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Production Supervisor

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

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Production Supervisor
LOCATION: Marshfield
DEPARTMENT: Operations
FLSA STATUS: Salary/Exempt
STATUS: Full Time
BUSINESS SEGMENT: Human Nutrition & Health
REPORTS TO: Production Manager

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 individual will supervise production associates in an appropriate manner regarding all aspects of production including, delegating work assignments, prioritizing duties and scheduling employees to optimize production and sanitation functions as needed. A general knowledge and understanding of the Spray Drying production processes and excellent communication skills are essential to the successful fulfillment of the position requirements.

Ensure all quality standards and procedures are maintained. Administer all quality procedures, GMPs, HACCP programs, environmental sanitation and housekeeping.
Responsible for ensuring food safety and legality.
Prepare manufacturing performance reports and track metrics.
Involvement with cross-functional teams to build a culture of operational excellence in processing, productivity, Good Manufacturing Practices, safety and quality.
Oversee the appropriate training of new and current employees.
Schedule production associates in a manner that achieves plant efficiency
Review systems and processes to make appropriate recommendations to improve methods, equipment performance, utilization of personnel, quality of product and safety objectives.
Serve as a technical resource to address and resolve inquires and problems regarding production, quality and safety as necessary.
Ensure the completion of all required paperwork including records, sanitation, inspection, inventory, charts and maintenance work orders.
Administration of related company policies and procedures.
Active involvement in safety.
Assist Quality with investigations, RCA and CAPAs.
Perform other duties as needed.


Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 3 years leadership experience with knowledge of drying powder systems is preferred
Must possess the skills needed to plan, organize, direct and motivate people to ensure potential for further advancement through professional development
Must have a proven track record as coach and counselor as well as key decision maker
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work independently and take initiative to drive success, required
Experience with Lean Manufacturing and 5S organization is a plus

The job responsibilities require the Production Supervisor to do a significant amount of walking while on the job. He/she will often be engaging employees on the production floor and, on occasion, perform duties of the production associates and maintenance in a secondary support role, if needed.
The plant environment involves working in conditions that may be noisy, wet, slippery, and hot.PI183128371

Keywords: balchem, Madison , Production Supervisor, Professions , Marshfield, Wisconsin

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