiling, cleaning machine 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), Low Vision (LV) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum – 5th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 3
  • Knowledge of the amount of compression required
  • Proficient in adjusting gauge or bottom die accordingly to effect required pressure
  • Knowledge of pressure adjustment
  • 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

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 3

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

Heel Compressor, Machine 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 

  • Heel Compressor

  • Heel Compress Machine Operator

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158156.1900Heel Compressor, 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

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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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