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Production Supervisor (2nd Shift)

Company: balchem
Location: Slate Hill
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


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 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 $700 million and a market cap exceeding $4.0 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


Assist Production Manager in maintaining production at desired level while adhering to strict safety, food safety, and quality standards. Under the direction of the Production Manager, supervise employees, perform department activities such as orientation and training, safe equipment operation and troubleshooting, and optimum allocation of Company resources. Communicates and coordinates with internal departments such as Quality Control, Research Development, and Shipping and Receiving.


  • Correct any problems that arise and report it to the Production Manager
  • Responsible for operator accuracy of paperwork, labeling, tool checklists, all forms, & record keeping material
  • Supervise the operators and leads, and effectively communicate production turn over
  • Train/supervise production workers in all aspects of the manufacturing process
  • Assure that Manufacturing, Training, Cleaning, Safety, Quality, and other procedures are being strictly adhered to
  • Operate mechanical equipment safely and efficiently
  • Continually gain in depth knowledge of facility equipment
  • Correct any problems that arise
  • Keep Management/Supervision informed of changing conditions
  • Responsible for checking all forms and record keeping material
  • Work with maintenance personnel to address equipment needs and coordinate those needs with production scheduling
  • Involved in troubleshooting situations and development of corrective action plans
  • Provide suggestions for continual improvement, applications of lean processing, and aid in following through and implementation
  • Understand and comply with safety regulations
  • Maintain operations in such a manner as to continuously produce quality products in a safe and efficient manner
  • Coach employees in a teamwork environment for continuous improvement
  • Discipline employees when policies are not adhered to (attendance, punctuality, performance, etc.)
  • Responsible for self-involvement, team involvement and execution of tasks relative to achieving annual departmental goals REQUIREMENTS:
    • High school diploma or equivalent, preferred and a minimum 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment with supervisory experience
    • Able to operate a forklift
    • Must be responsible; maintain a positive work attitude, safety minded, quality minded, management supportive, and company oriented
    • Good communication skills, high math and reading skills, high mechanical ability

      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.


Keywords: balchem, Paterson , Production Supervisor (2nd Shift), Professions , Slate Hill, New Jersey

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