Production Manager


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 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 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!


Manage, direct and implement operational strategies and objectives to ensure the achievement of operational performance from pressing to powder/butter. Follow-up of the complete stream : owner of quality, output, performance according budget, target and strategy of the plant

Essential Functions:

  • Day-by-day follow-up of manpower, materials and assets

  • Maximize OTIF

  • Define, coordinate and assure deliveries of raw materials

  • Translate mid-term planning in daily scheduling

  • Asset scheduling for minimal conversation cost

  • Optimize constraints for optimal product processing and flow

  • Tank and silo allocation with minimal inventory

  • Coordinate in-flow and out-flow of material in the assets

  • Integrate and challenge planned and unplanned flow-disturbances (manpower, assets, materials)

  • Ensure project related consistency with planning and other stream

  • Assure best possible relationships with stream members and out-of-stream members

  • Manage production resources to deliver short, medium, and long term production outputs

  • Assure alignment with the other stream leader and site departments

  • Leaderships a team of multi-skilled members to focus on performance and improvements

  • Assure shared resources between streams according to correct priorities to meet optimal site performances

  • Support to achieve the goals of the site manager

  • Accountable for safety, quality, yield, OEE%, OTIF,

  • Develop the skills and talents of the stream

  • Pressing to powder/butter follow-up

  • Committed to providing a safe food product

  • Works within all regulatory requirements

  • Ability to adhere to GMP practices and all other food safety requirements

  • Perform all other related duties as required



  • Team Leadership

  • Analytical and conceptual thinking

  • Directiveness/assertiveness

  • Concern for order, quality and accuracy

  • Achievement Orientation

  • Developing Others

  • Initiative


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

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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