balchem

balchem Lincoln, NE, USA
Apr 20, 2019
Full time
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: Assist the Line Leader by operating the packaging machine. Must be knowledgeable and comply with all Quality Control (QC), Quality Assurance (QA), and good manufacturing practices (GMP). Directly reports to the Line Leader for proper direction, interpretation, and evaluation. Maintains and guarantees SensoryEffects Cereal Systems quality and safety standards. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assist the Line Leader by operating the packaging machine in a safe and professional manner and as per operation guidelines. Provide assistance and training of equipment operations, including: ADCO, metal detector, Ishida scale, form fill/seal machine, and case sealer. Ensure cleaning and maintenance is performed when necessary. Must be able to operate equipment without assistance. Monitor bulk density and finished material appearance without assistance. Blend and weigh ingredients with minimal assistance. Ensure all paperwork is complete in an accurate and timely manner. Ensure the documentation complies with SECS standards. Keep a neat, clean, and orderly work setting by completing the cleaning tasks as assigned. Complete the Master Sanitation Schedule as necessary. Observe safety and security procedures, determine appropriate action beyond guidelines, and report potentially unsafe conditions. Monitor product quality to meet Company standards. Report to Supervisor any deviation from scheduling or quality of service that may become a potential liability. Resolve all operations problems as necessary during the shift. Attend all Company-sponsored training events, i.e., safety training talks and annual training sessions, targeted for continuing personal growth and development. Know and follow all QC, QA, GMP, and OSHA training procedures. Report to your Supervisor any failure to adhere to SensoryEffects Cereal Systems work ethics and standards. Perform others duties as assigned. Adhere to all Company policies and procedures, i.e. personnel, safety, and equipment maintenance and upkeep. Become proficient in areas of production and safety policies and procedures (accident/injury reporting, blood borne pathogens, confined spaces, emergency evacuation,equipment operation/maintenance, hazard communication, ladders, lockout/tag out, personal protective equipment, etc.). QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required; Six to twelve months of packaging experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education or experience. Individual must be equipped with strong motivation, organization, time management, documentation, and communication skills (both orally and written). Must have excellent attention to detail and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Demonstration of strong work ethics (punctual, dependable, and trustworthy). Ability to utilize common sense and skills in completing responsibilities and operating equipment conforming to Company production, personnel, and safety procedures. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Must be able to pass any required examinations necessary to perform essential functions of the job. Must be able to communicate and handle conflict in a professional manner. Ability to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Individual will continually be required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, to talk and hear, and to utilize specific vision abilities including but not limited to close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl, using proper ergonomic principles, taste, smell, and lift up to 25 pounds. Periodically required to lift up to and above 50 and 100 pounds, utilizing safe and proper lift techniques and equipment. Individual will rarely be required to sit. VISUAL ACTIVITY: Individual will operate equipment, including but not limited to computers, drafting equipment and instruments involving scientific meters and measuring devices. The ability to distinguish colors is required. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: SensoryEffects Cereal Systems requires anyone working in the plant or entering the plant to adhere to the personal protective equipment policies and procedures. All personal protective equipment furnished must be worn by all employees when required or needed to perform proper and safe working conditions. Individual may rarely be exposed to wet or humid conditions, working near moving mechanical parts, work in extreme heat (non-weather), work in high noise levels and vibration. Individual may also be periodically working in high or precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, and extreme cold (non-weather). COMPENSATION STATUS: Non-Exempt ($11.00/Hourly plus shift differential) We offer: Training Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance first of the month following employment 401(k) with 6% employer match after 60 days of employment Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Sick, Floating, Holidays) Uniforms Provided Safety Shoes Provided Tuition Reimbursement after 2 years of employment (must be work related) Fitness Reimbursement Plan up to a maximum of $375 per benefit plan year (1/1-12/31)
balchem Faribault, MN 55021, USA
Apr 20, 2019
Full time
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Specialist / Engineer Position Summary: EH&S Specialist / Engineer to provide direct support to our facilities in the Midwest which currently include Faribault, MN, Sleepy Eye, MN, Marshfield, WI, and Whittemore, IA. The role will be based at the Faribault facility. The position requires excellent communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills. This person should thrive in a changing and dynamic environment and possess the ability to direct, plan, establish, and implement a variety of programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees, plant facilities, and equipment. As the EH&S Specialist / Engineer, they must ensure safe work conditions and practices exist that meet all applicable EH&S regulations and company policies. This position will coach site management and personnel on the recognition, elimination and control of occupational hazards and environmental risks. Routine travel between the Midwest sites mentioned above, that are within three hours of Faribault, will be required. Essential Responsibilities: Analyzes and evaluates current EH&S programs, policies, and practices at each site to ensure they meet all current and proposed local, state, and national regulatory requirements. Designs, implements, and maintains EH&S programs and policies to minimize and eliminate safety risks and occupational hazards associated with work practices. Establishes EH&S monitoring programs to ensure all activities meet established requirements. Establishes methods for maintaining site records for occupational and environmental health and safety including documentation on training and certifications. Performs periodic safety inspections and compliance audits. Coordinates and/or administers EH&S related training activities to ensure that all employees are aware of their EH&S responsibilities and can operate in a safe and legal manner. Maintains/Improves current accident and incident reporting system for all employees. Investigates accidents and incidents to determine the cause and recommends changes to work practices or equipment to minimize or eliminate future safety risks. Investigates the adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting and other conditions affecting the health, comfort, efficiency of employees. Conducts evaluations of exposure to noise, particles, gases, fumes etc. and recommends measures to ensure maximum employee protection. Works with outside safety organizations to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements. When required serves as the primary contact responsible for assisting with EH&S audits by these organizations. Prepares safety and compliance reports as required by management and outside organizations. Provides input on and participates in EH&S strategic planning for business. Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position and the EH&S Culture. Essential Education/Experience/Skills: Bachelors or Masters degree in an EH&S related Science or Engineering field. Minimum of one year of relevant experience with an emphasis in EH&S program management. Experience within a plant under a Combustible Dust program a plus. Demonstrated people management and team building skills and the ability to manage multiple projects/programs simultaneously Positive and motivated self-starter with successful track record in changing environment; excellent organizational, teamwork and prioritization skills are essential Ability to communicate with clarity, impact and passion to help drive a growing EH&S program, and to collaborate across all levels of the organization to enable and drive change Excellent written, verbal, listening and presentation skills. Professional certification a plus Ability to travel regionally #LI #IN PI
balchem Maryland Heights, MO, USA
Apr 20, 2019
Full time
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $600 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit . We are currenlty seeking a Sales Manager, Foodservice Beverage. This is a newly created role. IDEAL LOCATION WILL BE ST. LOUIS, MO AREA OR OTHER PARTS OF THE CENTRAL US GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible for driving annual growth in both top-line revenue and profitability in our Foodservice business segment. Revenue growth will come from business expansion with current accounts and from developing new customers. The Sales Manager will need to work very closely with the Flavor Systems Business Director, other Ingredient Solutions Sales leaders, Applications Lab, Marketing, and Operations. He/she will need to push existing solutions portfolio, drive the development pipeline, prioritize key initiatives, launch the new promotions/innovations in our markets, and support the efforts with key customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage key accounts the Foodservice Beverage business area Prospect for new business and develop additional customers Develop strategic relationships with key contacts in the accounts organization, including Menu Management, R&D, QA/QC, Supply Chain, and Marketing Strong capability in accessing customer briefs/projects and bringing them internally for Balchem Flavor Systems technical application work Strong ability to present market/consumer trends, application concepts and beverage prototypes to customers in a successful selling process. Develops market/customer strategies, account plans and sales budgets. Regularly reviews and provides status reports on progress against sales budget. Plans, schedules, and makes regular face-to-face sales calls to assigned accounts and prospects. Arranges meetings for various company professionals to provide multi-level support and relationships. Travel expectation is 30%-50%. Daily contact with customers and monitoring of competitive activity in assigned territory. Independently identifies customer needs and works closely with Marketing, Product Development, Business Unit Management and other staff to deliver marketable products in concert with customer needs. Ability to coordinate the efforts of company and customer teams and establish strong working relationships. Excellent follow-up and organizational skills. PROFESSIONAL: BS degree required. Prefer emphasis in food science, business or other market related fields A seasoned sales representative that has diverse experience selling finished beverage systems into the Foodservice industry QSR chains, foodservice developers, private label beverage companies, etc. A strong networker with customer contacts in the Foodservice industry Must have 5 to 7 years of hands-on experience and knowledge of food ingredients and product development Work history of dealing with demanding customers and solving customer problems Comfortable and effective operating in a matrix organization #LI #IN PI
balchem Dallas, TX, USA
Apr 19, 2019
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $500 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit We are currently seeking a new account manager to support our ingredient sales. TERRITORY WILL COVER SOUTHERN US. IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL RESIDE IN SOUTH SUCH AS DALLAS TX, HOUSTON TX OR PHOENIX AZ. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Increase profitable sales in assigned territory by developing current and prospect accounts into commercial sales. Develops sales opportunities and services customer accounts in assigned territory. Maintains relationships with all levels at assigned customer accounts. Assesses customer product needs and requirements and achieves budgeted sales levels. Protects existing account base and introduces and promotes new products to attract new business. Provides feedback to marketing, applications, product development, and business units on sales and product trends and customer preferences. Remains current in necessary training programs according to the official company training matrix. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, schedules, and makes regular face-to-face sales calls to assigned accounts and territory prospects. Arranges meetings for various company professionals to provide multi-level support and relationships. Communicates results of sales calls via timely call reports via Salesforce.com. Develops sales strategies and sales budgets for territory and assigned accounts. Regularly reviews and provides status reports on progress against sales budget. Communicates and maintains accurate customer forecasts for product usage. Coordinates sales efforts to ensure effective sales service, customer relations, and administrative needs. Investigates customer complaints and assures prompt, effective solutions. Responds to customer inquiries for samples, technical data, and support. Responds to customer inquiries on the use and application of products. Obtains and reports marketing data for successful achievement of business objectives and strategies. Monitors trends, competitive activity, product development, and market penetration. Recommends course of action to prevent loss of existing business. Daily contact with customers and monitoring of competitive activity in assigned territory. Independently identifies customer needs and works closely with Marketing, Product Development, Business Unit Management and other staff to deliver marketable products in concert with customer needs. Makes decisions on products to demonstrate to customers. Receives limited supervision and direction on territory management. Continuous search for new potential accounts as a means for increasing sales in assigned territory (including cold calls to potential customers). Follows all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards. Must comply with all policies and procedures of the corporation Perform other duties as required. REQUIREMENTS: BA degree required. Prefer degree in food science, chemistry, or other related field. Must have 5 to 7 years of hands-on sales experience and knowledge of food ingredients. Must have polished customer relations and sales skills. Ability to coordinate the efforts of company and customer teams and establish strong working relationships. Excellent follow-up and organizational skills. All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. #LI #IN PI
balchem Lincoln, NE, USA
Apr 19, 2019
Full time
Maintenance Office Clerk PRINCIPAL PURPOSE:To make sure the maintenance department maintains adequate inventory to keep all production and packaging machinery operating at all times, while insuring that efficiency and cost effectiveness are applied in meeting these needs.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Prepare and process orders, including but not limited to receiving product, tracking product and delivery information, keeping all records and verify payment information to accounts payable, as well as verify integrity of items upon receipt and handling all returns, and refunds of money. This may require additional efforts in balancing all information with financing department.Track all inventory as well as maintain the minimal required pieces for continued running of production and packaging machinery.Continually be on top of all pricing, researching for the best prices and availability, and ensuring to maintain functional and productive relationships with all vendors. Set up and work with new vendors, keeping all vendor information current and understandable for others if need be as well as accompanying vendors while on premises.Understand how to operate equipment as per operation guidelines to include safety procedures and guidelines. Understand equipment, processes, and monitoring of equipment operation.Prepare bids for scheduled maintenance and repairs. Schedule repairs for equipment off premises and on when necessary.Record and maintain accurate data on documents as necessary. Ensure all paperwork is complete in an accurate and timely manner. Ensure documentation complies with Company standards.Keep a neat, clean and orderly work setting by completing the cleaning tasks as assigned.Observe safety and security procedures, determine appropriate action beyond guidelines, and report potentially unsafe conditions.Consistently be on time to work, meetings and training sessions.Attend all Company-sponsored training events, i.e.; safety training talks and annual training sessions, targeted for continuing person growth and development.Must maintain a flexible attitude towards improvement and change.Preform other duties as assigned, including directive administrative assignments.Adhere to all Company Policies and procedures, i.e.; personnel, safety, and equipment maintenance and upkeep. Become proficient in areas of production and safety policies and procedures (accident/injury reporting, blood borne pathogens, emergency evacuation, equipment operation/maintenance, hazard communication, ladders, lockout/tag out, personal protective equipment, etc.).QUALIFICATION:Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Excellent computer literacy required (Word, Outlook, Excel, and ability to learn CMMS). Previous ordering, pricing and preparing of purchase orders, as well as related knowledge is highly desirable, but not necessary. Individual must be equipped with strong motivation, organization, time management, documentation, and communication skills (both orally and written). Must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Individual should demonstrate strong work ethics (punctual, dependable, and trustworthy). The ability to utilize common sense and skills in completing responsibilities and operating equipment conforming to company production, personnel, and safety procedures is needed. Individual should possess the ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos, to write correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customer, clients, and other employees of the organization. The ability to communicate and handle conflict in a professional manner is necessary. The ability to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit is required. Individual must be able to work overtime when required.PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:Individual will continually be required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, to talk and hear, and to utilize specific vision abilities including but not limited to close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly required to climb, balance stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl, using proper ergonomic principles, taste, smell and lift up to 50 pounds.VISUAL ACTIVITIES:Individual will operate equipment, including but not limited to computers, drafting equipment and instruments involving scientific meters and measuring devices. The ability to distinguish colors is required.ENVIRONMENTALCONDITIONS:SensoryEffects Cereal Systems requires anyone working in the plant or entering the plant to adhere to the personal protective equipment policies and procedures. All personal protective equipment furnished must be worn by all employees when required or needed to perform proper and safe working conditions.Individual may rarely be exposed to wet or humid conditions, working near moving mechanical parts, work in extreme heat (non-weather), work in high noise levels and vibration. Must tolerate high temperatures. Individual may also be periodically working in high or precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, and extreme cold (non-weather).COMPENSATION STATUS:Non-ExemptWe offer:TrainingMedical/Dental/Vision Plan Insurance401(k) with 6% employer matchPaid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Sick)Uniforms ProvidedSafety Shoes ProvidedTuition Reimbursement after 2 years (must pertain to position)Fitness Reimbursement Pandologic. Category: , Keywords: Clerk
balchem New Hampton, NY 10958, USA
Apr 19, 2019
Full time
Position Summary:The IT Solutions Architect/Developer plays a leadership role in the digital transformation of the organization. Working with the business unit leaders and departments heads, the IT Solutions Architect/Developer determines, evaluates, guides, designs, develops and implements information technology solutions that enhance business value and achieve business objectives. Utilizing tools including but not limited to Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365, Microsoft Flow, Power Apps, Power BI and Salesforce, the IT Solutions Architect/Developer leads projects from inception through design and delivery to successful implementation. Essential Responsibilities:Play a central role in leveraging the Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint online and Salesforce platforms.Research and select the appropriate solution platform, Office 365 apps, Apps for SharePoint, Salesforce, or other solution to solve business challenges.Partner with business unit and department leaders to design, implement, provide guidance and support solutions using Office 365 apps, Apps for SharePoint, Salesforce or other applications and tool sets.Gather business unit and department requirements, determine priorities, perform due diligence activities, select and recommend solutions, develop scopes of work and implementation plans.Develop and prioritize solutions that enhance business value, produce a return on investment and achieve business objectives.Deliver, implement and support solutions that meet business needs using the Office 365 suite; including SharePoint, OneDrive for Business, Flow, Teams, Delve, Sway, Stream and Planner.Administer, manage and implement changes to the enterprise Office 365, SharePoint and Salesforce implementations.Development and implementation of solutions for enterprise content Management, workflows and enterprise search.Maintain excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure services.Identify, research and keep apprised of emerging cloud technologies, solutions, strategies, and developments documenting with the goal of identifying opportunities for their use.Provide thought leadership on best practices for solution design with an understanding of Information Architecture functionality including site mapping, application integration, enterprise search, content classification as well as mobile platforms.Present thoughts and ideas to stake holder groups of various sizes and technical knowledge levels. Elicit and analyze business processes and requirements from technical and non-technical teams and convert business requirements into system functionality.Be the Office365 subject matter expert for complex user support questions.Analyze the feasibility and perform testing of new features in Office 365, SharePoint Online and Salesforce as they become available.Assist in the development of training documentation, and provide training as needed.Work with other members of the Information Systems department to ensure standards are included, applied and maintained across all product sets and solutions. Job Requirements:Bachelors degree in Business, Computer Science or other related field.Microsoft Solutions Expert or Developer certification.Demonstrated business acumen including a basic understanding of accounting, human resources, operations, procurement and sourcing.Excellent organizational, interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills.Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.Proficient in performing needs assessments and making recommendations based on the discovered needs.Working knowledge of common project implementation methodologies and best practices including Scrum and Agile.Experience implementing and managing Microsoft SharePoint with an understanding of overall architecture, hierarchy, and administration.Technical proficiency in developing SharePoint based solutions using web parts, master pages, page layouts, content types, workflows, PowerShell and. NET technologies including CSOM, C#, ASP. NET, JavaScript, jQuery and REST API.Experience working with and implementing Office 365 features such as Yammer, Delve, Flow, Power Apps, Teams, OneDrive for Business, Office Online and workflow tools. Skilled with PowerShell for O365 and SharePoint and the O365 administration portal.Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services or equivalent source control system.Knowledge of Salesforce administration and development.Understanding of networking concepts and Windows Server Operating Systems.Experience working with related technologies such as SQL Server including SSRS and SSIS, Internet Information Server, Active Directory, Microsoft Azure ServicesAdvanced troubleshooting skills and ability to solve complex issues effectively. Physical Activity:Travel among plant, corporate, remote and satellite locations is required.Visual Acuity:Work involves extensive use of a personal computer or laptop.Environmental Conditions:Most work is performed inside in a normal office environment.Some work may be performed on the factory floor. Responsibilities may require weekend or late evening work depending upon the requirements of the project.#LIPIPandologic. Category: , Keywords: Enterprise Architect
balchem Sleepy Eye, MN 56085, USA
Apr 19, 2019
Full time
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE:This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day manufacturing operations at the Sleepy Eye, MN location. Achievement of the company safety, quality, production, and efficiency objectives is the dominant requirement of this job. This person must utilize effective planning, organizing, and supervising activities to manage the departments that are involved in the manufacture and shipment of Balchem Ingredient Solutions products. Knowledge and understanding of a variety of different processes is critical to successful fulfillment of the position. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Follows and enforces all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards. Works to advance and promote the safety culture of the site. Responsible for Safety, Security, Health and regulatory programs on site including, but not limited to, emissions permitting and reporting, and support of ongoing safety improvements. Responsible for managing overall operating expenses, capital projects and expenditures, and budgets. Responsible for supervising/developing direct reports in areas of Production, Maintenance, and Warehouse operations. This includes developing individual goals and career development activities for employees. Coordinates activities with site QC Manager, ensures that all food products are manufactured in accordance with industry and regulatory standards for quality and food safety. Directs and approves production schedules to meet the demands of the business Oversees plant performance metrics and is responsible for continuous improvement activities at the site. Develops and tracks Key Performance Indicators and improvement plans against them. Directs the proper hiring and training of all employees. Prepares and submits the timely delivery of activity and monthly reports to keep Senior Management and others informed about the status of plant activities. Maintains a positive and healthy relationship with the community and regulatory agencies. Plant Host during customer, regulatory, and investor visits. Responsible for food safety and notifying Senior Management of any incident affecting food safety ESSENTIAL EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:A Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent field is preferred. Suitable training or work experience necessary to satisfy the duties of the job is required.This position requires the manager be present during plant operations to successfully achieve operations goals. This may include weekends and holidays. Travel is minimal, infrequent attendance at corporate meetings or other training may be required.Common sense, plant GMPs, and safety rules and guidelines must be followed to maintain a safe and suitable work environment for food processing facilities. #LI#INPIPandologic. Category: , Keywords: Plant Manager
balchem Lincoln, NE, USA
Apr 19, 2019
Full time
The Maintenance Technician performs maintenance, preventative maintenance, repairs and/or overhauls equipment and related plumbing, electrical, and pneumatic and hydraulic components that make up the facility. Directly reports to the Maintenance Manager for proper direction, interpretation, and evaluation. Maintains and guarantees SensoryEffects Cereal Systems quality and safety standards.Understand how to operate equipment as per operation guidelines to include safety procedures and guidelines. Understand manufacturing equipment, processes, and monitoring of equipment operation. Record and maintain accurate data on documents as necessary. Ensure all paperwork is complete in an accurate and timely manner. Ensure documentation complies with Company standards. Keep a neat, clean, and orderly work setting by completing the cleaning tasks as assigned. Complete the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS) as necessary. Observe safety and security procedures, determine appropriate action beyond guidelines, and report potentially unsafe conditions. Consistently be on time to work, meetings, and training sessions. Attend all Company-sponsored training events, i.e., safety training talks and annual training sessions, targeted for continuing personal growth and development. Become proficient in areas of production and safety policies and procedures Must maintain a flexible attitude towards improvement and change. Perform others duties as assigned. Adhere to all Company policies and procedures, i.e. personnel, safety, and equipment maintenance and upkeep. Become proficient in areas of production and safety policies and procedures (accident/injury reporting, blood borne pathogens, confined spaces, emergency evacuation, equipment operation/maintenance, hazard communication, ladders, lockout/tag out, personal protective equipment, etc.). Qualifications: (includes Knowledge/Education/Experience/Special Skills/Certifications):Associates Degree or College Degree (prefer electromechanical or mechatronics); two to three years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education or experience is required.Individual must be equipped with strong motivation, organization, time management, documentation, and communication skills (both orally and written).Must have excellent attention to detail and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize.Ability to utilize common sense and skills in completing responsibilities and operating equipment conforming to Company production, personnel, and safety procedures.PLC knowledge and experience is a plusSteam boiler and plant air compressor system experience is helpful.Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, operation manuals, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting guides.Demonstration of strong work ethics (punctual, dependable, and trustworthy).Ability to write simple correspondence.Must be able to pass any required examinations necessary to perform essential functions of the job.Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.Must be able to communicate and handle conflict in a professional manner.Ability to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit.Must possess proven, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic system troubleshooting skills.We offer: Competitive starting wagePlus Shift Premium $.40/hr., 2nd Shift & $.60/hr., 3rd ShiftTrainingMedical/Dental/Vision Plan Insurance after 60 days401(k) with 6% employer match after 60 daysPaid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Floating, 9 Company Holidays, Sick)Uniforms ProvidedSafety Shoes ProvidedTuition Reimbursement after 1 year(must be work related)Fitness Reimbursement Plan up to a maximum of $375 per benefit plan year (1/1-12/31)Free Cereal PIPandologic. Category: , Keywords: Maintenance Technician
balchem New Hampton, NY 10958, USA
Apr 19, 2019
Full time
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $500 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit : Reporting to the Senior Accounting Manager, the Accountant will perform accounting department functions and support preparation of both internal and external financial statements and other financial information. Responsibilities include executing and reviewing (as needed) all assigned accounting entries according to company policies and conforming to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, reporting and ensuring controls are followed and in full compliance with SOX requirements. Responsible for completing full account reconciliations, analyzing and explaining variances, working with relevant management to understand and address revenue, costs and trends, and making recommendations for improvements across areas or responsibility, where relevant. Will actively participate in and contribute to the transition to a new ERP system over the coming two years. This role interacts closely with accounting peers and will share and deploy best practices and agreed approaches.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: General Ledger: Prepares and enters journal entries Performs month-end accounting close functions Collects, analyzes and summarizes account information Reviews of staff member work as needed Analyzes and reconciles general ledger account balances Prepares expense account analysis as neededFinancial Reporting: Assists in the preparation of US Balchem monthly financial reports (income and departmental statements, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows) for management review Assists in the preparation and filing of forms 10-K and 10-Q Reviews and analyses key variance accounts on a monthly basis. Makes corrections as necessary and report results to management Assists in the monthly financial statement consolidation as needed Provides variance analysis (v. budget and/or v. prior periods and/or v. forecast)Other: Supplies internal audit team with information and analysis for SOX and other internal audit testing as required Supplies external audit team with information and analysis for annual audits and quarterly reviews as required Supports budget and forecasts processes as required Follows and enforces all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards. Works to advance and promote the safety culture of the site Special projects as requested by managementCompetencies: Builds solid working relationships and partner closely with peers, business, functional and finance teams Strong business sense, attention to detail and a strong desire to grow professionally are keys to success in this challenging position Understands implicitly how to manage and work with multiple and diverse stakeholders Articulates with excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills Collaborative team player, excellent interpersonal, and team-building skills Able to work in a fast-paced environment; able to multi-task with proven follow-through and adherence to changing priorities and deadlines Strong problem solving skills Willing to roll up their sleeves Strong work ethic with self-accountability for high-quality results Organizationally savvy with ability to effectively manage in a matrixed and global complex organization Ability to work independently Positive attitude and perseverance in the face of challenges and/or changing circumstances High-energy, proactive, self-starter capable of completing a diverse workload within tight timelines Highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity Absolute discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive informationQualifications: Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related discipline; CPA a plus 3+ years relevant experience, knowledge of financial reporting and functions Proficient in financial ERP software Requires strong oral and written communications skills, computer literacy and professional presentation. Strong analytical skills Working knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and financial reporting Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule when necessary#LI#IN PIPandologic. Category: , Keywords: Senior Accountant
balchem New Hampton, NY 10958, USA
Apr 19, 2019
Full time
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $500 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit . Overview: Reporting to the Senior Accounting Manager, the Accountant will perform accounting department functions and support preparation of both internal and external financial statements and other financial information. Responsibilities include executing and reviewing (as needed) all assigned accounting entries according to company policies and conforming to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, reporting and ensuring controls are followed and in full compliance with SOX requirements. Responsible for completing full account reconciliations, analyzing and explaining variances, working with relevant management to understand and address revenue, costs and trends, and making recommendations for improvements across areas or responsibility, where relevant. Will actively participate in and contribute to the transition to a new ERP system over the coming two years. This role interacts closely with accounting peers and will share and deploy best practices and agreed approaches. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: General Ledger: Prepares and enters journal entries Performs month-end accounting close functions Collects, analyzes and summarizes account information Reviews of staff member work as needed Analyzes and reconciles general ledger account balances Prepares expense account analysis as needed Financial Reporting: Assists in the preparation of US Balchem monthly financial reports (income and departmental statements, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows) for management review Assists in the preparation and filing of forms 10-K and 10-Q Reviews and analyses key variance accounts on a monthly basis. Makes corrections as necessary and report results to management Assists in the monthly financial statement consolidation as needed Provides variance analysis (v. budget and/or v. prior periods and/or v. forecast) Other: Supplies internal audit team with information and analysis for SOX and other internal audit testing as required Supplies external audit team with information and analysis for annual audits and quarterly reviews as required Supports budget and forecasts processes as required Follows and enforces all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards. Works to advance and promote the safety culture of the site Special projects as requested by management Competencies: Builds solid working relationships and partner closely with peers, business, functional and finance teams Strong business sense, attention to detail and a strong desire to grow professionally are keys to success in this challenging position Understands implicitly how to manage and work with multiple and diverse stakeholders Articulates with excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills Collaborative team player, excellent interpersonal, and team-building skills Able to work in a fast-paced environment; able to multi-task with proven follow-through and adherence to changing priorities and deadlines Strong problem solving skills Willing to roll up their sleeves Strong work ethic with self-accountability for high-quality results Organizationally savvy with ability to effectively manage in a matrixed and global complex organization Ability to work independently Positive attitude and perseverance in the face of challenges and/or changing circumstances High-energy, proactive, self-starter capable of completing a diverse workload within tight timelines Highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity Absolute discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information Qualifications: Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related discipline; CPA a plus 3+ years relevant experience, knowledge of financial reporting and functions Proficient in financial ERP software Requires strong oral and written communications skills, computer literacy and professional presentation. Strong analytical skills Working knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and financial reporting Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule when necessary #LI #IN PI
balchem Lincoln, NE, USA
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
Maintenance Office Clerk PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: To make sure the maintenance department maintains adequate inventory to keep all production and packaging machinery operating at all times, while insuring that efficiency and cost effectiveness are applied in meeting these needs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Prepare and process orders, including but not limited to receiving product, tracking product and delivery information, keeping all records and verify payment information to accounts payable, as well as verify integrity of items upon receipt and handling all returns, and refunds of money. This may require additional efforts in balancing all information with financing department. Track all inventory as well as maintain the minimal required pieces for continued running of production and packaging machinery. Continually be on top of all pricing, researching for the best prices and availability, and ensuring to maintain functional and productive relationships with all vendors. Set up and work with new vendors, keeping all vendor information current and understandable for others if need be as well as accompanying vendors while on premises. Understand how to operate equipment as per operation guidelines to include safety procedures and guidelines. Understand equipment, processes, and monitoring of equipment operation. Prepare bids for scheduled maintenance and repairs. Schedule repairs for equipment off premises and on when necessary. Record and maintain accurate data on documents as necessary. Ensure all paperwork is complete in an accurate and timely manner. Ensure documentation complies with Company standards. Keep a neat, clean and orderly work setting by completing the cleaning tasks as assigned. Observe safety and security procedures, determine appropriate action beyond guidelines, and report potentially unsafe conditions. Consistently be on time to work, meetings and training sessions. Attend all Company-sponsored training events, i.e.; safety training talks and annual training sessions, targeted for continuing person growth and development. Must maintain a flexible attitude towards improvement and change. Preform other duties as assigned, including directive administrative assignments. Adhere to all Company Policies and procedures, i.e.; personnel, safety, and equipment maintenance and upkeep. Become proficient in areas of production and safety policies and procedures (accident/injury reporting, blood borne pathogens, emergency evacuation, equipment operation/maintenance, hazard communication, ladders, lockout/tag out, personal protective equipment, etc.). QUALIFICATION: Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Excellent computer literacy required (Word, Outlook, Excel, and ability to learn CMMS). Previous ordering, pricing and preparing of purchase orders, as well as related knowledge is highly desirable, but not necessary. Individual must be equipped with strong motivation, organization, time management, documentation, and communication skills (both orally and written). Must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Individual should demonstrate strong work ethics (punctual, dependable, and trustworthy). The ability to utilize common sense and skills in completing responsibilities and operating equipment conforming to company production, personnel, and safety procedures is needed. Individual should possess the ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos, to write correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customer, clients, and other employees of the organization. The ability to communicate and handle conflict in a professional manner is necessary. The ability to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit is required. Individual must be able to work overtime when required. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Individual will continually be required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, to talk and hear, and to utilize specific vision abilities including but not limited to close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly required to climb, balance stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl, using proper ergonomic principles, taste, smell and lift up to 50 pounds. VISUAL ACTIVITIES: Individual will operate equipment, including but not limited to computers, drafting equipment and instruments involving scientific meters and measuring devices. The ability to distinguish colors is required. ENVIRONMENTALCONDITIONS: SensoryEffects Cereal Systems requires anyone working in the plant or entering the plant to adhere to the personal protective equipment policies and procedures. All personal protective equipment furnished must be worn by all employees when required or needed to perform proper and safe working conditions. Individual may rarely be exposed to wet or humid conditions, working near moving mechanical parts, work in extreme heat (non-weather), work in high noise levels and vibration. Must tolerate high temperatures. Individual may also be periodically working in high or precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, and extreme cold (non-weather). COMPENSATION STATUS: Non-Exempt We offer: Training Medical/Dental/Vision Plan Insurance 401(k) with 6% employer match Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Sick) Uniforms Provided Safety Shoes Provided Tuition Reimbursement after 2 years (must pertain to position) Fitness Reimbursement Plan PI
balchem Sleepy Eye, MN 56085, USA
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day manufacturing operations at the Sleepy Eye, MN location. Achievement of the company safety, quality, production, and efficiency objectives is the dominant requirement of this job. This person must utilize effective planning, organizing, and supervising activities to manage the departments that are involved in the manufacture and shipment of Balchem Ingredient Solutions products. Knowledge and understanding of a variety of different processes is critical to successful fulfillment of the position. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Follows and enforces all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards. Works to advance and promote the safety culture of the site. Responsible for Safety, Security, Health and regulatory programs on site including, but not limited to, emissions permitting and reporting, and support of ongoing safety improvements. Responsible for managing overall operating expenses, capital projects and expenditures, and budgets. Responsible for supervising/developing direct reports in areas of Production, Maintenance, and Warehouse operations. This includes developing individual goals and career development activities for employees. Coordinates activities with site QC Manager, ensures that all food products are manufactured in accordance with industry and regulatory standards for quality and food safety. Directs and approves production schedules to meet the demands of the business Oversees plant performance metrics and is responsible for continuous improvement activities at the site. Develops and tracks Key Performance Indicators and improvement plans against them. Directs the proper hiring and training of all employees. Prepares and submits the timely delivery of activity and monthly reports to keep Senior Management and others informed about the status of plant activities. Maintains a positive and healthy relationship with the community and regulatory agencies. Plant Host during customer, regulatory, and investor visits. Responsible for food safety and notifying Senior Management of any incident affecting food safety ESSENTIAL EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS: A Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent field is preferred. Suitable training or work experience necessary to satisfy the duties of the job is required. This position requires the manager be present during plant operations to successfully achieve operations goals. This may include weekends and holidays. Travel is minimal, infrequent attendance at corporate meetings or other training may be required. Common sense, plant GMPs, and safety rules and guidelines must be followed to maintain a safe and suitable work environment for food processing facilities. #LI #IN PI
balchem Lincoln, NE, USA
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
The Maintenance Technician performs maintenance, preventative maintenance, repairs and/or overhauls equipment and related plumbing, electrical, and pneumatic and hydraulic components that make up the facility. Directly reports to the Maintenance Manager for proper direction, interpretation, and evaluation. Maintains and guarantees SensoryEffects Cereal Systems quality and safety standards. Understand how to operate equipment as per operation guidelines to include safety procedures and guidelines. Understand manufacturing equipment, processes, and monitoring of equipment operation. Record and maintain accurate data on documents as necessary. Ensure all paperwork is complete in an accurate and timely manner. Ensure documentation complies with Company standards. Keep a neat, clean, and orderly work setting by completing the cleaning tasks as assigned. Complete the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS) as necessary. Observe safety and security procedures, determine appropriate action beyond guidelines, and report potentially unsafe conditions. Consistently be on time to work, meetings, and training sessions. Attend all Company-sponsored training events, i.e., safety training talks and annual training sessions, targeted for continuing personal growth and development. Become proficient in areas of production and safety policies and procedures Must maintain a flexible attitude towards improvement and change. Perform others duties as assigned. Adhere to all Company policies and procedures, i.e. personnel, safety, and equipment maintenance and upkeep. Become proficient in areas of production and safety policies and procedures (accident/injury reporting, blood borne pathogens, confined spaces, emergency evacuation, equipment operation/maintenance, hazard communication, ladders, lockout/tag out, personal protective equipment, etc.). Qualifications: (includes Knowledge/Education/Experience/Special Skills/Certifications): Associates Degree or College Degree (prefer electromechanical or mechatronics); two to three years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education or experience is required. Individual must be equipped with strong motivation, organization, time management, documentation, and communication skills (both orally and written). Must have excellent attention to detail and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Ability to utilize common sense and skills in completing responsibilities and operating equipment conforming to Company production, personnel, and safety procedures. PLC knowledge and experience is a plus Steam boiler and plant air compressor system experience is helpful. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, operation manuals, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting guides. Demonstration of strong work ethics (punctual, dependable, and trustworthy). Ability to write simple correspondence. Must be able to pass any required examinations necessary to perform essential functions of the job. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Must be able to communicate and handle conflict in a professional manner. Ability to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit. Must possess proven, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic system troubleshooting skills. We offer: Competitive starting wage Plus Shift Premium $.40/hr., 2nd Shift & $.60/hr., 3rd Shift Training Medical/Dental/Vision Plan Insurance after 60 days 401(k) with 6% employer match after 60 days Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Floating, 9 Company Holidays, Sick) Uniforms Provided Safety Shoes Provided Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year(must be work related) Fitness Reimbursement Plan up to a maximum of $375 per benefit plan year (1/1-12/31) Free Cereal PI
balchem Dallas, TX, USA
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $500 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit We are currently seeking a new account manager to support our ingredient sales. TERRITORY WILL COVER SOUTHERN US. IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL RESIDE IN SOUTH SUCH AS DALLAS TX, HOUSTON TX OR PHOENIX AZ. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Increase profitable sales in assigned territory by developing current and prospect accounts into commercial sales. Develops sales opportunities and services customer accounts in assigned territory. Maintains relationships with all levels at assigned customer accounts. Assesses customer product needs and requirements and achieves budgeted sales levels. Protects existing account base and introduces and promotes new products to attract new business. Provides feedback to marketing, applications, product development, and business units on sales and product trends and customer preferences. Remains current in necessary training programs according to the official company training matrix. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, schedules, and makes regular face-to-face sales calls to assigned accounts and territory prospects. Arranges meetings for various company professionals to provide multi-level support and relationships. Communicates results of sales calls via timely call reports via Salesforce.com. Develops sales strategies and sales budgets for territory and assigned accounts. Regularly reviews and provides status reports on progress against sales budget. Communicates and maintains accurate customer forecasts for product usage. Coordinates sales efforts to ensure effective sales service, customer relations, and administrative needs. Investigates customer complaints and assures prompt, effective solutions. Responds to customer inquiries for samples, technical data, and support. Responds to customer inquiries on the use and application of products. Obtains and reports marketing data for successful achievement of business objectives and strategies. Monitors trends, competitive activity, product development, and market penetration. Recommends course of action to prevent loss of existing business. Daily contact with customers and monitoring of competitive activity in assigned territory. Independently identifies customer needs and works closely with Marketing, Product Development, Business Unit Management and other staff to deliver marketable products in concert with customer needs. Makes decisions on products to demonstrate to customers. Receives limited supervision and direction on territory management. Continuous search for new potential accounts as a means for increasing sales in assigned territory (including cold calls to potential customers). Follows all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards. Must comply with all policies and procedures of the corporation Perform other duties as required. REQUIREMENTS: BA degree required. Prefer degree in food science, chemistry, or other related field. Must have 5 to 7 years of hands-on sales experience and knowledge of food ingredients. Must have polished customer relations and sales skills. Ability to coordinate the efforts of company and customer teams and establish strong working relationships. Excellent follow-up and organizational skills. All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. #LI #IN
balchem New Hampton, NY 10958, USA
Apr 15, 2019
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $600 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit . We are currently seeking a Maintenance/Utilities Technician to maintain our Corporate offices in New Hampton and Middletown, NY. PRINCIPAL PURPOSE : Responsible for performing general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures, in addition to performing grounds maintenance. All work will be done in compliance with OSHA safety rules and regulations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Utilizes a Maintenance/Repair Ticket (FIIX) system to prioritize work and track status of open requests. Performs work according to standard operating procedures and by building's operational schedule. Follows all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards. Implements preventative maintenance measures. Responds quickly in the event of an emergency, notifying appropriate personnel and following safety protocols. Makes minor carpentry, electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs. Performs touch up and finish painting. Occasional evening or weekend work may be required Replaces light bulbs and ceiling tiles. Sets up and tears down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting and function rooms. Prepares rooms for use by associates and/or organizations, upon request. Verifies that contractor has properly cleared snow from entrances and walkways, before, during and after normal business hours; Clears, shovels, and/or salts surfaces if deficiencies are noticed. Notification to Supervisor of any additional services needed from landscaping contractor. Picks up and delivers mail and/or supplies daily to/from Slate Hill plant and Corporate offices. Supervises cleaning contractor to achieve an impeccable cleanliness level that demonstrates Balchems commitment to quality. Must be able to present facilities in a fashion that generates pride and commitment. Manage inventory of supplies at both facilities. Ensures that safety awareness training is provided to all outside contractors working on site. Maintain documentation of all safety training. Performs safety audits at each site; issue findings report documentation to Supervisor and Corporate Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS). Coordinates setup and provide ongoing maintenance of R&D laboratory equipment and instrumentation, upon request. Maintains proper operating condition of utilities including boiler, HVAC, compressors, water treatment, waste treatment, vacuum, electrical gear, and other support utilities that may be required. Handles alarm issues at the corporate office. May require after hours/weekend assistance, when applicable. Other duties as may be require by management. Daily AM/PM checks of grounds (to include but not limited to): Exterior - Driveway, Walkways & Entrance is clear of all trash or debris. - Report any landscaping issues or janitorial service issues to Supervisor. - Repair any minor brickwork, clean surface exterior of building, etc. as needed. - Enter work performed and/or repair ticket(s) for services completed and/or required by external contractor, for items outside of normal duties. Interior (In addition to daily contract janitorial services, as needed) - Uses vacuum cleaners to clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture and blinds. - Dusts furniture and equipment. - Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors and sills. - Replenishes restroom supplies. - Shop vacuum carpets/floors due to water issues. QUALIFICATIONS : HS Diploma/GED and minimum 5 years experience in facilities/laboratory maintenance service, or office/laboratory related maintenance functions. Clean driving record MVR will be conducted. Must be computer literate and be able to perform basic computer skills including MS Outlook & Microsoft Excel. Documented experience and/or certification in Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, and construction preferred. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES : Continuous physical activity throughout the work day such as painting, cleaning, trimming carpet fibers, climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting (55 lbs.), hearing, talking, repetitive motion and moving objects (up to 250 lbs.). While performing this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear. Specific vision abilities by the job include close, distance, peripheral & color vision as well as depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Works a combination of inside / outside environments periodically with temperatures and noise above ambient level, proximity to moving mechanical parts, potential exposure to monitored chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal, and includes but is not limited to voices, office machines and cleaning equipment. #IN PI
balchem Maryland Heights, MO, USA
Apr 14, 2019
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $600 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit . We are currenlty seeking a Sales Manager, Foodservice Beverage. This is a newly created role. IDEAL LOCATION WILL BE ST. LOUIS, MO AREA OR OTHER PARTS OF THE CENTRAL US GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible for driving annual growth in both top-line revenue and profitability in our Foodservice business segment. Revenue growth will come from business expansion with current accounts and from developing new customers. The Sales Manager will need to work very closely with the Flavor Systems Business Director, other Ingredient Solutions Sales leaders, Applications Lab, Marketing, and Operations. He/she will need to push existing solutions portfolio, drive the development pipeline, prioritize key initiatives, launch the new promotions/innovations in our markets, and support the efforts with key customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage key accounts the Foodservice Beverage business area Prospect for new business and develop additional customers Develop strategic relationships with key contacts in the accounts organization, including Menu Management, R&D, QA/QC, Supply Chain, and Marketing Strong capability in accessing customer briefs/projects and bringing them internally for Balchem Flavor Systems technical application work Strong ability to present market/consumer trends, application concepts and beverage prototypes to customers in a successful selling process. Develops market/customer strategies, account plans and sales budgets. Regularly reviews and provides status reports on progress against sales budget. Plans, schedules, and makes regular face-to-face sales calls to assigned accounts and prospects. Arranges meetings for various company professionals to provide multi-level support and relationships. Travel expectation is 30%-50%. Daily contact with customers and monitoring of competitive activity in assigned territory. Independently identifies customer needs and works closely with Marketing, Product Development, Business Unit Management and other staff to deliver marketable products in concert with customer needs. Ability to coordinate the efforts of company and customer teams and establish strong working relationships. Excellent follow-up and organizational skills. PROFESSIONAL: BS degree required. Prefer emphasis in food science, business or other market related fields A seasoned sales representative that has diverse experience selling finished beverage systems into the Foodservice industry QSR chains, foodservice developers, private label beverage companies, etc. A strong networker with customer contacts in the Foodservice industry Must have 5 to 7 years of hands-on experience and knowledge of food ingredients and product development Work history of dealing with demanding customers and solving customer problems Comfortable and effective operating in a matrix organization #LI #IN PI
balchem New Hampton, NY 10958, USA
Apr 14, 2019
Full time
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $600 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit . We are currently seeking a Maintenance/Utilities Technician to maintain our Corporate offices in New Hampton and Middletown, NY. PRINCIPAL PURPOSE : Responsible for performing general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures, in addition to performing grounds maintenance. All work will be done in compliance with OSHA safety rules and regulations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Utilizes a Maintenance/Repair Ticket (FIIX) system to prioritize work and track status of open requests. Performs work according to standard operating procedures and by building's operational schedule. Follows all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards. Implements preventative maintenance measures. Responds quickly in the event of an emergency, notifying appropriate personnel and following safety protocols. Makes minor carpentry, electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs. Performs touch up and finish painting. Occasional evening or weekend work may be required Replaces light bulbs and ceiling tiles. Sets up and tears down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting and function rooms. Prepares rooms for use by associates and/or organizations, upon request. Verifies that contractor has properly cleared snow from entrances and walkways, before, during and after normal business hours; Clears, shovels, and/or salts surfaces if deficiencies are noticed. Notification to Supervisor of any additional services needed from landscaping contractor. Picks up and delivers mail and/or supplies daily to/from Slate Hill plant and Corporate offices. Supervises cleaning contractor to achieve an impeccable cleanliness level that demonstrates Balchems commitment to quality. Must be able to present facilities in a fashion that generates pride and commitment. Manage inventory of supplies at both facilities. Ensures that safety awareness training is provided to all outside contractors working on site. Maintain documentation of all safety training. Performs safety audits at each site; issue findings report documentation to Supervisor and Corporate Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS). Coordinates setup and provide ongoing maintenance of R&D laboratory equipment and instrumentation, upon request. Maintains proper operating condition of utilities including boiler, HVAC, compressors, water treatment, waste treatment, vacuum, electrical gear, and other support utilities that may be required. Handles alarm issues at the corporate office. May require after hours/weekend assistance, when applicable. Other duties as may be require by management. Daily AM/PM checks of grounds (to include but not limited to): Exterior - Driveway, Walkways & Entrance is clear of all trash or debris. - Report any landscaping issues or janitorial service issues to Supervisor. - Repair any minor brickwork, clean surface exterior of building, etc. as needed. - Enter work performed and/or repair ticket(s) for services completed and/or required by external contractor, for items outside of normal duties. Interior (In addition to daily contract janitorial services, as needed) - Uses vacuum cleaners to clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture and blinds. - Dusts furniture and equipment. - Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors and sills. - Replenishes restroom supplies. - Shop vacuum carpets/floors due to water issues. QUALIFICATIONS : HS Diploma/GED and minimum 5 years experience in facilities/laboratory maintenance service, or office/laboratory related maintenance functions. Clean driving record MVR will be conducted. Must be computer literate and be able to perform basic computer skills including MS Outlook & Microsoft Excel. Documented experience and/or certification in Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, and construction preferred. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES : Continuous physical activity throughout the work day such as painting, cleaning, trimming carpet fibers, climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting (55 lbs.), hearing, talking, repetitive motion and moving objects (up to 250 lbs.). While performing this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear. Specific vision abilities by the job include close, distance, peripheral & color vision as well as depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Works a combination of inside / outside environments periodically with temperatures and noise above ambient level, proximity to moving mechanical parts, potential exposure to monitored chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal, and includes but is not limited to voices, office machines and cleaning equipment. #IN
balchem Ogden, UT, USA
Apr 13, 2019
General Purpose of Position: Obtain knowledge, training and experience to operate and maintain spray drying equipment in pharmaceutical products manufacturing facility according to ISO and GMP guidelines. Essential responsibilities and authority include but are not limited to the following: Learn and demonstrate knowledge of: raw material blending, finished goods packaging, special packaging requirements, sampling finished product, testing product according to established procedures, International Standardization Organization (ISO) principles, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) guidelines. Learn and demonstrate knowledge of inventory control procedures and production batch records. Demonstrate willingness to learn and obtain the ability to operate the companys manufacturing equipment: spray dryer, mixing vessels, packaging equipment, processing equipment. Learn material-blending procedures and demonstrate ability to perform blending processes. All employees are required to adhere to all certification compliance requirements, (i.e. GMP, ISO, Kosher, Halal, etc.) Must also follow CIP chemical cleaning; COP chemical cleaning, maintaining a clean work environment, following work instructions, reading work instructions, following and comprehension of paperwork, documentation and proper material handling. Assist with water room duties as yet to be described such as adjusting pH, addition of antifoam, etc. Become skilled at operating a forklift in a safe manner while working in and around people and equipment. Responsible for cleaning equipment and the surrounding work areas. Learn the process of and assist in the standardization of facility specific Work Instructions (WI). Responsible for self-involvement, team involvement and execution of tasks relative to achieving annual departmental goals. Minimum Job Requirements: Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent, preferred. 12 to 24 months experience in a manufacturing environment a plus. Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, Abilities, etc.: High school level reading, math, writing and comprehension skills. Must be able to comprehend the recipes. Must be able to understand and follow processing, safety, and quality guidelines written in English. Must have or be able to obtain forklift operators permit. Must be able to work in a team oriented environment. Must be able to process extensive amounts of documentation legibly. Working Conditions: Position may require walking/standing for long periods; reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting. Frequent relocating of 100-200 lb. fiber barrels and 55 lb. bags required. Exposure to powder and heavy equipment in a loud manufacturing atmosphere. Manufacturing environment with exposure to powder mineral products, cleaning chemicals, restricted movement, dirty environment, hazardous materials, lifting and carrying heavy objects. In accordance with the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard (29CFR 1910.134) Balchem/Albion employees (Production, Quality, R&D, and Maintenance) are required to successfully complete annual fit testing (clean shaven req.) and medical clearance (respirator medical certification). In addition, when required to wear a respirator, wearers must wear it as they fit tested (clean shaven). Notice: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship. PI
balchem Lincoln, NE, USA
Apr 13, 2019
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: To maintain the continued operation of the Extruder machine while both adhering to all OSHA standards, safety standards and quality standards applicable according to SensoryEffects Policies. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Setup of feed systems, screw configuration, extruder, as well as start-up and shut down of the Extruder utilizing Standard Operating Conditions. Accurate handle all paperwork and collection of data, and properly maintain reporting in Deacom of all ingredients returned. Running of the Extruder in all aspects from blender to K-tron, panel view, zone temps,k-tron feeder, airvey usage and flow. Monitor product and maintain quality notifying the proper person(s) if issues arise. Clearly record and maintain all necessary records and information as required, and bring to attention any discrepancies or otherwise noted concerns. Maintain a sanitary work area adhering to all OSHA standards and SensoryEffects Standard Operating Procedures including but not limited to in process, end of shift, end of a run, quarterly and as otherwise directed. Always maintaining a high level of awareness for all safety measures including OSHA regulations and procedures set forth by SensoryEffects management, including proper use of Lock out/Tag out procedures. Perform others duties as assigned Adhere to all Company policies and procedures, i.e. personnel, safety, and equipment maintenance and upkeep. Become proficient in areas of production and safety policies and procedures (accident/injury reporting, blood borne pathogens, confined spaces, emergency evacuation, equipment operation/maintenance, hazard communication, ladders, lockout/tag out, personal protective equipment, etc.). QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required. Six (6) months of related experience and/or training. Individual must be equipped with strong motivation, organization, time management, and communication skills (both orally and written). Must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Individual should demonstrate strong work ethics (punctual, dependable, and trustworthy), and be quality oriented and process oriented. The ability to utilize common sense and skills in completing responsibilities and operating equipment conforming to SensoryEffects production and safety procedures is needed. The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions is necessary. Individual should possess the ability to effectively communicate and handle conflict in a professional manner. The ability to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit is required. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Individual will continually be required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, to talk and hear, and to utilize specific vision abilities including but not limited to close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl, using proper ergonomic principles, taste, smell, and lift up to 25 pounds. Periodically required to lift up to and above 50 and 100 pounds, utilizing safe and proper lift techniques and equipment. Individual will rarely be required to sit. VISUAL ACTIVITY: Individual will operate equipment, including but not limited to computers, drafting equipment and instruments involving scientific meters and measuring devices. The ability to distinguish colors is required. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: SensoryEffects Cereal Systems requires anyone working in the plant or entering the plant to adhere to the personal protective equipment policies and procedures. All personal protective equipment furnished must be worn by all employees when required or needed to perform proper and safe working conditions. Individual may rarely be exposed to wet or humid conditions, working near moving mechanical parts, work in extreme heat (non-weather), work in high noise levels and vibration. Individual may also be periodically working in high or precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, and extreme cold (non-weather). COMPENSATION STATUS: Non-Exempt ($12.00/Hourly) plus shift differential. Hours:1st Shift- 7AM to 3PM 2ndShift-3PM to 11PM or 3rd Shift- 11PM to 7AM We offer: Plus Shift Premium $.40/hr., 2nd Shift Training Medical/Dental/Vision Plan Insurance after 60 days 401(k) with 6% employer match after 60 days Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Floating, 9 Company Holidays, Sick) Uniforms Provided Safety Shoes Provided Tuition Reimbursement after 2 years(must be work related) Fitness Reimbursement Plan up to a maximum of $375 per benefit plan year (1/1-12/31) Free Cereal PI
balchem Faribault, MN 55021, USA
Apr 13, 2019
Job Title: Maintenance Technician Department: Maintenance Reports To: Maintenance Manager Shift: 6pm-6am rotating 12 hour shifts, every other weekend off Purpose and Scope: Primary responsibility is to provide the facility and manufacturing departments with proper machine maintenance and repair in order to reduce unscheduled downtime. This position is responsible for new equipment installation and troubleshooting for all equipment within the facility in order to maintain maximum output with appropriate quality. This position is also involved in the Preventative Maintenance (PM) and safety programs. Responsibilities: Maintain, repair and troubleshoot boilers, HVAC and other plant systems. Perform repairs and/or replace defective parts using hand tools and power tools and reassemble equipment. Monitor start up to insure a smooth transition to operations. Coordinate and participate in PM (preventative maintenance) tasks on a daily, weekly, monthly basis. Perform troubleshooting of equipment issues and perform maintenance on all of the facility equipment in order to correct problems. Accurately assess when to call in additional support from other maintenance team members and management. Perform needed testing of equipment and make corrective adjustments to eliminate upsets during production. Understand and be able to train others on the processes for machine repair in all areas of the facility. Document all adjustments and repairs made to the machines during the shift. Crosstrained to troubleshoot all equipment issues and repair. Ability to perform all tasks and duties of the Preventative Maintenance Technician. Promote GMP compliance and help correct GMP issues. Promote quality awareness and help correct quality issues. Monitor downtime and communicate with Manager/Supervisor and when standards are not met. Understand the product specs and operating standards by customer product and implement the necessary equipment for the departments. Basic use of hand tools ranging from common hand and power tools to precision measuring equipment and electrical and electronic testing devices. Install and repair wiring electrical and electronic components, high pressure systems, and plumbing. (steam, air, water, waste water, etc.) Learn, understand, train to, develop and follow documented policies, procedures, and work procedures and drive others to do so. Maintain downtime data on daily productivity board. Assist in maintaining detailed and organized data records for the department. Assist in development of work instructions, training and auditing team members and assisting in special projects. Responsible for being in compliance with all right to know, lock-out, tag-out and other safety training. Maintain good housekeeping and an orderly work area. Support 5S initiatives. Document and monitor procedures and processes to eliminate variation and promote sharing of knowledge. Assist in implementation of productivity improvements. Interact and function effectively in a high performance team environment. Operate basic machine fabricating equipment such as a lathe and mill in order to repair equipment or build parts for emergency repairs. Source and order parts in catalogs or online. Provide information to Manager/Supervisor for approvals. Support and assist as needed in maintaining and improving the maintenance department. Initiate and support continuous improvement and elimination of waste and variation in processes using established improvement processes. Must develop cooperative relationships with other departments. All other duties as necessary to the success of IFP, Inc. Education and Experience: 1-2 years related experience in a progressive manufacturing setting. Food or pharmaceutical packaging a plus. Previous experience working with machines either in a troubleshooting or set up process. Knowledge of food GMPs a plus. Boilers License-2nd class B or above (preferred, not required) PI