Second week as "A Coffee Roaster" and I guess I've done my first batch?
I don't want to take too much credit, mostly I just twiddled knobs and pressed buttons at the times Sobbuh asked - but I'll take what I can get and I was providing input, so for all that it was a roast-by-numbers job, I did "do the roast" by all standards except actual knowledge or creativity.
Most of my roasting experience was, to be frank, adjusting the fan up by three points once every minute. ~Thrilling~.
Though to be fair, it's much more interesting from a theory perspective than an actual implementation one. The goal being to create a small but growing "heat debt" in the drum that allowed our rate of rise to gradually drop without spiking post-first crack, allowing a gentler - and always decreasing - curve without baking or drying the beans we're roasting.