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Head Barista

Advertiser: Industry BeansMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
27 Aug 2019
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
$48,000 - $55,000
Work Type
Full Time
Hospitality & Tourism, Bar & Beverage Staff

Launched in 2013, Industry Beans is an award-winning specialty coffee roaster, café operator and retail brand. From our flagship location in Fitzroy we roast daily for our own venues, a select network of wholesale clients around Australia, and a large online community.

From grassroots beginnings, Industry Beans has grown into a refined hospitality and coffee brand, with exciting opportunities for hospitality professionals of every experience looking to grow within an innovative and diverse company.

The Role:

We’re looking for a Full-time Head Barista to take ownership of the coffee program in our Flagship venue in Fitzroy. The right person will be experienced and passionate with a strong work ethic and the ability to lead a barista team to deliver the ultimate customer experience.  Responsible for ensuring the quality and service of coffee is to the Industry Beans standards.

This role offers the opportunity to:

  • Develop and lead a passionate, experienced team of baristas
  • Work with a leading specialty coffee roaster with an innovative approach to coffee and food
  • Be supported by an award-winning roasting team, strong senior management team, and involved owners
  • Benefit from attractive remuneration and incentives
  • Grow within an exciting and fast moving company

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Developing, training and managing a team of baristas
  • Managing the coffee program including liaising with the Industry Beans roastery, implementing recipes, maintaining service standards and communication
  • Managing the retail sections and ensuring visual merchandising is maintained at a high standard
  • Delivering an outstanding hospitality experience with both barista craftsmanship and customer engagement
  • Supporting the FOH team with service and ensuring the customer is prioritised

You’ll be perfect for this role if you have:

  • A customer focused approach to specialty coffee
  • Minimum two years’ experience as a head barista in specialty coffee
  • Strong experience developing and managing a team to deliver high-quality, consistent specialty coffee
  • Experience working on a variety of different machines and different brewing styles
  • A strong understanding of extraction profiling and implementing recipes
  • Excellent latte art and the ability to train others
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Clear and effective communication


Please apply with a cover letter detailing your experience in the areas outlined above. We look forward to hearing from you!

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a barista?
  • Which of the following types of coffee do you have experience preparing?

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