Mechanic, Maintenance


Pennsauken NJ, US, 08110

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: Maintenance Mechanic

REPORTING TO: Patrick Holsgrove

LOCATION:Pennsauken, NJ


The Zurich-based Barry Callebaut Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – from the origination and processing cocoa beans to producing the finest chocolates, including chocolate fillings, decorations, and compounds. The Group runs more than 59 production facilities worldwide selling in 140 countries and employs a diverse and dedicated global workforce of over 11,500 people.

The Barry Callebaut Group serves the entire food industry, from industrial food manufacturers to artisanal and professional users of chocolate, such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakers, hotels, restaurants, and caterers.

The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for repairing and maintaining site equipment.

Maintenance of Barry Callebaut USA/Gourmet Division- Almond Facility.
Must be able to perform tasks independently under little supervision
Ability to coordinate and complete projects both in-house and with outside contractors
Must be able to access all levels of the building.
Support the site by ensuring the safe and proper operation, maintenance, and repair of plant equipment
Mechanical troubleshooting ability including hydraulic and pneumatic, pumps, gear reducers, etc.
Must have the ability to fabricate parts and perform welding on equipment as needed
Generate work orders, complete work orders, and close work orders as assigned.
Communicate closely with management to identify and resolve equipment issues
Perform Preventative Maintenance activities and identify new opportunities for improvement
Handle wastewater management processes
Committed to providing a safe food product
Works within all regulatory requirements
Ability to adhere to GMP practices and all other food safety requirements
Must comply with all OSHA standards

High School diploma or equivalent
Basic computer skills
SAP knowledge
Ability to multitask and work independently
Must be able to lift 50 lbs unassisted
Forklift and Pallet Jack certified, Scissor Lift operations
Ability to make informed judgment decisions

Must be able to work 12:00pm to 8:30pm (Monday through Friday)


Competitive compensation package including salary, benefits, and vacation time
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

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.

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