Hides and Skins Colorer
Operate equipment that color and soften the hides.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Hides and Skins Colorers do?
Operates equipment to color and soften hides: Weighs and mixes specified ingredients with water to prepare coloring solution. Pours solution into tray or drum and adds oil. Pulls hide through tray until specified color is obtained or places hides in drum and starts machine to tumble hides in solution for specified time. Adds ingredients, such as bicarbonate of soda, formic acid, or oil to solution at specified intervals. May be designated according to specialty as Leather Softener, Drum.
Should I be a Hides and Skins Colorer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Colorer, Hides and Skins, Hide and Skin Colerer
How to become a Hides and Skins Colorer
Hides and Skins Colorers 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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