Skills Dehairing Machine Operator - Hide And Pelt Processing near Edmonton (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "dehairing machine operator - hide and pelt processing" was moved from the group Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers (NOC 9441) to the group Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers (NOC 94130).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a dehairing machine operator - hide and pelt processing in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers (NOC 94130).

Tasks

  • Notify supervisor or mechanic of equipment malfunctions
  • Operate and feed a variety of machines
  • Set up, maintain and make minor repairs to machinery
  • Investigate machine stoppages
  • Adjust rotation and mixing action of vats according to state of pelts
  • Examine products for defects and to ensure adherence to quality standards
  • Mix dyes or chemicals according to established formulae
  • Operate a variety of machines to bleach, dye, coat or finish fabric, thread, yarn or other textile products
  • Prepare solutions to clean, dehair, pickle, oil or tan hides and skins
  • Remove flesh and loose hair from hides and pelts
  • Shave hides to uniform thickness
  • Shear hides to specified length
  • Tint or dye furs

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Loading and Unloading
    • Sorting
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Serving Others
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Counselling and Nurturing
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Food Production and Agriculture
    • Processing and Production
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