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Silo Operator

Control panelboards to convey redried tobacco from redrying machines.

What does a Silo Operator do?

Controls panelboard to convey stemmed and redried tobacco from redrying machines into silos and to packing machines: Pushes buttons to start conveyors in specified sequence, according to daily production schedule. Observes dials and gauges to route stemmed and redried tobacco from redrying machines, through silo, and into packing machines. Observes panel lights for indication of malfunction and adjusts conveyors to regulate feed of tobacco into and out of silos.