4 Nov 2015

Full-Time Green Buyer

Toby’s Estate Coffee – Posted by @tobysbrooklynNew York, United States

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Job Description

At Toby’s Estate we love everything about coffee. We travel the world sourcing coffee, celebrating quality and complexity. We are looking for an experienced friendly coffee professional to join our team as our Greens Buyer to build on our success to date.

We are looking for a responsible, organized team player that has at least two years experience buying coffee. We are looking for a dedicated person with exceptional cupping and roast profiling skills as well as someone who understands how to buy coffee on contract.

You will be responsible for coffee sourcing and purchasing, forecasting, sample roasting, production roast profile development, roasting (team of three), quality control (wholesale/retail), training of team members and coffee roasting/extraction development. You will provide information support to sales, education, marketing, service, and retail. You will work closely with the Operations Manager and strategy departments to develop the coffee purchases according to budgets/forecasts, including shipping and inventory. As our representative at origin you will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with importers, exporters and producers.

Ideally you will speak a little Spanish, be a certified Q Grader, you will have worked as a buyer for five years, and have sourced coffee at origin so you have existing relationships. To do the role you must have worked in green buying for two years, have extensive experience cupping, sample roasting and roasting, with strong espresso (roasting/blending/extraction), and an excellent understanding of the C Market and forward contract business.  You must have intermediate skills on google docs/sheets as well as Cropster.  You must be able to climb ladders, lift 50lbs and 150lbs assisted, able to use a forklift would be great, able to carry/move heavy equipment.  You must have a clean passport and drivers license and be able to travel to origin regularly and cup coffee all day.

Salary depends on experience, we will pay more for experience. Relocation costs may be considered for the right candidate. Vacation, Health/Dental, Sick Pay provided.

How to Apply

Please email amber@tobysestate.com with your experience, highlighting any key attributes that would make you great for the role.  Please attach your resume and provide two employee references and one personal.  All applicants will be strictly confidential.

Job Categories: Green Buyer. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.

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