Posted on: November 25, 2022
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 $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
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.
Manages capital expenditures on the Verona site including design,
installation, safety, cost, and helps coordinate startups. Managing
responsibility includes overall Project and Construction management
activities. This should be Ryan or Peter now
Daily responsibilities include solutions implementation and support
of production. Plans and coordinates technical design and
engineering implementation of project work in compliance with PSM,
SQF, and GMP procedures.
Assist with maintaining and upgrading of the plant's PLC control
system and network.
Assists with Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management
Plan (RMP) compliance through leadership and participation in
activities required for all fifteen elements of these
Coordinates with other plant departments, particularly with
Production, as well as with off site departments (R&D, Business
groups) to facilitate projects and support.
Assists the Maintenance Supervisor with cost and downtime
When necessary has supervisory responsibility of outside
contractors and consultants including evaluation of work completed,
required conformance to contractor safety policies, safety
performance, and security of confidential information.
Develops new and innovative solutions to production improvement
opportunities that accomplish business objectives including
improving safety, quality, or efficiency.
When necessary formulates and supervises civil mechanical,
electrical and environmental process studies to determine the
feasibility of proposed projects and to establish structural,
mechanical, electrical, operational or other requirements to
design, develop, and install construction or manufacturing
Provides leadership on selected projects and submits and reviews to
the Lead Process Control Engineer and other managers for ultimate
decisions including approvals for capital expenditures.
Prepares and submits the timely delivery of activity and monthly
reports to keep the Site Services Manager and others informed about
the status of engineering assignments.
Provides technical support during preparation of the annual Verona
capital expenditure plan.
Maintains relationships with outside vendors, particularly those
that supply services and labor for capital project assignments.
This should be Ryan or Peter now
Assures that maintenance, environmental, and permitting records /
documentation are completed as assignments require. Yellow should
be Ryan or Peter, Green should be Terry or Don
Performs other related duties.
Education and Experience:
BS degree in engineering related field
3+ years experience as a Engineer with an emphasis on controls
implementation and trouble shooting in a manufacturing
2 years of experience programming or performing maintenance on a
Rockwell/Allen Bradley PLC is preferable.
Capital Project Management experience preferred
A background in troubleshooting both equipment and process
Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be
Work is partly sedentary but intermittently involves climbing,
standing, walking, balance and coordination when reviewing
equipment operation on site. Travel is required on specific
Operates various equipment such as computers, drafting equipment
and instruments involving scientific meters and measuring devices.
Works on wiring components and air actuated equipment. Reads
P&IDs and cross checks for matching in field conditions.
Follows process flow equipment, and process flow diagrams. Monitors
electronic historian systems and monitors and corrects PLC
Works both in an office and in field construction and maintenance
areas, but periodically outside subject to changes in various
weather conditions and temperatures depending on specific project
or maintenance priorities. Will be required to wear appropriate
safety equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, respirators,
gloves and other protective equipment as required by the specific
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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