Strip Cutting Machine Operator

Tend machines that cut tobaccos into shreds for use in making cigarettes.

What does a Strip Cutting Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that cuts tobacco into shreds for use in making cigarettes: Starts feeders, ordering drum, conveyors, and cutting machine. Observes operation of conveyors and cutting machine and pulls lever to regulate flow of tobacco on conveyor to prevent jamming. May tighten bolts that hold knives, or may change knives, using wrench and screwdriver, and maintain record of knives used.