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Ohio Roaster seeking a Roast Master/Director of Coffee Production. Immediate focus on production and sample roasting, quality review, blending, green coffee selection, assist in packaging and production, along with coffee education. As familiarity with our company increases, green coffee procurement and partnership opportunities may present themselves. E-mail resume to

General Manager for Park City, UT, Café. Looking for experienced, skilled and visionary leader to help launch a café in Park City, UT. This individual will help design, launch and run a café with a focus on high-quality coffee, a simple food menu and great design. Investor group will fund the design, launch and operations. The GM will run the business on a day-to-day basis and receive a salary, profit share and equity in the venture. The ideal candidate will have significant experience running an independent café, including:

• Sourcing or roasting the highest-quality coffee
• Building and delivering a great, simple menu
• Hiring, training and retaining a great staff
• Building a great café atmosphere that serves as a hub for community activity.
Interested and qualified candidates should e-mail

Well-funded startup wholesale coffee roasting and packing company seeks an experienced green coffee buyer, roastmaster and director of coffee quality assurance. The company maintains a thoroughly equipped laboratory and roasts its products on a Hasgaranti -HGK60, a drum roaster with a capacity of 60 KG per batch. Please submit resumes to Phone: 858.888.7935.

The Alliance for Coffee Excellence, Inc is looking for a Membership/PR Manager based in Portland, Oregon. Duties include develop and implement creative strategic activities to increase and retain international memberships including the development of benefit packages, new member categories, special events and effective communication programs. Resourceful use of social media, website, conference materials and public relations is an integral part of the job as well as capturing media opportunities, writing press releases and stories and working with the team to create funding materials and sponsorship packages.

Employee characteristics: The successful person in this role is a resourceful self-starter who is willing to get involved in all aspects of the pioneering ACE and Cup of Excellence programs. Not afraid of weekends or travel, the employee is culturally sensitive to a diverse group of members and partner organizations and is passionate, enthusiastic and willing to contribute great ideas to a small team. A sense of humor is helpful.

Qualifications: Membership, Marketing and/or PR and Communications Experience Required. Foreign language a plus but not mandatory.

Please send résumé via e-mail to

Shenandoah Joe Coffee is seeking a roastery manager. Candidate will work closely with the production floor and roasters to fulfill and expedite daily orders (wholesale, retail and website). Candidate should have a  passion and enthusiasm for coffee and strong initiative, leadership and self-management skills. Send resume and cover letter to

Coffee By Design seeks a coffee roastery team member. Duties include green bean staging, blending coffee, flavoring coffees and packaging coffee. Promptness, attention to detail and the ability to problem solve and think outside the box. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to

Mr. Espresso, Specialty Coffee Roaster of progressive Italian espresso and coffees, based in Oakland, California, is searching for a passionate, talented, and motivated individual to become join our team as a Quality Control Supervisor. The Quality Control Supervisor will work closely with our Green Coffee Buyer to assist and lead efforts in the following: cupping of production roasts, developing roast profiles, maintaining blend profiles, coordinating production schedule, roasting and cupping samples, maintaining and organizing cupping room. Desired Experience, Skills, and Traits: minimum 3 years working in specialty coffee industry, minimum 1 year coffee roasting experience, extensive knowledge of different coffee brewing methods, strong verbal and written communication skills, strong mechanical and technological skills, organizational and time management skills, passionate, driven, independent, loyal, flexible, hard working and patient. Compensation is TBD based on experience, plus benefits which include health and 401k. Please send a cover letter along with a copy of your resume embedded in the email, to , with “Quality Control” in the Subject box.

Mr. Espresso has been family owned and operated since 1978 and is well known for our signature slow roasting over an Oak Wood fire, and direct importation and distribution of quality espresso machines from Italy. Founder Carlo DiRuocco is still involved in the business as are his wife, 3 children, and son in law. The next generation(John, Laurence, Luigi, Alex) are working hard everyday to move the company forward while staying true to its traditions.

25kg Probat clone custom built Guatemala coffee roaster. Built in 2004. Drum roaster, fully manual. Roasted an average of 1 hour a week from 2004–2011. Recently cleaned and lubed. $15,000. Contact for questions and pictures.

Ambex 5K roaster (11 lb./batch). Beautiful! Lightly used. Black and chrome with hammered copper trim. Was used as Ambex show roaster a few years back. $8500 plus shipping from Kentucky. Call Greg at 502.494.4484.

1978 Jabez Burns 6R, 60 kilo coffee roaster. Perforated drum, green loader, de-stoner, elevator, chaff collector, separate drum cooling, catalytic converter afterburner.  Probat Burns still has all drawings on file so support is available. $39,995. Call Corey with any questions at 805.380.5282. Delivery possible. See pictures at

Diedrich IR-3TT Roaster. Purchased new in 2008. Red with stainless steel cooling bin and mantle. Lightly used. $6,700 plus shipping. Call or e-mail for more information, 303.809.8366 or

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