Leather Technologist

Leather Technologist

A leather technologist works on the different stages of leather production (converting raw hides/skin into leather). 

Job Aspects : Attention to detail, Creative, Decision Making, Goal Focussed, People Skills, Physical Labour, Professional Degree

Job Pressure Medium

Academic Pressure Medium

  • Early Salary

    3 - 4 L

  • Mid Level Salary

    5 - 6 L

  • Senior Salary

    8 - 10 L

What do they do?

A Leather Technologist is involved in preparing, treating and finishing leather using chemical processes such as preserving the hide, removing hair and tissue from it, preparing it for tanning (using various chemicals and vegetable extracts to stop the leather from decaying), dyeing and drying, applying finishes to conceal surface flaws and provide protective coatings like for waterproofing.

A leather technologist’s other duties could include supervising operatives (workers) in the factory, researching, testing and sampling chemicals, dyes and products in the laboratory, monitoring waste and by-products to make sure that they fall within safety limits, writing research and operational reports for managers.

Leather Technology as growing sector

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