Posted Tue Jul 24, 2012, 2:48pm Subject: CAFFE LUXXE ROASTERY is hiring - Roasting and Production Assistant
JOB DESCRIPTION This person will assist the Master Roaster for roasting coffee each week to fill wholesale and retail orders; work within Caffe Luxxe roasting quality control standards to ensure maximum freshness and quality in all coffee produced. This person will also be responsible for tasks associated with order processing and fulfillment.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Roasting: • Assist the Master Roaster with roasting coffee, cycling and blending as needed to ensure maximum freshness and quality, and with full attention to production needs • Set up and administer daily cuppings, Sample roast to help create and refine roast profiles for each coffee, as well as for green coffee purchase evaluation • Assist in maintaining roasting equipment for peak operation • Consistently and accurately weigh out batches of green coffee • Conduct cuppings/tasting and training for Retail Operations as needed
Production: • Package roasted coffee for retail & wholesale orders in our warehouse/production facility, and prepare/stage packages for delivery to customers; including but not limited to weighing, sealing, labeling, printing materials and processing coffee • Maintaining communication with the Master Roaster, wholesale management, and delivery personnel and service • Electronic invoicing of completed sales orders with QuickBooks (or other accounting program TBD) • Upkeep and maintenance of production/packaging area • Additional duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS • Must be efficient and comfortable in a multi-tasking work environment • Able to lift up to 50 pounds • Self-motivated with strong initiative • Good communication skills • Confident with simple yet quick math calculations • Comfortable working alone or in a team • Highly organized • Enthusiastic learner • Focus on detail, quality, and accuracy • Ability to take direction • CA drivers license and a car • High school diploma or equivalent, college preferred • Previous roasting operations experience preferred
If you are serious about beginning or developing your career in coffee and want to be a part of a fast-growing, dynamic company, please visit www.caffeluxxe.com and download an application from the Careers page or contact careers AT caffeluxxe (DOT) com and please put CG in the subject of your email.
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