Moisture Machine Tender

Tend moisture-machines that automatically moisten filler tobaccos.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Moisture Machine Tenders do?

Tends moisture-machine that automatically moistens filler tobacco preparatory to processing: Pushes button to start automatic machine which forces prongs through boxes of tobacco to release preset amount of steam. Observes gauges to ensure that specified amount of steam pressure is maintained. Stops machine and notifies supervisor of machine malfunctions.


Should I be a Moisture Machine Tender?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Moisture Machine Tender

    Moisture Machine Tenders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Moisture Machine Tender-related education!
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