leather laboratory technician


Leather laboratory technicians perform and report chemical analyses and physical tests of leather. They also perform and report chemical analyses of auxiliaries, environmental emissions and discharges. They ensure that the tests are carried out according to appropriate national, international or customer standards.

Scope notes

Includes people working in a laboratory environment. 
 Includes people performing subcontracting specialised testing to the third-party testing facilities.

Alternative label

  • leather chemical technician

  • leather dye and chemical coordinator

  • leather testers

  • leather laboratory technicians

  • leather chemical laboratory technician

  • leather tester

  • leather chemist

  • leather chemical tester

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 skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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