Kitchen Assistant/Barista - Part-time


Sheboygan Falls, WI, US

Shift:  First Shift
Requisition ID:  50701

At Johnsonville, our members are responsible for everything! If you're passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Since 1945, Wisconsin-based Johnsonville has proudly made our products in the U.S.A.! Our family-owned company has grown from a small butcher shop to the No. 1 national sausage brand. We employ 3,000+ members. Johnsonville products are enjoyed in 45 countries and served in 130 sports stadiums throughout the U.S.


Johnsonville, LLC



Kitchen Assistant/Barista



Position Overview:

If you have experience working in a commercial kitchen, have culinary skills for food preparation and have a passion for the art of coffee making and appreciate coffee lovers, this is the perfect position for you!  Johnsonville is actively looking for an enthusiastic part-time kitchen assistant/barista with a track record of exceptional customer service. In this role, you will have duties that include preparing high quality deli sandwiches, salad bar components and other food offerings. The ideal candidate is customer service-oriented, passionate about nourishing people with great food and top-quality beverage products, while maintaining high professional standards of service. You will have the opportunity to work within Johnsonville’s “Ralph’s Coffee Shop”. This is a perfect opportunity to interact with Johnsonville members while providing them with a memorable experience and top-quality food and beverage products.



  • Assist with opening and/or closing the café/coffee shop
  • Greet customers with fast, friendly service and educate them on menu items and products
  • Prepare menu items within product standards; always accurate and consistent
  • Operate equipment by following operating instructions, troubleshoot breakdowns, keep clean and perform preventative maintenance
  • Answer member questions about using the point-of-sale system and help troubleshoot issues
  • Follow good manufacturing practices and food safety guidelines
  • Maintain cleanliness of the coffee shop, kitchen and dining areas
  • Receive and maintain inventory and stock merchandise
  • Minimize waste through strong utilization practices and creative seasonal offerings


  • High school diploma or equivalent required



  • One (1) year of food service customer service experience required
  • Familiarity of coffee blends, preparation techniques and coffee making equipment required
  • Basic math and money-handling skills


Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member without direct supervision
  • Detail oriented, responsible and self-motivated
  • Able to work in fast paced working environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Dependable and honest, with a positive attitude


Other Information

  • This job requires standing, walking and bending throughout the work day and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs, stack and move inventory
  • Must have a vehicle or driver’s license to transport products or ingredients as requested by the kitchen assistant
  • Part-time: Monday - Thursday, maximum of 29 hours/week
  • Hours: 7:00am – 2:30pm


Posting Date:                          November 2, 2023

Coach for this position:         Monica Wind, Retail Store Manager

Location:                                  Ralph’s Café - Global Headquarters, Sheboygan Falls, WI

Member Status:                       Part-time, Office Technical

Reason for Posting:                Replacement


How to Apply:  

Internal Members:  Log into Home Page - The Grill ( Click on the MemberCentral app (left maroon sidebar) then click on the “Home” drop down and click “Careers” to apply for the position titled " Kitchen Assistant/Barista.” Please apply by November 9, 2023.


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Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country.  We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.