Position: Coffee Roaster

Job Description

            The successful applicant will become a part of our production team which seeks to be a highly effective and flexible team producing the finest coffees in the world.  The individual will be expected to learn and perform all of the tasks, activities associated with operating coffee roasting facility.  Variable Shifts


Reports To: Lead Coffee Roaster

Status: full time worker owner track employee



Duties &Responsibilities


I. Inventory-

            a.  coordinate the palletizing of floor loaded green coffee

            b.  entering green coffee into inventory systems

            c.  tracking and reporting green coffee movement within inventory sites for 

                production purposes


II. Roasting-

a.       staging green coffee to meet daily production schedules

b.      batch roasting coffee

c.       coordinating roasted product staging with packaging team

d.      performing qc protocols as required by qc manager

e.       open and close work order in great plains


III. Packaging-

a.       packing cases on packaging line

b.      palletizing cases

c.       other tasks as necessary


IV. Maintenance

a.       periodic roaster cleaning

b.      preventative maintenance of facilities equipment

c.       other facilities management tasks as assigned by supervisor


III. Other-

a.       attend staff meetings

b.      participate in cooperative structure and processes

c.       perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor



  • Roasting experience highly desirable
  • Experience in food production environment a big plus
  • Mechanical/Electrical skills highly desirable
  • Basic math and conversion skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Attention to detail
  • Fanatic about producing a quality product
  • Ability to create and adapt systems
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs
  • Push/pull 1400 lbs using supplied equipment
  • Frequent bending, twisting required
  • Applicant must be able to stand for the entire shift