Join our vibrant roastery team in an essential role as a Production Assistant and Trainee Roaster. You will be managing the daily tasks of coffee roasting, packaging, and dispatch. While experience in a fast-paced roastery is advantageous, it's not a mandatory. We're looking for individuals committed to personal and professional development. This position offers an exciting pathway to our in-house training program, paving the way for future opportunities as a production roaster.

You will work closely with the Head Roaster in performing roasting experiments, improving inventory accuracy and forecasting, along with improvement of the roasting profiles.

Roastery set up:

Our roasting is performed in top-of-the-line equipment. Roaster for our production coffee is a custom built Diedrich IR-12 and for sample roasting we have the Diedrich IR-1, both fully automated state of the art pieces of kit.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Fulfilling the daily roasting schedule to the specific roast profiles
  • Monitoring the quality control procedure, ensuring all batches are roasted to the set specifications
  • Regular cupping, brewing and espresso extraction testing as part of the quality control process
  • Organise and maintain a clean and safe workplace
  • Labeling of bags and boxes accordingly
  • Preparing packaging materials for shipping
  • Timely fulfillment of orders for dispatch/collection
  • Tracking and maintaining inventory levels for green coffee stock, roasted coffees and all other warehouse goods
  • Fulfilling the daily, weekly and monthly maintenance and cleaning schedule of the equipment
  • Other work-related activities as required by the Head Roaster or Manager


  • A self-starting ‘’can do’’ attitude towards situations and daily tasks
  • Attention to detail, calm under pressure and resilient
  • Able to work as part of the team and on their own initiative
  • Physically fit. Must be able to stand up all day, drag and lift heavy weights
  • Always delivering a positive experience to retail and wholesale customers
  • Positive, direct, and action-oriented communication skills
  • Love of coffee and coffee culture UK and internationally
  • Happy to work early/late hours and occasional weekends


  • Previous Barista or coffee related experience


  • £12 per hour


  • Weekly Coffee to brew at home
  • Free coffee and refreshments at work
  • Social events
  • Generous staff discounts in store and online
  • SCA coffee & roasting training


  • Permanent
  • Full time and Part time position available
  • Monday - Friday with occasional weekends


To apply, please submit your CV and a short cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the role by 15 March to