Technician, Spare Parts


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 Spare Parts Technician will be part of a team responsible for supporting and safely maintaining Barry Callebaut’s equipment at Barry Callebaut Dunmore by providing documentation and spare parts inventory support for the Maintenance Department. In performing the above function, GMP practices and HACCP requirements are to be satisfied.

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Organize, stock, and maintain general appearance of stockroom; and other parts locations at GHI.
  • Adhere to the 5S principles 
  • Make minor adjustments or repairs to supplies in the stockroom; 
  • Issue parts and kits to shop floor, assisting mechanics with parts requirements; 
  • Responsible for adjusting work orders in FT Maintenance for all parts used during downtime and for expediting (when necessary) and tracking all orders and prices;
  • Identify and label machine parts according to machine and department;
  • Maintain records of machine and equipment repair parts through FT Maintenance; 
  • Responsible for the maintenance of stockroom inventory system using FT Maintenance management software;
  • Process all necessary paperwork including obtaining quotes, preparing purchase requisitions, verifying incoming shipments against PO’s, verifying vendor invoices, updating file records, and preparing other reports as necessary;
  • Handle occasional pick-up or delivery of materials away from company facility;
  • Take periodic cycle counts of stockroom inventory, and maintain perpetual inventory;
  • Follow all GMP and HACCP guide lines; 
  • Review and assign service request from other departments to Mechanics and outside contractors for completion based on priority and work schedule;
  • Understand maintenance issues in order to create Purchase requisition and Purchase orders. Distribute orders to vendors for Maintenance material and services needed;
  • Willing to understand and implement continuous improvement initiatives and practices; 
  • Prepare and distribute parts necessary for all schedules;
  • Maintain logs of equipment expenditures, work orders, and preventative maintenance;
  • Perform other assignments as directed


About you:

  • High school degree, technical school preferred;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in warehousing, parts distribution, or maintenance environment;
  • Ability to read and follow blue prints, drawings and schematics;
  • Experience in spare parts inventory procedures, shipping, receiving and order processing required;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required;
  • Intermediate computer skills including MS Office (Excel), etc.;
  • Lifting up to 60 lbs. and standing and walking for long periods of time;
  • Must be able to work independently, follow through and complete detailed tasks, and handle a multi-task workload;
  • Strong team-working skills and beliefs in the benefit of teamwork and work processes.


What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:
●    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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