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Balchem Corporation, and it’s subsidiaries, offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HR Leader- Manufacturing Supply Chain

Department: Human Resources
Location: New Hampton, NY


Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $600 million plus in revenue and north of $2.6 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions.  To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit

Principal Purpose 

This role will lead our Human Resources strategy for our Manufacturing and Supply Chain teams, responsible for delivering HR support and direction for over 750 employees and 18 manufacturing locations. This position will lead a team of 7 HR generalists who are based at our manufacturing sites around the U.S. This position will partner with the Vice President of Manufacturing & Supply Chain and other leaders to deliver against fuctional and business goals, implementing strategic initiatives throughout our manufacturing network in order to drive change when and where it is necessary. This position will partner with the Talent Acquisition and Compensation & Benefits team to ensure our total rewards program remains competitive and that the organization has the talent necessary to meet the Companyís objectives. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Consults with management on performance, organizational, and leadership
  • Conducts continuous needs assessments to determine measures required to enhance employee job performance and overall company performance
  • Highly impactful in providing guidance, and interpretation on all matters, both strategic and tactical, relating to employee relations and talent management to all sites within the region
  • Act as a business partner by developing and implementing staffing, employee engagement, training and communication strategies
  • Serves as a catalyst and a conduit between corporate headquarters and the field to evaluate, develop, train, communicate and implement HR programs and initiatives
  • Provides employee relations support to site management and employees to ensure complaints, discipline, performance management and corrective action procedures are handled in a fair, consistent and legally compliant manner   
  • Responsible for Company compliance with State and Federal legislation pertaining to all personnel matters; Provides guidance and consultative services to management to ensure compliance
  • Assists Corporate HR in the annual review, preparation and administration of the compensation program; provides research, analyzes wage ranges and compensation rates to make recommendations; maintains and updates job descriptions as needed
  • Evaluates or reviews evaluation of performance on all employees; effectively recommends hiring, promotion, termination, disciplinary, and commendatory actions of all assigned personnel
  • Responsible for the development and the coordination of the recruitment, selection, and staffing process of all exempt and nonexempt employees
  • Provides direction and supervises the staff of the HR Department or personnel at each of the facilities that participate in the processing of HR programs and paperwork
  • Acts as legal consultant/liaison on labor or personnel issues to management or consults with Corporate HR and legal counsel when deemed necessary
  • Follows and enforces all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards. Works to advance and promote the safety culture of the site
  • Performs other related duties and special projects as directed by the Vice President of Human Resources


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field required, Masterís Degree a plus; PHR or SPHR designation will receive consideration but is not required 
  • 10+ years of demonstrated progression in human resources in a manufacturing environment, preferably with multi-site/state responsibility
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Experience supervising and mentoring a team of HR Generalists
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with all levels of employees, as well as external customers
  • Must exhibit a high level of professionalism and demonstrate high standards of ethics/integrity
  • Ability to travel up to 50%   
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities  
  • Excellent process and problem solving skills  
  • Team player with strong people skills at all levels of the organization  
  • Computer skills: highly proficient in Microsoft applications: Power Point, Excel and Word  
  • Effective negotiation abilities  
  • Ability to communicate with and influence employees and management at all levels 
  • Take charge individual with lots of energy and clear sense of urgency
  • Out-of-the-box thinker, decisive; experienced in and capable of leading change 


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