Plug Overwrap Machine Tender

Tend machines that wrap lumps of chewing tobacco in homogenized leaf.

What does a Plug Overwrap Machine Tender do?

Tends machine that wraps lumps of chewing tobacco in homogenized leaf prior to further processing: Mounts roll of homogenized leaf on holding rod of machine and guides leaf through rollers and under cutter. Pours glue into container. Starts machine and observes operation of machine to detect malfunctions. Stops machine when malfunction or jam-up occurs, and removes lump end leaf from machine to clear jam-up. Sprays machine parts with alcohol to prevent tobacco sticking and notifies mechanic when machine requires adjustment or repair.