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Operations: Roastings Utility (R2), Roaster / Grin

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Royal Cup Coffee
Physical Address
160 Cleage Drive
Birmingham, AL 35217
Job Description

Job LocationsUS-AL-Birmingham
Operations: Roastings Utility (R2), Roaster / Grinder Trainee

Req No.

Operations: Production & Quality Control

Regular Full-Time

2nd Shift



Royal Cup, Inc. is the proven leader in sourcing, roasting, blending and providing high-quality coffees and fine teas since 1896 and is the chosen partner for restaurants, hotels, offices and commuters across the country.

We are a family-owned business rooted in a longstanding tradition of coffee roasting excellence who takes pride in our unparalleled dedication to customer care.


Royal Cup Coffee offers a competitive compensation plan and a comprehensive benefits program. On top of being a part of a well caffeinated team, the benefits program includes healthcare, dental, vision, company paid disability, 401(k), life insurance, Flexible Spending Account plan, and paid vacation. Tuition reimbursement plan includes up to 80% reimbursement per company criteria. Ongoing trainings designed to provide maximum success for our employees is offered.


The Roasting Utility, Roaster / Grinder Trainee will be responsible for, among other duties:

  • Assembling and filling super-sacks for super-sack customers. This will include the completion of production paperwork, taking roast samples to the lab, re-gassing, re-bagging, and performing final tie down, transportation to the warehouse and preparation/loading for delivery.
  • Assisting during the production of Roasting and Grinding Coffee and monitoring the grinding process, assembling and filling super-sacks, and transporting product to the designated area.
  • Maintaining the processes for filling, adding back, and routing of ground super-sacks that need to be prepared and routed for packaging.
  • Learn and demonstrating achievement of competency in the basic operations for all roasters. Demonstration of said competency will include accessing/reviewing blends/profiles, color checks, end temperature adjustments, coffee routing to offline and bag off, emergency procedures and completion of all required paperwork associated with these processes.
  • Learn and demonstrating achievement of competency in the basic operations for all grinders. Demonstration of said competency will include pulling up coffee, starting and checking a grind, routing and moving coffee, emergency procedures, and completion of all required paperwork associated with these processes.
  • Maintaining all required sanitation duties associated to R2 Utility functions/tasks.
  • Providing backup coverage for the R-1, R-2, & R-3 positions if/as needed.
  • Always be mindful of and adhere to GMP’s, Quality and Food Safety requirements.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures and guidelines.



  • Minimum of a High School Diploma and/or equivalent (ie. GED).
  • Must have the ability to work well with a variety of people and take initiative, showing self-motivation in working independently (at times with little to no supervision) with organization, good communication skills and a very strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to perform grinding functions and coffee movement within 90 days of start date of training to be successful.
  • Must be able to perform all roasting and grinding duties within 1 year of start date of training to be successful.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and work under pressure.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed to fill in for other employees in the area and/or events that may drive overtime at the spur of the moment.
  • Must have good attendance.
  • Must be able to Multitask.
  • Must have at least basic… For full info follow application link.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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