Speciality Roaster - Fixed Term Contract
Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ
22h ago

Company Description

JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands, with a portfolio of over 50 brands such as Hummingbird Coffee, Bell Tea, Jed’s, Moccona, L’Or and more.

For more than 265 years, JDE is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea.

At JDE, our goal is simple. JDE : A coffee & tea for every cup.

We want you to be part of that goal ..

Job Description

We are looking for two coffee enthusiasts to join our dedicated team of Hummingbird Coffee Roasters on fixed term contracts.

We require an immediate start, through to end August 2022.

This is an incredible opportunity for someone with passion for coffee to develop their roasting skills and grow an amazing career.

  • End to end roasting of green beans to achieve desired roast quality and specification
  • Managing and maintaining a continuous supply of roast beans for coffee processing and packing
  • Set up machines & / or weighing scale (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
  • Fine tune machine to achieve the required specification of product
  • Fill and report records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Maintain high quality standards and aim for continuous improvement
  • Qualifications

    To be the best Specialist Roaster, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience :

    Ideally .

  • Physical ability to perform repetitive manual tasks (and some heavy lifting) is a must
  • Passion for coffee and a desire to achieve the highest quality possible.
  • Ability to follow precise processes to ensure consistent quality
  • Use your attention to detail and time management skills to weigh, roast, cool and blend to exacting measurements
  • Must have the right to work in NZ in a full time capacity
  • Bonus points for ..

  • A hunger for knowledge and learning
  • Computer skills (SAP) experience highly regarded
  • Full driver’s license. F Endorsement a huge plus
  • Previous roasting, production or machine operator experience
  • Additional Information

    At JDE, in addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits :

  • Full time hours (40hrs per week) through to end Aug 2022
  • Eligible for completion bonus
  • Incredible opportunity to grow your coffee knowledge and career
  • Extensive, concise, and ongoing training provided
  • Wage allowance for working late shift
  • Creative work environment with flexible hours and potential for overtime
  • If you think you're up for a new challenge just like this, pop your CV through! If you have any specific questions, you are welcome to call Peta Groundwater for a chat +61 2 9551 3036.

    Only candidates with working rights and the ability to be in Christchurch for an immediate start to apply please.

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