Set up machines that split hides into layers into a specified thickness.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Hide Splitters do?
Sets up machine to split hides into layers: Turns setscrews on machine table to adjust rollers according to specified thickness of hide, using wrench. Verifies thickness of layers split from hides, using micrometer. Realigns or replaces parts, such as machine belt, knife, and rollers. Reads counter and records number of hides split by SPLITTING-MACHINE FEEDER.
Should I be a Hide Splitter?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Hand Button Splitter, Hide Paster, Hide Salter
How to become a Hide Splitter
Hide Splitters generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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