International Paper Baler/Loader Operator I in SALT LAKE CITY RECYCLING, Utah

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Job Title

Baler/Loader Operator 1

Reports to

Plant Superintendent

Job Purpose

To monitor baler function and record grade throughput

Umbrella responsibilities of all employees:

  • Assist and support implementation of EHS initiatives and strategies to reduce risk including but not limited to the areas of: OSHA, ergonomics, injury / illness reduction, hazard communication, environmental, emergency preparedness, and general employee safety

  • Supports LIFE areas, Safety Leading Indicators and Global Program Elements

  • Ensures a clean and safe work environment

  • Adhering to Plant policies and guidelines

  • Following Safe Reliable Methods (SRMs) or Job Safety Analyses (JSAs)

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment according to plant housekeeping standards

  • Attending and participating in daily plant meeting

  • Managing controllable costs through proper equipment, tool and consumable usage

  • Reporting any safety or maintenance concerns

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete pre-start loader maintenance inspection report (or VCR)

  • Responsible for pushing paper from tipping pad to baler conveyor (all facets of loading the baler)

  • Ensure driveway is free of material

  • Keep paper/plastic from accumulating around property fence line

  • Prevent loose paper from accumulating at the rail dock area

  • Clean pit monthly or as needed

  • Remove material build-up from incline conveyors

  • Assist with pushing material from inside bunkers onto conveyor

  • Assist with daily weekly monthly PMs for baler and feed conveyors

  • Operate shredder and follow all NAID requirements for document destruction

  • Other duties as assigned

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Gloves, approved safety glasses, ear plugs, safety vest, hard hat, steel toed shoes.

Equipment Operated and Monitored

  • Baler

  • In-feed Conveyors

  • Forklift

  • Front Loader

  • Skidsteer

Tools used

  • Pneumatic air hose

  • Breaker bar

  • Hammer

  • Wrenches

  • Broom

  • Shovel

Information collected and exchanged

  • Communicate paper grade to material handler to ensure proper storage

  • Inform Material Handler of any rejected bales

  • Communicate with plant lead – maintenance issues, downtime, production issues

  • Report the completion of all paper goods to obtain alternate assignment

Training/Registration/License/Certification requirement

  • Trained on safe baler operation, including Lock out, Tag out procedures

  • Forklift training (Must be signed off by Lead or management personnel.)

  • Trained to safely replace wire spools

  • Conveyors

The above job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the Plant.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.