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Production Supervisor

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 $700 million and a market cap exceeding $4.0 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
Supervises and coordinates all Production/Packaging activities on first, second, and third shift (as needed). Working hours are generally: 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., and 10:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.

Supervise, motivate, monitor, and evaluate the performance and responsibilities of operators in the Plant on first, second or third shift
Supervise production activities on all shifts
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Balchem Corporation's policies and applicable laws
Train operators on various equipment and processes including: cookers, dryers and dehydrators, flaking mills, extruders, coater/dryer, Quality Assurance sampling and testing (moistures, temperatures, bulk densities, matching controls, etc.); good manufacturing practices; OSHA safety training, lockout/tag out, Sanitation, Master Sanitation Schedule, general housekeeping/line clean up, line set up, batching, and other procedures for packaging
Monitor inventories and ingredient usage
Ensure all paperwork is complete (including time cards on ADP) in an accurate and timely manner; ensure the documentation complies with Company standards
Monitor product quality to meet Company standards
Report to Production Manager any deviation of scheduling or quality of service that may become a potential liability
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.)


Bachelor of Arts/Science (BA/BS) two to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education or experience required
Previous manufacturing supervisory 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 the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Individual should demonstrate strong work ethics (punctual, dependable, and trustworthy)
Proficiency with computer systems and software programs, especially Maximizer and Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), and be quality oriented and process oriented
The ability to utilize common sense and skills in completing responsibilities and operating equipment conforming to Company production, personnel, and safety procedures is needed
The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, and to write simple correspondence is necessary
Individual should possess 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
The ability to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit is required

Balchem is committed to a workplace culture that values and promotes diversity, inclusion, equal employment opportunities, and a work environment free of harassment and hostility.PI183128747

Keywords: balchem, Lincoln , Production Supervisor, Professions , Lincoln, Nebraska

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