leather goods hand cutting operator


Leather goods hand cutting operators check leather and their materials and cutting dies, select areas  to be cut, position pieces on the leather and other materials, match the leather goods components (pieces) and check cut pieces against specifications and quality requirements. All the activities and tasks are performed manually.

Scope notes

Excludes people using machines.

Alternative label

  • die-cutter operator

  • leather die cutter

  • die cutter operator

  • leather die cutting operator

  • leather die-cutting operator

  • cutter

  • die cutter

  • die-cutting operator

  • leather cutter

  • die cutting operator

  • leather hand cutting operator

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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