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Production Team Member
Red Bay Coffee Roasters

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Production Team Member

Red Bay Coffee Roasters

Job Summary

Job Type
Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 4 days ago
Job Role
Food Production
Employer's Industry
Food & Hospitality

Job Description

We are foodies, artists, activists, community folk, and innovators who love, love, love what we do. We believe that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success, and being open to ideas and continually improving is a fundamental part of how we work. We are committed to building a workplace where each of us works hard, has fun, and contributes a lot.

  • Have you worked previously in warehouse operations, manufacturing, or order fulfillment?
  • Are you adaptable and prefer a fast-paced environment ?
  • Do you have a passion, respect, or interest in coffee?
  • Would you enjoy being part of a growing team?

In the role of Production team member you will work with cross-functional teams such as Roasting and Customer Relations to ensure coffee is delivered to the proper destination. Interest or prior experience in coffee is great, but not required. In this position you should have the ability to exercise good judgement, pay close attention to details, and possess a calm demeanor when stressful situations arise, while in a fast-paced environment.

This is a full-time, hourly position working on the Production team, based at Red Bay headquarters in the Fruitvale district in Oakland, and will report directly to our Production Manager. There may also be some driving associated with this position. The ideal individual will enjoy being part of a team, possess strong communication skills, and have previous manufacturing or warehouse experience. Our goal is to bring beautiful coffee to the people; we need your to help to do it. Being dependable, reliable, flexible, and managing time efficiently is highly important in this role.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Prepares roasted coffee for shipment to retail and wholesale customers
  • Prepares freight shipments for grocery customers
  • Communicates with customer relations and roasting teams to ensure orders are fulfilled efficiently and accurately
  • Ensures all orders are packaged in a timely manner to meet shipping deadlines
  • Prints and applies labels to coffee bags for upcoming production needs
  • Support team members as needed to keep production running smoothly
  • Keeps warehouse equipment in good operating order and maintains cleanliness
  • Completes a through cleaning of bins, tables, and general warehouse area and machines
  • Accurately and efficiently blends, grinds, packs, and heat-seals coffee bags
  • Cold Brew coffee production and packaging as needed

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in fast-paced environment ( ideally production, warehouse, or manufacturing)
  • Ability to lift over 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time (this is a physical job)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Can maintain a calm demeanor for the team during peak periods of high volume or unusual circumstances.
  • Genuine passion or genuine interest for coffee a plus.
  • Flexibility to work various types of shifts as needed - including weekends and holidays as needed

Benefits we currently offer:

  • Paid time off
  • Drinks at our locations
  • Weekly complimentary bag of beans
  • Retirement savings plan option
  • Discounts on Red Bay Coffee food, merchandise, etc.
  • Opportunity to grow and expand with a growing coffee company

Red Bay is building a global community through our commitment to sourcing, developing, roasting and delivering our coffee. We envision a world in which coffee is a vehicle for inclusion, social and economic empowerment, entrepreneurship, innovation, and environmental sustainability.

We are a coffee company with an intentional commitment to embed diversity practices into the DNA of our organization and place inclusivity at the forefront of our culture. Women and people of color are highly encouraged to apply.

Business Overview

Our Story

Red Bay is a quality-focused purveyor of fine coffee based in the Fruitvale district of Oakland, California. We are currently small batch roasting in our garden coffee roasting lab, affectionately known as the "Coffee Dojo". Everyday we strive to develop beautiful coffees, fair relations and delicious approaches to enjoying life. We are food heads, artists, community folk and innovators and love love love what we do. Giving thanks. Ache' -Keba Konte

Team Size

11-50 team members

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Culture & Perks

Ownership
Minority Owned
Benefits
Commuter Benefits
Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Retirement Benefits
Training
Perks
Casual Dress
Team Events
Workplace
Community Oriented
Diverse
Mission Driven
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