Ghirardelli Careers - Manufacturing

Ghirardelli Makes Life a Bite Better.​

Our purpose gives our company meaning and inspires everything we do.  We collaborate, innovate, and grow together as we bring the joy of Ghirardelli chocolate to new people and new places. All of us take great pride in our welcoming and vibrant culture and in the personal impact we make on our business and in our communities. 

Where We Work

San Leandro, CA

  • Our Company Headquarters is located in San Leandro, California with our manufacturing plant, corporate offices and our newly remodeled retail store and ice cream shop.

Tracy, CA

  • Our warehouse, packaging and customer service facility is located in Tracy, California. 

What We Do

At Ghirardelli, we pride ourselves on making quality chocolate so delicious it makes life a bite better.


Our Safety Absolutes

  • Safety is the overriding priority.
  • All accidents can and must be prevented.
  • At Ghirardelli, Safety is everyone's responsibility.

At Ghirardelli we recognize the significant employee contributions that have a positive impact on the safety and health program. It is our belief that our recognition program helps improve the safety culture by encouraging individuals as well as groups of employees to achieve a higher level of safety awareness.

The safety and health program is based on our company value that "People Matter" and we care about their well-being and their ability to provide for their families.

We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all employees and visitors to comply with safety and health standards that supports federal, state, and local laws and regulations. With the full support of upper management, this commitment is met through teamwork of all departments, their management, and our safety team members.

This commitment is met through the teamwork of all departments, their management, and our safety team members with the full support of our senior management team.

Manufacturing Benefits

Mind & Body

Medical with Employer Paid Premiums

Virtual Visits

Vision with Employer Paid Premiums


Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Behavioral Health

Gender Affirming Therapies

Wellness Apps

 Financial & Legal

Life Insurance & AD&D

Dependent Care FSA

401k Retirement & Savings Plan match


Referral Bonus Program

Employee Discounts

Life & Work


Sick Pay

Paid Holidays

Paid Volunteer Time

Free On-site Parking

Onsite Food Service/Cafeteria

Identity Theft & Fraud Protection

Bereavement Services

Travel Assistance

Great Place To Work Certified

Ghirardelli’s legacy of innovation sets our company apart from competitors. Our heritage thrives as our diverse team members partner to bring new ideas to life. Our employees collaborate on exciting projects to bring our premium chocolate products to market.