Profession cut tobacco bulker
Cut tobacco bulkers tend chutes and raking machines to feed and spread tobacco evenly into bulks. They direct the flow of tobacco into bulks and fill bulking cells with stemmed and cased tobacco. They spread tobacco in cells using handfork and position hydraulic presses to pack tobacco into bulks for fermentation.
Would you like to know what kind of career and professions suit you best? Take our free Holland code career test and find out.
- Realistic / Conventional
- 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.
The ability to work with the hands in order to create something artistic.
- 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.
- Blend tobacco leaves
Blend tobacco leaves by cutting, conditioning, and blending the leaves of tobacco before these are being wrapped in a cigar or cut for cigarettes.
- Perform sensory evaluation
Evaluating the quality of a given type of food or beverage based on its appearance, smell, taste, aroma, and others. Suggest possible improvements and comparisons with other products.
- Control levels of nicotine per cigar
Control the levels of nicotine present in the leaves of tobacco to maintain required levels of nicotine in each cigar and comply with relevant regulations, if any.
- Weigh leaf quantity per cigar
Weigh and determine the quantity of leaves to be rolled in cigars according to specifications.
- 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.
- Work in conveyor belts in food manufacturing
Work in rotating conveyor belt systems in food manufacturing.
- 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.
- Apply HACCP
Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
- Exert quality control to processing food
Ensure the quality of all factors involved in a food production process.
- Apply GMP
Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
- Cut tobacco leaves
Cut leaves into fine strands using the adequate equipment before drying. Ensure that cutting sizes are according to requirements.
- Sort tobacco leaves
Sort tobacco leaves according to colour and condition. Select the leaves with the best specifications for rolling cigars and for quality assurance. Sort tobacco leaves for manufacturing of different products such as pipe tobacco and chewing tobacco.
- Regulates flow of shredded tobacco
Regulate flow of tobacco to make sure that each cigarette contains the specified amount of shredded tobacco.