Roasting Support

Roasting Support

Website Kicking Horse Coffee

Wake Up & Kick Ass

YOUR DAILY MISSION: Support our Roasting team to ensure they have all they need to roast the best coffee in the world!

You love to work with a team. You are a collaborator by nature and thrive in a role where you can support those around you. Your attention to detail shines through your high level of quality and your process-oriented mindset. Because who doesn’t love a solid process? Oh, not to mention, you love a good dance party.

You will maneuver, stack, and load green coffee into the roasting hoppers, to get roasted to perfection! You will set up the roasting room, follow green bean recipes, clean equipment, and transport beans throughout the facility. From our Roasting Operators to our Packaging team, you will support our crew members to ensure we roast the best coffee in the world.


  • Calculate our green bean needs daily, accurately, speedily, right down to the recipe.
  • Manually load green beans into roasting hoppers, following a precise bean recipe.
  • Safely transport coffee beans throughout our facility, via forklift.
  • Follow our departmental checklists and standard operating procedures.
  • Operate our Rotary Batch Mixer to create Post Roast Blends.
  • Enter and track detailed records of coffee information and recipes into our ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning System)
  • Participate and engage in Roasting Department staff meetings. Connecting, problem solving, and bringing ideas for improvement.
  • Clean and maintain our roasting equipment, ensuring it is operating as smoothly and safely as possible! This includes hoppers, pipes, de-stoners, bins, etc.
  • Join our team in brewing and flavour evaluation.
  • Provide Roasting Staging and Roaster relief coverage when needed, teamwork makes the dream work!


  • Previous experience working in a physically demanding role or manufacturing environment. Roles focused on supporting a large team through cleaning and staging is an asset!
  • An ability and desire to work cross-functionally to support all production departments.
  • You have a narrow forklift operator certificate or are willing to be trained and obtain one.
  • Physical ability to lift up to 25-50lbs, with help from our team and green bean tech!
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.


LOVE: Passion for coffee, learning, and continuous improvement. You are a connector, and have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

AWAKE: You have a genuine and fun disposition, and see the “mug half full”

INTENTIONAL: You do every little thing with good intention and love a good plan.

SOPHISTICATED: You have a strong attention to detail and value accuracy; you place a high standard for quality.

COURAGEOUS: You adapt. You respond to change with ease and speed and are an innovative human bean. You are curious and love to ask questions!

When individuals thrive, communities thrive. And we are here to help that happen. The following perks and programs have been designed with intention, to ensure our people prosper.

  • The Dough: Living wages for all our roles, specifically this role starts at $21.82 per hour
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Designed to support employee wellness and mental health, our benefits program is as full as our mugs! In addition to our standard medical and dental coverage, we offer:
  • $700 wellness and recreation allowance annually.
  • $2,000 flexible paramedical services coverage per year.
  • Ten paid Health Days for your health and wellness.
  • A whole heck of a lot of time off including 4 weeks of paid vacation after one year of work.
  • Celebrate your birthday with a paid day off and a $100 gift certificate to your local business of choice.
  • Access to emergency or crisis support through our Employee & Family Assistance Program.
  • Mug Fillers: Damn good discounts on coffee beans, and have all the caffeine you will need to keep you fuelled onsite. These benefits include discounted beverages, food, and merchandise in the Café.
  • Environmental and Community Giving: Our Green Commuting program pays employees up to $3.00 per day for choosing a green commute to work. Our Dream Fund provides Kicking Horse Coffee dreamers with financial funding to put towards community projects.
  • Continued Education: All employees have access to world-class, online learning through our partnership with Harvard ManageMentor.
  • Exceptional Human Beans: Working with a kick-ass team? We think that is the best perk of all. Our crew of coffee lovers love what they do and are great at it too!


  • This is a full-time, permanent position in our Roasting department.
  • We work eight hours a day, Monday to Friday. Shift times can fluctuate depending on production demand, which means that start times can vary between 6:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Sound like your cuppa? You seem like a mover-and-a-shaker. You should probably apply. Create your account with our candidate portal (through Get Hired) and submit your resume and application form. Since you’re more than just a resume, please be prepared to answer a few questions about yourself including:Tell us one thing about yourself we would not find on your resume.

  1. Why do you want to work with us?
  2. What inspires you about small-town, mountain living?
  3. This posting will remain open until the position is filled, with applications reviewed as they are received. So don’t delay, apply right away!

Love means welcoming everyone to ensure an inclusive place for all. We seek team members from all walks of life, backgrounds, and cultures.

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