18 days old

Plant Manager

Albert Lea, MN 56007
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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 www.balchem.com


Directing daily plant operations while maintaining a positive work environment. Make the most effective use of available work force and equipment, ensuring an efficient and coordinated work effort among all personnel; keeping the labor force balanced in order to meet production & sales demands. Be an active participant of the manufacturing team. Implement improvement projects to increase effectiveness & profitability of the facility.


  • Maintain production at desired level while adhering to strict quality standards; also support a proactive maintenance program
  • Develop and adhere to production schedule in order to meet sales and commercial commitments to customers.
  • Develop, implement & maintain up to date procedures & documentation for Employee Training, Batch Records, Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Conduct periodic informal & annual formal employee evaluations.
  • Maintain accurate payroll records on each employee
  • Create & maintain a positive work environment where success is celebrated, along with communicating company policies and directives to employees
  • Developing and adhering to an annual operating & capitol budget
  • Working with safety programs, enforcing compliance with safety regulations, and taking corrective measures concerning possible safety hazards
  • Lead the Facility to Implement Lean Practices
  • Responsible for maintaining facility in good working order in accordance to applicable standards


Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in food manufacturing, food science or a closely related field &/or extensive hands on manufacturing experience. 3 + yrs Production Management & Supervisory Experience

Specific Skills/Abilities: Ability to Facilitate & Lead in a Team Environment. Stimulate success in cross-functional projects. Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor, develop and train a strong facility team. Strong Project management abilities. Ability to create sustained change to more effective systems.

Specialized Knowledge: Production logistics & scheduling, GMP systems. APICS, Lean, or Six Sigma training is a plus.




Posted: 2020-07-16 Expires: 2020-08-16

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