Master Data Administrator 1


Chicago, IL, US, 60654

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!

POSITION TITLE: Master Data Administrator


REPORTING TO: Master Data Regional Manager





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.




Job Summary:

The Master Data Administrator creates and maintains Master Data in the SAP ERP system, including Material, Customer, and Vendor master records


Essential Functions:

  • Execute Master Data creations and changes
  • Support the creation and approval of technical data sheets and labels
  • Provide first line support on operational processes and applications. Communicate with cross-functional departments, including R&D, Customer Service, Quality, Planning, Pricing, Sales, and Sourcing
  • Perform data quality checks
  • Identify and correct minor issues with the processes or tools in a timely and collaborative manner
  • Troubleshoot, research, and understand the correlation of data in day-to-day operations
  • Generate ad hoc Master Data reports





  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, or a Science related field


Work Experience:

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in Master Data, Customer Service, Manufacturing, or Supply Chain
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel


Additional Requirements:

  • Detail oriented, results driven, team player, proactive
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills


What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:

  • Competitive compensation package including salary, medical and dental, retirement benefits, and paid time 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

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

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Supply, Supply Chain, Research, Operations