Operator III, Production (Molding) 3rd shift (10pm-6:30am)


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!

Hiring rate: $23.00


About the role:

Under the direction of the Production Lead, the Production Operator III will be responsible to check 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:

The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and that additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Ensure cleanliness and optimum condition of the equipment before starting. Otherwise, notify the Leader.
  • Follow Lead direction to support department priorities and needs.
  • Ensure the packaging materials are in good condition.
  • Ensure that there are no differences between the material used and that requested to produce.
  • Perform tempering test using the chocometer and record results.
  • Know the quality standards of the different products.
  • Know the operation of each depositor
  • Monitor the weight of finished product required by each product and register it.
  • Take product samples for laboratory and record them.
  • Perform the cleaning of the screen and magnets and record them.
  • Always have your complete cleaning kit, in good condition and in your assigned area.
  • Move product to the warehouse with pallet jack
  • Follow priorities set up by the Leader.
  • Use of rework melter.
  • Support in coverage for all the Packaging lines (MIK01, MIK02, BUH01, BM001)
  • Notify the leader in charge of any anomaly that is outside the procedure.
  • Turn off equipment when they are not in operation.
  • 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


About you:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalency required.
  • Minimum 3 years of production manufacturing experience.
  • Experience driving forklift is a plus.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment.
  • 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.
  • Detail & results oriented.
  • Ability to lift at least 25 Kg (50 Lbs)
  • Available for overtime when required and to work on the weekends.


What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, plus your birthday off
  • Environment that welcomes workplace flexibility
  • An atmosphere where diversity is embraced, and inclusivity is second nature. We call it #OneBC! Just ask our champions with the Americas Women’s Forum and the Racial Equality Forum!
  • Ability to grow personally and professionally within an organization that values development and internal career growth
  • Be part of our mission in making sustainability the norm through Forever Chocolate with priorities centered around prospering farmers, zero child labor, carbon and forest positive, and creating 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our products.


This position is ineligible for relocation.


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.

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