Profession leather goods packing operator

Leather goods packing operators perform the final revision of the leather goods products. They apply accessories such as the handles, padlocks, or other features of the product (e.g. labels). They introduce products in textile sacs if applicable, fill them with paper to maintain the product's shape and then place products in boxes using adequate tools for products' protection. They are in charge of general packaging, and checking the completion of each order by getting the boxes into the parcels and preparing the documentation for expedition by the transport agency.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Leather goods materials

    The wide range of materials used in leather goods production: leather, leather substitutes (synthetics or artificial materials), textile, etc; the way of distinguishing among various materials based on their properties, advantages and limitations.

  • Leather goods components

    The various procedures and methods in the processing of leather materials and leather goods components like manufacturability and properties.  

  • Leather goods manufacturing processes

    The processes, technology and machinery involved in the leather goods manufacturing.  

  • Leather goods quality

    The quality specifications of materials, processes, and final products, the most common defects in leather, quick tests procedures, laboratory tests procedures and standards, and the adequate equipment for quality checks. 

Skills

  • Perform packing of footwear and leather goods

    Perform packing and expedition of footwear and leather goods. Perform a final inspection, pack, label, store the orders in the warehouse.

  • Determine lather goods warehouse layout

    Select the suitable warehouse layouts according to the specific conditions of the leather goods company. Plan the warehouse layout. Implement the warehouse management system.

  • Perform warehousing operations

    Perform operations carried out in warehouses such as packing, carrying, stacking goods, sorting, loading and unloading freight from vans, trucks, wagons, ships or aircrafts.

Optional knowledge and skills

reduce environmental impact of footwear manufacturing use communication techniques use it tools