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CADCAM Operator (Footwear)

Aliases: CAD Machine Operator, CAM Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a CAD/CAM Operator (Footwear) is expected to perform include: 
  • Preparing the prerequisites for CAD-CAM operations
  • Operating the CAD and CAM software to create patterns for leather footwear
  • Maintaining the work area, tools and machines
  • Maintaining health, safety and security in the workplace
  • Complying with industry, regulatory and organizational requirements 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe 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 maybe available
 
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EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – CAD/CAM Certification
  • Certified training for CAD/CAM Operator (Footwear) (programme aligned to LSS/Q2103 released by Leather Sector Skill Council)
 
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in using computer hardware and graphics software such as CAD and CAM to generate design drawings
  • Proficient in setting the machine parameters as per the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Equipped to draw the pattern on CAD software as per specifications 
  • Proficient in performing size-wise grading of footwear and adjusting the pattern specifications as per the product standards and client specifications
  • Proficient in setting parameters on CAM machine as per required output 
 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Diploma/Certification in CAD/CAM 

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.
 
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 4
http://www.cftichennai.in/
http://www.leatherindia.org/documents/pdf/guidelines_support-to-artisans.pdf
 
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

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CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1
CAD/CAM Supervisor
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CAD/CAM Operator (Footwear)
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CAD/CAM Worker
 
Transfer option
India: Rarely
Abroad: Rarely
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
For freshers - ₹ 8,500 to ₹ 9,000 per month
For candidates with experience - ₹ 19,500 to ₹ 32,500 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
 
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Not applicable

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4

Leather footwear designing and manufacturing factories across India

KEYWORDS 1
  • CAD Operator
  • CAM Operator
 
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 2166.0403 CAD/CAM Operator (Footwear)
ISCO 2008 2166 Graphic and Multimedia Designers
NIC 2008 74103 Services of graphic designers
QP Reference LSS/Q2103 CAD CAM Operator 
NSQF Level 4 -

 

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