Baler Operator-Scarborough

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DEPARTMENT:   Production
POSITION:  Baler Operator
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The primary function of the baler operator is to keep the flow of scrap moving through the plant. You will feed scrap into the shredder, maintain the baler and its auxiliary equipment.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
EQUIPMENT
Baler 12 & 13
Vertical Baler
Core Splitter
Shredder
Floor Sweep
HOGGER/BALER TASKS
Feed the Shredder
Collect Scrap Buckets
Change wires
Cut Cores
Feed Vertical Baler
Preventative Maintenance Tasks
Remove any jams within the duct system
Other Assigned Tasks
  C. HOUSEKEEPING:
Perform daily clean-up of area & equipment
Organize Carts
Sweep floors
Dump trash as needed
Perform extra clean up during downtime
Keep scrap picked up (Cores, wood, strapping, board etc….)
EXPERIENCE/REQUIRED SKILLS:
Must have mechanical ability
Must be able to work independently
Must be highly safety conscious.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:
Experience required:
None Required – Candidate will be thoroughly trained
Mechanical ability:
Must be familiar with the workings of machines and their components and have an aptitude for mechanical work.
Math ability:
Must be able to do simple math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Read:
Must be able to read well enough to fully comprehend all forms and paperwork associated with this job.
Write:
Must be able to write legibly enough to fill out all forms and paperwork associated with this job.
Climbing:
Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.
Balancing:
Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
Kneeling:
Bending legs at the knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
Standing:
Particularly for sustained periods of time.
Pushing:
Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward.
Pulling:
Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul, or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting:
Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Lifting up to 50lbs required.
Sedentary work:
Exerting up to 10 pounds in force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
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