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


Production Manager - WI

Department: Operations
Location: Marshfield, WI

Position Summary:

 The Production Manager is responsible for leading the production department including safety, quality and efficient day-to-day operations. He/she shall manage attainment of Production Schedule, and compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Regulatory Laws, and Corporate specifications, policies, and procedures. 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. This position is required to function as coach and counselor as well as a key decision maker. In addition to operations support, the production manager will act as the back-up to the Plant Manager.

 Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage the safety of the department including compliance with regulations and company policies/procedures and training completion. Nurture and coach growth of our employee engaged culture. 
  • Responsible for achieving established key performance indicators (KPIs) for safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Assure  that Production team members are trained, coached and developed in support of individual career development paths and company growth plans
  • Manage  the schedule of direct reports.
  • Manage and develop our culture of collaboration and accountability.
  • Drive, initiate, and support continuous improvement and elimination of waste and variation in processes using established improvement processes.
  • Delight  our Customers by delivering what our customers want when they want it.
  • Collaborate  with R&D during production scale-up efforts, production validation, and customer trials. When ran at the plant, the Production Manager is responsible to lead these production runs.
  • When deviations are identified in our process investigate until root cause is identified and take corrective action
  • Document and monitor procedures and processes to attain standard work, eliminate variation and promote sharing of knowledge.
  • This is a very demanding and challenging position that may lead to some long workdays,  weekends, and holiday work schedules. When plant production is operational on weekends and holidays, the Production Manager is expected to be available to work if needed.
  •  Performs other duties as needed.

 Essential Education/Experience/Skills:

  • At least a Bachelorís Degree or equivalent experience with at least 5 years of experience in plant operations
  • Proven direct leadership experience with at least 3-5 years of supervising the work of, developing and coaching others.
  • Experience and knowledge using Lean Manufacturing concepts and 5S organizational tools.

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