Packaging Operator (2nd shift)


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!


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.


About The Role

Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of production equipment while ensuring the accuracy and quality of the product delivered to our customers. Demonstrate ownership in plant and food safety, including all regulatory requirements


Key Responsibilities Include

  • Make sure appropriate materials are available.
  • Verify quality, productivity and make adjustments as needed.
  • Responsible for basic maintenance, preventative maintenance and reporting any improvements needed.
  • Cleanliness of machines and organization of the line.
  • Adjust machines to program specs: case erectors, bag inserter, scale, bag uncuffer, print and apply, top sealer, metal detector and palletizer.
  • Generate scale and Palletizer reports
  • Perform other tasks related to packaging line.Perform machine set-ups
  • Maintain machines and work area clean and in good condition.
  • Follow all department and line procedures, such as GMPs, date codes, efficiencies, error rates, product specifications, etc.
  • Complete all required production reports and checklists accurately and timely.
  • Communicate all relevant information to relieving shift at shift-change including equipment issues, any tasks not completed, etc.
  • Perform HACCP test(s) in accordance with established methods and frequency.


About You

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • At least 2-3 years of machine operating experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Flexibility with work schedule.
  • Good math skills.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • 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.

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 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

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