CLASSIFIEDS


HELP WANTED

Fortuna Enterprises, LLC in Greensboro, North Carolina, is looking for a talented head coffee roaster. Our business has experienced extreme growth, and we look forward to further expansion of our core coffee program with a passionate head roaster. Coffee and roasting experience required. Email griffin@coffeeshopsolutions.com for more information.


Service Technician. Baratza, the leading designer and manufacturer of innovative, precision burr coffee grinders for the home, is looking to hire a new service technician for our headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.
 
The Baratza repair, refurb and service center is an integral part of our operations and customer support office. Baratza technicians are responsible for troubleshooting and repairing grinders so that they are brought up to current standards and will give the accurate, consistent grind and reliability that Baratza grinders are known for. This means handling walk-in repairs, daily repairs and refurbs. The technicians work closely with the customer support team to identify and track grinder problems and develop solutions to continuously improve our customer support and make our grinders better. We are searching for a dedicated team player with mechanical aptitude who believes that delighting the customer is just as important as fixing the machine. You will receive-on-the-job training on how to service our products. A good work ethic and willingness to learn on your feet can make up for a lack of technical experience in this field. If this appeals to your career goals and values, come join our small but awesome service team.
 
For more details and information on how to apply, visit baratza.com/we-are-hiring-customer-support-operations-2.


Customer Support/Operations. Baratza, the leading designer and manufacturer of innovative, precision burr coffee grinders for the home, is looking to hire a new customer support/operations person for our headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.
 
The Baratza operations and customer support team is known for exceptional customer support, troubleshooting and fixing grinders both over the phone and via email, so that our customers have minimal downtime between a broken grinder and brewing great coffee. Processing orders for new grinders, refurbs, or parts so we can get them out the door quickly, is also critical to our operations. We are searching for a full-time dedicated team player to join our team who is detail-oriented for the administrative aspect of the work and enjoys assisting customers with solid verbal and written communication skills. You must love to help people to be successful in this role!
 
For more details and information on how to apply, visit baratza.com/we-are-hiring-customer-support-operations.


Vaneli’s Inc. is looking for a coffee roaster in Rocklin, northern California. We are a high-quality, wholesale coffee roaster. The head coffee roaster will be responsible for:

  • Coffee roasting for daily production
  • Cupping and tasting
  • Maintaining inventory
  • Purchasing
  • Roaster maintenance
  • Assisting where needed
 We are looking for someone with a passion for coffee who will maintain the standards of our award-winning coffee. Please send résumés to gene@vanelis.com or call 916.315.2538.


Regional Sales Manager. Groundwork Coffee specializes in batch-roasted, certified organic coffees and artisanal teas. We are looking to hire an energetic, talented, and tenaciously customer-centric regional sales manager (RSM) to join our growing team! The RSM will be responsible for the development and implementation of growth strategies, expansion in the food service channel, and the acceleration of Groundwork Coffee presence in the western region. As the voice of the customer and marketplace, the RSM will play a pivotal role in diversifying Groundwork Coffee market visibility through new segments and channels. Qualifications include five or more years of sales management experience; five or more years of food service experience; and coffee sales experience in the on premise channel and with distributors. If you love a great cup of coffee (or tea), embody a positive attitude and are enthusiastic about sales, please apply today! Send résumés to jobs@groundworkcoffee.com.


Seeking consultant. Marcela Coffee grows its high-grade varieties of specialty coffee at high altitudes in Jinotega, Nicaragua, and sells direct, wholesale or retail. Seeking consultant to provide marketing advice, taking into consideration the quality and variety of various lots, as applied to suggested pricing and potential customers. Should be grading knowledgeable and be familiar with compatible potential customers. Send résumé to Hugh Morgan, producer, at hugh@hjmorganlaw.com. Phone 305.296.7559.


F. Gaviña & Sons, Inc. has been roasting and distributing coffee in the Los Angeles area for more than 50 years and is looking for a dynamic outside sales representative with coffee industry experience. See our indeed.com page for job details via gavina.com/careers, or send a résumé to hrconnection@gavina.com.


Commission-based Outside Sales Rep for Single-Serve Pod Manufacturer. Stella Brands Packing & Printing is the only pod manufacturer that is also a printer. This gives us the ability to offer the best price for private-label small runs and deliver faster than the competition. Contact brent@stellabrands.com.

HELPFUL ORGANIZATIONS

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 cupforeducation.org or call 800.458.2233.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Twelve years in business turn-key coffee roasting/retail/wholesale for sale by owner. 4,500-square-foot leased facility in Nevada (1 hour drive from Las Vegas). Some of the assets included are: Loring S-70 Peregrine 70-kilo roaster with hopper scale and destoner (purchased new in 2015), 75-pound total capacity industrial burr grinder, AMS auger filler, weigh and fill systems, and more. For more information, list of equipment and pricing, please email roasterpartner@gmail.com.


COFFEE TRAILER FOR SALE

Brand new, unique coffee trailer for sale. This is a coffee trailer, not a coffee truck. There is no motor, so no astronomical repair cost, more affordable insurance than a truck, larger than the original. 400-plus similar trailers were sold in Europe. Contact mathias@axumcoffee.com for more information.

Cowboy Joe

USED EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

180-kilo Petroncini roaster, rebuilt in 2012. Carbon steel drum with very clean structure of mixing flights—no carbon buildup. Super clean rear screen and ceramics in great shape. Includes afterburner, loader and ducting. Asking $95,000. Contact joey@chaseprojects.com for more information.

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1950s Probat sample roaster for sale. Three-barrel, fully refurbished by K&M in Germany. Brand-new motors, belts, burners, probes, PIDs and more. Set up for natural gas. This roaster is in immaculate condition and all three barrels roast consistently and great. Asking $15,000 or best offer. Buyer pays shipping. Email jay@middlestatecoffee.com for more information.

Cowboy Joe

PRI-50 Primo coffee roaster. The last of our three Primo machines is now for sale. This roaster was the workhorse of our operation for many years and works great. Maximum green of 50 pounds/22.73 kilos. Hourly roasting capacity of 200–250 pounds/90.9–113.65 kilos. Requires 110v and gas for operation. Two-stage digital temperature controller; dual IR burners; cyclone chaff collector; black powder coat; brushed stainless faceplate and aluminum trim. Six-inch custom venting allows cyclone to be mounted on rack above unit for increased floor space. $19,900. Contact David at david@upcoffeeroasters.com or 612.728.7208.

Cowboy Joe

Probat UG-15 for sale. $55,000. 1953 model, refurbished by Giesen in 2009, modified by Heart Coffee Roasters over the past 10 years. Roaster includes:

  • Direct drive motors with VFD on everything for full control.
  • Digital pressure gauge for airflow monitoring.
  • Cropster ready with very fast probes.
  • Spare parts and chaff collector.
This roaster has been well taken care of and cleaned daily after production. It needs a new home, and if you are serious about your roasting business, this machine will not let you down. Contact drew.f@heartroasters.com for more information.


Coffee roaster model Solar shop roaster by Coffee-Tech Engineering for sale. 2-kilo batch, 230v., used only 36 hours. Call Steve at 650.400.3033 for details. To learn more about the roaster, go to coffee-tech.com.

Cowboy Joe

70-kilo US Roaster Corp roaster for sale. We bought it used six years ago and had it refurbished by US Roaster Corp. It has automation and runs well, but we needed a larger roaster and stopped using it December 1, 2019. It comes with loader, destoner and afterburner. $40,000 or best offer for complete system. Buyer is responsible for all shipping. Contact Bill Kipper at bill.kipper@harvestroasting.com with any questions.


Probatone P25. $60,000. Built in 2016, in wonderful working order. 515,034 roasting hours. Great for small- to midsize roaster with room to grow. Email info@revelatorcoffee.com for more information.


Giesen W15A. $45,000. Beautiful white machine with brass features. Wonderful machine to learn on; great for seasoned pro as well. Versatile and retains heat incredibly well. Roast in any style. Built in 2014 and well maintained ever since. Email info@revelatorcoffee.com for more information.


Giesen W15A coffee roaster and electrostatic filters. White, three years old, great condition. $45,000. Email olja@dropbox.com for more information and pictures.


Probat afterburner for sale. Thermal afterburner with Power Flame natural gas burner installed in 2011. Works great! We don’t need it after installing a Loring. $20,000. For more information, contact matt@anodynecoffee.com or 414.276.8081.

Cowboy Joe

High-speed 2-Lane Single Serve Packing Line. Produces 3,600 cups per hour. Manufactured August 2015. Includes in-line flavor pump, screw conveyor, diverter plate counter, nitrogen tunnel, static bars and tea heads. Price is $65,000. Installation and onsite training available. Contact brent@stellabrands.com.

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