Technician, Controls


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: Controls Technician

Reporting to: Manager, Site Maintenance

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: 
To be part of a team responsible for supporting and safely maintaining Barry Callebaut equipment to produce the highest quality product. In performing the above function, GMP practices and HACCP requirements are to be satisfied. 


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



  • Associates degree, or equivalent experience, in electromechanical technology or similar field  


Work Experience:                 

  • 2 – 3 years of electromechanical experience



Additional Requirements:

  • 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



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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