Temporary Espresso Machine Refurbishment Technician - Portland, OR


The Espresso Machine Refurbishment Technician will repair and refurbish returned units to a resellable state for our “Open Box” espresso machine and grinder retail category on a temporary basis. This position requires a strong eye for detail, a knack for problem-solving, and solid organizational skills.

We are looking for a self-motivated, hardworking, results-driven, and team-oriented person who can use their time and resources efficiently and effectively to provide accurate equipment refurbishment and excellent quality results.


  • FTE: Full Time, Temporary
  • Role Duration: Approximately 4 - 6 months
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • Pay starts at $20.00 per hour
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Benefits: Eligible for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, FSA, 401(k) with matching, up to two weeks paid time off, six paid holidays, employee discounts, output bonus potential, specialty coffee on-site, a relaxed dress code, and a dog-friendly office
  • Reports to: Tech Manager
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Required

Areas of Responsibility & Accountability:

Returns Refurbishment & Repair

  • Closely follow the detailed process for refurbishment of espresso machine and grinder equipment, including replacing necessary parts, cleaning, documenting, and updating tickets in our online system 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve machine and grinder issues for faulty equipment
  • Maintain inventory accuracy by tracking usage in the inventory system
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma (or equivalent)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfort working in an online environment
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Prior experience with hands-on equipment maintenance or mechanical repair
  • Our ideal candidate has experience working on espresso machines in either a professional or enthusiast setting, and any coffee experience is a plus


To take the next step, please email jobs@clivecoffee.com with a resume and a little about your interest in working at Clive.