Job Title: Shoe Repair Technician

Company: Italian Shoe Factory

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Italian Shoe Factory, a leading manufacturer of luxury footwear and leather goods, is seeking a dedicated and experienced Shoe Repair Technician for our operations in Dubai. If you are passionate about craftsmanship, have a keen eye for detail, and thrive on restoring beauty to worn luxury goods, we’d love to hear from you.


  • Inspect, diagnose, and repair a variety of luxury shoes, working on individual pairs from start to finish.
  • Replace and repair shoe components including soles, heels, insoles, and uppers while maintaining the brand’s high standards.
  • Conduct meticulous color mixing and patina techniques to match and restore the original color and finish of the items.
  • Work with leather crafting tools and machinery, including sewing machines and shoe stretchers.
  • Restore shoes to their original condition by cleaning, conditioning, recoloring, and polishing.
  • Source and select suitable types and grades of leather and fabric for repairs.
  • Collaborate with the team while working with minimal supervision, maintaining an atmosphere of resourcefulness and commitment to achieving the best possible results.


  • Passion for footwear repairs and a shared vision with the Italian Shoe Factory.
  • At least 2 year of relevant experience — as a shoe repair technician, cobbler, or in a related field.
  • Familiarity with different types of footwear and their construction.
  • Experience working on premium fashion goods with a keen eye for detail.
  • Proficient in color mixing and patina techniques.
  • Ability to work with varying degrees of speed and attention to detail, depending on the type of repair being performed.
  • Experience with mixing dyes and paints to match colors is an asset.
  • Willingness to supervise and teach junior staff, offering excellent customer service whenever necessary.
  • Ability to source products from suppliers and manage inventory.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; relevant certification is a plus.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary + performance incentives.
  • Full-time, part-time and casual positions available.
  • An opportunity for growth with the business.
  • Necessary training will be provided.
  • A friendly, supportive work environment and colleagues.

Italian Shoe Factory is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Interested candidates who believe they meet the necessary criteria are encouraged to send their CV and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience to our HR department at [email protected]

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Shoe Repair Technician