Cigarette and Filter Chief Inspector

Examine cigarettes and filters to ensure product quality meets standards.
picture of Cigarette and Filter Chief Inspector

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cigarette and Filter Chief Inspectors do?

Examines plain or filter-tipped cigarettes or filters to ensure that quality of product conforms to standards: Inspects cigarettes or filters produced to detect imperfections, such as loose ends, stems, stemholes, defective glue lines, and defectively attached filters. Examines cigarettes, attached filters, and filters rejected by CIGARETTE-MAKING-MACHINE CATCHER and CIGARETTE INSPECTOR and discards inferior products. Notifies CIGARETTE-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR of deviations from standards. Records number of cigarettes found with defects and compiles summary production sheets. Verifies and totals figures posted by CIGARETTE INSPECTOR.

Should I be a Cigarette and Filter Chief Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • 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: Cigarette Filter Inspector

    How to Become a
    Cigarette and Filter Chief Inspector

    Most Cigarette and Filter Chief Inspectors 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:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
    Schools close to

    You May Also Like

    Careers Similar to Cigarette and Filter Chief Inspector