Picking Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in removing foreign matters from tobaccos.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Picking Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in removing offcolor tobacco, stem particles, and foreign matter from tobacco as it moves along belt conveyors: Observes conveyors to detect malfunctioning. Observes activities of workers picking green and dark tobacco, stem particles, and foreign matter, such as string, dirt, and paper from tobacco to ensure that tobacco is processed, according to instructions. Notifies maintenance department of major breakdowns. Turns knob and moves lever to adjust feed chutes and equalize distribution of tobacco on conveyors. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Picking Supervisor?

You should have a certificate 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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Opening and Picking, Supervisor, Picking

    How to become a Picking Supervisor

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