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Production Engineer

Bridgeton, MO 63044
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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 four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial 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


  • Manage and coordinate process improvement activities to achieve safety, quality, production, and efficiency goals
  • Provide oversight to the maintenance department
  • Evaluate and implement projects that reduce cost, increase value, and improve quality; Lead Continuous Improvement; develop and evaluate Lean/Six-Sigma opportunities and coordinate and assist in implementation Leading to Batch Right First Time Every Time
  • Deliver timely and effective technical support to address immediate or long-term operational issues
  • Collaborate with facility management to define technical needs and required improvement, recommend capital projects and assist in the execution and startup of projects.
  • Interface effectively with other departments and team members such as commercial, accounting, QA and procurement
  • Ensure that all Safety, Health and Environmental systems are upheld to ensure environmental compliance and safety


  • Responsible for operational performance of new installations, product scale ups and training the operators.
  • Interface effectively with other departments and team members such as commercial, accounting, QA and procurement
  • Review production data routinely to ensure accuracy and analyze for improvements
  • Set a positive leadership example and develop/inspire supervisors, operators and mechanics to more effectively perform their responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and train operators on processes and process changes
  • Support all new product introductions and trials. Assist in the development of new products and processes
  • Improve Quality performance through variability reduction
  • Have a thorough understanding of the equipment and troubleshoot reliability issues
  • Generate downtime analysis reports and performs Pareto Analysis on results


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, especially, Chemical or Mechanical
  • 3-5 years of plant engineering experience
  • Good data management and analysis skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to foster teamwork in an organization
  • Ability to achieve proficiency in all aspects of processing and the ability to instruct and train operators on best practices and GMP
  • Must be willing to take ownership of a problem and have a positive, can do attitude
  • Capacity to learn
  • Enthusiastic/positive approach to their work
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work self-directed (day to day). High level of initiative, priority setting.


  • Balchem requires anyone working in the plant or entering the warehouse 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)

Posted: 2020-12-16 Expires: 2021-01-16

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