Please Apply Here: Product Development Engineer
The Product Development Engineer is a member of the R&D Group based in New Hampton, NY (Corporate Headquarters). The position reports to the Manager of Particle Engineering group. The Product Development Engineer will participate in a wide variety of projects, with an emphasis on developing processes used to manufacture microencapsulated and agglomerated materials for the food, nutraceutical, personal care, pharmaceutical, and animal nutrition markets. In this role, the candidate will be working on the interface between R&D and manufacturing, and will develop scientific data on the lab and pilot plant level to allow for transition into manufacturing. The candidate will work closely with the engineering talent in manufacturing and will attend plant trials.
The Product Development Engineer will act as a team member, and on occasion be a Technical Project Leader, for new product development projects. This role is both strategic and tactical in nature, and is for someone who enjoys the challenge of innovation. The candidate will participate in new process and product developments, process and product improvements, conducting lab scale and bench top experiments, commercialization studies for new products, conducting product characterization studies, applications and performing analytical work. The Product Development Engineer will also support technical research and customer support on existing and new product lines.
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $500 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 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.