Packaging Operator (Op. II) - 2nd shift (2pm-10:30pm)


American Canyon, CA, US, 94503

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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!

About the role: 

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.

Under the direction of the Production Lead, the Operator II 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 the packaging materials are in good condition.
  • Correct setup of the boxes & Liners on the equipment.
  • Use the corresponding materials defined by the process order for the product, asking the leader of the shift which will be used.
  • Perform the tests to check the functioning of the Metal detector & Vision system at the beginning of the shift and in the established frequencies.
  • In case of having excess rejections according to the amount established, notify the leader of the shift, follow HACCP program and carry out corresponding actions.
  • Generate the bar code label every time a pallet is completed.
  • Revision of barcode label that is legible and that all the correct data are found.
  • Register storage unit number in corresponding format.
  • Remove the pallet from the palletizer to the wrapper once it has been completed.
  • Adjust the wrapper according to the type of box that is being used.
  • Set the weigh scale according to the product to be processed, and make the necessary adjustments in order to comply with the established weights.
  • Carry out the verification of the weight of the box in the established times and registering it in the corresponding format.
  • Perform visual inspection to ensure box closes entirely and no liner (bag) is outside the box.
  • Notify the shift leader whenever rework is generated in bulk bags for re-incorporation in remelter.
  • Support in cleaning nozzle plates, packaging lines, reworking, re-packaging.
  • Use of rework melter.
  • Support in coverage for all the Packaging lines (MIK01, MIK02, BUH01, BM001)


About you:

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Minimum 2 years of production manufacturing experience.
  • 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.
  • Good mechanical ability/aptitude.
  • Must be able to adhere to all GMP and food safety rules.
  • Experience driving forklift is a plus.
  • Ability to lift at least 25 Kg (50 Lbs)

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. 



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.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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