Location: Slate Hill
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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 Montvale, New Jersey 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 :
This position will be responsible for repairing and maintaining
electrical and mechanical equipment within the Slate Hill
production facility. It will be responsible for examining
electrical and mechanical equipment to diagnose problems,
disassemble equipment and repair or replace broken or worn-out
parts. Adjustment, lubrication, and preventative maintenance will
be conducted by this position and/or, at its direction, by plant
operators. This position will work closely with the Maintenance
Supervisor to schedule required maintenance activities and
associated process shutdowns if required.
Performs electrical work, including plan layouts, installs and
repairs wiring, electrical fixtures and apparatus, such as fuses,
circuit breakers, switches and motors.
Diagnoses and fixes electrical failure or problems.
Performs mechanical operations to build, repair and maintain plant
machinery, such as machine parts where machinery requirements must
hold close to the specifications; works from drawings or samples
and uses machines such as grinders, hand tools and measuring
Performs metal working duties, such as repairing or installing
steel or aluminum wall siding, doors, duct work, shelving and other
Installs and maintains water, gas, air, oil and heat piping and
associated equipment, such as pumps, reducing /relief valves,
temperature control and ventilating systems.
Performs structural repairs or construction, such as using a jack
hammer to break through cement walls or pads.
Performs welding procedures in arc and soldering techniques; a wide
variety of other welding techniques may be needed.
Inspects building and grounds for any repairs or maintenance needed
and reports findings to the supervisor.
Follows all safety policies and procedures including use of safety
equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards.
Performs other related duties as needed.
High school diploma
Minimum of five years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing
Knowledge of PLC and Boilers
Day shift hours, Monday through Friday, with on-call responsibility
every 4/5 weeks.
Continuous physical activity throughout the workday such as
climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking,
pushing, pulling, lifting, hearing, talking, repetitive motion and
moving objects weighing up to 100 lbs.
Operates a variety of handheld power and mechanical tools.
Works inside and outside, noise above ambient level.
Proximity to moving mechanical parts, may wear hearing protection,
may be required to wear/use respirator.
Inside areas may periodically reach temperatures over 100 degrees
Confined space entry will be required.
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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