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Warehouse Operator - 3rd Shift

Company: balchem
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


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 three business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; and Specialty 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

The Warehouse Operator is responsible for receiving shipments, shipping orders, repalletization, inventory control, and Master Sanitation Cleaning. Must be knowledgeable and comply with all Quality Control (QC), Quality Assurance (QA), and good manufacturing practices (GMPs). Directly reports to the Warehouse Shift Leader/Supervisor for proper direction, interpretation, and evaluation. Maintains and guarantees Balchem's quality and safety standards.


Operate forklift as per operation guidelines to include safety procedures and guidelines
Stack 50 lb. bags up to 6 ft. high and slide 100 lb. bags on a pallet to feed conveying equipment; utilize safe and proper lifting techniques
Inventory control in D365; read and understand lot numbers and scales; record and maintain accurate data on run sheets as necessary; ensure all paperwork is complete (including time cards) in an accurate and timely manner; ensure 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
Report to your Supervisor any failure to adhere to Balchem Corporation's work ethics and standards
Perform other 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.)


High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); six to twelve months related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education or experience required
Computer literacy is required (prefer experience in warehouse inventory management systems, such as MRP/ERP)
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
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 Balchem production, personnel, and safety procedures is needed
The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, and to write simple correspondence is also necessary
Individual must be able to pass any required examinations necessary to perform essential functions of the job
The ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization, as well as communicate and handle conflict in a professional manner is required
The ability to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit is necessary


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
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
Balchem Corporation 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)

HOURS: 3 PM to 11 PM ($1.00 Shift Pay) or 11 PM to 7 AM ($1.50 Shift Pay)
We offer:

Opportunity to work for a stable, ethical and growing company
Competitive wages & training
Generous benefits, 1st of the month following 30 days of employment- Medical/Dental/Vision
401K with company match of 6%, 1st of the month following 60 days of employment
Profit Sharing
Life Insurance
Short/Long Term Disability
Paid Vacation, Personal, Floating, 9 Holidays and Sick Days
Fitness Club Membership Reimbursement
Education Reimbursement after 2 years of employment
Free Cereal

Keywords: balchem, Lincoln , Warehouse Operator - 3rd Shift, Professions , Lincoln, Nebraska

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