Manager, Maintenance


Dunmore, PA, US, 18512

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:

This position is responsible for the coordination and control of technical work, preventative maintenance and equipment reliability for the Dunmore Manufacturing facility. The Maintenance Manager will engineer and manage industrial projects as well as manage and develop the maintenance crew. They are cognizant and understanding of food and employee safety and ensures application in their daily functions.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Supervise, organize and control the engineer and technical workflow as well as support, guide and challenge production priorities and improve efficiencies including continuous improvements and analysis.
  • Coordinate work schedules to correspond with production priorities and to improve the throughput of the equipment while maintaining good quality of the products.  
  • Research, propose and implement projects to decrease energy costs and improve overall factory efficiencies.
  • Schedules repairs, maintenance and installation of machines, tools, and equipment to ensure continuous production operations.
  • Accountable for permits, licenses and all environmental requirements both provincial and federal. 
  • Responsible for the budget for the technical department including projects. 
  • Prepare and manager site preventative maintenance program.
  • Manage spare parts inventory and accuracy and budget for maintenance/projects department.
  • Coordinate and schedule outside contractors for the facility.
  • Monitors programs for contractor safety (including WSIB Clearance Certificates). 
  • Responsible for purchasing all maintenance equipment and parts.
  • Meets/exceeds requirements for food and employee safety.

About you:

  • Bachelor's Degree – preferably Mechanical Engineering or Associates degree plus 5-10 years of specialized experience in mechanical/electromechanical and electrical experience in a manufacturing environment (preferably food industry)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience supervising and project management
  • Knowledge of budgets and financial statements
  • Proficiency with Microsoft computer programs
  • Leadership, organizational skills, creativity, teamwork
  • SAP experience an asset

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