Mechanic, Maintenance I


Eddystone, PA, US, 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!

Key responsibilities include:


  • Maintenance and Preventative Maintenance of Barry Callebaut LLC operations
  • Support production by ensuring the safe and proper operation, maintenance, and repair of plant equipment;
  • Under limited supervision, analyze, troubleshoot, install and repair electrical and mechanical systems on industrial manufacturing equipment;
  • Repair electronic components and controls used in manufacturing;
  • Locate and diagnose complex equipment failures including mechanical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic control systems;
  • Coordinate and complete projects, on occasion with outside vendors;
  • In-depth ability to use PC's and associated sophisticated software;
  • Ability to use the most sophisticated test and measurement equipment associated with specific discipline;
  • Communicate with supervisor for direction, to keep supervisor informed of problems and equipment that is not operating properly;
  • Generate, complete, and close work orders using a computerized maintenance management system;
  • Perform established PM and PdM activities and identify new opportunities for improvement;
  • Follow all GMP, HACCP and Safety regulations and guide lines
  • Perform all other related duties as requested
  • Help in the training of new employees, both production and maintenance when required;
  • Maintain a clean, neat and safe work environment;
  • Participate in the safety related training programs;
  • Ensure the proper documentation of repairs, listing parts, record keeping and following the work flow process
  • Must promote a safe working environment and good GMP’s
  • Committed to providing a safe food product
  • Works within all regulatory requirements


About you:


  • Associates degree, or equivalent, in electromechanical technology or similar degree along with 2 – 3 years of electromechanical experience;
  • Proficiency with electrical systems and troubleshooting with AC and DC voltages and PLC’s; 
  • Proficiency in reading and editing VFD configuration, blueprints, P&ID diagrams and sketches;
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting processes, installing and repairing new and existing equipment, and responding to machine and equipment issues in all areas of the facility;
  • Ability to read and understand complex technical documentation associated with specific discipline;
  • In-depth ability to use PC’s and associated sophisticated software;
  • Lifting up to 60 lbs. and standing and walking for long periods of time;
  • Must be able to work from an elevated platform;
  • Must be able to work independently, follow through and complete tasks, and handle a multi-task workload;
  • Must be able to work as part of a team with little to no supervision

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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