Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, the Barry Callebaut Group is the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa. We are the heart and engine of the chocolate industry and our mission is to be number one in all attractive customer segments. We are a business-to-business company, fully integrated with a strong position in cocoa-origin countries.

Feb 22, 2020
For the location in Zurich we are looking for a Chocolate Academy Chef/Technical Advisor   About the role The Technical Advisor is r esponsible for the provision of specific application and product development in response to commercial requests and participation in agreed training programs at the Academy .   Key responsibilities include Chocolate Academy Course program: Give several courses to different subjects, focusing on coverture, create new recipes for courses, support Sales requests Technical Support for Gourmet Sales Team, FM Sales Team and Export: Develop new recipes with existing CARMA products, develop ideas, recipes for new CARMA products, present ideas for sales and marketing promotions, support existing customers in technical questions, support sales/export team with customized recipes, ideas, presentation of CARMA products at fairs and events Keep up to date on new trends, direct competitors General technical support for Export team: Support export team with recipes, products, demonstrations, Support BC Global with chocolate workshops, dessert buffets technical questions, Working closely with R&D department on developing new products, Involved in different projects within BC. (Event, Buffet etc.) Training and give guidance to Intern   About you Formal education as pastry chef with specialization in chocolate At least 3 years of experience in chocolate segment Team spirit High flexibility, creative, charismatic person Good presentation skills German and English fluent, French is a benefit
Barry Callebaut Zurich, ZH, CH, 8005
Feb 22, 2020
About the role Providing technical support for customers and sales, you assure the development of new products and new recipes. In this challenging role, you are the face to the customer, you provide attractive presentations and organize tasting sessions. Helping to increase customer intimacy to grow our cocoa product business, you participate in the strategy development towards the customer and work closely with the dedicated sales manager.    Key responsibilities: Assure cocoa customer R&D portfolio, follow up on projects and products used today by customers and manage the customer cocoa project portfolio. Develop new recipes according to the customer requirements; select raw materials and create formulations for the production of new products, be the link between internal and external stakeholders. As a bridge between customer, R&D and sales community, participate in R&D and innovation projects, assure the presentation and training to customers on the cocoa process or cocoa products; participate in the organization of events such as cocoa training.   About you: Preferably Master’s degree in food science, engineering or other related fields; alternatively technical degree with experience in food R&D or processing; 3+ years of experience in food development, QA or processing environment; Experience in project management; Customer-focused orientation; Knowledge of food technology, industrialization processes; Knowledge/understanding of analytical methods evaluation; German and English are required.
Barry Callebaut Hamburg, HH, DE, 20539
Feb 22, 2020
VANCANCY!!!LIVELIHOOD OFFICER, KUMASI - GHANABarry Callebaut, the world’s largest cocoa and chocolate producer, is seeking to recruit livelihood Officers to  work with households and cocoa farmers on good agronomic practices, curtail environmental issues and implement social interventions in targeted cocoa farming communities in Ghana to ensure sustainability of the cocoa sector. “Forever Chocolate” is our ambition to make sustainable chocolate the norm by 2025. We have committed to four bold targets that address the biggest sustainability challenges in the chocolate supply chain by 2025:•    We will eradicate child labor from our supply chain•    We will lift more than 500,000 cocoa farmers out of poverty•    We will become carbon and forest positive•    We will have 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our productsThe position is embedded in Barry Callebaut’s Ghana local sustainability team, with direct reporting to  the FC Pilots / Sustainable livelihoods Manager, under the Sustainability Business  and will be the responsible person for providing technical inputs to effectively coordinate and implement appropriate crop and livestock development interventions through strong coordination with partners ensuring the interventions under The Forever Chocolate Program  in the districts contributes to the overall programme goal, objectives and outcomes, as well as FC overarching vision - "Getting all farmers in BC supply chain out of poverty through responsible agricultural labour practices and environmental stewardship inclined livelihood development and support for these farmers and their communities’’.   The Officer shall be responsible to ensure capacity enhancement of community and partners' staffs on improved or sustainable agriculture and livestock development initiatives. The incumbent should also boost morale of community and project partners' staff to work hard and cultivate spirit of teamwork, consultation, mutual learning, synergy and leveraging of resources in order to deliver quality outputs. S/he will also be responsible for establishing and maintaining congenial working relationships with the government officials, donors, media, local NGO partners and other key stakeholders on the FC livelihood projects in BC operational zones in Ghana.    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:1: IMPLEMENTATION AND COORDINATION: ●    Ensure project interventions are timely and effectively implemented in compliance with planning and expected result. ●    Effectively coordinate with the project field team in identifying communities where agriculture, livestock and irrigation interventions are most needed which could boost up agricultural production and bring about long-term effects on household and community poverty reduction●    Liaise with MOFA and District Agricultural Directorates  to identify ongoing and new projects that can be leveraged upon to achieve BC Forever objective●    Identify and promote most suitable vegetables that adapt better to the local environment and have ready markets for the produces  ●    Promote most suitable breeds of livestock and poultry, and  appropriate feed for commercial impact on investment at household and community level●    Effectively coordinate in implementation of vaccination campaigns, treatment and all other veterinary services. ●    In conjunction with the project value chain team, advise farmers on how to look for new markets for their products. ●    Play a key role in identifying issues to be addressed and maintain a positive image and visibility of BC project in the intervention clusters2: MONITORING AND QUALITY CONTROL: ●    Regular field visits and monitoring of field activities to ensure timely and quality implementation of the activities at site level. ●    Ensure that agriculture development strategies and activities are designed and implemented based on sound contextual analysis. ●    Ensure that project’s operating model is adapted to changing environment to better respond to challenges, leverage opportunities and minimize potential risks. ●    Ensure project partners and other stakeholders are aware, positive and supportive to the agriculture project through transparent and timely information sharing. ●    Ensure that farmers' interests are addressed and partners' feedback is reflected. ●    Ensure project's relevance based on farmers' and stakeholders' feedback. ●    Ensure that proper monitoring and evaluation systems are in place to enhance accountability and to demonstrate the impact of livelihood interventions. ●    Establish mechanisms for knowledge sharing and learning within project and with other stakeholders beyond the project3: DATA COLLECTION, SYNTHESIS AND REPORT WRITING:  ●    Assist in developing work plans working with the FC cluster management team ●    Prepare and submit quarterly progress reports and annual summary report to the project manager●    Prepare human interest stories based on outstanding case studies from agriculture development initiatives. ●    Ensure that lessons learnt are well documented and shared among the team and project partners. ●    Document, analyze and synthesize findings and produce reports for wider sharing.  4: COMMUNICATION, NETWORKING AND PARTNERSHIP:●    Ensure effective communication is maintained among partners to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our interventions. ●    Build and nurture relationships between community, local stakeholders and partners so that the project can maximize its impact. ●    Work closely with partners and play effective role in identifying issues to be addressed and resolution of potential conflicts in a timely and agreeable manner. ●    Establish and maintain congenial working relationships with multi-partners, relevant government line agencies, donors, private sectors and civil society organizations. ●    Maintain a positive image and visibility of project amongst these groups. ●    Contribute to local, district, regional and national dialogue on crops and livelihoods poverty reduction strategies and other related issues. 5: ADMIN, FINANCE, HR AND COMPLIANCE: ●   Assist FC District Technical Officers in reviewing the program and its strategies.. ●  Ensure timely assistance on administrative matters of the project activities. ●  Ensure adequate understanding of the FC program strategies, plans and approaches by all partners' staff and other key stakeholders.●    Ensure that the agriculture interventions are managed in a manner which is in line with the government policies and procedures, and achieves the project outcomes and demonstrate remarkable change. ●    Cross sharing of FC program learning to key stakeholders. ●    Ensure livelihood interventions are conducted in accordance with all statutory requirements.   REQUIRED ACADEMIC & TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:●   Masters/Bachelors in Agriculture/Animal Science/Veterinary Science or related field with 2years of work experience in relevant field.    ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE:●    Experience and knowledge in livelihood value chain development as well as horticultural crops is a key essential need for this role     TECHNICAL / FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:●    Demonstrated experience in operational planning in a complex context/setting; strong conceptual, interpersonal, communication negotiation, facilitation and representation skills. ●    Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation; team building and ability to coach and mentor community and partners' staffs. ●    Demonstrated use of positive coping strategies in stressful work environments; knowledge and experience with donor compliance and reporting. ●    Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors, government counterparts, private sectors and national and international civil society organizations. ●    Knowledge on developing logframe based work plan, outcome based monitoring, and good report writing skills.    INTERPERSONAL / LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:●    Self-motivated with time and stress management skills. ●    Networking skills to effectively correspond with a diverse audience in different setting.  ●  Willing to travel extensively to the project implemented sites and able to accommodate and adjust in difficult     working conditions and tough field situations. ●    Ability to take responsibility, meet deadlines and make progress with minimum supervision. ●    Excellent attention to details including proactive, creativity and reliability.   ●    Strong interest to work on issues related to agriculture and livelihood enhancement. ●    Experience of designing innovative and suitable agriculture interventions.  ●    Proficient in M.S. Office (Excel, Powerpoint and Word) and Knowledge of basic statistical concepts.  ●    Ability to drive  and with a valid Ghanaian driver’s license.    
Barry Callebaut Kumasi, AH, GH, P. O. Box
Feb 22, 2020
  POSITION TITLE: Category Buyer Logistic / G&A   REPORTING TO: ​ Purchasing Category Manager Logistics   LOCATION: Chicago, IL   ABOUT THE COMPANY:   The Zurich-based Barry Callebaut Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – from the origination and processing cocoa beans to producing the finest chocolates, including chocolate fillings, decorations, and compounds. The Group runs more than 59 production facilities worldwide selling in 140 countries and employs a diverse and dedicated global workforce of over 11,500 people.   The Barry Callebaut Group serves the entire food industry, from industrial food manufacturers to artisanal and professional users of chocolate, such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakers, hotels, restaurants, and caterers.   SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Summary: Responsible for purchasing the logistic services (land transport, Warehousing, Sea Freight) and G&A categories in Americas.   Essential Functions: Prepare and run tenders for the categories in scope, dealing with all relevant stakeholders (service providers, internal customers and cross functional teams). Collect data, complete market research, define terms and conditions, negotiate proposals and finalize contracts. Manage service providers, follow market trends and legislative changes. Provide input and expertise in all relevant improvement and development projects (footprint analysis, make or buy, cost efficiency, etc.). Implement purchasing policy and best practices.   JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Relevant skills in purchasing: negotiation, supplier management and procurement. Analytical capabilities in order to manage cost analysis, budgets and reports. Solid market knowledge of different areas within Logistic (land, air and sea, warehousing). Operational knowledge of different areas within Logistic / Supply Chain & Procurement: transportation by land, air and sea, warehousing, distribution networks and complex logistics systems Indirect Spend management. Ability to work in complex and international environments. Operational autonomy, self-reliance but able to play in a team Excellent interpersonal communication (stakeholder management), Professionalism, discretion and reliability.       Education & Work Experience: University Degree. Significant experience (minimum 3 years) in transportation sourcing, supply chain or in a lead logistic provider, procurement experience in Indirect Spend areas. Experience in Project Management. Experience with e-Procurement platforms.   Additional Requirements: English written and spoken fluently, Spanish language is a plus.   What you can expect from Barry Callebaut: Competitive compensation package including salary, benefits, and vacation time Collaborative atmosphere with like-minded individuals who are passionate about chocolate The ability to grow your career within an organization that values development and internal career growth          
Barry Callebaut Chicago, IL, US, 60622
Feb 22, 2020
About the role This position reports to the Finance Department Manager and responsible for taking up expenses on time so that P&L reporting is accurate and payment to suppliers is on time without interrupting the business.   Key responsibilities include To execute and settling accounts payable transactions. To ensure expenses are taken up on time for month-end accrual. Responsible for the supplier master creation and control. To prepare a monthly analytical report on major expenses, creditor aging, creditor reconciliation To prepare tax reporting – withholding tax documentation and submission.    About you Minimum with a Diploma in Accounting or a Degree in Finance / Accounting. Familiar with a variety of field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of the function of the account payable requirements in the manufacturing environment is an added advantage. A t least 2 years of hands-on working experience in relevant accounting transaction operational activities. Excellent in MS-Excel and able to perform analysis preferably with Oracle / SAP experience. Good communication in English. Possesses good interpersonal skills. Possesses sound analytical and reasoning ability.
Barry Callebaut Pasir Gudang, 01, MY, 81700
Feb 22, 2020
About the role Barry Callebaut is a growth company and Benelux is an important contributor to the results of Western Europe. In this role you are responsible for a portfolio of customers with a total turnover between 50 and 70 million Euro. You define the vision and strategy to be successful in serving these key account customers. We are looking for a trustworthy entrepreneur who is strong in relationship building and analytical In this key position you will report to Sales Manager Benelux.   Key responsibilities include - You are passionate about chocolate & our quality ingredients. This passion makes that you  aim to create value for our customers and for Barry Callebaut - In a business to business context you will interact with confectionery, bakery, dairy, ice cream customers - You achieve volume and margin budgets with your key account customer portfolio - You keep an overall perspective of the business and interact with your colleagues across departments to understand the bigger dynamic and trends of the market. - As a person you are analytical and eager to capture threats and potential opportunities - You report trends and activities you pick up in the marketplace - You are experienced in making key account plans to prioritize your actions and set goals - You act like the CEO of your portfolio, treating your customer base as if it was your own company - You contribute to forecast meetings and y ou organize yourself to do a good follow up of opportunities and R&D projects. - You act as the ‘customers’ voice within BC to ensure customer satisfaction and continuity of trading relationships, whilst ensuring the interests of Barry Callebaut - You continuously look for ways to increase efficiency for yourself, your colleagues and BC   About you You obtained a Master Degree, a Technical background is a plus You gained at least 5 years of working experience within a food or manufacturing environment in a sales role - preferrably in FMCG As a person you are a teamplayer with excellent stakeholdermanagement skills You are proficient with Salesforce  Fluency in English is a must
Barry Callebaut Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, BE, 9280
Feb 22, 2020
Key responsibilities: As a Senior Business Analyst you will work on challenging projects, related to different business process we are managing on our global application Salesforce.com. You will work in team under the guidance of experts and experienced project managers. Projects are situated in the “go-to-market” field, meaning different customer-related processes mainly within the Sales, Customer Care and marketing field. But we also have processes related to vendor and material processes.  Within each project life cycle, you will be involved in all its different phases going from a detailed design analysis, building and configuration, testing, training and go-live support.  For this, you will work together with our business departments, such as Sales and Customer Care, to fully understand their user requirements and support them in the best way as possible.  In other words, you will have a beautiful switch between more technical configuration tasks within Salesforce and organizational tasks to align with different stakeholders to gather requirements, give user support and training.   About you: Master Degree in Commercial Engineering, Information Technology or similar. At least 3-4 years relevant work experience with SFDC, preferably in an Information Management field within an international company. Strong analytical and communication skills. Enjoy working in team. Full professional proficiency in English. Willingness to travel for about 20%. And most importantly: passion for chocolate!   We offer: Stable employment in an international organization. Annual bonus based on your work results. Private medical care for you and your family. Employee Pension Program. Sport card. Life insurance. Luncheon vouchers. Discount card for cultural events. Christmas benefits. Chocolate, fruit and vegetables in the office. Opportunity to purchase the company's products at reduced prices.
Barry Callebaut Lodz, LD, PL, 90-530
Feb 22, 2020
  About the role This Finance role supports transformation programs, projects and initiatives across Operations & Supply Chain (OSCO).The position holder works closely together with program-and project leaders to create & validate business cases. He/she also supports the execution of these programs and projects and ensures realization of financial commitments.  This Finance Business Partner works with global, regional and local stakeholders across the organization and leads finance projects and initiatives to improve financial performance management and financial results across OSCO and the organization. Key responsibilities include: Support of Operations & Supply Chain (OSCO) transformation programs, projects and initiatives aimed at improving operational and financial performance. Works with project leaders and is responsible for financial deliverables. Performing the program and project reviews and ensures corrective actions are taken as needed to achieve financial commitments. Accountability for the financial performance of the assigned scope along with the respective management team.  Proactively providing insights on financial improvement opportunities within functional scope and implements them Support the OSCO leadership team in determining short- and long-term objectives and prioritizes resources based on financial, operational and organizational insights Training, guiding and developing other Finance Business Partners Ensuring integrity and effective financial controls in own area of responsibility About you You have a Master degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar.  You have at least 3+ years of relevant experience as Finance Business Partner in an OSCO/Operations environment Accounting experience IFRS and understanding of the accounting principles relevant for this role You have experience in a multinational company in regional or global Finance Business Partner roles, preferably in B2B / food industries You bring relevant Project management experience You have solid knowledge of ERP systems – SAP knowledge preferred You like operating  in a dynamic and changing environment Team spirit to bring together required team members to solve business challenges  Effective communication skills ( towards finding solutions You are a proactive professional, you like to push forward the business and are able to communicate effectively.    The role will be based in Poland or Wieze.
Barry Callebaut Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, BE, 9280
Feb 22, 2020
. In het kort Jaarlijkst rolt er meer dan 300.000 ton chocolade van de band bij Barry Callebaut Wieze. Dit kunnen wij uiteraard niet zonder jouw hulp! In de functie van Technieker ben jij verantwoordelijk voor het snel en efficiënt oplossen van defecten op de productielijnen en dit zowel op elektrisch als op mechanisch gebied om de beschikbaarheid van het machinepark te maximaliseren. Daarnaast voer je ook preventieve onderhoudswerken uit (inspecties, vervangingen, revisies) in samenspraak met de Teamleader Onderhoud en je collega’s.   Wie ben jij? Je bent minimum in het bezit van een A2 diploma in Elektromechanica, Mechanica of Elektriciteit. Je hebt een zeer goede kennis van industriële elektrische installaties (motoren, sensoren, motorschakelingen, stuurkasten, etc ...) en bent goed op de hoogte van mechanica (soorten lagers, kettingen, tandwielen, riemen, assen,...). Je hebt bij voorkeur al een eerste ervaring in een technische rol in een productieomgeving, preferentieel in de voedingsindustrie. Je kan volgens strikte veiligheids- en hygiënenormen werken. Je kan zowel zelfstandig als in team werken, je hebt een positieve attitude en pakt dingen aan. Je houdt jouw ogen continu open voor verbeteringen.   Wat zoeken wij? Voor onze functie van onderhoudstechnieker zijn wij op zoek naar kandidaten met onderstaande specifieke elektrische en mechanische competenties.   Elektrisch: Je waakt over de kwaliteit van de uitrusting en voert dagdagelijks onderhoud uit. Je zoekt defecten op in installaties via de elektrische schema’s en tracht deze zo efficiënt mogelijk op te lossen . Je voert aanpassingen uit aan bestaande installaties (past schema’s of stuurkasten aan, trekt kabels waar nodig...). Je plaatst procesregelaars in bestaande installaties, sluit deze aan en stelt de regelparameters in.   Mechanisch: Je lost frequent voorkomende storingen op van mechanische, pneumatische en hydraulische aard en voert de geplande onderhoudswerkzaamheden uit aan de toegewezen productie installaties en hun randinstallaties (stoomverdeling, ventilatie,e.d). Je voert periodieke onderhoudswerken uit aan de toegewezen installaties; controleert motoren, contacten, schakelingen en persluchtsturingen, vervangt lagers, kettingen en riemoverbrengingen, controleert en herstelt mechanische bevestigingen, controleert en vervangt diverse filters (olie/lucht/water), smeert de installatie op de noodzakelijke punten. Ons aanbod Je wordt tewerkgesteld in onze productiesite in Lebbeke/Wieze; Je ontvangt onmiddellijk een vast contract; Je kan starten in een dag- of 3-ploegenstelsel met toekomstmogelijkheden om in het weekend te werken; Je ontvangt een aantrekkelijk loon met een uitgebreid pakket extralegale voordelen; Je komt terecht in een toffe werksfeer met een goede werk-privé balans.   Interesse? Contacteer ons op pauline_de_smyter@barry-callebaut.com.
Barry Callebaut BE, 9280
Feb 22, 2020
Techniekers (eletro / mechanisch / instrumentatie & automatisatie   Barry Callebaut groeit! Om ervoor te zorgen dat onze lekkernijen vlot van de band rollen, zijn wij op zoek naar gepassioneerde techniekers. Stroomt de techniek bij jou door je aderen? Dan ben jij misschien onze volgende medewerker!   Ken jij Barry Callebaut al?   Barry Callebaut is het hart en de motor van de cacao- en chocolade-industrie. Momenteel zijn wij op zoek naar sterke technische profielen, zowel elektrisch, mechanisch als intrumentatie & automatisatie techniekers, om ons team te versterken. Ons breed assortiment van producten en diensten omvat alle aspecten, van cacao-sourcing tot fijne chocoladeproducten, die geliefd zijn bij mensen van alle leeftijden wereldwijd. We zijn gepassioneerd over ons bedrijf en werken elke dag hard om ervoor te zorgen dat er genoeg chocolade in de wereld is. Niets is belangrijker voor ons succes dan de gecombineerde expertise van meer dan 9000 Barry Callebaut-medewerkers over de hele wereld. Onze internationale focus in de fascinerende wereld van cacaoteelt en chocolade vormen de kleurrijke achtergrond voor onze vele functies in een breed scala aan disciplines. Naast het delen van een passie voor chocolade, leven medewerkers van Barry Callebaut elke dag onze andere bedrijfswaarden - klantgerichtheid, passie, ondernemerschap, integriteit en teamgeest. We doen er alles aan om ervoor te zorgen dat ze over de juiste vaardigheden, knowhow en een diep begrip van onze klanten en hun behoeften beschikken. Het betrekken en ontwikkelen van onze medewerkers is de sleutel tot ons succes. Bovendien zet Barry Callebaut continu in op verbetering van onze producten. Zo hebben wij onlangs onze lekkere nieuwe chocoladevariant op de markt gebracht: Ruby!   In het kort:   Jaarlijkst rollen er tonnen chocolade van de band bij Barry Callebaut Halle. Dit kunnen wij uiteraard niet zonder jouw hulp! In de functie van Technieker ben jij verantwoordelijk voor het snel en efficiënt oplossen van defecten op de productielijnen en dit zowel op elektrisch, mechanisch gebied en/of instrumentie en automatisatie vlak, om de beschikbaarheid van het machinepark te maximaliseren. Daarnaast voer je ook preventieve onderhoudswerken uit (inspecties, vervangingen, revisies) in samenspraak met de Teamleader en je collega’s.   Wie ben jij?   Je bent minimum in het bezit van een A2 diploma in Elektromechanica, Mechanica, Elektriciteit of Automatisatie. Je hebt een zeer goede kennis van industriële elektrische installaties (motoren, sensoren, motorschakelingen, stuurkasten, etc ...) en bent goed op de hoogte van mechanica (soorten lagers, kettingen, tandwielen, riemen, assen,...). Je hebt bij voorkeur al een eerste ervaring in een technische rol in een productieomgeving, preferentieel in de voedingsindustrie. Je kan volgens strikte veiligheids- en hygiënenormen werken. Je kan zowel zelfstandig als in team werken, je hebt een positieve attitude en pakt dingen aan. Je houdt jouw ogen continu open voor verbeteringen.   Wat zoeken wij?   Voor onze functie van onderhoudstechnieker en Instrumentatie & Automatisatie technieker zijn wij op zoek naar kandidaten met onderstaande specifieke elektrische en mechanische competenties.   Elektrisch: Je waakt over de kwaliteit van de uitrusting en voert dagdagelijks onderhoud uit. Je zoekt defecten op in installaties via de elektrische schema’s en tracht deze zo efficiënt mogelijk op te lossen . Je voert aanpassingen uit aan bestaande installaties (past schema’s of stuurkasten aan, trekt kabels waar nodig...). Je plaatst procesregelaars in bestaande installaties, sluit deze aan en stelt de regelparameters in. Mechanisch: Je lost frequent voorkomende storingen op van mechanische, pneumatische en hydraulische aard en voert de geplande onderhoudswerkzaamheden uit aan de toegewezen productie installaties en hun randinstallaties (stoomverdeling, ventilatie,e.d). Je voert periodieke onderhoudswerken uit aan de toegewezen installaties; controleert motoren, contacten, schakelingen en persluchtsturingen, vervangt lagers, kettingen en riemoverbrengingen, controleert en herstelt mechanische bevestigingen, controleert en vervangt diverse filters (olie/lucht/water), smeert de installatie op de noodzakelijke punten.   Ons aanbod   Je wordt tewerkgesteld in onze productiesite in Halle; Je ontvangt onmiddellijk een vast contract; Je kan starten in een 3-ploegenstelsel met eventueel toekomstmogelijkheden om in het weekend te werken; Je ontvangt een aantrekkelijk loon met een uitgebreid pakket extralegale voordelen; Je komt terecht in een toffe werksfeer en een ervaren team;   Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.
Barry Callebaut
Feb 22, 2020
Barry Callebaut ist der weltweit größte Hersteller von hochwertigen Schokoladen- und Kakaoprodukten - von der Beschaffung und Verarbeitung der Kakaobohnen bis zur Herstellung der feinsten Schokolade, einschließlich Füllungen, Dekorationen und Schokoladenmischungen. Die Barry Callebaut Gruppe mit Hauptsitz in Zürich beliefert mit ihren globalen Gourmetmarken Callebaut® und Cacao Barry® die gesamte Lebensmittelindustrie, von industriellen Herstellern bis hin zu kleinen Manufakturen und professionellen Chocolatiers, Konditoren, Bäckern, Hotels, Restaurants und Cateringbetrieben.   Wir sind stolz auf unsere mehr als 11.000 Mitarbeiter in über 35 Ländern, die uns mit Leidenschaft bei unserem langjährigen Engagement zu Nachhaltigkeit bei der Herstellung von Kakao und Schokolade unterstützen. Wir sind laufend auf der Suche nach engagierten und talentierten Persönlichkeiten, die einen positiven Einfluss auf die Gestaltung unserer Zukunft haben!    Am Standort Barry Callebaut Cocoa Germany GmbH in Hamburg suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt einen     Controller (m/w/d) für unser Kakaowerk   Ihre Aufgaben:   Monatliches Reporting und Kommentierung der Finanz-, Produktions-, QA-, HR- und Supply Chain Kennzahlen für die Werksleitung und das lokale Management Regelmäßiges Reporting gegenüber der Muttergesellschaft in der Schweiz über das Konsolidierungssystem SAP BOF Budgetplanung in enger Zusammenarbeit mit der Werksleitung und dem Management Erstellung von Geschäftsjahresprognosen Anwendung und Weiterentwicklung des bestehenden Controllinginstrumentariums Erstellung von klaren Analysen inklusive der Formulierung und Erarbeitung von Handlungsempfehlungen in allen Wertschöpfungsbereichen, mit dem Ziel der Verbesserung der Wirtschaftlichkeit Vorbereitung von Investitions- und Desinvestitionsentscheidungen Unterstützung bei der Erstellung von Monats- und Jahresabschlüssen Schnittstelle zum Group Controlling in der Schweiz Ad-hoc-Analysen   Unsere Anforderungen:   Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes betriebswirtschaftliches Studium (BWL, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Wirtschaftsingenieur o.ä.) mit Schwerpunkt Controlling, Finanzen oder Rechnungswesen Mindestens 5 Jahre Berufserfahrung als Controller, idealerweise erste Erfahrungen in einem Produktionsunternehmen Abstraktionsvermögen und ausgeprägtes Zahlenverständnis Selbständige und strukturierte Arbeitsweise Sehr gute interdisziplinäre Kommunikationsfähigkeiten Freundliche, teamfähige, engagierte, flexible und zuverlässige Persönlichkeit Sehr gute EDV-Kenntnisse, insbesondere in MS Office und SAP (FI, CO, MM, PP) Gute bis sehr gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift   Wir bieten Ihnen eine leistungsgerechte Bezahlung sowie zahlreiche Weiterbildungs- und Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten in einem internationalen Umfeld.   Teilen Sie unsere Passion für hochwertige Schokoladen- und Kakaoprodukte und wollen Sie mit zum Erfolg unseres innovativen Unternehmens beitragen?   Dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre aussagekräftige Bewerbung – über unser Bewerberportal oder per eMail an petra_hellich@barry-callebaut.com - mit Angabe des möglichen Eintrittstermins und der Gehaltsvorstellung.
Barry Callebaut Hamburg, HH, DE, 20539
Feb 22, 2020
  A propos du poste : Sous la supervision du Responsable Usine Masse, Le Chef de Quart de la zone rouge a pour mission d'encadrer les opérateurs de production en veillant au respect des normes de productivité et de qualité.   Responsabilités liées au poste : Assurer la gestion qualitative et quantitative de la production de zone rouge/ poste. S'assurer du bon fonctionnement des équipements en vérifiant et surveillant leur réglages, et s'il y'a lieu en les ajustant. Veiller au respect GMP sur le site S'assurer de la sécurité du personnel en équipe Réceptionner les travaux mécaniques et électroniques effectués sur les équipements et Informer la maintenance des anomalies. Assurer la conduite des lignes de fabrication (fosse engagement jusqu’à silo de grain). Optimiser les réglages des équipements pour obtenir un rendement optimal. Former et coacher des équipes dans l’assemblage des fèves. Contrôler le rendement au quotidien et réagir en conséquence . Effectuer les bilans de production en fin de poste. Participer à la réunion hebdomadaire avec les sites de fèves (Tropika et Sinfra), pour discuter de toutes les questions connexes, y compris l'utilisation de fèves certifiées et la définition des types de fèves, en fonction de la disponibilité des fèves et également de la qualité demandée des produits finis. Assurer la conduite des lignes de fabrication. Tenir à jour les documents d'enregistrements AQ/ production. S'assurer de la présence des éléments de son équipe. Participer au système de Qualité/Sécurité alimentaire par le respect strict des règles d’hygiène et de sécurité établies.   Profil recherché : Etre de formation dans un domaine technique ou similaire. Avoir au moins 5 ans dans un environnement de production, expérience en fabrication alimentaire, amélioration continue et gestion des processus et des KPI. Solides connaissances techniques et compétences en management. Bonne connaissance de SAP et MS Office. Etre Intègre, disponible et rigoureux.  
Barry Callebaut
Feb 22, 2020
About the role: The Internal Controls Specialist is a Global Specialist role within the Group Enterprise Risk Management Team. The position is a good fit for an individual who enjoys seeing many different aspects of the business (Sourcing, Supply Chain, Production, Customer Care, Pricing, Finance, IM/IT etc.) and who is able to integrate complex business models, organizations and processes into the Group's Enterprise Risk and Internal Control platforms. It would make an ideal first move for a candidate seeking to transition from a top tier audit or consulting practice to a role that works closely with the business to further drive and develop Enterprise Risk Management throughout the company.   Key responsibilities: Support local process owners (on site/remote) to design and implement appropriate internal controls in accordance with the Groups internal Control framework and to allocate defined internal controls to appropriate control owners and executors. Perform walkthroughs and testing to ensure that internal controls are executed as defined. Coordinate the Internal Control System (ICS) program incl. coordination of the External Audit on ICS. Monitor the results of the risk and control self-assessment process, incl. internal or external audit points identified. Support the improvement of the Group’s Internal Control methodology and framework in a changing environment (e.g. fast changing risks universe, consolidating ERP systems, transfer of new units and countries to Shared Service Centers). Work closely with the Core Business (first line), support functions (second line) and Internal Audit (third line) to drive sustainable, harmonized and integrated internal control solutions. Work closely with the Group’s IM/IT department for the ITGC control framework, with a focus on the Group’s Segregation of Duties and Critical Access program in the SAP GRC environment.   About you: Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business or professional qualification (ACCA, CPA, CIA or similar. Fluent in English. Min. 3 to 8 years of relevant working experience in risk consulting, external or internal audit, internal controls, accounting or controlling. Experience in Commodity Sourcing Industry (Nice to have). Strong affinity with ERPs considered a plus (e.g. SAP). Ability to understand holistically operational, financial and support processes. Good written and verbal communication / interpersonal skills. Mindset of continuous improvement. Service oriented communicator with strong analytical skills. Willingness to travel (20-30% of time).   We offer: Stable employment in an international organization. Annual bonus based on your work results. Private medical care for you and your family. Employee Pension Program. Sport card. Life insurance. Development opportunities. Luncheon vouchers. Discount card for cultural events. Christmas benefits. Chocolate, fruit and vegetables in the office. Opportunity to purchase the company's products at reduced prices.
Barry Callebaut Lodz, LD, PL, 90-530
Feb 22, 2020
About the Job   The Production Planner is responsible for the planning and forecasting of activities related to production. Coordinating activities between customer service, production and traffic of all orders. The Production Planner position is cognizant and understanding of food and employee safety and ensures application in his/her daily routine .   Key Responsibilities   Establish, coordinate and organize short-term needs for the production lines.  Manage and schedule rework, and projects for production. Evaluate line/tank positions and adjust schedule to accommodate chocolate reception, line capacity and customer demand. Issue non-conformance documents to carrier and lab. Respond and commit product availability date for customers. Communicate, do appropriate data entry and follow up on all non-conforming product via SAP. Manage, use and maintain MRP. Material setup and validation for production. Manage inventory levels and safety stocks. Release and follow up on raw materials and packaging purchase orders to suppliers. Communicate all supplier issues to appropriate purchasing manager/director. Process and manage the return of product to the supplier after buyer decision. Keep purchasing informed of any sudden demand changes. Process customer complaints through resolution, order updates and items in progress and maintain data base. Meets/exceeds requirements for food and employee safety   About You   College Diploma/Associates Degree of a related discipline or equivalent of 3+ years’ experience of relevant manufacturing experience in a food environment. Strong computer skills – including SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows. Must be aware of manufacturing methods, process improvements and procedures. Proven math skills   Barry Callebaut can offer you a challenging and dynamic international environment that includes a broad range of opportunities for personal growth and development. Apply for one of our interesting positions and start a great career in the wonderful world of CHOCOLATE. Barry Callebaut is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain talented employees. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at the Chatham site.
Barry Callebaut Chatham, ON, CA, N7L 5K6
Feb 22, 2020
Job Summary: This position combines process design, implementation/commissioning services and maintenance support of manufacturing processes and equipment and provides support and recommendation to specific needs and issues at the site.  Process improvement may include equipment specification, process design, and product development/improvement. Usage and implementation of continuous improvement principles, such as 5S, 8S and lean principles to focus on improving the outcomes of various processes. A process could be an actual industrial process (machines & products) or an information process.  The process improvement manager makes recommendation to improve the overall performance of the plant, either by increasing efficiency, or reducing cost and waste, or increasing employee and customer satisfaction.   Essential Functions:   Identify improvement opportunities and define specific areas for improvement with the Site Manager to translate them into concrete projects. They are 3 main topics for possible : machines and process, product and general continuous improvement   Machines and process:   Analyze process requirements and evaluates equipment and systems to ensure deliverables meet or exceed process specifications and manufacturing requirements. Evaluate and recommend new process technologies that optimize performance, are cost effective, and will improve product quality, manufacturing techniques and safety. Analyze trends to characterize scale-up and performance/functionality of processes and to improve product/process quality, consistency, productivity, efficiency, and risk levels. Make observations and taking measurements directly, as well as collecting and interpreting data from the other technical and operating staff involved. Review existing data and reports to see if more research and information need to be collated, and assess the adequacy of the existing processes and equipment. Measure and systematize processes, reduce variations, defects, cycle time etc. Work with frontline staff, identifying improvement opportunities and coach/train employees on how to work more efficiently . Work with engineering project leaders and maintenance manager to define Capex and in sometime work on new equipment start-up. Products Analysis existing products and new product to define how eventually the recipes could be optimize for the plant efficiency. Participate to products specification reviews ( Prodcom)  Work closely with other specialists, such as R&D, QA (including: personnel responsible for the quality control of raw materials, intermediates and finished products) on trials Interact in some cases with customers QA and or R&D to balance customers requirements vs. BC equipment feasibility Continuous improvement: Lead and manage the continuous improvement program. Apply principles and tools of continuous improvement when possible. Develop and measure standard metrics, diagramming the flow (including inputs and outputs) of our business process, identifying opportunities for improvement, developing a project plan for implementing improvements and monitoring the new process to ensure it provides desired results. Prepare relevant reports, flow diagrams, statistics and charts. Work with production staff to eliminate reoccurring customer complaints/ non-conforming product- operational errors/ standardize processes and increase first time yields.   Work with Production and Human Resources in the development of work instructions and training plans. Work with Plant Controller to ensure all operating trends are reflected in the financial indicators Work with the QA team to ensure all regulatory compliance. Ability to adhere to GMP practices and all other food safety requirements   JOB QUALIFICATIONS:   Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Food Science, Food Technology, Industrial Engineering or an equivalent field)  Minimum 3 years’ experience in the field of similar function/position – preferably a food manufacturing environment. Intermediate level skills with Microsoft Office software Experience with SAP Bilingual an asset Requires occasional traveling Professional training or experience in project management and continuous improvement Proven ability to work independently and within time constraints Successful problem-solver and confident handling multifaceted aspects of a project Effective analytical and problem-solving skills – critical thinking Ability to lead a multidisciplinary group Knowledge of the transfer process Ability to develop an understanding of Barry Callebaut factory production capabilities Must be able to freely move around entire facility. Exposure to noise, heat, cold and dust.     We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Barry Callebaut Pennsauken, NJ, US, 08110
Feb 22, 2020
ABOUT THE COMPANY:   The Zurich-based Barry Callebaut Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – from the origination and processing cocoa beans to producing the finest chocolates, including chocolate fillings, decorations, and compounds. The Group runs more than 59 production facilities worldwide selling in 140 countries and employs a diverse and dedicated global workforce of over 11,500 people.   The Barry Callebaut Group serves the entire food industry, from industrial food manufacturers to artisanal and professional users of chocolate, such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakers, hotels, restaurants, and caterers.   SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Summary: Under the direction of the R&D-Project manager, the R&D Food Technologist is responsible for the use of pilot plant equipment to develop new chocolate and compound products within country specific legal requirements, to customer specifications, and in a safe fashion.  Evaluation of the physical and chemical parameters of the products will be required using such analytical instruments as micrometers and viscometers.  The tech must be able to follow directions and keep accurate, thorough written records that can be used to reproduce experimental conditions.  The R&D Food Technologist is working on customer projects under supervision of the R&D Project Manager and completes all data in the Project Database concerning lab samples produced and sent.  Will be required to fully understand the manufacturing process and the impact that various formulations and physical parameters have on processing.   Essential Functions:   Prepare chocolate/compound samples in the laboratory in a timely manner and to meet project specifications.  Send these samples to customer with correct specification and accompanying shipment documentation. Compile and analyze the results obtained in the production of the samples produced on the pilot equipment. Assist project manager in the development of new formulations, management of existing recipes, and management of customer projects Use the data collection system to enter information related to the projects and samples produced. Maintains full understanding of R&D processes, tools and databases Manage the inventory of raw materials in the R&D Department. Participate actively in the different projects with the R&D Team. Maintain a clean and orderly work environment.  Ensure proper care and maintenance of the pilot equipment. Formulate within legal requirements; ensure food safety of all formulations and samples. Works within all regulatory requirements Committed to providing a safe food product Works within all regulatory requirements Ability to adhere to GMP practices and all other food safety requirements Perform all other related duties as required   JOB QUALIFICATIONS:   Education & Work Experience: Bachelor or Master of Science in a technical field (Biology, Chemistry, Food Science)-Food Science degree preferred Computer Skills (Proficient use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Lotus Notes, SAP) Knowledge of, or interest in baking and confectionery applications Experience in a product development lab, with a pilot plant, and food quality assurance is a plus     Additional Requirements: Strong Technical Skills Strong Critical Thinking Skills and Problem Solving abilities Good verbal and written communication skills Well organized and resourceful Demonstrates initiative and has good analytical skills Works well in a team as well as independently   What you can expect from Barry Callebaut: Competitive compensation package including salary, benefits, and vacation time Collaborative atmosphere with like-minded individuals who are passionate about chocolate The ability to grow your career within an organization that values development and internal career growth     We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversiy in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.    
Barry Callebaut Pennsauken, NJ, US, 08110
Feb 22, 2020
POSITION TITLE: Mechanical Engineer   REPORTING TO: Engineering Manager     LOCATION: Dunmore PA   ABOUT THE COMPANY:   The Zurich-based Barry Callebaut Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – from the origination and processing cocoa beans to producing the finest chocolates, including chocolate fillings, decorations, and compounds. The Group runs more than 50 production facilities worldwide and employs a diverse and dedicated global workforce of over 10,000 people.   The Barry Callebaut Group serves the entire food industry, from industrial food manufacturers to artisanal and professional users of chocolate, such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakers, hotels, restaurants, and caterers.   SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Job Summary: This position provides coordination and detailed mechanical design of process and packaging systems related to the chocolate manufacturing process. This role may include equipment design and specification, process design, plant and line layout, and process development and improvement. You will participate in the evaluation of new technologies that optimize performance, are cost-effective, and will improve product quality and manufacturing techniques.   Essential Functions: Interface with other Engineering resources and Manufacturing teams to design, develop, and optimize manufacturing processes Responsible for the design and analysis of industrial processes and equipment including the determination of product size, product specifications, capacities, design parameters, and performance to meet company requirements Direct and coordinate fabrication, installation, operation, application, maintenance, and repair of mechanical or electromechanical machines, equipment, tools, and systems Develop best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of machine outputs Create detail drawings of mechanical systems through the application of CAD/Solid Works techniques Possesses extensive project management skills from project creation to commercialization including planning and designating project resources, budget preparation, creation of layout drawings, field installation instructions, consultation on necessary field modifications, and the ability to inform stakeholders of progress along the way to ensure projects are executed and deliverables are achieved. Define risk assessments and provide process documentation and operating instructions. Diagnose and drive material loss’ corrective action in manufacturing processes Understand lean manufacturing tools such as 5S, VSM, Gemba, and Takt time       JOB QUALIFICATIONS:   Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering   Work Experience: 3-10 years of relevant design and project management experience Extensive CAD experience. AutoCAD and Solidworks preferred   Additional Requirements: Ability to work under minimal supervision and oversee the work of contractors and third-party engineering providers Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines Attention to detail Engineering Intermediate level skills with Microsoft Office and Project software
Barry Callebaut Dunmore, PA, US, 18512
Feb 21, 2020
     RECRUITING!!! Child Labour Remediation Officer, Kumasi - Ghana Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest cocoa and chocolate producer, is seeking to recruit Child Labour Remediation Officer to  work with households and cocoa farmers on child protection and related social interventions in targeted cocoa farming communities in Ghana to ensure sustainability of the cocoa sector.  “Forever Chocolate” is our ambition to make sustainable chocolate the norm by 2025. We have committed to four bold targets that address the biggest sustainability challenges in the chocolate supply chain by 2025: We will eradicate child labor from our supply chain We will lift more than 500,000 cocoa farmers out of poverty We will become carbon and forest positive We will have 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our products The position is embedded in Barry Callebaut’s Ghana local sustainability team, with direct reporting to the FC Pilots / Sustainable livelihoods Manager, under the Sustainability Business Division and the Child labour Remediation Officer will be the responsible person to focus on Barry Callebaut Zero Child labour initiative to reduce child labour incidence in the Company supply chain in Ghana. The Child labour Remediation Officer will be responsible for overall project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of the project. S/he will establish and maintain systems for project operations; ensure that all cooperative agreement deadlines are met and targets are achieved; coordinate and maintain working relationships with project stakeholders (including government entities, partner company, sub-grantees and/or subcontractors); lead collaborative initiatives with relevant government ministries and officials; and oversee the preparation and submission of technical and financial reports to management.         KEY RESPONSIBILITIES : In particular, the Child labour Remediation Officer will: Coordinate the roll-out of the Child-Labour Monitoring and Remediation System in defined farmers groups in Ghana, including recruit and oversee the training of field staff, coordinate community awareness raising sessions and ensure timely data collection. Aggregate, review and analyse the data collected to be presented in comprehensive reports. Document lessons learned and coordinate the development of recommendations for sustainable child labour remediation  Maintain working relationships with the partner company and all projects on child labour stakeholders; engage in coalition building and public-private partnerships promotion. Develop and oversee the programme’s annual planning and the timely, high quality implementation of activities and deliverables. Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation of projects implementation. Oversee the programme budget and ensure that all financial activity is carried out in accordance with annual budget allocations and BC policy. Prepare and submit timely and accurate programme, financial, and procurement reports to donors/clients. Maintain close communication with donor/clients, reporting regularly for formal review sessions and providing ongoing, informal updates of program progress. Provide technical assistance, support, and information to national and local government officials. Undertake regular field visits to the different project locations in order to assess progress, identify implementation problems, advocate for consensus building and take corrective measures. Other duties as assigned   REQUIRED ACADEMIC & TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS :   Degree level required, in international development, management, social science, human rights, education, economic development, law, public policy, or other related field of study. Successful candidates will have proven leadership and project management skills as well as experience in implementing child protection programmes, preferably those aimed at combatting child labour and improving livelihoods in Ghana/West Africa. Fluency in English is required, knowledge of Akan languages of Ghana, including Twi, Asante and Fante is preferred.   ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE :   Knowledge or understanding of social, economic, and political context governing child labour issues and analysis in developing countries.  Experience with public-private partnership building, working with labour unions and workers groups. Experience working with local and international private firms to address child labour in supply chains. Knowledge of US Government regulations, policies, and procedures or those of an equivalently complex international government funding organization.  Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, conflict, and ethical management skills. General knowledge of data collection and project monitoring and evaluations. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Microsoft).  Proven supervisory skills overseeing the work of multi-disciplinary technical teams, including livelihoods, vocational training, leadership, social protection and monitoring and evaluation. Fluency in English is required, knowledge of an Akan language is preferred.   TECHNICAL / FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES   Experience in project leadership role in implementing development projects relevant to international children’s issues, labour issues, and company supply chain compliance programs. Experience successfully managing projects supported by the private entities or similar donor agencies (including meeting deadlines, achieving targets and overseeing the preparation and submission of required reports). Experience with public-private partnership building, working with labour unions and workers groups, specifically in the cocoa-growing sector. Broad knowledge of child protection, harmful child work and social protection, and relevant socioeconomic, institutional and policy issues that are related to this area of work. Proven ability to manage a diverse team of professionals, with good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to motivate/lead staff. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching. Experience working with government partners, with partner agencies, including local partners, in consortia, and relevant to child protection programming. Good track record working with and/or partnering with a variety of individuals and organizations of international agencies, private sector companies, and donor organizations. Willingness to stay and work in field locations. Ability to drive with a valid Ghanaian driver’s license   INTERPERSONAL / LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES :   The candidate should demonstrate high interest in welfare and protection issues Self-motivated with time and stress management skills. Networking skills to effectively correspond with a diverse audience in different setting. Willing to travel extensively to the project implemented sites and able to accommodate and adjust in difficult working conditions and tough field situations. Ability to take responsibility, meet deadlines and make progress with minimum supervision. Attention to detail, pro-activeness, creativity and reliability.   
Barry Callebaut Kumasi, AH, GH, P. O. Box
Feb 21, 2020
RECRUITING!!! Farm Service Officer – Kumasi, Ghana Background Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest cocoa and chocolate producer, is seeking to recruit Technical officers to directly work with households and cocoa farmers on good agronomic practices, environmental issues, child protection and related social interventions in targeted cocoa farming communities in Ghana to ensure sustainability of the cocoa sector. “Forever Chocolate” is our ambition to make sustainable chocolate the norm by 2025. We have committed to four bold targets that address the biggest sustainability challenges in the chocolate supply chain by 2025:  We will eradicate child labor from our supply chain;  We will lift more than 500,000 cocoa farmers out of poverty;  We will become carbon and forest positive; We will have 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our products.   The position is embedded in Barry Callebaut’s Ghana local sustainability team, with direct reporting to the Sustainability Sector Manager in the different sectors of operations as defined by the company in Ghana. The recruits will be key in supporting the existing team in translating project goals and objectives into deliverables in the communities.   Responsibilities:  Supervising farms of registered producers to ensure compliance with certification standards;  Maintain all relevant database of district farmer group details ( trainings , input, planting materials and volumes records); Give technical advice on good agricultural practices; Lead the organization of annual internal inspections by internal inspectors;  Follow-up on non-compliances detected in the internal inspections and assist in their correction. Ensure that the company is able to successfully pass certification standards carried out in your operational area by the company;  Takes part in the sanctioning and approval process of producers;  Give technical advice on good environmental practices;   Carryout farmer Trainings and see to the adoption by farmers of various interventions embarked upon by the company in the district of operation;  Provide assistance during client visits in your area of operation;   Submit weekly progress reports to sector managers;   Work on demonstrational plots to use as a point of reference by farmers on new technologies;   Lead the selection of farmers to benefit from under-planting and provide technical guidance for the success of the fields; Take charge with the guidance of the sector manager to implement client projects for which the technical officer's district is selected;  Lead in community development activities- Community Child Protection Committee developments, Hybrid Community development activities, District Committee formations, women empowerment, child Census, etc.   Custodian of all company assets e.g. pole pruners, Motorbikes etc. handed to you for your work as a technical officer.   Qualifications:  A minimum qualification of Diploma in Agriculture/Social Works/ Community Development, a degree or a masters in the above named fields will be an added advantage.  Sufficient experience and or knowledge in cocoa production.  Ability to speak the local language of the people is an added advantage.   Skills:  Ability to ride a motorbike and with a valid license;  Good Communication Skills;  Ability, willingness to work in the rural communities of Ghana;  Knowledge in Good Agronomic Practices ;   Must demonstrate great interest in Agriculture and social work;   Must be a team player;  Must willingly exhibit all the core values of the Barry Callebaut group – Integrity, Customer focus, Passion, Entrepreneurship and Team Spirit.
Barry Callebaut Kumasi, AH, GH, P. O. Box
Feb 21, 2020
Essential Functions: Recruit white and blue collar candidates for site and global positions; review resumes, conduct phone and in person interviews, and process pre-employment testing. Perform all new hire functions including on-boarding documentation, benefit explanations, IT setup, relative training, and the development of orientation period schedules for position integration. Maintain and process all employee informational changes and updates. Conduct employee exit interviews and terminations. Perform all off-boarding functions in relation to IT, Payroll and Benefit departments. Interact and participate in all in-person and phone hearings with state unemployment agency. Maintain confidential employee records in accordance with all state and federal regulations. Responsible for temporary staff including recruitment, interviews, time card approval, terminations, and billing. Act as liaison for supervisors, employees and agency staff. Responsible for HR Manager backup and support of the US payrolls. Train supervisors on all ADP processes and monitor weekly approvals. Process all incoming employee salary inquiries; loans, state and federal forms. Respond to all employee benefit inquires; interact with Payroll and Benefit departments to resolve issues. Maintain OSHA logs in accordance with federal regulations Manage all aspects of Worker’s Compensation program; interact with employees, WC insurance company, and medical providers. Process all necessary documentation. Lead and participate in safety committee meetings and participate in safety audits. Monitor and process all employee LOA’s in accordance with company policy. Prepare and participate in employee disciplinary actions. Actively train, participate and advise on company initiatives; Chair NIBS program, Ambassador of IT Google platform transition. Maintain company training matrix. Aid in training and development of site specific trainings; OJT’s, Quality programs       Non-Essential Functions: Ensure office reception area and company phones are covered at all times, acting as regular back up for the department. Participate in special projects as needed.   Job Requirements:   Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in the HR field. Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs. Practical experience at a manufacturing plant. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Strong communication and organizational skills. Ability to work effectively in a positive and professional manner with employees, management and vendors. Basic knowledge of employee benefit plans. Basic knowledge of workplace safety practices. Must be able to freely move around the entire plant and office areas. Must be able to lift 50lbs unassisted.
Barry Callebaut Eddystone, PA, US, 19022