Roasting Position

at Square Mile Coffee Roasters

Date Posted:
07 Mar
London, GB
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Square Mile Coffee Roasters is a multi-award winning coffee roasting company based in East London. We are focused on providing support to businesses that wish to serve the best coffee they can. We want to make London famous for good coffee. We source, buy, import, roast and deliver the best coffee we can get a hold of, and we never stop asking ourselves how we can make it even better.

We are recruiting a full time Junior Roaster/Production Assistant role. The successful candidate will be given in-house training. The training will be meticulous and time will be spent observing roasts, supporting the roasting team, and assisting with general production duties, with the end goal of becoming a full-time production roaster. You must love working as part of a team, have a keen eye for detail and great communication skills.

This role would suit someone with 1 - 2 years roasting experience looking to develop their knowledge further in a high volume environment. Alternatively, someone with a passion for speciality coffee looking to enter a roasting environment for the first time. Traditionally this role is Monday to Friday with immediate start.

Job Role will include but is not limited to:

  • Weighing green coffee in preparation for roasting
  • Blending roasted coffee in preparation for packing
  • Packing roasted coffee
  • Record keeping and data entry
  • General roastery cleaning and maintenance of roasting equipment
  • Assisting in the dispatch area fulfilling outgoing orders
  • Receiving green coffee deliveries


  • Attention to detail
  • Adhering to strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication
  • Analytical and numeracy skills
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to exceed expectations
  • Ability to work through situations in a mature, logical and creative manner when necessary
  • Seeks opinions where appropriate and makes constructive suggestions
  • Proof of the right to work in the UK


  • Full, manual UK driving license
  • Counterbalance forklift license

The successful candidate will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing coffee training and time to attend weekly team cuppings
  • 28 paid holidays plus public/bank holiday
  • Generous pension package
  • Working within a passionate team
  • Lots of coffee to drink!

To apply, please send a CV and short cover letter explaining why you would like this role and why you would be a great candidate for this role through this website.

Due to the number of applications, we can only respond to those going forward to interview.