Peet's Coffee

  • Roaster Trainee

    Job Locations US-CA-Alameda
    Requisition ID
    2018-4189
    Job Industry
    Warehouse/Roasting Plant Operations
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Manger of Roasting Processes and receiving direction from the Senior Certified Roasting Trainer, the Roaster Trainee will complete a certification process in green coffee and roasting.  The overall function is to become a certified roaster within the committed period of time. He or she will gain a full understanding of roast curves, roasting systems software and ancillary systems relating to roasting.  The Roaster Trainee is a full-time, non-exempt position.

    Responsibilities

    • Beginning in the Green Handling department, the roaster trainee will learn basic operations of the GHS system and Microsoft Dynamics AX.
    • Must complete a forklift certification.
    • Learn basic ICO marks, internal reference codes, bag weights and Peet’s blends.
    • Become proficient at cupping room tasks and develop tasting skills.
    • Mentored by a Senior Certified Roasting Trainer, learn the functionality of Peet’s roasting equipment, understand general maintenance and acquire the skills to roast independently.
    • Will be taught the theory of roasting and expected to apply it to daily roasts.
    • Continual roasting of high demand full batch size coffees will be part of the certification process to achieve the status of a full Level I Roaster.
    • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager of roasting.

    Qualifications

    • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently for long periods of time.
    • Ambitious, punctual, and open to learning and receiving regular constructive criticism.
    • Must be able to master a skill and execute it consistently on a daily basis.
    • Computer savvy with experience using multiple forms of Microsoft.
    • Acute sensory skills.
    • Capacity to learn and apply Peet’s standard operating procedures.
    • Completed REC program
    • Capable of working in a harmonious manner with a wide variety of people.
    • Must be able to maintain an elevated level of professionalism both on and off the job as a direct representative of Peet’s Coffee.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis and maneuver 150 pounds.

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