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Production Operator
balchem
 
Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

CURRENTLY HIRING MID SHIFT AND NIGHTS OPERATOR AT OUR SLC INGREDIENT MANUFACTURING PLANT! NEW HIRE BONUS IS AVAILABLE.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

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

Mid Shift Process Operator

3pm - 11:30pm Monday - Friday and some Saturdays

11:00pm - 7:30am Monday - Friday and some Saturdays

Starting Pay - $16.00 - $18.00 plus shift differential

New Hire Bonus paid out at 3 and 9 months.

PRINCIPAL PURPOSE:

Actively ensures that production activities are carried out in the safest, most environmentally responsible, cost-effective manner and that all production meets or exceeds quality specifications. Sets up and operates equipment according to prescribed instructions for the manufacturing of products. Operates automatic and semi-automatic production machines in all phases of the manufacturing process. Performs a variety of manual activities. Adheres to all safety policies and procedures. Prepares raw materials in the production area for processing and moves finished product to warehouse area.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Follows all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards.
  • Prepares raw materials for processing by following the formula sheets and appropriate instructions. Moves materials to the point of use and ensures that proper machine settings and temperatures have been set. Monitors process conditions and makes adjustment to equipment as appropriate to ensure a quality product.
  • Maintains a log of each product processed. This includes product code, lot number, number of bags filled and weight, date, operator's name, and other operational comments.
  • Operates a variety of equipment and machines such as fork lift, product bagger, sealer, blender, scales, floor scrubber, air compressors, dust collectors, and hand tools.
  • Performs housekeeping duties including moving and washing equipment, disassembling and reassembling equipment as needed; sweeping and scrubbing floors to maintain a safe work area free of clutter and debris.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires a high school certificate or equivalent.
  • Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions; good oral communication skills.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

Continuous physical activity throughout the work day such as climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting (55 lbs.), hearing, talking, repetitive motion and moving objects up to 100 lbs (with assistance).

VISUAL ACUITY:

Ability to distinguish colors and operate a forklift.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

Works inside most of the time, periodically with temperatures and noise above ambient level, proximity to moving mechanical parts, potential exposure to chemicals which are constantly monitored and wears respirator when manufacturing specified products.

BENEFITS

Balchem offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match.
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Insurance with low premiums
  • Life and AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax HSA and Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Holiday/Vacation/Sick Pay
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Training and cross-functional training available
  • Education assistance program

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.

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