Tend welt-cutting machines that cut long narrow leather blockers.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Welt Cutters do?
Tends welt-cutting machine that cuts long narrow leather blockers into smaller sections for use as welts: Places ends of heavy paper strip in machine to cover leather strip when placed in cutting position. Positions end of leather strip under paper at point just before paper strip passes over knife, ensuring that edges of leather and paper are flush. Guides paper and leather by hand through cutting area to ensure straight line of feed.
Should I be a Welt Cutter?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
Also known as:
Belt Cutter, Belt-Loop Cutter, Cut-Out Worker, Narrow Belt Cutter, Welt Maker
How to become a Welt Cutter
Most Welt Cutters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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