Tobacco Head Buyer

Coordinates activities of workers engaged in buying tobacco.
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Salary Range
$55,000 – $150,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tobacco Head Buyers do?

Coordinates activities of workers engaged in buying tobacco on auction warehouse floor: Tells BUYER which grades and quantities of tobacco to buy and prices to be paid, and observes purchases for conformance to company regulations. May buy tobacco on auction market. May inspect and regrade tobacco in processing plant.

Should I be a Tobacco Head Buyer?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Buyer, Tobacco, Head, Circuit Rider, Circuit Walker

    How to become a Tobacco Head Buyer

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