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Operational Support Specialist

Job Description:

We are seeking an Operational Support Specialist to undertake the responsibilities necessary to operate our coffee roasting and production facility. In this role, your primary work will be fulfilling wholesale orders and web retail orders. Daily tasks will include packaging and shipping coffees, along with driving deliveries to our customers and UPS/Post Office. 

The Operational Support Specialist will be responsible for learning and executing our computer-based systems in the roastery: Roaster Tools, Shipstation, and our Shopify web store. Another aspect of this job will be helping us to organize the roastery space and maintaining systems that facilitate a smooth, efficient workflow and ease of movement in the roastery. 

The person who fills this position will need to be exceptionally organized. If you love to create order and rhythm, and get satisfaction from applying stickers with care and precision, those skills will serve you well in this role. At the same time, as a growing business, we would like to hire someone who desires to grow with us. We are looking for someone who is willing to take on whatever projects may need to work on any given day.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is excited to learn about coffee and the cooperative business model. This person will share our motivation to identify and maximize the opportunities we have to create social and cultural transformation, both within the coffee industry and in our local community. They will also be comfortable working in a collaborative team environment, offering ideas, and giving and receiving constructive feedback. 

Compensation:

$15/hr starting at 15-20 hours per week with the opportunity to take on more hours as the business grows. We envision that this will become a full-time position within a year. We would like to hire someone who would be able to transition to full-time as the business grows. 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Implement production and organizational systems for efficient order fulfillment
  • Label and bag coffee orders
  • Ensure complete order fulfillment through mastery of our systems
  • Deliver coffee to local customers, when needed
  • Track weekly inventory of all roastery supplies:
    • Green coffee
    • Coffee labels 
    • 5lb + 2lb + retail bags + sample bags 
    • Shipping boxes and supplies 
  • Enthusiastically support the holistic development of Cooperative

Physical requirements:

The Operational Support Specialist will need to lift boxes up to 40 lbs and assist other members of our team in moving coffee bags that weigh up to 170 lbs. 

To apply: 

Please send a cover letter explaining why you may be a good fit for this role along with a resume to cooperativecoffeeroasters@gmail.com. The deadline to apply is October 20, 2020. 

We will respond to each applicant, so if you don’t hear anything back from us within a couple days, please try reaching out again. 

 

Cooperative Coffee Roasters is an equal opportunity employer.

We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.