Manager, Supply Chain


Eddystone, PA, US, PA 19022

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 that has embraced the vision to delight its customers while out-performing its competitors, a business that 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 Site Supply Chain Manager works under the Local Site Director/ Manager.  They are responsible for all activities related to local Production Scheduling, Material Replenishment, Warehousing and local Logistics. They must ensure that all activities concerning Scheduling, replenishment, handling and warehousing of the raw materials, packaging supplies and finish goods for the plants are properly done.  Their overall responsibility and authority includes ensuring the factory is prepared to meet the needs of our customers.


Key responsibilities include: 

Site Scheduling activities:

  • This position is the voice of the site, all issues must be communicated internally and externally
  • Manage the orders to ensure on time and complete delivery, based on the capabilities of the factory
  • Works closely with the site to ensure all capacity is well utilized and managed


Inventory Management:

  • Assure the use of the company assets by managing production lot sizes and supplier replenishment
  • Assure inventory budget targets of raw and packaging material and finished goods
  • Ensure that all raw and packaging material and finished goods inventory is in line with the demand


Material Handling / Warehousing:

  • Ensure proper staffing for all shipping and warehouse related activities
  • Manage the Capacity of the warehouse
  • Manage the flows of inventory to external storage, if needed
  • Manage reception of all goods at the site
  • Manage conformance of vendors, as needed
  • Manage JIP deliveries to production lines



  • Manage MRP recommendations and ensures availability of all raw material and packaging materials
  • Assures the processes of the replenishment and return of material related to supplier quality issues, are managed timely and accurately
  • Responsible for ensuring supplier delivery, reliability and quantity compliance; addresses various issues as they occur
  • Communicates weekly our future material requirements with suppliers
  • Ensures that production scheduling is in line with customer requirements in order to meet the customer demand
  • Manages MRP recommendations of finished goods products and ensures that production scheduling optimizes the utilization of the factory
  • Works closely with Supply Planning, Customer Care, Regional warehousing and Transportation to ensure smooth execution of the materials to the production floor as well as to our Customers



About you:


  • Bachelor’s Degree - preferably in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or Business Administration
  • Certifications from APICS are desirable
  • SAP experience is required, preferably at a super user level
  • 5-7 years experience in Supply Chain Management
  • Previous leadership experience is required, management of a similar sized team
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Handle conflicts diplomatically and constructively to maintain positive relationships and team dynamics
  • Problem-solving skills and a strong desire to serve the customer
  • Teamwork: The capacity to work collaboratively with others, contribute to group goals, and resolve conflicts within a team
  • Adaptability: Being open to change, flexible in response to new situations, and resilient in the face of challenges
  • Fluency in one or more foreign languages is a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite: Excel and Word, Power BI, SAP, Google Drive 
  • Travel requirements minimum. During the onboarding process several trips may be required to the Chicago offices

What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • Paid time off, plus 12 paid holidays, and 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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