Operator 3, Machine Molding(D)


St. Albans, VT, US, 05478

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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!

$2,000.00 NEW HIRE  BONUS!!!!!


Relocation reimbursement packages up to $3,000 for this position!


POSITION TITLE: Operator 3, Machine Molding


REPORTING TO: Supervisor, Production


LOCATION: St. Albans, VT


About the role: 

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.

The Operator 3, Machine position is responsible for the process flow of materials and product throughout the facility.


SHIFT HOURS:  Thursday 1:00am - 7:15am and Thursday Friday and Saturday 7:00pm - 7:15am   Shift differential of $3.35/hr


Key responsibilities include: 


The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and that additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


  • Perform the duties of an Operator 2, Machine Molding
  • Leads team in meetings and projects
  • Train Level 1 and 2 Machine Operators
  • Identifies improvements per KPI’s
  • Communicates through Team Board’s and with leadership team
  • Perform Machine set up
  • Preform advanced preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment
  • Perform product quality control checks on the Machine
  • Operates multiple packaging Machines, or molding machines
  • Enters performance confirmations and shift information into SAP
  • Break Coverage
  • PTO Coverage
  • Reviewing / Confirmation of Shift Paperwork
  • Fully trained in Pull Sheet process
  • Perform housekeeping duties


About you:


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Mechanical ability/aptitude, a plus
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Math Skills
  • Computer skills; Excel and SAP, required
  • Minimum three (3) years manufacturing experience, preferred
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, preferred
  • Understand manufacturing process flow
  • Trained in Quality/Sensory, preferred
  • Trained in Chocolate tempering, preferred
  • Class 3 Fork Lift and Handcart certification, required
  • Ability to stand on concrete floor for long periods of time
  • Bend, squat, stretch, reach; frequently
  • Ability to climb stairs, often
  • Must be able to lift minimum of 50lbs, often
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures in the facility
  • Noise level can exceed .85 decibels 


What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, plus your birthday off
  • Environment that welcomes workplace flexibility
  • An atmosphere where diversity is embraced, and inclusivity is second nature. We call it #OneBC! Just ask our champions with the Americas Women’s Forum and the Racial Equality Forum!
  • Ability to grow personally and professionally within an organization that values development and internal career growth
  • Be part of our mission in making sustainability the norm through Forever Chocolate with priorities centered around prospering farmers, zero child labor, carbon and forest positive, and creating 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our products.  

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: Burlington Vermont

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