Graduate Program 2019 - OSCO Supply Chain in Africa


Douala, LT, 01 BP 1045

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 Graduate Program:

Our 2 year international graduate program offers a global perspective to bright, young talents like yourself and is an exciting opportunity to deepen your expertise in an area that you are passionate about. The program starts every September and is launched in Barry Callebaut’s most strategic locations around the globe, where our Graduate’s expertise is valued and entrepreneurship fostered.


About the Opportunity:

We are offering you the opportunity to further develop your career within our Supply Chain department. Over the 2 year term you will have the opportunity to gain experience in 3 core areas including Logistics, Central Planning, and Quality Assurance. You will also gain significant international experience with the opportunity to undertake at least one rotation abroad.


Over the 3 rotations you will gain experience and actively contribute by:


  • Supporting the development and implementation of logistic’s strategy to facilitate the cost-effective flow of merchandise

  • Overseeing the shipping and delivery of materials from one location to another

  • Supervising and cross-training logistics team members

  • Communicating with customer service, traffic and production regarding any relevant changes

  • Supporting teams in the development of sales forecast and Capacity planning

  • Developing knowledge of quality assurance processes in cocoa manufacturing

  • Liaising with production and R&D to coordinate new products development

  • Supporting compliance actions and ensuring quality system procedures are respected within the plant

  • Supporting quality assurance projects


About You

  • Bilingual French/English
  • Master level in Supply chain
  • Professional work experience/qualification in Food Science Business would be an advantage
  • Internationally mobile


NB: To qualify for our graduate program applicants must bring a minimum of a total of 18 months work experience and must hold a Bachelors Degree preferably complimented with a Masters Degree.


We look forward to receiving your application!

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

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