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Pre-weigh

Department: IFP - FARIBAULT
Location: Faribault, MN

JOB TITLE: Pre-Weigh

LOCATION:    Faribault

DEPARTMENT: Production   

FLSA STATUS:  Hourly/Non-Exempt   

STATUS:  Full Time 

BUSINESS SEGMENT: Human Nutrition & Health

REPORTS TO: Manufacturing Manager

DATE UPDATED: 08/05/2020

 

 

                       

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

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Pre-weighing, batching, and preparing ingredients to be used for individual batches for a variety of production orders in a variety of production suites.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Material handling of all material used at the facility
  • Operate forklift in a safe and efficient manner
  • Transfer material as needed
  • Learn all aspects of the computer system including inventory transfers
  • Label and store all material in correct storage locations
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Safe Quality Foods (SQF) and company procedures
  • Adhere and comply with all safety policies including reporting any unsafe acts or near misses
  • Help promote and support company health and safety policy practices and procedures
  • Assure adherence to all elements of SQF systems and policies
  • Always performs tasks safely and comply with GMP policies
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted is required
  • Learn all aspects of the computer system including production transferring, issuing and inventory accuracy
  • Support other production areas with tasks as required
  • Understands and maintains the HAACP program in detail
  • Label and store materials in correct storage locations
  • Locate and maintain inventories by moving materials within the inventory system (D365)
  • Maintain records including but not limited to computer, sanitation, production records
  • Safely and properly operate a forklift (forklift licensed)
  • Correctly complete and submit any inventory discrepancies or damage
  • Effectively perform all other duties assigned or directed by management
  • Comply with all policies and procedures of the Company
  • Solid communication skills required between team members, other shifts and other departments
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Attend all company mandated training sessions, which include Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, etc.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma/GED preferred
  • Basic math, reading and record keeping skills required
  • Ability to maneuver minimum of 5-gallon pails and 55-gallon drums with proper material handling equipment
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted
  • Valid driver’s license for forklift license
  • Familiarity with inventory systems and bar coding preferred
  • Ability to follow written and flow-charted instructions

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Production & Warehouse floor
  • Possible dusting conditions
  • Standing, walking, lifting > 80% of the time

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