Blend various kinds of tobacco to customers' orders.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Tobacco Blenders do?
Blends various kinds of tobacco to customers’ orders or for sale in retail establishment, using formulas: Pours tobaccos on table or into mixing box. Removes sticks and off-colored grains. Kneads tobaccos or shakes tobaccos in mixing box to effect blend. Squeezes handful of tobacco into wat and observes it unraveling or through magnifying lens to determine moisture content. Sprays tobacco with oils, cloves, and other spices and kneads tobacco to blend in flavoring. Pours blend into can and seals it. Records method of packing and contents of can on tag and attaches to can. Weighs and packs tobacco in canister or pocket-sized cans, boxes, and bags.
Should I be a Tobacco Blender?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Also known as:
Tobacco Flavorer, Tobacco Wetter
How to become a Tobacco Blender
Tobacco Blenders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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Tobacco Blender-related education!
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