Refinery Manager
Barry Callebaut
Moreton, CHW, GB, CH46 8SE
4d ago

Location :

Moreton, CHW, GB, CH46 8SE

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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 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!

    Section 1 - JOB DESCRIPTION

    Plan, organize, develop, and control all activities on the site (production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities) in order to realize short, medium, and long term production and operational goals.

  • The Site Manager will comply with customer requirements, rules, laws, and regulations, while leading by example and living the Barry Callebaut Values of;
  • Customer Focus, Passion, Entrepreneurship, Team Spirit and Integrity.


  • Ensure a safe, healthy and positive environment
  • Ensure all GMP, FSSC22000 / BRC and food safety regulations are being adhered to and maintained
  • Direct and manage plant operations for production, H&S, quality and maintenance (Engineering)
  • Coordinate with direct reports, planning to insure the total manufacturing objectives are met in a timely and cost effective manner (formulation of long and short term planning)
  • Propose and, after approval, manage the operations budget and assure effective use of funds
  • Translate and adapt corporate policies and programs (FSSC, BRC, HACCP, GMP, CI etc.) into local site plans
  • Monitor and optimize safety, quality, cost, and manufacturing efficiency
  • Provide leadership, direction and coaching to accomplish the companies’ goals and objectives for site
  • Identify, recommend, and implement changes to improve productivity, reduce cost and waste, monitor waste and rework
  • Coordinate activities with the rest of the organization by acting as a liaison between departments and functions locally and within the wider BC Network and to inform personnel of decisions, policies, and all matters that affect their performance and results.
  • Ensure that the managed activities comply with the technical rules and regulations such as health, Safety, Quality, Hygiene, and environmental requirements.
  • Represent Barry Callebaut to the relevant institutions, authorities and at times customers
  • Promotes and develops the leadership skills of the internal team

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Industrial, Mechanical Engineering or Operations Management
  • Experience in an operational role in a manufacturing business (Production unit), FMCG experience preferred
  • A total of 7 years’ experience in manufacturing, minimum of 5 years managerial experience
  • Performance improvement experience and proven track record against manufacturing KPIs in a leadership role
  • Experience in cost center management, very good understanding of manufacturing business financial management (Budgets & financial statements)
  • Solid background with manufacturing methods, process improvement programs and procedures required
  • Good communicator, inclusive and mature leader with excellent listening skills, high-performing team building ability with energy and charisma.
  • Strong organizational and planning abilities
  • Must be self-reliant, full of initiative and able to make decisions
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong negotiation, influencing, people management skills
  • Customer focused good business acumen and commercial approach
  • Comprehensive Continuous Improvement skill set
  • Ability to travel
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