Cripple Worker

Cut or pull defective parts from shoe uppers and cement replacement parts.

What does a Cripple Worker do?

Cuts or pulls defective leather or fabric parts from shoe uppers and cements replacement parts: Cuts stitching with knife or scissors and pulls defective part, such as vamp, box-toe, or lining from upper. Tags and routes defective parts to cutting department to obtain replacement parts. Cements replacement parts to upper. May cut and pull defective stitching from upper to permit restitching.