Cafe Imports is looking for a sensory analysis assistant to join our small, dedicated team. This person will have a wide range of responsibilities focused around the daily operations of the cupping lab, sample library, and roasting room. The ideal candidate is highly organized, precise, and has an interest in sensory science. This will be an exciting opportunity for personal professional development and will help grow an innovative department. This is a full-time entry-level salaried position and we are looking to fill it as soon as possible.
Our ideal candidate demonstrates practical application of the qualities required for this position. Past professional coffee experience is not essential. Proficiency in MS Excel, data entry, and typing is preferred.
The person in this position will work under the supervision of the North America sensory lab manager and Cafe Imports’ director of sensory analysis and will be responsible for the life cycle of all green-coffee samples, from initial reception to analysis to final cataloging and storage. Each member of the sensory department learns to accomplish all of the day-to-day needs in the sensory lab.
As part of a small team in a demanding department, the ideal candidate will be able to shift from task to task while remaining focused and completing their work efficiently. Organization and attention to detail are key.
Training will be provided where necessary: We hope to fill this position based on interest, dedication, and personality; coffee skills and previous sensory experience are preferred but not required to apply.
Green coffee physical assessment
Cupping table setup and breakdown
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