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Careers

Welcome to the world of employment at Colectivo Coffee! Looking for a fun, growing company to start or continue your career? Look no further! We have multiple areas within our company, such as warehousing, cafes, admin, bakery, and much more! Current opportunities are listed below.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Retail Opportunities

Assistant Café Manager (Chicago)

Title: Assistant Café Manager

Department: Retail

Reports to: Café Manager

Status:Full Time

Exempt: Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Café Manager will provide leadership to deliver a remarkable experience for our customers and co-workers as it relates to Colectivo Coffee’s Mission and Values.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides café’s positive financial results in accordance to budget.
  • Helps to create and maintain a culture of accountability and continuous improvement that adheres to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and processes.
  • Train and develop co-workers for the responsibilities of their jobs, which ensure a high level of their overall performance.
  • Delegate specific responsibilities using Café Functional Architecture Model.
  • Ensures the café’s coffee, food and administrative functions provide a remarkable customer experience with Colectivo’s people, products and environments.
  • Lead by example by maintaining a positive and lively tone that is inviting and encouraging to our customers and co-workers.
  • Participates in long-term, strategic planning of café.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree in a business-related field and/or a minimum of two years work experience in a management or supervisory position.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficient skill level for POS and computer programs.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics for business usage.
  • Availability and flexibility for schedule that includes evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, reach, bend and lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Ability to see, read and write in English.
  • Minimum of 40 hours/week

Cafe Shift Leader

 

Title: Café Shift Leader

Department: Retail

Reports to: Café Manager

Status: Full-Time/Part-Time

Exempt: Non-Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Café Shift Leader will provide leadership to deliver a remarkable experience for our customers and co-workers as it relates to Colectivo Coffee’s Mission and Values, under the supervision of the Café Manager.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver café’s positive financial results in accordance to budget.
  • Develop and maintain a culture of accountability and continuous improvement that adheres to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and processes.
  • Train and develop co-workers for the responsibilities of their jobs, which ensure a high level of their overall performance.
  • Delegate specific responsibilities using Café Functional Architecture Model.
  • Ensures the café’s coffee, food and administrative functions provide a remarkable customer experience with Colectivo’s people, products and environments.
  • Develop and maintain a positive and lively tone that is inviting and encouraging to our customers and co-workers.
  • Perform other duties or projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree in a business-related field and/or a minimum of 6 months work experience in a hospitality setting and/or supervisory role.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficient skill level for POS and computer programs.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics for business usage.
  • Availability and flexibility for schedule that includes evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, reach, bend and lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Ability to see, read and write in English.

 

 


Cafe Manager – Madison

Department: Retail
Reports to: GM – Cafes
Status: Full Time
Exempt: Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

The Café Manager will provide leadership to deliver a remarkable experience for our customers and co-workers as it relates to Colectivo Coffee’s Mission and Values.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver café’s positive financial results in accordance to budget.
  • Develop and maintain a culture of accountability and continuous improvement that adheres to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and processes.
  • Train and develop co-workers for the responsibilities of their jobs, which ensure a high level of their overall performance.
  • Delegate specific responsibilities using Café Functional Architecture Model.
  • Ensures the café’s coffee, food and administrative functions provide a remarkable customer experience with Colectivo’s people, products and environments.
  • Develop and maintain a positive and lively tone that is inviting and encouraging to our customers and co-workers.
  • Responsible for long-term, strategic planning of café.
  • Perform other duties or projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree in a business-related field and/or a minimum of three years work experience in a management or supervisory position.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficient skill level for POS and computer programs.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics for business usage.
  • Availability and flexibility for schedule that includes evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, reach, bend and lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Ability to see, read and write in English.
  • Minimum of 40 hours/week

Cafe Staff

Location: All Cafes
Department: Retail/Cafe
Status: Part Time/Full Time, Non Exempt
Schedule: Must be flexible

Job Summary:
Our cafe staff are the face of the company to all our customers and provide the customer with an overall satisfactory coffee experience. They perform various functions that include, but are not limited to, taking customer orders, coffee and food preparation, barista, cash handling, and cafe maintenance. They are required to be knowledgeable about all aspects of our coffee, food, retail, and other products in order to maintain the highest standards of excellence.

Duties Include:
* Providing an exceptional coffee experience in the cafe.
* Preparing all coffee and specialty coffee drinks to the highest company standards.
* Assisting customers with courteous and swift service.
* Cleaning and maintaining cafe and all equipment.
* Following food and safety guidelines.
* Facilitating personal learning and career development by attending training classes and initiating on the training.

Requirements:
6 months to 1 year previous espresso preparation experience preferred, and customer service experience in a restaurant or retail setting


Bakery Opportunities

Facilities Maintenance and Dishwasher

Title: Facility Maintenance and Dishwasher

Department:  Troubadour Bakery

Reports to: Facility Maintenance and Dishwasher Lead

Schedule: Full Time                                                                                                                 

Exempt/Non: Non-Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Facility Maintenance and Dishwasher is a hands-on position that is responsible to clean and maintain the dish room and facilities.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Dishwashing
  • Assembly of boxes, trash removal, and maintain towels and aprons in dish area.
  • Understand all federal, state, and local requirements, i.e. meeting temperature standards, dish and equipment handling and hand washing.
  • Ensure food safe handling

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a flexible work schedule.
  • Ability to stand, reach, and lift

Pastry Cook

Title: Pastry Cook

Department: Troubadour Bakery

Reports to: Bakery Production Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Status: Non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

The Pastry Cook produces laminated dough products for wholesale distribution. The Pastry Cook will prepare all made from scratch products using approved recipes, quality ingredients, and creativity as it relates to Colectivo Coffee Roaster’s, and Troubadour Bakery’s mission and vision.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works in accordance with all federal, state, and local food safe production facility requirements.
  • Responsible for preparing pastries and bake goods at the highest quality taste, texture, and presentation.
  • Responsible for reviewing production schedules to assemble supplies and equipment for daily work shift.
  • Responsible for completing work in a timely and efficient manner while managing product waste
  • Responsible for reporting concerns or needs with equipment, ingredients, and supplies, to General Manager / Operations Manager
  • Can cross train and support other area including Bread Program, Mixing, Baking, and Bar Making when needed.
  • Responsible for daily ordering and inventory

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have flexible schedule. Early mornings and weekends required.
  • College/Trade School degree in Pastry/Food Preparation and or 2-3 years previous experience a plus.
  • Passion for laminated bakery products and learning new techniques.


3rd Shift Bread Baker

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: 3rd Shift Production Baker

Department: Troubadour Bakery

Reports to: Bakery Production Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Exempt/Non: Non-exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The 3rd Shift Production Baker’s daily responsibility is to collaborate with other members of the bakery team and to complete the tasks necessary to meet the needs of bread production as it relates to Colectivo and Troubadour’s Mission and Values.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that all bakery areas and equipment are safe and sanitary in accordance with food handling procedures; keep area clean throughout shift and follow cleaning procedures at end of shift.
  • Accurately follow formulas in the preparation of all dough correctly and safely utilize all mixing, lamination and baking equipment.
  • Precisely scale, shape and score loaves. Assure finished baked products meet quality standards.
  • Mix, mould, prepare, and bake pastry shells as required.
  • Maintain correct inventory, recommend replenishment orders and properly store, date and rotate inventory items.
  • Organize ingredient storage and all supplies and equipment.
  • Read and follow recipes in order to complete them accurately and efficiently.
  • Portion dough accurately and efficiently.
  • Work on the table to hand shape dough to specification.
  • Operate and maintain production machinery safely.
  • Work clean while following Food Safety Procedures.
  • Review production schedules to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake and to assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily baking activity.
  • Accurate mixing of ingredients and portioning to fulfill quantities needed for daily production and to ensure consistency in the finished product.
  • Clean and maintain work areas, utensils, and equipment to ensure food and personal safety.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and basic reading and math skills. Must be willing to communicate and follow directions. Must be detail-oriented. Must be able to lift at least 50lbs.


Prep Cook, 2nd Shift

Location: Bay View
Department: Savory
Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Schedule: Flexible

Job Summary:
This position is an entry level position that supports production in the Savory and Bakery Departments. Some of the supporting tasks include, but are not limited to: slicing, dicing, chopping, mixing and portioning of ingredients.

Duties Include:
* Refer to Daily Prep List at the start of each day.
* Understand and comply consistently with our standard portion sizes, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
* Maintain a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, walls and all other equipment used to complete Daily Prep List.
* Attend all scheduled co-worker meetings and bring suggestions for improvement.
* Promptly reports equipment and food quality problems to Operations Manager.
* Inform Operations Manager immediately of product shortages.
* Store food properly to prevent spoilage.
* Organize and put food supplies and equipment away in their proper places.
* Other duties or projects as assigned.

Requirements:
This position requires clear communication with managers, supervisors and other co-workers and an ability to read and write. This position also requires a good sense of organization, a high respect for food and high sense of urgency. Must be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50lbs.


Production Baker, 2nd Shift

Location: Bay View
Department: Bakery
Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Schedule: Flexible

Job Summary:
The Production Baker’s daily responsibility is to collaborate with other members of the bakery team and to complete the tasks necessary to meet the needs of daily production, such as: the preparation of cookies, muffins, scones, quick breads and other baked products. an entry level position that supports production in the Savory and Bakery Departments. Some of the supporting tasks include, but are not limited to: slicing, dicing, chopping, mixing and portioning of ingredients.

Duties Include:
* Read and follow recipes in order to complete them accurately and efficiently.
* Portion batters and/or dough.
* Work on table to hand shape dough to specification.
* Work clean while following Food Safety Procedures.
* Mixing of ingredients and portioning to fulfill quantities needed for daily production and to ensure consistency in final product.
* Packing product according to customer orders to ensure accurate and efficient product delivery.
* Other duties or projects as assigned.

Requirements:
This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and basic reading and math skills. Must be willing to communicate and follow directions. Must be detail oriented. Must be able to lift at least 50lbs.


Other Opportunities

Graphic Designer Brand Group

Title: Graphic Designer Brand Group

Department: Creative

Reports to: VP Brand, Marketing, and Retail

Status: Full Time

Exempt: Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

The Graphic Designer Brand Group is responsible for Print, Digital, and 3D production. The Graphic Designer Brand Group will work collaboratively to create visual content aligned with the Colectivo brand experience and creative direction as they relate to Colectivo Coffee’s Mission and Core Values.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Web design and Production
  • Packaging
  • Signage
  • Animation
  • Posters
  • Print Production
  • Retail
  • Collateral
  • Mobile
  • Deliver finished projects to cafes when necessary
  • Other duties or projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

High School diploma or equivalent. College degree in graphic design or similar field a plus. 2 – 5 years experience preferred. Must have a valid driver license.

REQUIREMENTS

Adobe Creative Suite

3D Rendering Software

X-Acto Knife, Copy & Pasting

Proficient skill level for computer programs

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Web Editing Software (Square Space)


Employee Benefits

  • Free Coffee Products
  • Discounts on food/retail products
  • Health and Dental Insurance: requirements – 90 day full-time employment
  • 401k Retirement Plan: requirements – 1 year continuous employment (1000hrs+), age 21+
  • Vacation Time

Colectivo Coffee is proud to be an EEO/M/F/V/H employer.

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