Production Specialist, Tea, 2nd shift

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Production Specialist, Tea, 2nd shift

Kent, WA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    This job contributes to Starbucks success by assisting with operator training, production tracking, and process improvement in the Kent Roasting Plant. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.


    Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

    • Assists in the development and administration of the operator training process to ensure an efficient and quality driven operation. Facilitates the production training and evaluation process. Documents training and trainee evaluations.
    • Assists in the development and maintenance of tracking systems for reporting production efficiency, productivity and scrap loss.
    • Coordinates with production and distribution partners on finished goods inventory issues.
    • Helps production partners diagnose and resolve operational issues. Monitors logs to track recurring production problems and recommends process changes. Develops and maintains troubleshooting information for production equipment.
    • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
    • Monitors system error logs and production inventories.
    • Works with Supply Chain and Coffee Operations (SCCO) engineering partners to evaluate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all production equipment and maintains SOP files for the Roasting Plant.
  • Qualifications


    • Collecting and analyzing data to make process improvement recommendations 1 year

    • Large-scale manufacturing or warehouse environment 1 year

    • Technical writing


    • Ability to read, write and understand polices, guidelines, specifications and safety standards

    • Basic math skills

    • Organizational skills

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

    • Familiarity with American Institute of Baking (AIB), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) standards

    • Knowledge of production tracking software

    • Ability to gather, record and report inventory and system information using manual and automated systems

    • Ability to prioritize projects

    • Ability to work in accordance with quality, safety, and sanitation standards, policies and guidelines

    _ Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at applicantaccommodation@starbucks.com_

  • Industry
    Food and Beverages
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  • About Us

    Starbucks is about more than just a coffee; they're dedicated to employee and community growth. Starbucks even runs a program that pays for their baristas tuition to help them finish their education. That’s why when you launch your career inspired by human connection and the opportunity to become your personal best, the possibilities are endless. SCAP - Starbucks College Achievement Program