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Leather Manufacturing - Occupations Duties

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Assorter Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Inspect sorts processed material, like hides, skins, or leather
  • Examine material for defects, like brand marks, cuts and scars and trims defects from material, using shears
  • Verify thickness of material, using gauge
  • Sort material according to qualities, like color, size, and thickness
  • Return defective material for reprocessing
  • May be designated according to material sorted as Blue-Leather Sorter leather mfg. , Patent-Leather Sorter leather mfg. , Russet-Leather Sorter leather mfg. .

Beam Department Supervisor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in trimming flesh, liming hair, and washing tanned hides
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Beam house Inspector Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Examine hides and skins for flesh and hair after defleshing dehairing operations
  • Place rejected hides on pile for reprocessing and defleshed dehaired hides on cart.

Beaming Inspector Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Examine hides and skins for flesh and hair after defleshing dehairing operations
  • Place rejected hides on pile for reprocessing and defleshed dehaired hides on cart.

Bend Sorter Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Inspect sorts processed material, like hides, skins, or leather
  • Examine material for defects, like brand marks, cuts and scars and trims defects from material, using shears
  • Verify thickness of material, using gauge
  • Sort material according to qualities, like color, size, and thickness
  • Return defective material for reprocessing
  • May be designated according to material sorted as Blue-Leather Sorter leather mfg. , Patent-Leather Sorter leather mfg. , Russet-Leather Sorter leather mfg. .

Bend Trimmer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Mark cutting lines on hides trims ragged edges, thin areas, and brand marks from hides, using rule, pattern, knife, and chalk
  • May be designated according to hide trimmed as Black-Leather Trimmer leather mfg. , Blue-Split Trimmer leather mfg. , Lambskin Trimmer leather mfg. , Lime Trimmer leather mfg. , Raw-Hide Trimmer leather mfg. , Wet Trimmer leather mfg. .

Blackener Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend machine that sprays solution, like pigment or lacquer onto leather pieces to finish leather
  • Place leather pieces on conveyor that carries pieces under spray to coat leather with finishing solution
  • Turn valves to regulate pressure of compressed air in spray tanks flow of solution through spray nozzles
  • Push button to control movement of conveyor and moves lever to start stop rotation of sprayer.

Blacking machine Operator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend machine that sprays solution, like pigment or lacquer onto leather pieces to finish leather
  • Place leather pieces on conveyor that carries pieces under spray to coat leather with finishing solution
  • Turn valves to regulate pressure of compressed air in spray tanks flow of solution through spray nozzles
  • Push button to control movement of conveyor and moves lever to start stop rotation of sprayer.

Block Trimmer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Mark cutting lines on hides trims ragged edges, thin areas, and brand marks from hides, using rule, pattern, knife, and chalk
  • May be designated according to hide trimmed as Black-Leather Trimmer leather mfg. , Blue-Split Trimmer leather mfg. , Lambskin Trimmer leather mfg. , Lime Trimmer leather mfg. , Raw-Hide Trimmer leather mfg. , Wet Trimmer leather mfg. .

Blue line Hanger Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Perform any combination of following duties in various sections of tannery, like drying department, beam house, hide house, or tan house
  • Cuts cord from hide bundles spreads hides on floor for processing
  • Dump tannery refuse, like skin & fat, in bin covers refuse with lime to prevent putrefaction
  • Cover fleshy side of hides with lime solution to prevent putrefaction of hides
  • Apply solvent to wool of sheepskin to remove painted brands, using rag brush
  • Hang hides in steam room and turns valve to admit steam that loosens hair wool on hides
  • Move steamed hides to dehairing machine or manually pulls loosened wool from hides
  • Collect hair after dehairing operation dumps hair into washing machine
  • Shovel washed hair into centrifugal drier or onto screen over steam coils to remove moisture
  • Punch holes in hides, using awl or punch press, to facilitate tying hides into bundles for tanning
  • Count ties specified number of hides into bundles
  • Dump hides into drums or vats containing various chemical solutions that dehair, delime, or preserve hides
  • Dampen hides with water in preparation for oiling
  • Paste or clips wet hides on frames to prevent wrinkling slides frames into drying tunnel
  • Remove dry hides from frames stacks hides on cart
  • Feed and off bears machines that clean smooth finished hides by pressing, brushing, or vacuuming
  • Clean vats, tanks, and drums of lime, tanbark, and refuse and scrubs walls floors of tannery, using brushes, scrapers, and solvents
  • Spray disinfectant in trucks or freight cars used to haul hides to tannery
  • May be assigned to specific section of tannery be designated Laborer, Beam House leather mfg. , Laborer, Drying Department leather mfg. , Laborer, Hide House leather mfg. , Laborer, Tan House leather mfg. .



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