Binder and Wrapper Packer

Pack binder and wrapper tobacco leaves in cases preparatory to storage.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Binder and Wrapper Packers do?

Packs binder and wrapper tobacco leaves in cases preparatory to storage: Picks up leaves by stems and places them in case. Places burlap covering over leaves, climbs into case, and walks on covering to compact tobacco, removing burlap for use in repeating process for subsequent layers. Nails boards over top of case and conveys case to storage room, using handtruck.

Should I be a Binder and Wrapper Packer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Bow Maker, Gift Wrapping, Box Wrapper, Bundle Wrapper, Butter Wrapper, Candle Wrapper, Carton Wrapper, Cheese Wrapper See More

    How to Become a
    Binder and Wrapper Packer

    Most Binder and Wrapper Packers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9raaaa&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2822%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
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