Smoking Tobacco Cutter Operator

Tend machines that cut cakes of pressed tobaccos.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Smoking Tobacco Cutter Operators do?

Tends machine that cuts cakes of pressed tobacco, into granular form for smoking tobacco: Places cake of tobacco on bed of machine and pushes cake between corrugated feed rollers. Catches cut tobacco on tray and feeds ends of slices between rollers, keeping slices in line. Changes dull knife blades, using wrench. Cleans machine, using steam hose.

Should I be a Smoking Tobacco Cutter Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Tobacco Cutter

    How to Become a
    Smoking Tobacco Cutter Operator

    Most Smoking Tobacco Cutter 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:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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