Farmer Brothers Company

  • Lead Production

    Job Locations US-OR-PORTLAND
    Job ID
  • Overview

    This person oversees the daily flow of production. He/She is responsible for the planning and prioritizing of coffee for each production line. This person also helps plans/prioritizes roasting.  M-F 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm


    • Operates the Control Panel.

    • Read and understand production schedules.

    • Start up, operate, and shut down grinders properly.

    • Change grind settings when necessary.

    • Communicate with QA Tech to ensure ground coffee meets specifications.

    • Distribute roasted whole bean and ground coffee accurately.

    • Keep updated records of what roasts and amounts are in each silo.

    • Communicate with roasters, Production operators, and PMOs to complete schedules and maximize productivity.

    • Ensure all crew members are following safety and GMP procedures.

    • Work with the maintenance team to ensure that all planned maintenance is performed with minimal interruption of of production. 

    • Fill out all pertinent paperwork correctly.

    • Give verbal and/or written pass downs to arriving leads.

    • Are required to be informed of their food safety and regulatory responsibilities, their role in meeting the requirements of the Food Safety Code, and responsibility to report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action and/or the designated Food Safety and/or GFSI qualified

      Other duties as assigned.


    • High School Diploma or GED required.

    • 1- 4 years’ experience in a production environment required.

    • Strong mulitiasking skills.
    • Good computer skills. 
    • Work well in a team environment. 
    • Excellent communication skills. 
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. 


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