We want to WORK WITH YOU!

Do you want to work with us? Here's how:

Complete a Big Water Coffee Roasters Application for Employment

Applications may be dropped off, e-mailed to jobs@bigwatercoffee.com or snail-mailed to PO Box 1350, Bayfield, WI 54814

Big Water Coffee Roasters is an Equal Opportunity Employer


production assistant (full-time, year-round)

The production assistant is the coffee roasters right hand. As part of the roastery team, you will learn how to consistently and accurately package coffee, prepare customer shipments, assess coffee quality and a maintain a clean and happy roastery.

This is a great position for anyone with a deep interest in coffee and its production, and the ability to lift large bags of coffee beans regularly. No experience required, we just need someone who has exceptional attention to detail and is highly motivated. 


required shifts

Position Schedule - (32-40 hrs/week)

  • Monday 12 pm – 6 pm

  • Tuesday  7 am – 4:30 pm

  • Wednesday 2 pm – 7 pm

  • Thursday 7 am – 4:30 pm

Rotating Friday as needed. Additional hours and duties after training

  • Must participate in staff, team, department and educational meetings



  • Starting pay: $12/hr. Review after 6 months.

  • Free bag of coffee beans every week

  • Staff discount

  • Shift drink and free brewed coffee



  • Must love coffee!

  • Able to stand for long periods of time

  • Willing to work in warm/hot environment

  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and multi-task

  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs



  • Passion for great coffee and learning more about it

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Fast moving and focused while working

  • Self-motivated, hard-working, and results oriented


main duties

  • Roast prep and production

  • Blending

  • Packaging prep and production

  • Participate in cupping

  • Receive green coffee

  • Maintain roasting and cafe equipment

  • Various other duties as assigned


key responsibilities

  • Very efficient and accurate packaging of freshly roasted coffees

  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team

  • Maintaining a clean and organized roastery

  • Ensure accurate and timely shipments

  • Assist with packing preparation

  • Assist with sample roasting 



Contact Us

Questions, comments or concerns? Give us a call or drop us a line. We would love to hear from you.

attn: Jason


117 Rittenhouse Ave.
PO Box 1350
Bayfield, WI 54814

Customer service hours are Mon – Thurs 8am – 5pm