A progressive distribution company in the Pittston, PA area is seeking candidates to repair shoes. Must have prior experience. The candidate is required to recast shoes to remove defects, such as wrinkles from outer parts, bunching of inner parts, and crooked seams.
Removes damaged parts, using hand tools, such as knife, hammer, lasting tool, prying tool, and tack puller.
Aligns and cements parts, such as edges, bindings, heels, soles, and uppers of shoe by hand.
May fill holes and cracks in shoes, using colored wax filler.
Attach insoles to shoe lasts, affix shoe uppers, and apply heels and outsoles.
Dye, soak, polish, paint, stamp, stitch, stain, buff, or engrave leather or other materials to obtain desired effects, decorations, or shapes.
Construct, decorate, or repair leather products according to specifications, using, needles and thread, leather lacing, glue, clamps, hand tools, or rivets.
Attach decorative or functional accessories to products.
Shape shoe heels with a knife, and sand them on a buffing wheel for smoothness..
Repair or replace soles, heels, and other parts of footwear, using buffing and other shoe repair machines, materials, and equipment.
Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
Clean and polish shoes.
Check the texture, color, and strength of leather to ensure that it is adequate for a purpose.
Evaluate quality of materials or products.