Coffee Liquorer
Nairobi,Kenya
Job Reference SP-4189021096
Professional Areas Industry
Function Other
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 3-5 years
Start date 2021-10-14
Application close date 2022-01-12
Summary
Handling of all coffee samples in the Coffee Quality Laboratory in liaison with the Head of Quality Assurance. Assist in the scientific, physical and organoleptic coffee analysis required by the commercial team for coffee purchasing & Selling and processing for all coffee shipments and samples from Eastern African origination presented to the coffee laboratory for cupping and reporting. .
a) Cupping and scoring of coffee samples in the coffee quality laboratory
b) Ensure entry of data for stock purchases and processing instructions into the Inventory stock system
c) Ensure analysis of green coffee samples for roasting and subsequent classification.
d) Expected to visit various locations where Louis Dreyfus (K) Limited has its coffee and/or interest for purposes of Coffee quality evaluations.
e) Assisting the Head Quality Assurance in coffee stock allocation.
f) Assisting the Head Quality Assurance in issuance of coffee processing instructions for stock lots.
g) Any other responsibility as will be assigned to the staff on a day to day basis.
3-5 years of experience working in the coffee sample room MAINLY as a cupper and also have vast understanding of other quality control operations.
-Profound oral/written communication skills
-Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office applications
-Elementary Coffee trading trading skills
-Good in organizational skills
-Team player
-Analytical, methodical and quick in decision making
• English (Fluent)
Coffee Liquoring certificate from AFFA-Coffee Directorate Diploma certificate or Bachelor's Degree in Food Science and/or Business related studies is an added advantage.

Main
Responsibilities
Along with the below listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by her or his supervisor.
a) Cupping and scoring of coffee samples in the coffee quality laboratory
b) Ensure entry of data for stock purchases and processing instructions into the Inventory stock system
c) Ensure analysis of green coffee samples for roasting and subsequent classification.
d) Expected to visit various locations where Louis Dreyfus (K) Limited has its coffee and/or interest for purposes of Coffee quality evaluations.
e) Assisting the Head Quality Assurance in coffee stock allocation.
f) Assisting the Head Quality Assurance in issuance of coffee processing instructions for stock lots.
g) Any other responsibility as will be assigned to the staff on a day to day basis.

    Experiences
    3-5 years of experience working in the coffee sample room MAINLY as a cupper and also have vast understanding of other quality control operations.

      Skills
      -Profound oral/written communication skills
      -Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office applications
      -Elementary Coffee trading trading skills
      -Good in organizational skills
      -Team player
      -Analytical, methodical and quick in decision making

        Required
        Languages
        • English (Fluent)

        Required
        Education
        Coffee Liquoring certificate from AFFA-Coffee Directorate Diploma certificate or Bachelor's Degree in Food Science and/or Business related studies is an added advantage.

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