Snuff Grinder and Screener

Tend machines that pulverize chopped tobaccos into snuff.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Snuff Grinder and Screeners do?

Tends machines that pulverize chopped tobacco into snuff and sift snuff through screens to remove oversized particles: Presses button to start hammer mill and observes operation of machine to ensure that tobacco is being pulverized into snuff, according to company specifications. Pushes lever to start screener vibrating to sift pulverized snuff. Picks up and rubs handful of snuff between hands to verify that oversized particles have been removed. Adjusts hammer mill or changes filter on screener as needed, using handtools. Observes flow of snuff through screw-type conveyor to ensure that sufficient amount of snuff is fed to packing machine from screener.

Should I be a Snuff Grinder and Screener?

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.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Snuff Grinder and Screener

    Most Snuff Grinder and Screeners 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:9zgaaa&chl=no+college+%2866%25%29|certificate+%2827%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,66,66
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