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Baler Operator

Amazing Opportunity!!
40.5 - 50 / per week - Full-Time

We are currently recruiting a Baler Operator to work for a recycling firm in Rushden.


The Baler Operator is an integral part of our clients team, the incumbent will be instrumental in the sorting, baling and quality control of product, materials and goods through the PRF either on the plastic or metal line. In this role you will be working both alone and as part of a team with efficiency and commitment to complete your work and strive to maintain the business performance targets.

Hours of Work:

07:00 - 18:30
Rate of Pay:

£10.00 DOE 


  • Ensure all Health and Safety, Environmental and Housekeeping standards and requirements are adhered too at all times.
  • Ensuring you always work in a safe manner, following company policies and procedures and any breaches are reported to your line manager or any member of the management team immediately.
  • Ensure all 5s and housekeeping standards are maintained at all times.
  • Ensure all checks are completed to company requirements.
  • Report any issues to your line manager or a member of the management team.
  • Control the bunkers and conveyors, ensuring a steady flow of material through the PRF and into the baler. Whilst ensuring the lines do not become backed up and causing downtime.
  • Ensure quality is kept to the highest standard practicable and identify potential quality issues.
  • Bale the Plastic Recycling Facility (PRF) - sorting Line throughput material or other materials as instructed.
  • Changing the wires on the baler.
  • Using an FLT as required.
  • Monitor the condition of the plant belonging to the baler and report any issues to your line manager immediately.
  • Perform regular preventative maintenance i.e., cleaning / greasing / lubricating, as instructed and required.
  • Perform any tasks as reasonably requested by a member of the management team.
  • Be Flexible to meet the needs of the business.

We are looking for the following: 

  • Basic – Good grasp of the English language and able to communicate to all teams
  • Reach / Counterbalance Forklift Qualification
  • Ability to develop and grow with the company
  • Good organisational skills
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Literacy & numeracy
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Ability to take one’s own initiative whilst working
  • Self-motivated
  • Upbeat and energised
  • Flexible and willing take on a variety of tasks
  • Team player 


Siamo is an Award-Winning agency who look after their employees and in return for your hard work we offer a generous benefits package, which includes:

  • Contributory pension
  • Holiday accrual
  • High street savings and voucher schemes
  • Employee assistance program offering financial, medical, and mental wellbeing support.
  • All workers will have access to an easy to use app or online portal to get the most from all our benefits.
  • Excellent Opportunity for a permanent position with progression opportunities

We have a dedicated team who ensure you are safe at work and who are contactable always to ensure the support you need
**COVID-19 – Risk assessments have been carried out to ensure the safety of all workers*
How to Apply:
Please apply and we shall contact you immediately for an informal chat about the position – we are here to answer all your questions. 

Our recruitment process is quick and easy and can be done digitally. We carry out video interviews (Via Teams, Whatsapp, Facetime, Skype) which means the registration process can work around you and your commitments.
The right candidate could start tomorrow, so apply now or alternatively call Northampton Branch and ask to speak to Chris. 

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