Packing Floor Worker

Unload boxes of cigars from hand presses.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Packing Floor Workers do?

Unloads boxes of cigars from handpresses and keeps packed cigar containers in order: Turns handscrews to relieve pressure on press and lifts packing box to rack. Prepares identifying labels and attaches labels to boxes in rack. Transfers rack to stockroom, using lift truck. Attaches labels to press to prevent mixing different types of cigars during packing. Turns handwheel to move pressing head against stacked boxes. Supplies CIGAR PACKER with empty boxes and moves material to and from bench.

Should I be a Packing Floor Worker?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Packing Presser

    How to become a Packing Floor Worker

    Most Packing Floor Workers 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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