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Tanner - Hide And Pelt Processing
EmployerWestern Fur Tannery Ltd.
Date PostedMarch 12, 2023
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $22.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1  Vacancy
Closing Date Apr 11, 2023
Western Fur Tannery Ltd.
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Work site environment
- Operate and feed a variety of machines
- Set up, maintain and make minor repairs to machinery
- Examine products for defects and to ensure adherence to quality standards
- Mix dyes or chemicals according to established formulae
- Prepare solutions to clean, dehair, pickle, oil or tan hides and skins
- Remove flesh and loose hair from hides and pelts
- Shave hides to uniform thickness
- Shear hides to specified length
- Tint or dye furs
Equipment and machinery experience
- Spooling, winding and twisting equipment
- Bleaching machines
- Electric cutting knives
- Finishing machines
- Manual cutting knives
Work conditions and physical capabilities
- Repetitive tasks
- Manual dexterity
- Attention to detail
- Hand-eye co-ordination
- Ability to distinguish between colours
2 years to less than 3 years
Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.
Interest in comparing to patrol work areas in order to check for defects and broken yarns
Interest in operating yarn texturizing machines, spinning and twisting frames, and winding and reeling machines
Interest in speaking to notify supervisors and mechanics of equipment malfunctions; and in investigating machine stoppages; may assist with maintenance and minor repairs to machinery
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