2022 Barry Callebaut Recruitment in Several Countries, , Minimum Qualification Diploma

Barry Callebaut Has opened several Vacancies for Graduates in several countries, you should be ready to relocate.

Some of the vacancies are as follows

Technical Officer


Kumasi, AH, GH, Sonar Cent

Job Type: 

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!

About The Role

The position is embedded in Barry Callebaut’s Ghana local sustainability team, with direct reporting to the Sustainability Sector Managers in the different sectors of operations as defined by the company in Ghana. The recruits will be key in supporting the existing team in translating project goals and objectives into deliverables in the communities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain all relevant database of district farmer group details (Training, Input, planting material etc.)
  • Give technical advice on good agricultural practices
  • Lead in all community development interventions (Child labor, VSLA, CAPs)
  • Lead prospering farmer interventions (register farmers for Inputs packages )
  • Submit weekly report to sector manger
  • Ensure 100% registrations of all farmers delivering cocoa to the district
  • Coordinate Client visits
  • Establish nurseries to provide planting material for farmers




  • A minimum qualification of Diploma in Agriculture, Social Works, Community Development. A Degree or Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge in Good Agronomic Practices and experience in cocoa supply chain
  • Proficiency in MS Office application – Word, PowerPoint and Excel to a competent standard
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with professionals and individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to speak a local language
  • Ability to ride a motorbike and travel 60% in rural cocoa communities
  • Willing to live upcountry and enjoy field work


          HOW TO APPLY


Supply Chain Manager Cocoa Products


Abidjan, 01, CI, 01 BP 1045


About the Role:


Line Manager   : Supply Chain Director Côte D’Ivoire

Location            : Côte d’Ivoire


Holding this position will allow you to have a 360°view and control over Supply Chain activities as well as a good experience in a multinational business environment. The job holder will implement the Supply Chain strategy for the site including the transformation from a logistic to a supply chain organization (Cocoa Products), full integration in the local, the region and in the Global Cocoa network, optimization of the Supply Chain  & Logistics costs, giving visibility on daily, weekly, monthly activities to different stakeholders and supporting the business development  for the plant.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Responsible for the entire flow of the goods (intercompany and direct customers): contracts management, booking monitoring, shipments, invoicing, export documentation
  • Ensure a high commitment on the shipping plan by aligning all the stakeholders (plant, Quality Insurance…)
  • Responsible for optimization and reduction of Imports Transit Time, import handling Costs and customs clearance costs and demurrages
  • Responsible for Customs clearing of imported containers (spare parts, materials, chemicals, packaging) from port and airport on time to avoid demurrage costs, linked to Temporary Admission
  • Assess shipping lines and freight forwarders performance (ETD vs initial ETA measurement, cost) and give feedback to BC Traffic for improvements, alternative solutions
  • Part of the tender process for Freight Forwarders and Logistics Providers in coordination with OSCO Regional Team and BC Head Office
  • Ensure consistency between ERP figures and physical stocks
  • Organize stock counts (end of month, end of year..) and ensure timely stock reconciliation
  • Participate to the enhancement of the  ERP capabilities by being part of the design
  • Find solutions with the local teams to increase the OTIF (On Time In Full)
  • Train stakeholders to  understand the Supply Chain role
  • Manages the teams located in the different sites and in relation/coordination with the Supply Chain Manager, being in charge of external relations with Customs, Conseil du Cafe Cacao, Port authorities, Administrations, Ministries & Suppliers for all topics relating to Supply Chain & Production


  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management / International Trade/ Transport & Logistics or equivalent
  • At least 10 years of experience in driving Lean & Continuous Improvement  processes and dealing with Customs Authority in Cote d’Ivoire preferable in the Agricultural Products Exports
  • Good knowledge of Incoterms, Exports, import and custom clearance processes
  • Cost Awareness & Efficiency-Logistic process
  • Budgeting process
  • SAP Knowledge ( Warehouse Management System)
  • Microsoft Suite – Advanced Excel
  • Bilingual (French & English)
  • Solid people management and leadership skills
  • Solid planning and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Possess a proactive mindset
  • Be analytical in one’s approach
  • Be open minded and Flexible
  • Team-player
  • Passionate and enthusiastic.


Plant Manager, San Pedro


San Pedro, 09, CI, BP 1817

About the Role


We are currently looking for our next Plant Manager for our manufacturing operations at our site in San Pedro, Ivory Coast.  This is a critical role responsible for our end to end manufacturing processes ensuring the planning and delivery of our high quality cocoa products. The role is positioned within our global Cocoa OSCO (Operations & Supply Chain) Organisation and is responsible for supporting the delivery of our Global OSCO strategy in Africa,  planning, organizing and controling all cocoa operations within San Pedro, in order to meet short and long term operational objectives, while complying with customer requirements, rules, laws, and regulations.  The role holder will act as a key role model to uphold the BC values and vision in the site collaborating with all departments to succeed in both short and long-term strategies for the region.


Key Responsibilities include:


  • Assure a safe, healthy, positive environment via management by example
  • Assure top internal and external quality
  • Sustainable support for optimizing assets to convert raw materials to finished goods
  • Assure a continous improvement climate to motivate employees to out-perform
  • Meet or exceed demands, requirements for customer performance
  • Support the Africa supply chain strategy
  • Meet or exceed the budget
  • Develop the team of the site to sustain the local and regional business
  • Anticipate risks and implement strategies to improve the reliability of assets, processes, and deliverables
  • Implement OSCO strategy




  • Proven ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams
  • University degree; a master or bachelor degree (Ideally in Engineering or Food Science)
  • Experience of both Up and Downstream cocoa process
  • Sound experience of manufacturing operations
  • Technical (Maintenance and Utilities) experience
  • Understanding cocoa and chocolate manufacturing and supply chain preferred
  • Flexible and willing to be based in San Pedro
  • Excellent communication and Stakeholer management skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Resilient and agile
  • Self starter and pro active mindset
  • Fluent in English/French Language.
  • Highest level of integrity


Production Manager


Chester, CHW, GB, CH1 4QJ UK

Job type

A vacancy has arisen for a Production Manager, based at our Beverages site in Chester. Whilst the site and team may be small, we have big ambitions and scope for expansion through growth.


The ideal candidate must be proactive, and passionate with a hands-on approach to lead the production team in all aspects of the Factory Plan.


The Production Manager is responsible for managing the production team to achieve production plans; ensuring KPIs are monitored and delivered; support and implementing continuous improvement initiatives.



Key responsibilities of the role include:


  • Ensure delivery of the production plan
  • Effectively and accurately manage and report stock control systems
  • Review operations targets and take relevant corrective actions when required
  • Seek and implement continuous improvement opportunities
  • Liaise cross-functionally with Quality, Sales, and other key stakeholders as required
  • Support external audit requirements
  • Proactively and successfully lead the production team with a focus on performance and employee development
  • Effectively manage the day to day people matters such as sickness absence management



Qualifications and experience required:


  • HACCP (Level 3) Qualification is highly desirable
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within a production environment including food manufacturing methods, process improvement initiatives and procedures
  • Previous experience in people management is preferred



Key Competencies:


  • Critical thinking; ability to identify issues and effectively problem solve
  • Team focused with collaborative engagement
  • Supportive and able to confidently coach other team members
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Excellent communications skills are required at all levels (verbal and written)
  • Strong numeracy skills with the ability to analyse data





The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd April 2022.




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