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Human Resources Business Partner

Balchem Corporation
Defiance, OH
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Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $600 million plus in revenue and north of $3.15 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five 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 four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 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

We are currently seeking an experienced Human Resources Business Partner based out of Defiance, OH, but who will also provide oversight for other sites in OH and MN


Coordinates the needs and objectives of the business segment with those of its employees by assisting the Corporate HR Director in planning, recommending, implementing and administering personnel policies, practices, and programs that will attract and maintain skilled and motivated staff to meet corporate goals, objectives and business interests. Provides counsel, services, and other assistance to departments and management to assist them in the effective execution of their personnel and employee relations responsibilities


  1. Partners with site leadership to administer personnel policies, practices and programs, and advises and assists them in their interpretation and application
  2. Assists senior management and department heads in organizational and departmental development by advising or by assisting with job structuring, job descriptions, reporting procedures and communications
  3. Recruits, interviews, screens and refers applicants for position; conducts orientation programs for new employees; analyzes turnover and recommends suggestions for improved retention as required
  4. Assists site leadership in human resources utilization by participation in determining and projecting staffing requirements, sources of qualified personnel, training and development requirements
  5. Acts as a consultant regarding training and development programs; arranges or conducts programs
  6. Acts as liaison between employees and management; conducts investigations and recommends corrective action; assists management in the utilization of constructive communication, including administering disciplinary actions
  7. Develops, proposes and administers approved wage and salary programs including job analysis; job descriptions; job evaluation and periodic surveys to assure a competitive and equitable compensation program. Recommends changes as needed to Corporate
  8. Assists Corporate HR with the annual performance review process to ensure reviews are completed timely and accurately. Discusses performance with leadership team as a means of identifying future growth potential and supporting the corporate succession planning process
  9. Assists Corporate HR in the execution of corporate employee relations policies and programs designed to keep the corporation union free by analyzing the effects of practices/policies programs; recommends changes to meet goals and objectives
  10. Responsible for assuring that the business segment is in compliance with laws relative to wages and hours, employee relations, employee benefits, employment opportunities and other related employment laws; acts as consultant within the corporation in interpreting the administration of the laws; seeks assistance from Corporate HR Director and legal counsel as appropriate
  1. Maintains a system of employee personnel record keeping, retention, and access by authorized personnel
  2. Responsible for administering the corporate drug program which includes pre-employment screening, monthly/bi-monthly random tests and post-accident screening, when applicable
  3. 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
  1. Performs other related duties


BS degree in Human Resources or its equivalent and at least 5 years of human resources experience. Certification is preferred. Requires strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as effective presentation skills to be able to communicate/influence effectively and professionally with all level of employees. Must be comfortable working in a manufacturing plant setting and walking the production floor, interacting with all levels of employees. Ability to travel up to 25%



Posted: 2019-09-26 Expires: 2019-10-27

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