Supervisor, Production


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!


Position title: Supervisor, Production 

Reporting to: Manager, Production

Location: Eddystone, PA

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.


About the role: 

Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Production Supervisors manages and coordinates activities concerned with the production of the location’s products. The Production Supervisor has a strong commitment to food and employee safety, ensures compliance for the production department and in the application of his/her daily routine.


Key responsibilities include: 


  • Manages plant operations within the shift and ensures daily targets are achived

  • Report prouction figures through SAP and other database files

  • Report downtime, waste and quality issues

  • Oversees breakdowns and technical issues by coordinating with maintenance and reporting/escalating issues

  • Acts as a leader for the shift by working on developing the staff through cross training and job sharing

  • Allocate staffing and resources according to line demand

  • Oversee and monitor production schedules and adhere to production plans while adhereing to all GMP and Safety policies 

  • Implement and adhere to Food Safety Program (HACCP, GMP, etc.)




  • Associates degree

  • Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing background a plus


Work Experience:


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word

  • Previous experience in ERP systems reuired, SAP is a plus

Additional Requirements:


  • Has a lead role in site leadership promoting team morale and productivity

  • Speaks out confidently to raise issues or responds to challenges and criticism as well as argues a case by providing clear explanations and concrete solutions

  • Takes decisions and set priorities to maximize production performance 

  • Good communication skills  

  • Able to coordinate tasks with other department and communicate issues or gaps 

  • Must be able to freely move around the entire facility

  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders

  • Must be able to work in extreme climate conditions


What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:


  • Competitive compensation package including salary, benefits and vacation time

  • 12 paid holidays PLUS your birthday off!

  • Collaborative atmosphere with like-minded individuals who are passionate about chocolate

  • The ability to grow your career within an organization that values development and internal career growth

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.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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