Cigarette Making Machine Catcher

Off bear and examine cigarettes from the machine and place them in trays.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cigarette Making Machine Catchers do?

Off bears and examines cigarettes discharged from cigarette-making machine and places them in cigarette tray preparatory to packaging: Picks up double handful of cigarettes from conveyor and observes cigarettes to detect defective gluing, filling, and printing of brand name. Places cigarettes in tray and pushes cigarettes against back of tray to even edges, using hand or paddle. Places defective cigarettes in separate container. Periodically inserts 20 cigarettes in tray gauge to verify length, circumference, and location of brand name. Notifies CIGARETTE-FILTER-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR of machine malfunction.

Should I be a Cigarette Making Machine Catcher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Cigarette Catcher, Making-Machine Catcher

    How to Become a
    Cigarette Making Machine Catcher

    Most Cigarette Making Machine Catchers 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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