Head Coffee Roaster

$45,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters
  • 210 West Pacific Avenue, Spokane, WA, USA
  • Apr 26, 2022
Full time Distribution/Shipping Roasting/Production Warehousing/Facilities

Job Description

Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters is searching for a Head Roaster to lead our dynamic production team!  Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters is the premier coffee roasting company in the Inland Northwest.  We have been recognized as Best Coffee Roaster 12 years in a row by our community via The Inlander Magazine.   We roast amazing single origin coffees and blend to serve our 19 Thomas Hammer retail stores, grocery stores, College/Universities and wholesale customers.   Come grow with us!

This Head Coffee Roaster is a hands-on position responsible for the day-to-day operations of the roastery.  You will be working with the entire production team to ensure our product standards and order fulfillment are achieved daily.  You will mentor and grow the roasting & production team to be the best in the coffee industry.


Duties:   Run the day-to day operation of the coffee roastery, including but not limited to:

  • Roaster & Equipment Maintenance
  • Batching and Blending
  • Roast Schedule
  • Cleanup & facility maintenance
  • Maintain necessary data for sales team and accounting
  • Production logs
  • Quality control logs
  • Government and certifying agency records
  • Follow and record all Food Safety related programs and documents
  • Direct team members and oversee accountability of team
  • Inventory management and product trafficking
  • New product and limited time product offerings
  • Assists others when need


  • Roasting experience – 2 years preferred
  • Proven track record with a reputable roaster
  • Excellent communication skills
    • Both written and verbal
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to develop and implement systems
  • Comfortable managing a team to build high performance
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks with speed and accuracy
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to life/move 100+lbs at a time
  • Forklift certified
  • A passion for coffee


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical benefits
  • Paid time off
  • On the job training
  • Free coffee – weekly