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Cigarette Filter Making Machine Operator

Tend machines that wrap and cut cigarette filter plugs.

What does a Cigarette Filter Making Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that wraps and cuts cigarette filter plugs: Installs rolls of filter material and tissue paper on spindles of machine and threads ends between rollers. Starts machine and observes machine operation, product, and gauges to detect malfunction. Turns setscrew or handwheel to adjust feed mechanism and cutting knives. Repairs or replaces worn, damaged, or broken parts, such as pulley belts and cutting knives, using handtools. Removes and replaces empty paste cylinders. Supplies CATCHER, FILTER TIPS with empty cardboard trays and removes filled trays onto pallet.