Cigarette Inspector

Inspect cigarettes to determine quality of cigarette-making machine output.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cigarette Inspectors do?

Inspects cigarettes to determine quality of cigarette-making machine output: Collects and examines samples from each machine for defective printing, filling, sealing, and cutting. Places twenty cigarettes in tray gauge to verify dimensions. Verifies position of brand name printed on wrapper, using gauge. Weighs cigarettes to determine conformance to standard and records weight and hour of weighing. Notifies CIGARETTE-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR of deviations from standards.

Should I be a Cigarette Inspector?

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

  • Also known as: Cigarette and Assembly-Machine Inspector

    How to become a Cigarette Inspector

    Most Cigarette 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
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