Posted on: June 25, 2022
JOB TITLE: Production Supervisor
FLSA STATUS: Salary/Exempt
STATUS: Full Time
BUSINESS SEGMENT: Human Nutrition & Health
REPORTS TO: Production Manager
DATE UPDATED: 10/9/20
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
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
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
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
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,
Experience with Lean Manufacturing and 5S organization is a
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
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