Suction Plate Carrier Cleaner

Clean perforated suction plates of cigar-making machines.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Suction Plate Carrier Cleaners do?

Cleans perforated suction plates of cigar-making machines: Turns thumbscrews to remove plates. Scrubs plates, using scrub brush and water. Immerses plates in boiling water to loosen dirt in airholes and blows out dirt, using airhose.

Should I be a Suction Plate Carrier Cleaner?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Carrier Blower, Plate Cleaner, Plateman

    How to Become a
    Suction Plate Carrier Cleaner

    Most Suction Plate Carrier Cleaners 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:9gsaaa&chl=no+college+%2872%25%29|certificate+%287%25%29|associate%27s+%2821%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,72,72
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