Allegro Coffee’s Roastmaster Position to be based in Whole Foods Market ”Pearl, Boulder, Colorado
¢ Schedules roasts to ensure smooth production flow to meet inventory requirements.
¢ Sets-up and monitors each roast, making adjustments to roaster settings as needed to ensure roasting quality standards.
¢ Prepares various coffee blends according to established formulas.
¢ Transfers roasted coffee to appropriate production station (bagging and grinding) to ensure efficient work flow, and participates in production as needed (bagging, labeling).
¢ Follows Good Manufacturing Practices guidelines, OSHA Safety standards and applicable health codes at all times.
¢ Assists with tastings and other public events.
¢ Performs other duties, as assigned by Team Leader.
¢ Prior experience Roasting Coffee in production or retail environment required.
¢ Minimum 3 years experience working in Specialty Coffee required.
¢ Experience working in craft related industries; i.e. craft beer, baking, culinary, etc.
¢ Passion for cupping, tasting and evaluating your work is a must (you’ll be doing a lot of it).
¢ Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness, as well as checking signage and labeling for accurate pricing.
¢ Experience with a strong desire to increase knowledge of coffee quality and tasting.
¢ Proven proficiency at following directions and established recipes.
¢ Flexibility to work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends.
¢ Reliability is paramount. Individual must demonstrate flexibility to meet production and roasting demands.
¢ Standing and walking for extended periods of time, up to 8-12 hours.
¢ Mental and physical dexterity.
¢ Unassisted heavy lifting up to 50 pounds.
¢ Work in hot temperature due to heat of Roaster.
¢ Mandatory use of required personal protective equipment. ¢ Repetition or sequence of duties.
At Whole Foods Market, we empower our Team Members to make their own decisions, thus creating an environment where people are treated with respect and are highly motivated to excel. We mentor Team Members through education and on-the-job experience. As a result, we are able to fill a majority of leadership roles from our existing Team Member base. We also recognize that there are individuals with talent outside of Whole Foods Market, and have training programs to bring those new leaders into the company.
Our Team Members represent over 50 different nations. We are people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, yet all work together to meet the needs of our customers.
We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverage, 401k plan, and a 20% discount at our stores.