Profession cigarette stamper

Cigarette stampers operate and monitor automated machines to stamp cigarette boxes with tax-stamps.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Numerical sequences

    Understand numerical sequences as to identify product and appropriate tax stamps.

  • Manufacturing of smoked tobacco products

    The processes, materials, and techniques to manufacture different types of smoked tobacco products such as cigars, fine cut tobacco, pipe tobacco, and cigarettes.

  • Variety of tobacco leaves

    Types of tobacco cultivars and varieties and their characteristics. Connection of attributes with cigar or cigarettes product requirements.


  • Ensure health, safety and security measures

    Take responsibility for health, safety and security measures in the workplace including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate. Apply health and safety standards. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures.

  • Follow given instructions

    Follow instructions to achieve goals and meet deadlines.

  • Collect final tobacco product

    Collect finished tobacco products such as cigars or cigarettes. Place trays at delivery end of machine to catch branded products and remove filled trays. Ensure the integrity and quality of the product.

  • Mark differences in colours

    The ability to mark or detect differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  • Apply HACCP

    Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).

  • Monitor machine operations

    Observing machine operations and evaluating product quality thereby ensuring conformity to standards.

  • Apply GMP

    Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

  • Clean ink rollers

    Clean ink roller and type using ink solvent and rags.

  • Use hand tools to make tobacco products

    Use a wide range of hand tools to produce tailored or artisanal tobacco products such as cigars or cigarettes. Use tools such as blades, board with tuckers, tuck moulders, cigar moulds, presses, and packagers.

  • Position tobacco products in machines

    Position the tobacco products on the conveyor leading into the machine. Start the machine to place the brand or stamp on them. Take care that the quality of the product and the leaves are not damaged in the process.

  • Check quality of products on the production line

    Check products for quality on the production line and remove defective items before and after packaging.

  • Perform cleaning duties

    Perform cleaning duties such as waste removal, vacuuming, emptying bins, and general cleaning of the working area. Cleaning activities should follow health and safety regulations if required.

  • Perform detailed tobacco manufacturing operations

    Perform precise tobacco manufacturing operations with great attention and detail to all steps in the creation of a qualitative product.

  • Apply requirements concerning manufacturing of food and beverages

    Apply and follow national, international, and internal requirements quoted in standards, regulations and other specifications related with manufacturing of food and beverages.

  • Monitor stamp machine

    Monitor automated production line and stamp machine to ensure smooth operation. Monitor and report any damaged cigarette package. Stand at a machine while stamping product, using two hands for stamping and stabilising.

  • Work in conveyor belts in food manufacturing

    Work in rotating conveyor belt systems in food manufacturing.

  • Carry out checks of production plant equipment

    Carry out checks of the machinery and equipment used in the production plant. Ensure that the machinery is working properly, set machines before usage, and assure continuous operability of the equipment.

Optional knowledge and skills

work independently in service of a food production process act reliably show confidence perform services in a flexible manner liaise with managers liaise with colleagues adapt efficient food processing practices history of tobacco