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Baler Operator


We are a recycling company based in Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Washington and we specialise in recycling and waste management, including the handling of materials from domestic kerbside collections, commercial collections and waste sites. We are looking to recruit an experienced Baler Operator for our Hartlepool Site.

Job Description


Your role will be to operate and control the baling operation. To maximise the production of quality products whilst keeping the disruption to the plant operations a minimum. To accurately keep records of production and to maintain a clean and safe working area

Key Tasks

To carry out a start / end of shift handover with the previous / next shift or supervisor.

To carry out daily start / end of shift equipment checks and report any defects.

To produce bales to the required specification.

To keep the work area and yard safe, clean and tidy by clearing waste between tasks.

To dress bales prior to moving to designated storage area.

To wear appropriate PPE for all tasks carried out and to comply with site rules.

To follow lock off procedure.

To provide holiday and sickness cover when required.

Key Skills

Previous experience of operating a baler


Previous experience of Operating a Baler is essential

Previous experience of the waste industry is preferred but not essential.

Must be able to work well under pressure and have good organisational skills

Health & Safety focused.

The position is subject to passing a pre-employment Drug and Alcohol test.

Hours of Work

Site operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Alternate working week of: 4 shifts week 1 and 3 shifts week 2, with average weekly hours of 40

Shifts 6:50am – 7:00pm and 6:50pm – 7:00am

Every other weekend off

Rate of Pay

£10.75 per hour, overtime time is paid at time and a half

Permanent position

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