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HELP WANTED

Shenandoah Joe Coffee seeks Roastery Manager. This position is responsible for the management and effectiveness of coffee production and order fulfillment. Candidate should have coffee roastery experience, demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for coffee, attention to detail with strong leadership skills. Send cover letter and resume to jobs@shenandoahjoe.com.

Morningstar Coffee Minneapolis Seeks Skilled Coffee and Espresso Machine Service Technician. Routine and emergency. Maintain excellent, efficient and calm customer response. Good skills to provide preventative maintenance and able to be on call every other week after five p.m. and weekends. Contact via e-mail at jobs@morningstarcoffee.com or call 612.729.9310.

Seeking Head Roaster/ Roastery Manager. We are hiring an experienced head roaster with management skills for our growing shop and roastery. You will be roasting two days a week. Full position to include developing roast profiles, management of roast schedules, Cupping, Quality Control with leadership, packaging, and equipment maintenance. Send resumes to: careers@coffeeslingers.com.

Coffee Trader wanted! The Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company is opening a Seattle sales office! The Coffee Trader will be responsible for sales of decaffeinated coffees to the matrix of coffee importers, brokers and dealers who distribute to specialty coffee roasters in North America, as well as to roasters who are serviced directly by SWDCC. This position will entail management of existing customer relationships as well as new business development. Promotion of SWDCC products, process and brand will be integral to this position.

Key responsibilities include sales of Swiss Water Decaffeinated products, development of new business, source and purchase green coffee, maintain and strengthen existing customer relationships, represent SWDCC at tradeshows and key industry events (e.g. Roaster’s Guild), promote SWDCC’s premium positioning, and promote the benefits of the SWISS Water® Process, recommend new products to supplement current product offerings, sample roast green and green decaffeinated coffees, analysis of green and decaffeinated coffee through cuppings, keep abreast of developments in the green coffee and roasted coffee industries, domestic and international travel and work with and maintain specialized coffee lab equipment.

Qualifications/Requirements: 3+ years direct work experience in the coffee industry, experience roasting, cupping, and/or quality assurance within the specialty coffee industry, experience in sales, preferably green coffee trading and ability to travel domestically and internationally.

Send resume and cover letter via e-mail with “Coffee Trader” in the subject line to: careers@swisswater.com.

Head Roaster Wanted for Rise Up Coffee Roasters. Rise Up is seeking a passionate, committed Head Roaster. We need a smart, forward-thinking problem-solver to join our awesome team. Great opportunity for experienced roasters, ready to advance, or current head roaster looking to craft coffee for a company that's growing like crazy. E-mail résumé to: info@riseupcoffee.com.
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Coffee Trader wanted! The Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company is opening a Seattle sales office! The Coffee Trader will be responsible for sales of decaffeinated coffees to the matrix of coffee importers, brokers and dealers who distribute to specialty coffee roasters in North America, as well as to roasters who are serviced directly by SWDCC. This position will entail management of existing customer relationships as well as new business development. Promotion of SWDCC products, process and brand will be integral to this position.

Key responsibilities include sales of Swiss Water Decaffeinated products, development of new business, source and purchase green coffee, maintain and strengthen existing customer relationships, represent SWDCC at tradeshows and key industry events (e.g. Roaster’s Guild), promote SWDCC’s premium positioning, and promote the benefits of the SWISS Water® Process, recommend new products to supplement current product offerings, sample roast green and green decaffeinated coffees, analysis of green and decaffeinated coffee through cuppings, keep abreast of developments in the green coffee and roasted coffee industries, domestic and international travel and work with and maintain specialized coffee lab equipment.

Qualifications/Requirements: 3+ years direct work experience in the coffee industry, experience roasting, cupping, and/or quality assurance within the specialty coffee industry, experience in sales, preferably green coffee trading and ability to travel domestically and internationally.

Send resume and cover letter via e-mail with “Coffee Trader” in the subject line to: careers@swisswater.com.

The Alliance for Coffee Excellence is looking for a Head Judge/ Course Instructor. Responsible for managing the on-site technical aspects of a Cup of Excellence competition and providing leadership to national and international juries to ensure successful competition results. Responsible for Conducting Alliance for Coffee Excellence technical training courses which includes lectures, hands on technical sessions and coaching. Assist in developing new or improved coursework, training manuals, multimedia which may include visual aids, and other educational materials. Assist in the promotion and coordination of ACE coursework and the Cup of Excellence competition and auctions to enhance the Alliance for Coffee Excellence.
 
Successful candidate must have:

•Minimum 5+ years of professional coffee cupping, sample preparation, roasting, quality control and cupping evaluation experience.
• Must be comfortable working with, motivating and leading groups and individuals with diverse cultures, backgrounds and experience.
• Must be a self-starter, able to work independently and have good time-management skills.
• Must have positive personality and be able solve problems creatively while smiling.
• Must be willing to travel extensively.
Location negotiable- Portland, Oregon, USA preferred
 
English Proficiency mandatory, working knowledge of Spanish a necessity- other foreign languages a plus.
Salary $68,000+ with room to grow.
 
Submit résumé with cover letter to susies@cupofexcellence.org and sherri@cupofexcellence.org.

Partner/Roaster Wanted. A coffee enthusiast is looking to start a new roastery and to partner up with an experienced roaster/sales in coffee industry. The experience and networking in coffee industry is a must, while roasting skill is a plus. The candidate must understand coffee, and passionate about coffee. Preferably in state of California but we are open for other locations. Please e-mail résumé to: roasterpartner@gmail.com.

Market Research Analyst Wanted By Start-Up Coffee Grower For Direct Sales. Send resumes to Hugh Morgan, producer, hugh@hjmorganlaw.com. Tel. 305.296.7559. Contact Tanya.

Alliance for Coffee Excellence, Inc is looking for a Managing Director for Cup of Excellence Competitions. For a full job description, please visit www.allianceforcoffeeexcellence.org/en/about-us/career-opportunities/.

Astoria/General Espresso Equipment Corporation is looking for a General Manager. This person is responsible for all day to day operations as well as personnel and fiscal management of the company. We are looking for an energetic leader with proven experience in the food and beverage industry. Specific experience in the specialty coffee industry is a plus. Some travel necessary. Work base is Greensboro, NC. Please send resume and salary request to courtney.baber@geec.com.
USED EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

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Used Cupping Table, $500/obo. Coffee cream colored black epoxy based, sit down lazy Susan cupping table. Table top made of composite material. Base is made of steel. Very good shape. Was $1,900 new. Contact Brian at brians@iaccoffee.com.

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Jabaez Burns Jubilee 2 Bag Roaster with green bean loader & elevator, fans, blowers, cooling bin, chaff collector, stack as well as other elevators and coffee grinders and packing machines. All equipment for sale as well as building. South Florida/Miami area. For more information contact: John at ahjcf99@aol.com or 305.335.3960.

For sale: 1950’s 60KG Gothot. Rebuilt and restored 2013, new electronics. No loader, no afterburner. $75,000. Contact michael@full-city.com.

Brand-new 15kg Joper BSR-15 (manual) coffee roaster for sale. Still in crate, never used. Can ship today. Located in St. Louis, MO, USA. $30,500. Please email inquiries to collin@firstcrack.com.

1978 Jabez Burns 6R, 60 kilo coffee roaster. Perforated drum, green loader, de-stoner, elevator, chaff collector, separate drum cooling, catalytic converter afterburner.  Probat Burns still has all drawings on file so support is available. $39,995. Call Corey with any questions at 805.380.5282. Delivery possible. See pictures at www.flickr.com/photos/sbcoffee/.

Ambex 5K roaster (11 lb./batch). Beautiful! Lightly used. Black and chrome with hammered copper trim. Was used as Ambex show roaster a few years back. $8500 plus shipping from Kentucky. Call Greg at 502.494.4484.


CONSULTING / EDUCATION

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HELPFUL
ORGANIZATIONS

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, matthew28twenty@gmx.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.

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