footwear production technician


Footwear production technicians perform a wide range of activities regarding footwear manufacturing. They are involved in all phases of the process including product engineering and different types of construction. They aim at maximising productivity and reducing production costs, assuring the functionality and quality of product and customer satisfaction.

Alternative label

  • industry foreman

  • industrial foreman

  • general forewoman

  • industry forewoman specialized in shoemaking

  • shoe technician

  • industry foreman specialised in shoemaking

  • general foreman

  • industry foreman specialized in shoemaking

  • industrial forewoman

  • footwear engineer

  • industry forewoman specialised in shoemaking

  • industry forewoman

  • footwear technician

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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