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Sr. Human Resources Business Partner

Company: balchem
Location: Albert Lea
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

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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

The Sr. Human Resources Business Partner will be responsible for leading and supporting the people strategy at our Albert Lea, MN manufacturing sites. This position will provide day to day support to the sites and have leadership responsibility in organizational design, recruitment, employee relations, training and development and talent management. This position directly reports to the Director, HR for Integrated Supply Chain and partners closely with the business.

Partners with site leadership to develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with overall business and segment strategy.
Set the employee engagement strategy and people culture.
Identify and be proactive on resource needs, recruitment, selection and onboarding processes.
Partner with talent acquisition team on exempt hiring and owns hourly recruitment.
Conducts orientation programs for new employees.
Partner with site on overall employee relations. Handling investigations, partnering with legal when needed and recommending corrective action, any disciplinary processes
Support current and future business needs through development, engagement, retention. Develops, proposes and administers approved wage and salary programs including job analysis; job descriptions; job evaluation. Enhance overall communication across the sites.
Utilize data analytics to drive key decision making. Analyzes hiring, turnover, retention, talent management trends and make recommendations for improvement.
Partner with business to assess training and development needs for the plant/region. Ensure implementation of needed training.
Partner with other HRBP's across the network, work on organization wide projects and focus on continuous improvement.
Drive 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 succession planning process.
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.
Performs other related duties.


BS degree in Human Resources or its equivalent.
At least five years of human resources experience. Certification is preferred.
Excelling in cross functional team environment. Excellent leadership skills
Sound knowledge of labor laws and regulations, prior union experience 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.

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.PI197618489

Keywords: balchem, Rochester , Sr. Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources , Albert Lea, Minnesota

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