Bedieningspersoneel van machines voor het bereiden van bont en leer

ISCO-08-code: 
8155

ISCO 08 Code 8155      Fur and leather preparing machine operators

Lead Statement
Fur and leather preparing machine operators operate and monitor various machines that prepare leather or treat fur- or wool-bearing pelts. They trim, scrape, clean, tan, buff and dye animal hides, pelts or skins to produce leather stock and finished furs.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • operating and monitoring machines which remove flesh and fat from hides or pelts to clean and soften them prior to processing;
  • operating and monitoring machines which remove long coarse hair from fur pelts, trim hair to even length and dye, stretch and smooth dressed pelts;
  • operating and monitoring machines to remove epidermis hair roots, pigment cells and lime salts from grain side of skin;
  • operating and monitoring machines to reduce thickness of hide or skin to uniform size;
  • operating and monitoring machines to polish or roughen hides or skins to specified finish;
  • operating and monitoring machines which separate residual wool from skins, or flesh and hair from hides;
  • operating and monitoring machines in which hides are split edgeways to form two or more pieces or to give uniform thickness;
  • operating and monitoring machines which treat hides and skins in solutions to convert them into leather;
  • treating surface of leather with oil  and  operating glazing machine to give glossy finish to leather;
  • operating and monitoring machines which apply dyes and stains to leather
  • maintaining and repairing vats and other machinery

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, dehairing/hide
  • Machine-operator, staining/leather
  • Machine-operator, tanning

Excluded occupations
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Dyer, pelt - 7535
  • Tanner - 7535

Notes
(NCvB; Mei 2010)