Farmer Brothers Company

  • Coffee Roaster

    Job Locations US-OR-PORTLAND
    Job ID
    2018-2100
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    Farmer Brothers has an excellent opportunity for a Coffee Roaster (Production) to support coffee production.  The qualified candidate will have the opportunity to learn the business from the ground up with the potential for career advancement. The Roaster will learn the organization’s production and manufacturing environment. This role will also be responsible for providing first-class customer care service to all customers.  This role is for day shift hours.  Must be willing and able to flex work hours as required by production schedules.

    Responsibilities

    • Roast and blend coffees to specifications
    • Ability to calculate mathematical numbers for data entries on required process
    • monitors, quality specifications, and use of computer for data entries
    • Follows blending procedures, learn safe operation of all equipment, roast terminology,
    • roast levels, cleaning maintenance of equipment
    • Identifies roasted and green coffees by sight, green and roasted defects, sample roasts
    • to proper roast levels, properly set up coffee tasting for the purpose of evaluation
    • Identifies and describe cup characteristics of roasted coffee using standard cupping
    • procedures
    • Move/transport product to necessary locations
    • Operate all equipment in Roasting Department
    • Adhere to equipment maintenance procedures
    • Maintain daily and weekly housekeeping duties
    • Assist in other areas or departments when needed
    • Operate a forklift
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • 6+ months of experience with roasting coffee, large batch preferred
    • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
    • Complies with Safe Quality Food 2000 Code (SQF 2000 Code)
    • Good mechanical aptitude
    • Ability to use knowledge, creativity and initiative in recommending or implementing
    • improvements in efficiency or safety aspects of the work area or machines
    • Excellent reading and writing skills
    • Team player
    • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

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