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Baler Operator

LSC Communications
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
Required degree level: 

Tend machines that shred and/or compresses and binds paper by-products generated from the print manufacturing process to facilitate disposition of the waste materials.

  • Thread tie bands around bale and twists or clamps ends of bands to tighten bands.
  • Opens compression chamber doors and removes bale from machine.
  • Truck bales to storage location using air lifts, pallet jacks or hoist trucks.
  • Complete daily forklift condition report.
  • Weight the bales and keep records of the gross weight, materials grade of the bales.
  • Perform routine maintenance on the baling machinery and remove obstructions in the cyclone as needed.
  • May load bales on trucks, rail cars for disposal and complete shipping manifest. May photograph container and seal for verification purposes.
  • May require knowledge of procedures for proper LP Tank removal, filling, replacement and storage.
  • May require knowledge of Materials Tracking and Control System (scanning and interpreting screen information).
  • Minor lubrication maintenance and attention to condition and functionality of equipment operated.


  • Requires knowledge of standard set ups, adjustments and operating characteristics of the equipment and skill to perform standard adjustments and operate the equipment.
  • Ability to set up, operate, and perform basic adjustments to the equipment according to the individual job requirements, operating characteristics, and capabilities of the equipment.
  • Typically, the adjustments performed at this level are routine and the need for such adjustments are readily apparent.
  • Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

LSC Communications is a global leader in traditional and digital print, print-related services and office products that serves the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers. The Company’s service offering includes e-services, warehousing and fulfillment and supply chain management. LSC utilizes a broad portfolio of technology capabilities coupled with consultative attention to clients' needs to increase speed to market, reduce costs, provide postal savings to customers and improve efficiencies. Strategically located operations provide local service and responsiveness while leveraging the economic, geographic and technological advantages of an international organization.