Baler Operator

responsibilities and duties.

To produce envelope squares that meet company quality standards while maximizing production and minimizing downtime
These responsibilities include:

1. Sort and load paper scrap into baling machine from rolling cages

2. Operate automatic and manual baling machines using established guidelines

3. Operate industrial forklift transporting scrap paper cages and bales

4. Read scale to verify weight of bales

5. Identify and record specific material grade and weight of each bale

6. Load baled products, recyclable corrugated, etc. onto proper trailers for proper shipping

7. Load trucks correctly maximizing weight limitations

8. Notify Accounting Assistant promptly when salvage truck warrants pick-up

9. Notify a supervisor promptly when baling machines need maintenance/repairs

10. Maintain proper housekeeping of Baler Room and baling machines as well as designated recycling storage areas within the plant

11. Duties include standing for most of the shift, working at a fast pace, operating a forklift, moving large cages and bales and possibly working overtime

12. Execute the responsibilities of this position following company safety policies and company procedures

our ideal candidate is.

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work rather than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction


We offer a competitive salary and benefits that include:
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance 


  • $16/hour
  • Additional compensation considered with previous experience


  • 7pm shift

apply now.