Sales Engineer. Sonofresco, an innovative manufacturer of tabletop commercial coffee roasters, based in Burlington, Washington, is looking for a sales engineer to manage the sales of coffee roasters. Responsibilities will also include responding to and resolving customer questions regarding the operation of company products. Send résumé to Carol Whitfield at email@example.com. sonofresco.com.
Coffee Roaster/Delivery Person. Permanent, part-time, Monday–Thursday. Excellent attention to detail and ability to stay on task without being distracted. Mechanically minded, able to troubleshoot and repair. Delivery of coffee throughout the Columbia River Gorge with own car (going rate compensation). Willing to train the right person. Contact Peggy via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hood River Coffee Roasters, Hood River, Oregon.
Royal Coffee New York is looking for an Educator & Instructor. Royal Coffee New York is building a curriculum to provide top tier education and industry training to the specialty coffee community. As the educator for Royal Coffee New York you will need experience as a seasoned trainer, instructor and educator in various areas of specialty coffee. The educator will be familiar with the SCAA coursework and preferably a Q-grader and SCAA instructor. Looking for a high energy, very detailed and schedule oriented person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include: create and teach an ever-developing education curriculum for the specialty coffee community, organize the class schedule, attendee agenda and setup/breakdown of all classes, participate and teach at industry conferences and events, proven experience as an educator with references (SCAA pathway experience is a plus), roasting experience, a college degree and capable of working some weekends. Please send résumé to email@example.com.
Kishe Foods Specialty Coffee from Guatemala is seeking an experienced sales associate in Los Angeles. Must be familiar with the greater Los Angeles area. Self-motivated, organized, results-oriented but mission-driven, excellent communication skills and shines in customer service. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Keen judgment and problem-solving skills. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Espresso Parts is looking for a Customer Service Rep with Technician Experience. Duties include but not limited to the following: attract potential customers by answering product and service questions; suggesting information about other products and services, open and maintain customer accounts by recording account information, resolve product or service problems by clarifying the customer's situation. Experience includes at least 2 years of commercial coffee equipment repair and installation experience (espresso machines, grinders, manual brewers, filtration systems, water towers, etc.), communicate via phone, email and live chat to guide customers through routine maintenance and troubleshoot equipment problems, coordinate and schedule maintenance/ repairs with third party technicians and follow up to ensure complete resolution, working knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems as it relates to commercial coffee equipment, communicate with customers and equipment vendors about maintenance, repairs, spare parts and be aware of new technology. We work with a vast number of vendors including, La Marzocco, Nuova Simonelli, Astoria, Rancilio, Baratza, Synesso, Mazzer, Mahlkonig, Ditting, Bunn, Fetco, etc. Only applicants with technician experience will be considered first. Must have a typing speed of 65 wpm or better. We need someone who can speak to our customers regarding our entire product line. The ideal candidate will be genuinely kind natured, have excellent multitask skills, strong communication skills and the ability to work independently and with a team. We need someone with a strong customer service background and an unwavering appetite for exceeding customer expectations. Available benefits include full medical, dental and vision coverage, paid AD&D coverage, paid Holidays, Wellness Program benefits, and a generous PTO and employee discount package and a paid day off for your Birthday. Pretty groovy deal! Salary DOE. This position is FT, Monday–Friday 7:30am to 4:30pm. For the right person, we will consider a relocation package. To be considered you must email 1) resume, 2) cover letter and 3) three professional references to email@example.com.
Daily Rise Coffee is looking for a roaster/director of roast facility. Experience roasting coffee is a plus. A passion for cupping, tasting and educating others is a must. Candidate must be able to maintain all traceability logs. Must be focused and organized. Our roast facility is certified organic, and we have been providing positive energy to northern Utah for more than 11 years. Send a paragraph about yourself and your résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org. #dailyrisecoffee
Trainee Coffee Roaster in Paradise. Hula Daddy Kona Coffee has a full-time coffee roaster assistant position open in Kona, Hawaii. Prior or current food experience required. Position requires attention to detail and documentation. Reply with résumé. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send email to email@example.com.
Roaster/Production Position: Higher Grounds Trading Company is looking for an exceptional person to join our growing B Corp-certified, organic and fair trade coffee company based in Traverse City, Michigan. The ideal candidate will be an experienced coffee roaster, exhibit good communication skills, have a mechanical aptitude, be well organized and detail oriented, and be committed to doing whatever it takes to exceed our customers’ expectations. For more information, visit us at highergroundstrading.com or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global Coffee Trading is growing and looking to add to the Dream Team! Please be as creative as possible with your resume and cover letter; being the right PERSON is far more important/valuable than any past skills and experience. Cafe manager and barista positions available, full- and part-time. Full medical, dental, paid time off, fun trips and educational opportunities, bonuses and 401K. Please send résumés and inquiries to: email@example.com.
Director of Coffee. Balzac’s Coffee Roasters opened in 1996 and features 11 cafe locations throughout Ontario, Canada, plus a wholesale division. Celebrating our 20-year anniversary this year, we are not only expanding our cafe locations, we are opening a brand new, state-of-the-art roasting facility. We are currently seeking a director of coffee responsible for coffee sourcing and purchasing, blend creation, cupping, quality control and training of team members at our new coffee roasting facility opening in Ancaster, Ontario. For more information about Balzac’s Coffee Roasters and a full job description, please visit balzacs.com/contact/job-board/.
OPTCO is seeking a logistics and certification coordinator who will be responsible for ensuring that shipments and documentation of coffee arrive to their destination on time, and managing all aspects of inbound green coffee shipments. He or she also will manage information and certifications on suppliers. The ideal candidate is a proactive systems thinker with keen attention to detail. Spanish fluency is required. See more at optco.com/careers.htm.
Allegro Coffee Roasters is looking for a new Roastmaster. In 2013, the Allegro Coffee Roasters (ACR) brand was introduced to build a new coffee culture for Whole Foods Market. Currently ACR has two locations, and we are opening our third in-store micro-roastery in Boulder, CO. The ACR Roastmaster will be representing a dynamic sourcing team and competition coffee from all over the world. If you are an experienced Coffee Roaster with a passion for providing the highest quality and being a part of an exceptional team, apply today! Only online applications will be accepted. Apply here. Any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Old Soul Co., a rapidly growing specialty coffee roaster in Northern California, is searching for a director of coffee to assist in all aspects of our roasting, education and green coffee buying programs. Salary and relocation funds are based on experience. Roasting experience is a must. Please send a cover letter and résumé to email@example.com.
Swiss Water Decaf is adding a coffee trader to our Seattle office! Headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia, the Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company (SWDCC) is an innovative, growing and socially conscious coffee company where every employee contributes to our success. If you want to be part of a dynamic company, have a strong work ethic and dig coffee, we want to hear from you. Responsibilities include sales and promotion of Swiss Water products and services; domestic and international business development and travel; maintaining and strengthening existing client relationships; representing SWDCC at industry events; analyzing coffee industry developments; sample roasting and cupping. Requires 5-plus years of experience in the coffee industry, preferably with a trading background; knowledge of coffee characteristics, cup profiles and qualities of various origins; sales or trading experience; strong customer service skills and demonstrated relationship-building abilities (including problem solving and opportunity identification); college degree and/or relevant work experience. SCAA instructional experience a plus. Send cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Espresso Parts LLC is looking for a talented, self-motivated social media/digital marketing manager who will take a hands-on approach to creating content and developing audiences across all of our platforms. Responsibilities include creative writing, photography, marketing campaigns and brand image, social media engagement and managing an extensive library of intellectual property. For more information go to www.espressoparts.com/careeropportunities.
InterAmerican Coffee is seeking a qualified applicant to fill a marketing position in its San Diego offices. Responsibilities include developing marketing strategy; designing and submitting ads for print and other media; social networking (Facebook and Instagram); website design and updates; uploading daily offering list; updating and posting bean bios online; event planning, promotion and execution (trade show booths, SCAA event and party coordination, Coffee Fest, caffeine crawls, TNTs and regional events); ordering, organizing and developing new ideas for swag; gathering information for and sending company newsletter; ordering business cards; holiday cards; planning and executing management and executive meetings; and other duties as needed. Spanish fluency required. Please send résumés to email@example.com.
InterAmerican Coffee is seeking a trading desk assistant for its San Diego, California, office. Responsibilities include answering phones; checking details on cupping notes and POs for customers; assisting traders by writing sales tickets; managing reallocations/inventory; printing and sending price fixation letters to customers; filing; assisting logistics team with entering and executing contracts & DOs; assisting set up/break down of cuppings; assisting in maintaining certification paperwork; entering cupping notes; ordering, receiving and organizing office supplies; checking voicemail and forwarding phones when necessary; maintaining printers and mail machine; and other duties as needed. Spanish required. Please submit résumés to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mr. Espresso, Specialty Coffee Roaster specializing in Italian espresso and coffees for contemporary tastes, is searching for a Director of Coffee. The Director of coffee will work collaboratively with our Green Coffee Buyer & Roast Master to drive the coffee program. Please send cover letter and résumé to email@example.com.
Amavida Coffee is taking applications for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Service Technician. Experience in service and installation of espresso, drip coffee and water filtration in food service environments preferred. Position is located in our Panama City Beach roasting and distribution center. Full time (min. 28 hours), hourly paid position, with comprehensive benefits available. Amavida is a Certified B-Corporation and an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a work diverse environment. Submit résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sales Development Position. Specialty coffee roaster focused on helping churches and non-profits with coffee hospitality ministries, cafes, and missions fund raising is looking for a/an experienced salesperson/s to identify prospects and close deals. Send cover letters and résumés Attn. Brett: MissionRoasters@gmail.com or 11641 Ridgeline Drive #170, Colorado Springs, CO 80921.
Allegro Coffee Company® Is Looking for a Roaster/Production Team Member. The Roaster will work side by side with our lead roaster and will be responsible for all activities including loading green coffee, roasting, packaging and preparing product for shipment. Qualifying applicants have prior experience roasting coffee with a minimum of 3 years working in specialty coffee, and a passion for cupping and tasting your work. For more information and to apply to this position, visit: www.allegrocoffee.com/jobs.
Sales—Royal Coffee New York is looking for a sales person. Proficiency with all Microsoft Office programs. Additional computer skills in the area of web production, graphic design and other digital or social media are a plus. Excellent verbal and written sills in English. Proficiency in Spanish a plus. Strong organizational, relationship cultivation and customer skills. A college degree is strongly preferred as well as sales experience. Full-time salaried position with company paid medical and dental benefits. Email your résumé and references to email@example.com.
RETAIL SPACE AVAILABLE
The shops at Manor Six Forks is looking for a cafe or roastery to occupy available retail space in the North Hills neighborhood of Raleigh, North Carolina. Contact us if you're interested in a great retail space attached to luxury apartments in one of Raleigh’s best neighborhoods! Email firstname.lastname@example.org; Web www.manorsixforks.com.
USED EQUIPMENT FOR SALE
Samiac 60-Kilo Roaster. Run sparingly since purchased new in 2008. Machine is very clean and well maintained, with a stylish, raw cast-iron front panel for a high-tech appeal. Features include 5.8 kW/h electrical, 220 VAC, 60-hz, three-phase, 30-amp breaker; and natural gas. Comes with loader; roaster cooler; destoner; dual chaff collectors, including incinerating style collector; afterburner; and automated controls. Everything in the roaster is "off the shelf." All components, such as motors, controls, switches and burner, are U.S. or Canada supplied, and all are UL, CSA, AGA. Will require dismantling and moving. For more information or pictures, please contact our office at 707.556.9000 or email email@example.com.
Lightly used, red 2015 Proaster 10-kg shop roaster. Produces great coffee. Available immediately. Afterburner available separately. Please call 425.998.3439 for pricing or additional information. (NOTE: Photo is of the same model, not this roaster.)
For Sale—Own your own K-cup filler! iSi 000 manual iFill Cup machine. Barely used, $3,500. New sells for $5,000. FOB Denver, CO. Comes with two fill sizes plus 300 generic 100% recyclable cups. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
15-kg destoner, excellent condition, only 10 hours of use. $4,475 plus shipping. Contact email@example.com or call 406.580.8341.
1954 Probat 45-kg roaster. Original cast iron drum roaster with destoner and bag stand. Asking $124,000. Complete turnkey operation: industrial grinder, weigh/pack machine, bag sealers, 55-gallon barrels with wheels. Comes with a canning and labeling machine. Completely rebuilt by Probat in 1988. Excellent condition with all the original blue prints. The roaster and roaster accessories are already palletized, wrapped and strapped. Send all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Turnkey Coffee Roasting Facility for Sale. Two 4-bag roasters with afterburner, grinding and packaging equipment. Roasting capacity of more than 8 million pounds per year. Great for a company currently buying a lot of coffee from a supplier or roaster that wants to increase their current capacity. Roasting facility can easily be moved. Looking for either sale, percentage investment or contract roasting opportunities. All scenarios great for saving or making money. Reasonable evaluation on coffee facility in place. Contact Eric at 647.203.6223 or email@example.com.
Gourmet Coffee Roasters (GCR), a 28-year-old specialty coffee purveyor and manufacturer of the patented Java Master Retail Coffee Roaster, is looking for an investor/buyer. Please contact Richard Sewell at 248.535.2025 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.javamasters.com.
Coffee packaging partner wanted for joint venture in brand. New fully automatic packaging unit packs 3000 Kcups per day. Very profitable. Initial cost $200,000. Reply to: email@example.com or 678.314.1649.
The Chain Collaborative provides support for projects in the coffee lands through collaboration and partnership. There are many amazing projects at origin and likewise there are many amazing coffee lovers looking to make a difference. We believe projects will only be stronger, more sustainable, and more responsive to real needs of coffee communities with collaborative support from all players in the supply chain. How do we do it? We provide developmental support to NGOs and nonprofits in coffee-growing regions. We connect coffee companies to projects they can directly support at origin. We offer monitoring and evaluation of existing projects at origin. We consult with all partners to make projects more sustainable and responsive to the needs of the beneficiaries. We build industry solidarity to pull resources together in creative, collaborative ways. We raise awareness in the coffee industry about sustainability and the supply chain. And we drink lots of coffee. If you want to collaborate with us or be a part of our team, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONSULTING / EDUCATION
We are “Working on a Dream” of opening a café within the next year. The café will be non-profit with all proceeds going to organizations working with those held captive and exploited by the sex trafficking industry, and to those working to end this slavery. That is our outward focus, our local focus is to empower young people to make a difference in their community and the world. We are looking for café equipment, specially a coffee roaster—5 lbs. or larger. We can provide a tax-deductible receipt for all contributions, donations and discounts. Please contact us for a complete list and more information, email@example.com.
Cup For Education is a non-profit organization designed to help poor rural coffee communities of Central and Latin America build schools within their communities and assist in providing them with teachers and the basic tools needed to educate the future generations of coffee farmers. Cup for Education sponsors a teacher for the Solidarity School in the community of Los Alpes in Jinotega, Nicaragua. Entering its second year, Karen Gordon, president and founder of CFE, says, “We are pleased to have raised enough funds to enable us to sponsor the teacher again for the school. The additional teacher allows this community to send children to school to further their education by another grade level.” For more information, go to www.cupforeducation.org or call 800.458.2233.
Your mother thinks you’re special, no matter what. We’re not your mother! CafeMakers provides effective consulting services for specialty coffee agriculture, roasting and brand marketing. www.CafeMakers.com.