Flavor Grinder Operator Job in Minnesota


Job title: Flavor Grinder Operator

Company: Cameron s Coffee and Distribution Co

Expected salary:

Location: Shakopee, MN

Flavor Grinder Operator Job Details:


This position will meet Wholesale roasted coffee needs by operating flavoring and grinding equipment and working closely with the rest of the Production staff on a daily basis. This is a full-time position, working five days per week.


Cameron’s Coffee is a specialty, small-batch Roastery based out of Shakopee, Minnesota with over $98MM in annual revenue and ~140 employees. The company is owned by Grupo Nutresa, Colombia’s largest Consumer Packaged Goods company and the leader in roast and ground coffee in Colombia. Grupo Nutresa has also been named the world’s most sustainable company by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Cameron’s Coffee is the U.S. platform for growth in coffee.

Our coffee has one of the most robust and loved portfolios of flavors, blends and roasts. Our beans are sourced from all over the world, roasted to be uniquely “Always Smooth, Never Bitter.” Cameron’s Coffee, a fast-growing brand in coffee, is embarking on another aggressive growth phase that requires additional leadership to drive and develop the organization for continued success and excellence.


Informs appropriate manufacturing employees and supervisor of machine performance irregularities to minimize the impact of production downtime.

Minimizes production scrap, including materials and coffee products.

Maintain a safe, clean and organized work environment. Operates flavor and grinding equipment with safety guards and switches in place, and follows all safety procedures and regulations.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.

Monitors and documents flavoring and grinding quality using analytical tools.

Participates in process improvement activities. Maintains scheduled throughput to meet team goals for reliability and budget standards. Maintain the Mixer and Grinder by ensuring all daily and weekly PM’s and sanitation are completed.

Willingness to champion other activities as requested by operations, engineers and Cameron’s leaders.

Employees are responsible for maintaining an awareness of workplace safety and maintaining an awareness of training or education that will assist them in improving needed areas of their present job performance.

Giving and providing guidance to downstream packaging personnel.

Ensure that the product meets all SQF GMP and HACCP standards.

Other duties as assigned.


Experience working in a manufacturing environment.


Basic knowledge of the English language, verbal and written

Basic math skills

Basic data entry capabilities

Strong interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills

Must be able to work independently

Concentration and focus while doing a repetitive job

Ability to listen, learn and act accordingly

Willingness to learn from mistakes to grow and enhance skills

Ability to manage and prioritize daily and weekly tasks

Demonstrated problem solving skills

Basic technical aptitude and/or willingness to learn equipment details


Employees in this role utilize PIT vehicles in their day-to-day activity to safely transport loads up to 2000 lbs. within the factory and/or warehouse environment. Certification to each vehicle type is required as outlined in the Cameron’s Coffee Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Safety Program. The following PIT vehicle certifications are required for this role:

Electric Pallet Jack

Floor Scrubber

Silo Cart Caddy



Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

Paid Time Off

401K Match

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: This role will report to the Production Supervisor.

LOCATION: Corporate Headquarters located in Shakopee, MN.


The noise level is high. Ear protection is provided.

Roasting machines and the environment in which roasting happens can get warm. Proper dress should be considered.

This position requires the use of a respirator.

The position will be five days per week M-F.

M-F 2pm-10pm


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