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Skin Grader – Pickled Pelts - Wool on

Job Description

Daily Tasks & Responsibilities:

This role involves the assessment and grading of fresh pickled lamb and sheepskins. Sales options for skins are determined by skin attributes/wool types, so accuracy and consistency to defined standards/grades is critical.

• Assessment and grading of pickled pelts or similar primary products, in a processing facility.
• Knowledge and qualification in wool assessment and grading, at harvesting or in a processing facility.
• Able to make accurate online assessments of skin attributes on a conveyor
• Manually lifting and moving skins to bins and packing frames
• Computer experience and data entry
• Packing and palletising various products by grade/type
• Prior experience in rostered shift work
• Good communicator

Grading pickled pelts is a 12 month continuous operation, but not always all available hours every rostered day. Grading wool on skins is not a 12 month continuous operation. Staff are trained to perform other roles within the factory on the same shift to support their year round employment and widen their skill base.

Preference for persons with skin grading experience in a fellmongery/tannery but experience in making accurate, fast, decisions to known and stated criteria would be advantageous. Must pass a health, drug and alcohol testing.

Skin Grader – Pickled Pelts - Wool on

Workhub Services Ltd

Job type:

Full Time


Central Hawkes Bay