Supervisor, 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: 

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.


The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the coordination and control of technical work, preventative maintenance, and equipment reliability for the Dunmore Manufacturing facility. You will engineer and manage industrial projects as well as manage and develop the maintenance crew. The Maintenance Supervisor is cognizant and understanding of food and employee safety and ensures application in his/her 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.
  • Improve efficiencies, including continuous improvements with tracking and analysis of KPIs, including but not limited to Unscheduled downtime maintenance/technical, MTBF/MTTR (time/failures), #WO/type, 
  • Research, propose, and implement projects to decrease energy costs and improve factory efficiency.
  • 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. 
  • Prepare and manage site preventative maintenance programs and improve PM Compliance % and effectiveness. 
  • Manage spare parts inventory with cycle counts and measure, inventory accuracy, deviations (ex. location, missing) tracking, and maintenance/technical maintenance budget.
  • Work with business partners to manage and execute capital projects from concept to completion and track on-time execution/closure.
  • Coordinate and schedule outside contractors for the facility.
  • Manage outside contractors, including programs for contractor safety. (including WSIB Clearance Certificates) 
  • Responsible for purchasing all maintenance equipment and parts
  • Meets/exceeds requirements for food and employee safety.
  • Open and available to work on multiple shifts
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, and oversee the work of contractors, 3rd party engineering providers and direct reports.
  • Knowledge of budgets and financial statements
  • Proficiency with programs: Microsoft, google, ERP (SAP preferred) and CMMS (Maximo preferred)
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to manage time effectively to prioritize workload to meet deadlines. 
  • Team-oriented and collaborative with the ability to lead a team and accomplish project goals effectively
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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.  

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.

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

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Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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