Apprentice Coffee Roaster

$22.00 - $28.00 hourly
  • Cafe Virtuoso LLC
  • 1622 National Avenue, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jul 26, 2022
Full time Roasting/Production

Job Description

Position Summary

Assist in the production of coffee and tea under supervision of the Head Roaster. Participate in all tasks and activities associated with coffee roasting facility operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

 Control and maintain roasting equipment to roast coffee beans in accordance with the Company’s roast curves.

Consistently produces Café Virtuoso quality roasted beans.

Record all roasting data in Cropster and the Company database.

Take regular inventory of roasted coffee and work with Production Supervisor and Customer Service Supervisor to develop weekly roast plans

Take weekly inventory of green coffee and assist in preparing green coffee orders.

Keep inventory of roasted and green coffee up to date in Company database.

Cups roasted coffee to monitor for defects, needed changes to roast curves and consistency.

Packages coffee and tea using packaging machines. Assures quality of finished products and veracity of product labels.

Assists Order Fulfillment staff to assure packaged coffee is ready for delivery by deadlines.

Assists Order Fulfillment staff in picking coffee and tea products per customer orders.

Maintains cleanliness in all areas.

Support sales and marketing staff by being available to participate in public cuppings, events, and tours that may take place off site.


Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

High School Diploma or GED graduate.

At least 1year roasting experience.

Experience in food production environment highly desirable.

Mechanical and electrical skills highly desirable.

Strong math skills

Ability to solve problems

Attention to detail

Ability to create and adapt systems

Experience with Cropster and database software a plus.