Careers

Sputnik Coffee Company is Hiring!


Production Assistant/Manager


Location:
2057 W 51st Street
Chicago, IL 60609

Sputnik Coffee is a rapidly growing roastery/cafe located in the Back of the Yards. We are here to make Chicago coffee more affordable and accessible to everyone.


We are looking to bring on a part-time (initially) partner to help us keep our wholesale operation running smoothly and help us share Sputnik coffee with more people. Sputnik is not your typical coffee company, it’s a group of people committed to changing how Chicago thinks about coffee.


Below are some words that would describe an awesome fit:

  • Friendly

  • Loves coffee

  • Bilingual (English & Spanish)

  • Hard working

  • Motivated

  • High energy

  • Able to lift 50lbs

  • Driver’s License & Clean Driving Record

  • Early riser

  • Organized

Here’s what a production assistant might do on any given day of the week

  • Work with wholesale clients and keep satisfaction high

  • Adapt, be flexible and kind if a client is unhappy with their experience

  • Explain the roasting process to customers and demonstrate knowledge of coffee

  • Restock supplies and take inventory

  • Keep everything super clean. Clean workspaces, bins, and floor.

  • Organize the roasting space for an upcoming roast

  • Package product for retail purposes

  • Start a batch of cold brew coffee

  • Portion out cold brew coffee into kegs

  • Organize and ensure everything is in place for the upcoming morning

If this sounds like a fun time and you’d like to be part of the team then please send your resume to careers@sputnikroasters.com

 

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Cafe Lead


Location:
2057 W 51st
Chicago, IL 60609


Sputnik Coffee is a rapidly growing roastery/cafe located in the Back of the Yards. We are here to make Chicago coffee more affordable and accessible to everyone.
We are looking to bring on a full-time partner to help us keep the cafe running smoothly and help us share Sputnik coffee with more people. Sputnik is not your typical coffee shop, it’s a group of people committed to changing how Chicago thinks about coffee
Below are some words that would describe an awesome fit

  • Friendly
  • Loves coffee
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish)
  • Hard working
  • Motivated
  • High energy

Here’s what a cafe/production assistant might do on any given day of the week
  • Open cafe in the mornings and ensure cafe is ready to go by 6am
  • Greet every customer and make them feel welcome
  • Adapt, be flexible and kind if a customer is unhappy with their experience
  • Explain the roasting process to customers and demonstrate knowledge of coffee, tea and everything on the menu
  • Take orders, serve coffee and make espresso drinks during the morning rush
  • Restock supplies and take inventory
  • Keep everything super clean. Clean counters, bathroom, and floors.
  • Bag roast into retail bags
  • Start a batch of cold brew coffee
  • Portion out cold brew coffee into kegs
  • Clean cafe, organize and ensure everything is in place for the upcoming morning

If this sounds like a fun time and you’d like to be part of the team then please send your resume to careers@sputnikroasters.com