7516-Tobacco preparers and tobacco products makers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Tobacco preparers and tobacco products makers
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Tobacco preparers and tobacco products makers prepare tobacco leaves and make various tobacco products.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) grading cured tobacco leaves by type, quality and locality where grown
  • (b) mixing tobacco leaves according to formula to obtain a blend of distinct flavour
  • (c) tending vacuum container which moistens tobacco for further processing
  • (d) removing midribs and stalks from tobacco leaves and shredding tobacco
  • (e) making cigars, cigarettes, snuff and other tobacco products by hand or with simple machines.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Cigar maker
- Cigarette maker
- Tobacco grader


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Cigar production machine -operator- 8160
- Cigarette production machine operator ? 8160

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