Graduate Program 2019 - Global QA


Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, 9280

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!

Graduate Program: EMEA Quality Assurance  


About the Graduate Program:

Our 2 year international graduate program offers a global perspective to bright, young talents like yourself and is an exciting opportunity to deepen your expertise in an area that you are passionate about. The program starts every September and is launched in Barry Callebaut’s most strategic locations around the globe, where our Graduate’s expertise is valued and entrepreneurship fostered.


About the Opportunity:

We are offering you the ideal opportunity to further develop your career within our Quality Assurance Organization in the EMEA region. As a young high potential with affinity for people management, with the capacity to be a positive team player and willing to gain experience, we hope you will part of the BC community at the end of the program.

You will gain experience in QA working in different functions, countries moving between Regional environment and Global environment.


Over the 3 rotations you will gain experience and actively contribute by:

  • An assignment in the Regional team QA, working on a Continuous Improvement project, on networking, learning about the Barry Callebaut culture and portfolio
  • A second chance to work on a continuous improvement project in another region, gaining change management experience, with different cultural and technological perspective
  • Gaining a people management experience in QA or Operations.


About You

  • Strong analytical & process thinking
  • Team player
  • Affinity with people management
  • Good interpersonal skill in line with our culture
  • High learning and mental agility to cope with our culture
  • Identify interdependencies, grasp complex problems quickly
  • Good communication skills, capable of interacting with different stakeholders
  • First Project management skills
  • background  in Food Science, Food Engineering



NB:  To qualify for our graduate program applicants must bring a minimum of a total of 18 months’ work experience and must hold a Bachelor’s Degree preferably complimented with a Master’s Degree.


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

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