Production Roasting Assistant

at Redemption Roasters

Date Posted:
10 Sep
Aylesbury, GB
Job Type:
Dependent on Experience
Salary Type:

Redemption Roasters is a speciality coffee company with a difference.

At our roastery, at Aylesbury Prison, we train young offenders in roasting and competition-level barista skills with the aim to reduce reoffending in the UK. We also run several behind bars coffee academies in prisons throughout the UK. After their release, we help our ‘Graduates’ into employment either in our own retail shops or with industry partners.

With over 150 wholesale clients, we are looking to recruit a new passionate, driven and coffee-loving member of the roastery team so we can roast more hours in the week.

The role will include:

  • supporting the Head of Coffee and Roastery Manager in all aspects of roastery operations and roasting
  • coffee roasting according to set schedule to ensure weekly production targets are met
  • taking responsibility for roastery operations during shift
  • assisting with internal and external coffee logistics
  • stock management and recording on inventory management system
  • receiving, checking and storing all incoming green coffee deliveries
  • stock control of packing materials
  • packing for dispatch
  • educating trainees in roasting and general roastery work skills
  • supporting our trainees in their personal development
  • working with Redemption HQ to help Graduates find employment on release

The ideal candidate will be:

  • experienced in specialty coffee
  • strong ambitions to work in a busy roastery
  • willing to work long hours in a challenging prison environment
  • willing to work weekend, early and evening according to shift patterns
  • able to get to Aylesbury
  • aligned with our corporate mission and ethos

We look forward to hearing from you with your CV and cover letter.