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Barry Callebaut Overview

Zürich (Switzerland)
10000+ employees
1996
Company - Public (BARN)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Cargill, Puratos, ADM
Thanks to Barry Callebaut, all is well in the world (of chocolate). The Swiss company is a global maker and supplier of cocoa and industrial chocolate. It caters to food manufacturers and, less so, boutique chocolate-makers, pastry chefs, and haute chocolatiers ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Team Lead in American Canyon, CA
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    I have been working at Barry Callebaut full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work and achieve professional goals, a place with excellent teamwork and friendly colleagues willing to teach and learn.

    Cons

    If you like work you will not find any cons

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Barry Callebaut Interviews

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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Barry Callebaut (Chicago, IL) in June 2015.

    Interview

    3 rounds total: First round with divisional President, Peers and HR. First at location (East Coast) - Last round: panel in Chicago. 4 in panel - all leadership team members. Friendly environment. 1 hour total per round.

    Interview Questions

    • Experience - focused on resume & last 2 experiences. Passion - test if you like the industry - food industry in general. Finally: Values: fit in team.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Fast: offer: 1 time back - accepted the offer. Got letter back within 3 days.

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Company Updates

  • We've rolled out a new Parental Leave policy in the U.S. The maternity leave is now 100% pay for 6 weeks and disability pay for 6 weeks (meaning 12 weeks of pay!). Paternal and adoption leave is now 1 week of 100% pay!

  • Our sustainability efforts were recently rated as "ambitious" and scoring in the upper company tier by WWF Switzerland! Help us drive our sustainability efforts by being part of our team! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQPna

    A great start | Barry Callebaut

    Barry Callebaut rated „Ambitious" in the WWF Swiss Food Industry Rating.

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