Automatic Cigar-Wrapper Tender

Tend machines that automatically encase tobacco fillers to form cigars.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Automatic Cigar-Wrapper Tenders do?

Tends machines that automatically encase tobacco filler in layers of homogenized leaf tobacco to form cigars: Places rolls of homogenized leaf on spindles and guides leaf through tension guides and rollers of machine. Starts machine that automatically wraps filler with binder, mouth end of cigar with reinforcing band, and bunch with wrapper leaf to form cigar. Observes machine operation to detect malfunctions. Turns setscrews to adjust feed rate, and stops and clears machine when jam-up occurs. Examines cigars discharged from machine for defects, such as holes, tears, and insufficient filler, and for conformity to size specifications. Loads inspected cigars into storage containers.


Should I be an Automatic Cigar-Wrapper Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Automatic Cigar Wrapper Tender, Cigar-Wrapper Tender, Automatic

    How to Become an
    Automatic Cigar-Wrapper Tender

    Most Automatic Cigar-Wrapper Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9afaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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