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Facilities Technician

Company: CASCADE COFFEE LLC
Location: Everett
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWhat does it take to create 1.1 billion cups of coffee a year?Ask Cascade Coffee!As one of the leaders in the Coffee Roasting Industry, Cascade Coffee products hold a prominent place in markets across the US and internationally but you would never know it.Cascade works behind the scenes to provide innovation, world-class coffee roasting, and a wide variety of packaging options to highlight their loyal customer's brands.For more than 40 years Cascade Coffee has been the premier specialty coffee contract manufacturer in the Pacific Northwest. Specializing in roasting, grinding, flavoring, and packaging coffee, catering to the world's finest coffee brands worldwide.Founded by a passionate coffee enthusiast in 1977, the company operates from a 150,000 square foot manufacturing and roasting facility, more than 2 million pounds of green coffee storage facility, 50 million pounds in annually of coffee roasting capacity as well as multiple roasting lines, flavor mixing systems and 14 automated packaging lines.With 145 employees, $40+ million in revenue and plans to scale to $100 million, and as the largest and most capable coffee co-manufacturer West of the Mississippi; Cascade Coffee is focused on continued growth after recently being acquired by Westward Partners Private Equity Group, a Northwest Private Equity firm.The new ownership team is committed to honoring the company history while focusing on building and scaling systems to support rapid growth. Cascade boasts a long tenured and passionate executive leadership team with an unparalleled depth of industry and functional coffee expertise. Why Cascade? We offer a unique blend of benefits for you and your loved ones!

  • Healthcare benefits - Multiple coverage levels of medical, dental, and vision plans for whatever best fits your lifestyle.
  • Pet insurance! - Multiple coverage levels for whatever best suits your furry (or not so furry) friend. (Exotic pets included)
  • 401k Roth or Pre-Tax options - $1 for $1 match and ZERO vesting period.
  • Company provided long term disability and life insurance.
  • Various Supplemental insurance programs.
  • Employee Assistance Program - To support you and your family's overall wellbeing to achieve your best and most productive self!
  • Generous Sick and Vacation plans - Starting at 5.07 hours per pay period. Cascade understands the vital importance of a quality work/life balance.
  • Coffee @ home program! - Option to bring home innovative products not yet available to the public!
  • Cascade Cares - Exciting partner engagement programs each month with BIG prizes.
  • Leadership Training - We invest in our partners and dedicate time to training some of the best leaders in the industry.
  • Cascade University Program - Gain valuable knowledge for a bright future in the coffee industry! TITLE: Facilities Laborer SHIFT: Monday - Friday 6:30am - 3pm POSITION SUMMARY:Responsible for the daily facilities maintenance. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
  • Cleans and maintains building structures, production facilities, and surrounding property.
  • Perform building up-keep including changing of lightbulbs, repairing doors, painting, and other basic building maintenance as assigned.
  • Responsible for vacuuming down overheads, dusting horizontal and vertical surfaces in the facility and on the equipment..
  • Completes Kleanz work orders/sheets, CAM's work orders and returns completed forms to be entered into the system.
  • Cleans office areas, lunchroom/break room, meeting rooms and bathrooms as needed.
  • Upholds and provides safe, high-quality, consistent products, and superior services that anticipate, meet, or exceed the requirements of our customers.
  • Complies with General Safety Communication Program.
  • Performs any other duties/tasks that may be assigned to him/her on an as needed basis.
  • Performs magnet pull testing.
  • Responsible for painting walkways and walls. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • See attached Physical Demand Job Analysis form.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills, team oriented, positive attitude.
    • Use of basic hand tools.
    • No fear of heights or tight quarters.
    • Strong mechanical aptitude, self-motivated and capable of independent work.
    • Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing, lighting, carpentry, and structures a plus.
    • Ability to provide proof that you can obtain a valid Driver's License (required to become forklift certified). WORK ENVIROMENT AND EQUIPMENT:
      • Operate a forklift, scissors-lift, and climb ladders or structures to access facility overheads.
      • This position is inside a warehouse roasting facility that requires constant standing on concrete floors, exposed to loud equipment noise and subject to coffee dust and flavoring smells.
      • Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions when transferring product from one building to another.
      • Personal protection equipment and other Good Manufacturing Practices are mandatory. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Ability to address moderately complex problems and propose solutions.CASCADE COFFEE'S SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGECascade Coffee LLC recognizes that sound Sustainability business practices benefit our Society, Employee Partners, Economy, Environment, and Community (what we call SEEEC) and reflect our company values.We embrace our role as leaders in the coffee industry and understand the importance of embodying SEEEC in all our procedures and processes, wherever possible.Doing business with Sustainability in mind helps generate a flywheel that attracts high-value Employee Partners who then reinforce the importance of Sustainability, benefitting SEEEC.Cascade Coffee LLC ensures that whenever possible, Sustainable purchasing practices are followed that strive to balance short-term technological challenges with long-term research and development, providing the lowest environmental costs while maintaining quality and required shelf life to meet our customer's needs.Cascade Coffee LLC identifies, coordinates, communicates, and implements practices that preserve and promote efficient use and conservation of energy, water, and other resources. Cascade Coffee LLC works together with our customers, suppliers, and contractors to support their Sustainability efforts toward minimizing solid waste production by encouraging recycling and reuse.
          • All electrical power needs are being met through 100% carbon-free and 100% renewable sources.
          • Emissions associated with natural gas usage of nearly 500,000 therms per year have been 100% offset by Cascade Coffee LLC's participation in Puget Sound Energy's Carbon Balance program, and our onsite Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer neutralizes 99% of the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC's).
          • All Coffee Chaff is utilized by local compost manufacturers to create nutrient-rich compost.By adopting these practices and continuously looking for new best practices, and in concert with our customers, Cascade Coffee LLC will meet its pledge to reduce its waste footprint by half by 2030! Cascade coffee is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We celebrate our differences because we believe diversity drives innovation and leads to sustainable success. We recruit, hire and promote our partners based on capability and performance, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Keywords: CASCADE COFFEE LLC, Everett , Facilities Technician, Professions , Everett, Washington

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