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Manufacturing Subsystem Assembler

Company: Bellwether Coffee
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Manufacturing Subsystem Assembler

About us

Headquartered in Berkeley, CA, Bellwether Coffee is a venture-backed, high-growth tech company working hard alongside other game-changers to positively transform the coffee industry, making it more accessible and sustainable for our planet and our communities. We re a diverse team of coffee industry veterans, entrepreneurs, engineers, technicians, human-centered designers, and people-focused rule-breakers who have a passion for making the impossible a reality.

What we do

Our revolutionary electric, ventless, zero-emissions commercial coffee roaster uses clean technology and does not require gas lines or expensive ventilation. It s the most consistent and controllable roaster available, the lowest carbon footprint commercial roaster ever made, and was designed by coffee people who want a better future for coffee roasting. Our roasting platform allows Bellwether customers to easily and responsibly source green coffee from incredible coffee farms around the world, expertly roast using artisan-crafted roast profiles (or create their own), and share fresh, delicious coffee just the way their customers like it.

About you

You are a crucial member of the team. You re an integrity-driven person who enjoys solving problems, rapidly adapts to change, and thoughtfully shares your progress and ideas with the team. You have a sense of urgency with everything you do without compromising quality and detail. You re naturally empathetic and deeply committed to the equitable treatment of all people everywhere.

Our ideal candidate is a strong team player with demonstrated success in a manufacturing environment. They have a superior mechanical aptitude, keen attention to detail, and are motivated by producing a quality product that makes Bellwether s goal of empowering customers to achieve an excellent roast that is better for the environment and for coffee farmers a reality.

About the position

The Manufacturing Specialist plays a key role on Bellwether s manufacturing team, assembling subcomponents of Bellwether s electric roasters.

Benefits / perks

Bellwether pays 75% of premiums for health, dental, and vision for employees and 70% for anyone else they may carry on the plan, we offer both Kaiser and Blue Shield. As of 2022, Bellwether now covers both life and disability insurance for employees. Additionally, we have flexible spending accounts, a 401k (employee-funded), paid holidays, unlimited time off (for salaried positions), and a wellness stipend (employees are eligible for reimbursement of up to $750/year for wellness).

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Follow written and verbal instructions to complete assemblies to specification
  • Operate hand tools and power tools safely and effectively
  • Maintain a high level of quality and safety in a fast-paced work environment
  • Partner closely with team members in manufacturing and other departments to meet production goals
  • Must be reliable and on time as assigned
  • May be assigned other duties based on skill set and abilities
    • Two or more years related experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Ability to read detailed OMS, diagrams and schematics
    • Experience with hand tools, electrical/electronics, crimping, connectorizing and other related operations
    • Working knowledge of computers and basic applications
    • English proficiency, written and verbal
    • Strong communication, attention to detail/accuracy, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills
    • Team player with ability to thrive in a quickly-evolving, fast-paced environment
      Physical Demands

      Physical demands included below are required and necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Bellwether will make reasonable accommodations to enable people with diverse abilities to perform these essential functions.
      • Physical requirements: Ability to sit/stand/walk/squat or lay for various amounts of time during an 8 to 10 hour shift; frequent use of hands for grasping, turning and fine manipulation
      • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 lbs regularly, and up to 80 lbs occasionally
      • At times employee will be required to go into various areas of the facility subject to temp and humidity changes: office, lab and manufacturing
        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Bellwether Coffee, Oakland , Manufacturing Subsystem Assembler, Professions , Oakland, California

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