Summary Dehairing Machine Operator - Hide And Pelt Processing in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a dehairing machine operator - hide and pelt processing. The following information is applicable to all Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers (NOC 9441).
Textile fibre and yarn processing machine operators and workers operate machines to prepare textile fibres; spin, wind or twist yarn or thread; and bleach, dye or finish yarn, thread, cloth or textile products. They are employed by textile manufacturing companies. Hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers trim, scrape, clean, tan, buff and dye animal hides, pelts or skins to produce leather stock and finished furs. They are employed by leather tanning, fur dressing and leather and fur dyeing establishments.
High school or specific training
High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- Shave hides to uniform thickness
- Adjust rotation and mixing action of vats according to state of pelts
- Tint or dye furs
- Mix dyes or chemicals according to established formulae
- Examine products for defects and to ensure adherence to quality standards
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