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Objective: Seek the Position of Leather Worker
SUMMARY: Profoundly knowledgeable and skillful Leather Worker with more than six years experience in constructing, decorating, and repairing leather and leather-like products, such as luggage, shoes, and saddles.
Summary of Qualifications
Strong knowledge of the techniques and principles involved in designing tools and producing precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Exceptional ability to choose the right type of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Remarkable ability to conduct tests and inspect products for quality control.
In-depth ability to control operations of equipment and systems.
Uncommon ability to analyze needs and product requirements to create a design.
Strong ability to read and comprehend written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Profound ability to apply mathematical principles and theories in solving problems.
Great ability to perform minor repairs on machines or systems using the needed tools.
Exceptional ability to use hand and arm to grasp object firmly and to perform manipulative operations.
Align and stitch or glue materials such as fabric, fleece, leather, or wood, in order to join parts.
Attach accessories or ornamentation to decorate or protect products.
Attach insoles to shoe lasts, affix shoe uppers, and apply heels and outsoles.
Cement, nail, or sew soles and heels to shoes.
Check the texture, color, and strength of leather to ensure that it is adequate for a particular purpose.
Clean and polish shoes.
Construct, decorate, or repair leather products according to specifications, using sewing machines, needles and thread, leather lacing, glue, clamps, hand tools, and/or rivets.
Cut out parts following patterns or outlines, using knives, shears, scissors, or machine presses.
Cut, insert, position, and secure paddings, cushioning, and/or linings, using stitches or glue.
Draw patterns, using measurements, designs, plaster casts, or customer specifications, and position or outline patterns on work pieces.
Dress and otherwise finish boots or shoes, as by trimming the edges of new soles and heels to the shoe shape.
Drill or punch holes; then insert or attach metal rings, handles, and fastening hardware such as buckles.Dye, soak, polish, paint, stamp, stitch, stain, buff, or engrave leather or other materials to obtain desired effects, decorations, or shapes.
Estimate the costs of requested products or services such as custom footwear or footwear repair, and receive payment from customers.
Inspect articles for defects, and remove damaged or worn parts, using hand tools.
Make, modify, and repair orthopedic or therapeutic footwear according to doctors' prescriptions, or modify existing footwear for people with foot problems and special needs.
Measure customers for fit, and discuss with them the type of footwear to be made, recommending details such as leather quality.