Material Handler - 1st shift (7am - 3:30pm)


American Canyon, CA, US, 94503

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

Position title: Handler, Material 

Reporting to: Lead, Warehouse

Location: American Canyon, California

Barry Callebaut is a global organization poised for growth; a company which has embraced the vision to delight its customers, while out-performing its competitors, a business which is committed to sustainability, has innovation in its DNA, is a leader in complex manufacturing and supply chain solutions and is focused on being a best-in-class employer. Barry Callebaut seeks diverse and passionate people who thrive in a dynamic environment, focused on continuous learning, living BC’s Values and of course loving chocolate.

About the role

Under the direction of the Warehouse Lead, the material handler will be responsible of the cleanliness and proper functioning of your equipment, placing the parameters in equipment according to specifications and procedures for the preparation of chocolate.


Key responsibilities include

  • Responsible for visual inspection of all inbound materials prior to acceptance and unloading to ensure conformance as well as inspection of staged loads, SU numbers and customer specifications.
  • Perform sample checks on inbound materials as required.
  • Assign and store all inbound materials.
  • Supplier of raw materials and packaging to internal customers.  Restock unused materials as needed.
  • Complete daily cycle counts accurately per established auditing guidelines.
  • Daily maintenance and inspection of all motorized equipment prior to use.
  • Support special project needs as is necessary.
  • Using company approved safety protection and procedures only, dislodge super bags when necessary.
  • Promote a safe and inclusive work environment.
  • Notify the leader in charge of any anomaly that is outside the procedure.
  • Respect the safety rules and take care of yourself and your colleagues respecting and following the safety procedures in force in the company.
  • Report unsafe acts and conditions.
  • Participate in mandatory training sessions.
  • Commit to fulfill the expectations of quality and service of the clients, as well as the current regulatory compliance applicable to the food industry.
  • Responsible for reporting any situation of potential or real danger to your superior and the Quality department.
  • Keep the area, tools and equipment in your care clean and tidy.
  • Firmly follow the GMP’s.




  • High school diploma or equivalency.


Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a warehouse environment including familiarity material handling equipment, warehouse layout, storage and retrieval in a food-manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • SAP work experience preferred. 
  • Forklift experience required.
  • Good organization, math, written and oral communication, detail orientated, interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated, must work autonomously with a minimum of supervision.
  • Must be able to adhere to all GMP and food safety rules.



Additional Requirements:

  • Detail & results oriented.
  • Ability to lift at least 25 Kg (50 Lbs.)
  • Available for overtime when required.
  • Available to work on the weekends.
  • Passion: Understanding and passion for our products.
  • Team spirit: Cooperate, being assisted, participate in group activities and support other areas when required.
  • Entrepreneurship: Do more than expected in its position, carry ideas for improvement and actively participate in its implementation.
  • Customer focus: Focus our efforts on meeting our clients’ needs.
  • Integrity: Respect our colleagues and the company.



What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:

  • Competitive compensation package including salary, benefits, and vacation time
  • 12 paid holidays PLUS your birthday off!
  • 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 diversity 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.

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

Nearest Major Market: Napa

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