Manufacturing Operator- 3rd Shift ONLY
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Balchem Corporation develops, manufactures and markets specialty
ingredients that improve and enhance the health and well-being of
life on the planet, providing state-of-the-art solutions and the
finest quality products for a range of industries worldwide. Our
corporate headquarters is located in New Hampton, New York, (Hudson
Valley area) and we have a broad network of sales offices,
manufacturing sites, and R&D centers, primarily located in the
US and Europe. Founded in 1967, Balchem is a publicly traded
company (NASDAQ - BCPC) with annual revenues over $640 million and
a market cap exceeding $3.0 billion. The company consists of four
business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition &
Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products. Balchem
employs over 1,400 people worldwide who are engaged in diverse
activities, committed to developing the company into global market
leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and
growing company, visit www.balchem.com
To maintain the continued operation of the Cooker and Extruder
machine while both adhering to all OSHA standards, safety standards
and quality standards applicable according to Balchem Policies.
Setup of feed systems, screw configuration, extruder, as well as
start-up and shut down of the Extruder utilizing Standard Operating
Accurate handle all paperwork and collection of data, and properly
maintain reporting in ERP system 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
Maintain a sanitary work area adhering to all OSHA standards and
Balchem Standard Operating Procedures including but not limited to
in process, end of shift, end of a run, quarterly and as otherwise
Always maintaining a high level of awareness for all safety
measures including OSHA regulations and procedures set forth by
Balchem management, including proper use of Lock out/Tag out
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
High School diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but
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
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 Balchem
production and safety procedures is needed.
The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions is
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.
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
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
Balchem 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).
Non-Exempt ($17.00/Hourly) plus shift differential.
Hours:1st Shift- 7AM to 3PM
2nd Shift-3PM to 11PM ($1 Shift Pay)
3rd Shift- 11PM to 7AM ($1.50 Shift Pay)
Medical/Dental/Vision Plan Insurance after 1st Month
401(k) with 6% employer match after 60 days
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Floating, 9 Company Holidays,
Safety Shoes Provided
Tuition Reimbursement after 2 years (must be work related)
Fitness Reimbursement Plan up to a maximum of $375 per benefit plan
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