Temporary Experienced Production Roaster

at Square Mile Coffee Roasters

Date Posted:
23 Feb
London, GB
Job Type:
Dependent on Experience, Competitive
Salary Type:

Square Mile Coffee Roasters is a multi-award-winning coffee roasting company. Focused on wholesale, we choose to work with like-minded businesses wishing to serve our coffee to the best of their ability, with our webshop echoing the discernment and ethos we practice in the rest of our business. On a mission to continually shape and improve our dynamic and expanding business, we pride ourselves on the exceptional quality coffee we source, buy, import, roast, and deliver internationally.

We’re looking for a temporary Roaster to join our close-knit team immediately until the end of April. Our ideal candidate is an experienced roaster with a strong focus and passion for their work. Adaptability is key for this temporary role as you will be required to quickly take on a range of responsibilities in our fast-paced day to day operations.

Job Role will include but is not limited to:

  • Roasting coffee
  • 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


  • Must have previous roasting experience
  • 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
  • 28 paid holidays plus public/bank holiday pro-rata
  • Working within a passionate team
  • Ongoing training
  • Lots of coffee to drink!

To apply, please send your CV and short cover letter explaining what makes you the ideal candidate for this temporary role, and why you would like to work with us.

Although we would like to acknowledge all the CVs we receive, we can only respond to those who qualify for an interview. We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the best of luck.