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Retanner Job Description

This sample retanner job description shows how to use core job roles and tasks to define the main occupation responsibilities for your employee.
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Position Summary:

1) Operates rotary drum containing tanning solution to convert hides skins into leather, according to specifications.

2) Weighs tanning agents, like metal salts sodium formate, following tanning formula.

3) Loads agents hides or skins into drum.

4) Turns valve to fill drum with water, turns steam valve to heat water to specified temperature.

5) Verifies temperature, using thermometer.

6) Locks drum door moves lever to rotate drum for specified period of time.

7) Removes drum door, replaces door with grating, and rotates drum to drain tanning solution through grating.

8) May boil sample of tanned hide or skin in water to define thoroughness of tanning.

9) May be designated according to type of tanning solution used as Bark Tanner ; Chestnut Tanner ; Chrome-Tanning-Drum Operator ; Oak Tanner ; Quebracho Tanner ; Sumac Tanner ..

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