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Assistant Operator – Finished Leather

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q0101
Job Role : Assistant Operator – Finished Leather
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : To provide assistance in various processes of preparing finished leather such as in buffing, shaving, staking, toggling etc. An operator performs these functions and an assistant operator assists the operator and passes the completed work onto the next stage in production.

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  • Navriti Technologies (P) Ltd

Assistant Operator – Footwear

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q3101
Job Role : Assistant Operator – Footwear
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : The primary responsibility of an Assistant Operator is to provide assistance to the footwear machine operators involved in material cutting, insole building, stitching, skiving, pasting etc. An assistant operator is required to co-ordinate with team members and is required to assist the operators to

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  • Navriti Technologies (P) Ltd

BUFFING OPERATOR

Qualification Pack Code : LSS /Q0201
Job Role : Buffing Operator
NVQF Level : 3
Role Description : A Buffing Operatorperforms the process of removing the grain on the leatherby abrasion. More particularly he/ she removes the flesh side of the leather by mechanical abrasion to produce a suede effect, or to reduce the substance. The process is also known as "snuffing", if removal is on the grain si

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  • Navriti Technologies (P) Ltd

CUTTER (FOOTWEAR)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q3201
Job Role : CUTTER (FOOTWEAR)
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : The individual, as a part of the job role, lays out, marks, and cuts leather or non-leather material into parts for articles using cutting dies. The critical component of the role is to position leather/non-leather for cutting to ensure good number and quality of cut pieces.

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  • CLRI
  • Navriti Technologies (P) Ltd

Cutter (Goods and Garments)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q6103
Job Role : Cutter (Goods and Garments)
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : The individual, as a part of the job role, lays out, marks, and cuts leather or non-leather material into parts for articles using cutting dies or knives/scissors. The critical component of the role is to position leather/non-leather for cutting to ensure good number and quality of cut pieces with m

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Drum Operator

Qualification Pack Code : LSS /Q0701
Job Role : Drum Operator
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : A Drum Operator works at the tannery and processes hides by loading them into large rotating wooden drums adding the necessary floats and chemicals as per specifications, maintains the temperature in the drums and completes the required quality checks to ensure completion of processing. He/she is re

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Fleshing Operator

Qualification Pack Code : LSS /Q0601
Job Role : Fleshing Operator
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : A Fleshing Operatormakes use of the fleshing machine to mechanically scrape of the excessive organic material from the hide (connective tissue, fat etc).The pelts are carried through rollers and across rotating spiral blades by the fleshing machine. He/she is responsible for safe operation of the ma

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Helper - Bottom Making (Footwear)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q3301
Job Role : Helper - Bottom Making (Footwear)
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : Helper– Bottom Making provides assistance to the footwear machine operators involved in material lasting, buffing, roughing, adhesive adding etc. He/ she is required to co-ordinate with team members and is required to assist the operators to carry out activities based on the production schedule.

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Helper – Dry Operations (Finished Leather)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q0101
Job Role : Helper – Dry Operations (Finished Leather)
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : To provide assistance in various processes of preparing finished leather such as in buffing, shaving, staking, toggling etc. An operator performs these functions and a Helper assists the operator and passes the completed work onto the next stage in production.

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Helper – Finishing (Footwear)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q3401
Job Role : Helper – Finishing (Footwear)
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : The primary responsibility of a Finishing Helper is to provide assistance to the footwear machine operators involved in footwear cleaning, polishing and buffing,final inspection and packing processes and carry out material lasting,buffing,roughing,adhesive adding etc.

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Helper – Finishing Operation (Leather Goods & Garments)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS /Q6201
Job Role : Helper – Finishing Operation (Leather Goods & Garments)
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : The primary responsibility of a Helper - Finishing is to provide assistance to the goods and garments machine operators involved in colouring, lamping, cleaning and packaging etc. A Helper is required to co-ordinate with team members and is required to assist the operators to carry out activities ba

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Helper – Finishing Operations (Finished Leather)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/0501
Job Role : Helper – Finishing Operations (Finished Leather)
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : The primary role of the Helper - Finishing Operations is to provide support in various finishing processes in a tannery such as in such as brushing, spraying, coating etc. He/she assists the operator and passes the completed work onto the next stage in production. This position gives the helpers an

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Helper – Parts Making (Leather Goods & Garments)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q6102
Job Role : Helper – Parts Making (Leather Goods & Garments)
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : The primary responsibility of a Helper – Parts Making is to provide assistance to the goods and garments machine operators involved in material cutting, stitching, skiving, pasting etc. A Helper is required to co-ordinate with team members and is required to assist the operators to carry out activit

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Helper – Upper Making (Footwear)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q3101
Job Role : Helper – Upper Making (Footwear)
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : The primary responsibility of an upper making Helper is to provide assistance to the footwear machine operators involved in material cutting, insole building, stitching, skiving, etc and carries out folding, adhesive adding and edge colouring.

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Helper – Wet Operations (Multiskilled)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/Q0101
Job Role : Helper– Wet Operations (Finished Leather)
NVQF Level : 2
Role Description : The primary role of the wet operations helper is to provide support in various processes of wet operations in a tannery such as in preservation, soaking, liming, re-liming, fleshing, de-liming, tanning etc. An operator performs these functions along with an assistant and takes his support in passing

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Lasting Operator

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/N3801
Job Role : Lasting Operator
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : Lasting operator would be a multiskilled operator capable to operate various machines used in lasting process and also skillful to perform various specialized tasks. Some of the most skillful activities in lasting process will involve Fore part Lasting, Seat Lasting, Roughing etc.

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Moulding Operator

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/N9101
Job Role : Moulding Operator
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : The Moulding operator is a skilled operator capable to operate PU pouring machines and Injection moulding machine used in lasting process and also skillful to perform basic supervisory tasks to monitor the performance of the workers.

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Post Tanning Machine Operator

Qualification Pack Code : LSS /Q0901
Job Role : Post Tanning Machine Operator
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : A Post Tanning Machine Operator performs the process of converting the crust leather into finished leather. These operations include softening of the crust, flattening it and finishing the surface of the prefinished leather by pressing/embossing on it. These operations contribute to the production o

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Shaving Operator

Qualification Pack Code : LSS /Q0301
Job Role : Shaving Operator
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : A Shaving Operatorperforms a mechanical operation where the hides are put through a machine with a rapidly revolving cylinder cutting fine, thin fragments from the flesh side to reduce and/or even out the thickness throughout the hide.

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Skiving Operator

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/N3701
Job Role : Skiving Operator
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : The Skiving operator must be capable to operate both upper and lower skiving machines and also skillful to perform skiving with accuracy according to the specifications. Skiving operator must also be capable to perform the maintenance of the grinder and the skiving disk knife.

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Stitcher

Qualification Pack Code : LSS /Q6101
Job Role : Stitcher
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : To sew fabric, fur, leather or synthetic materials to produce garments and other articles in Leather Goods and Garments sector.

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  • CLRI
  • Navriti Technologies (P) Ltd

Stitching Operator (Footwear)

Qualification Pack Code : LSS/N3501
Job Role : Stitching Operator (Footwear)
NVQF Level : 4
Role Description : The primary responsibility of a Stitching Operator (Footwear) is to perform stitching operations on the upper components of the footwear as per the design instructions given by the designing section. He/She should be able to stitch the footwear with leather and non-leather components, using maximum

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