• Operations: Flavor Room Technician (2nd shift)

    Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
    Req No.
    Operations: Production & Quality Control
    Regular Full-Time
    2nd Shift
  • Overview


    Royal Cup, Inc. is the proven leader in sourcing, roasting, blending and providing high-quality coffees and fine teas since 1896 and is the chosen partner for restaurants, hotels, offices and commuters across the country.


    We are a family-owned business rooted in a longstanding tradition of coffee roasting excellence who takes pride in our unparalleled dedication to customer care.



    Royal Cup Coffee offers a competitive compensation plan and a comprehensive benefits program. On top of being a part of a well caffeinated team, the benefits program includes healthcare, dental, vision, company paid disability, 401(k), life insurance, Flexible Spending Account plan, and paid vacation. Tuition reimbursement plan includes up to 80% reimbursement per company criteria. Ongoing trainings designed to provide maximum success for our employees is offered. 



    The Flavor Room Technician function has the following essential duties and areas of responsibility:

    • Pay extremely close attention to details when mixing flavoring for coffee, tracking weights and percentages of flavoring.
    • Willing to learn how to operate all packaging equipment in the plant. 
    • Mindful of and adhere to GMP’s, Quality and Food Safety requirements.
    • Alert/mindful and able to successfully identify when the following quality control measures are needed and follow through as required to resolve.
    • Strict adherence to all company policies, procedures and safety rules.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill(s), and/or abilities (including physical abilities) required to satisfactorily perform each essential duty.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Minimum of High School Diploma and/or equivalent (i.e. GED).
    • Packaging and Flavor Room Technicians are required to work 40 hours a week which will mean 8 hours or more a day as needed to meet demand.  An individual must be able to work within that structure.
    • The ability to work independently and strictly follow all Flavor Room Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Must have successful, demonstrated skill performance with:
      • Learning and understanding the automated flavor system and performing all tasks on the HMI screen to perform the essential duties of the flavor system.
      • Operating multiple flavor blending systems at once.
      • Ability to read, write and interpret basic correspondence, including daily production line sheets, operator check off sheets, machine operating instructions, safety instructions and any training materials (including safety instructions for forklifts and handjacks).
      • Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations: add, subtract and multiply using units of American currency and weight measurement, volume and distance.
    • Ability to keep the flavor room neat and clean during and at the end of each shift
    • Ability to work with and support others in a positive way.
    • Ability to successfully complete the pre-employment process.



    • Ability to perform the physical demands of the position which are required to successfully perform each essential responsibility.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the core responsibilities.  These physical demands may include, among other functions:
      • The ability to safely climb up and down stairs, and stand and walk for extended periods of time.
      • The ability to use hand tools and fingering/handling to operate buttons/levers of equipment.
      • The ability to lift up to 35lbs and carry 25lbs.
      • The ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, squat and other movements as needed to stack product and to clean/maintain equipment.
      • The ability to balance and reach up and forward up to 48’’ and overhead up to 84’’ to access equipment, machinery, or product.
    • Must be at least Fork Lift certified or willing to train and acquire proper certification to prove safe operation of a Fork Lift.
    • Ability to work within the work environment characteristics experienced while performing the essential functions for this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
      • Frequently working near production machinery and occasionally near hand jacks or forklifts.
      • Frequently working in an environment with variable temperatures.
      • Frequently working with water while washing out portable bins and flavoring equipment.


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