Ordering Machine Operator

Operate ordering machines to moisten tobaccos.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ordering Machine Operators do?

Operates ordering machine to moisten tobacco preparatory to processing: Starts machine and conveyor and turns valve to start flow of steam into chamber. Observes gauge to determine whether specified amount of steam pressure is maintained. Feels tobacco leaves to determine moisture content and regulates flow of steam, hot air, or water so that tobacco will be pliable and easily processed. Observes flow of tobacco from machine onto conveyor or into tubs or boxes. Regulates speed of conveyor. May feed tobacco onto conveyor of ordering machine.

Should I be an Ordering Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Conditioning-Machine Operator, Dumpling Machine Operator, Gum Machine Operator, Ordering-Box Operator See More

    How to Become an
    Ordering Machine Operator

    Most Ordering Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9waaaa&chl=no+college+%2873%25%29|certificate+%2827%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,73,73
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