Case Packer and Sealer

Tend machines that pack and seal cartons of cigarettes in shipping cases.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Case Packer and Sealers do?

Tends machine that packs and seals cartons of cigarettes in shipping cases: Starts machine and conveyor belt and observes flow of cartons on conveyor to determine whether cartons are filled and sealed according to specifications and that date stamp is legible. Removes defective cartons. Shapes collapsible cases and places open end of case over mouthpiece of packing unit, or loads blank shipping cases onto feed magazine. May adjust counting and weighing mechanism on packing machine.

Should I be a Case Packer and Sealer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Can Sealer, Cigarette-Carton Sealer

    How to become a Case Packer and Sealer

    Most Case Packer and Sealers 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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