Production Supervisor


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 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 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!

About the Role:

Accountable for the operational performance from raw materials to liquid and from liquid to molded and packaged product. Top team player in collaboration with other stream (liquid), site manager and own team. Thinks local and global on site level. Flow management and expertise in stream is essential.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure a safe, healthy and positive environment, lead by example in competitive, output, quality and budget environment supporting relevant KPI and be accountable of site on Department level.
  • Support equipment improvement teams for short and long term, FMEA (Failure Mode Effective Analysis), machine knowledge leaders, safety and quality with MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and Root Cause Analysis.
  • Coordinate planning with their functional areas to ensure that they reach the manufacturing objectives, established in time and with an effective cost.
  • Translate and adapt corporate policies and programs (BRC, HACCP, GMP’s, OSHA, Continuous Improvement Program, etc.) within the production plans and production-related activities.
  • Lead a team of multiskilled production leads and operators, focus on performance and improvements, and alignswith other functional departments.
  • Develop skills and talents of the team through performance and development management.
  • Assure proper commissioning procedure for SLA during change or start-up.
  • Guarantees maximum use of MAXIMO with knowledge, follow-up, work order flow in line with the process driven organization.
  • Assure reliability in the department by nominating or associating assets with roles or tasks.
  • Install multi-functional teams and creates asset awareness on the floor.
  • It is commitment, 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
  • Other activities assigned by the management


About You:

  • Associates or Bachelor degree in technical subject preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in production environment, including Food manufacturing experience, Process and procedures, continuous improvement and projects.
  • Strong technical background, with business acumen, leadership skills.
  • Ability to work in a SAP environment is desirable.
  • Computer skills including Word, Excel, and Windows Environment
  • Detail & results oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work with deadlines

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

Nearest Major Market: Napa

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