NOW HIRING ENTRY LEVEL OPERATORS FOR DAY AND NIGHT SHIFT IN OUR OGDEN, UT PLANT!
Operator pay: $17.50 - $21.00/hour
Obtain knowledge, training and experience to operate and maintain spray drying equipment in pharmaceutical products manufacturing facility according to ISO and GMP guidelines.
Learn and demonstrate knowledge of:
- raw material blending,
- finished goods packaging,
- special packaging requirements,
- sampling finished product,
- testing product according to established procedures,
- International Standardization Organization (ISO) principles,
- Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) guidelines.
Learn and demonstrate knowledge of inventory control procedures and production batch records.
Demonstrate willingness to learn and obtain the ability to operate the company's manufacturing equipment:
- spray dryer,
- mixing vessels,
- packaging equipment,
- processing equipment.
Learn material-blending procedures and demonstrate ability to perform blending processes.
All employees are required to adhere to all certification compliance requirements, maintain a clean work environment, follow facility work instruction, and complete paperwork.
Become skilled at operating a forklift in a safe manner while working in and around people and equipment.
Responsible for self-involvement, team involvement and execution of tasks relative to achieving annual departmental goals.
Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent, preferred. 12 to 24 months experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.
Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, Abilities, etc.: High school level reading, math, writing and comprehension skills. Must be able to comprehend the recipes. Must be able to understand and follow processing, safety, and quality guidelines written in English. Must have or be able to obtain forklift operators permit. Must be able to work in a team oriented environment. Must be able to process extensive amounts of documentation legibly.
Working Conditions: Position may require walking/standing for long periods; reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting. Frequent relocating of 100-200 lb. fiber barrels and 55 lb. bags required. Exposure to powder and heavy equipment in a loud manufacturing atmosphere. Manufacturing environment with exposure to powder mineral products, cleaning chemicals, restricted movement, dirty environment, hazardous materials, lifting and carrying heavy objects.
In accordance with the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard (29CFR 1910.134) Balchem/Albion employees (Production, Quality, R&D, and Maintenance) are required to successfully complete annual fit testing (clean shaven req.) and medical clearance (respirator medical certification). In addition, when required to wear a respirator, wearers must wear it as they fit tested (clean shaven).
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty ingredients company with $640 million plus in revenue and north of $3 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past several years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of three business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; and Specialty Products and employs over 1,400 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit www.balchem.com.
Balchem offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:
- 401(k) Plan with Company Match.
- Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Insurance with low premiums
- Life and AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
- Disability Income Protection Insurance
- Pre-tax HSA and Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
- Holiday/Vacation/Sick Pay
- Employee Referral Bonuses
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Training and cross-functional training available
- Education assistance program
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.