Head Roaster

at Kickback Coffee Roasters

Date Posted:
17 Mar
Macclesfield, GB
Job Type:
28000.0 - 35000.0
Salary Type:

We are so excited to announce that we’re searching for a new Head Roaster. The successful candidate will get the opportunity to roast on our brand new Giesen W30 and W15 roasters whilst sat in the heart of the Cheshire Peak District.

The successful candidate will work in unison with the production manager, and fulfil the following tasks:

  • Routinely maintain and clean all coffee roasting equipment, and track all inventory by using Cropster software.

  • Keep quality standards high and aim for continuous improvement

  • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimise space utilisation

  • Profile new coffees using our Ikawa Pro 100; host cupping sessions for management to collaboratively select new coffees.

  • Work with the team and brainstorm names and summaries for new coffee blends or single origin coffees.

  • Ensure that all products are in line with the companies roasting quality and style.

  • Track the coffee over time to report on degrading attributes and to adjust where necessary.

  • Set up coffee events with the team and testers for sensory evaluations regarding all offerings.

  • Assist with the purchase of carefully sourced beans and provide direction on the roasting profiles.

  • Manage your own roasting schedule whilst liaising with the Roastery Manager and the Sales team.

By joining Kickback Coffee you will be taking on the following:

  • Agreeing to be part of a close team.

  • Be excited about the direction that a growing adventure coffee company is heading.

  • Be willing to share your weekend adventures and help the team to accomplish their individual challenges.

  • Turn up to work with a positive outlook and a readiness to work hard for a shared goal.

In return, Kickback will offer you:

  • The opportunity to be part of an incredible team of talented coffee professionals.

  • 28 days holiday where we’ll expect some good stories on your return.

  • Support to achieve your professional and personal goals.

  • A promise that hard work, smart thinking and the ability to adapt will always be rewarded.