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HR Business Partner

balchem
Bridgeton, MO 63044
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  • Job Code
    131814555

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

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 $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:

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Partners with site leadership to administer personnel policies, practices and programs, and advises and assists them in their interpretation and application.
  • 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.
  • Recruits, interviews, screens and refers applicants for position; conducts orientation programs for new employees; analyzes turnover and recommends suggestions for improved retention as required.
  • Assists site leadership in human resources utilization by participation in determining and projecting staffing requirements, sources of qualified personnel, training and development requirements.
  • Acts as a consultant regarding training and development programs; arranges or conducts programs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintains a system of employee personnel record keeping, retention, and access by authorized personnel.
  • Responsible for administering the corporate drug program which includes pre-employment screening, monthly/bi-monthly random tests and post-accident screening, when applicable.
  • 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.
  • Performs other related duties

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS degree in Human Resources or its equivalent
  • At least three 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 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.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work is mostly sedentary.
  • Operates typical office equipment such as typewriter, computer and calculator.
  • Works inside and in an office setting. Walks the production floor, as necessary.

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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Posted: 2021-03-11 Expires: 2021-04-12

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