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At Ue Coffee Roasters we are working to build something meaningful, and for us that starts with our people.

We are always on the lookout for professionals with a thirst for knowledge and passion for hospitality, and in return offer comprehensive training programmes, career progression and a community of curious minds.

If you’re looking for your next opportunity in speciality coffee we want to hear from you.





Artisan Baker

Location: Roastery, Witney, West Oxfordshire, OX29

Full Time Position

 

We are looking for an experienced hands-on artisan baker to take the lead at our ever-expanding speciality coffee roastery located in Witney, West Oxfordshire.

You will be responsible for ensuring that we produce an excellent array of home-produced morning goods, sweet pastries, cakes and bread. You will also have considerable scope to look at how we can constantly develop our range with new and exciting customer favourites. On a daily basis you will be responsible for managing production schedules, while always maintaining excellent standards and consistency.

You will be baking products to sell in our two cafés, and for our chefs to use as part of our breakfast and brunch menu.

We have some exciting retail projects planned over the coming months, which will open the door to greater opportunities for development and career progression for any successful candidate looking to be part of an award-winning business and team.

You will be happy with very early starts or you may be better suited working night shifts, we are flexible. A typical shift time may be 4am until noon and will include most weekends.

 

In return we will give you:

  • Free food and drinks on shift
  • Guaranteed hours – full-time contracts are minimum 40 hours per week
  • Performance bonus paid quarterly
  • Uniform provided
  • Development opportunities including apprenticeships
  • Staff benefit scheme
All we ask is that send us a cover letter telling us what motivates you and where your love of baking stems from and why you think you would be the perfect fit for our business.
 
To apply for this position please send cover letter and C.V to dominic@uecoffeeroasters.com


Experienced / Trainee Brunch Chefs

Location: Roastery, Witney, West Oxfordshire, OX29

Part-Time / Full-time / Apprenticeship

 

We are all about handmade, home-made, delicious fresh food!

 

Ue Coffee Roasters is looking to recruit a Brunch Chef to support our much-loved and ever expanding roastery operations. This new position will contribute to driving our best-in-class service, in a business well known for handcrafted and high-quality food and coffee at its centre, with happy teams and friendly service.

 

You’ll take pride in making our quality products and providing our customers with our world class food every day, delivering exceptional service to every customer.

As a Brunch Chef with Ue Coffee Roasters you will:

  • Prepare breakfast / brunch dishes from our menu to order
  • Prove and bake items for our counter displays
  • Prepare delicious sandwiches / baguettes for our displays
  • You’ll get to know all about our products inside and out, proactively learning about new recipes and be confident with your overall knowledge
  • You’ll ensure that all baking reflects the high quality and craft that make our products so special, following our recipe guidelines and recognising and reporting any issues
  • You’ll monitor food flow and maintain food safety standards in our kitchen and bakery
  • You’ll show care for our products through handling and displaying them correctly, sharing a beautifully presented product with each customer
  • Be an ambassador for our brand
  • Live the culture of everything we do, we do as a team
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and safety in the environment
  • Contribute to and maintain a culture of high-performance

In return we will give you:

  • Free food and drinks on shift
  • Guaranteed hours – full-time contracts are minimum 40 hours per week
  • Laundered uniform provided
  • Development opportunities including apprenticeships also available
  • Staff benefit scheme

Apprenticeships available alongside this role including ‘Hospitality Food Production Level 2’

 

All we ask is that send us a cover letter telling us what motivates you and where your love of food stems from and why you think you would be the perfect fit for our business.
 
To apply for this position please send cover letter and C.V to dominic@uecoffeeroasters.com

Barista's

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, OX29
Part-Time / Full-Time

A fresh start with a career in specialty coffee...

We’re now recruiting full and part-time baristas to work with our experienced team of baristas across our two Witney based speciality cafes.

Experience preferred and competent levels of understand required when dialling in coffee and latte art, but not essential!

You will have the opportunity to work on some of the coffee industries most advanced coffee machine brands, such as Slayer, Victoria Arduino and La Marzocco.

Full training will be provided with the opportunity of sponsored Speciality Coffee Association accredited training offered to the right person.

Best rates of pay around, staff benefits and the opportunity to work with Oxfordshire’s leading and most talked about speciality coffee roaster.

Only apply if you are not afraid of working in a busy fast pace environment, have an attitude for always wanting to learn and most importantly understand what is required when working in a team where exceptional customer service standards are required at all times.

In return we will give you:

  • Free food and drinks on shift
  • Guaranteed hours – full-time contracts are minimum 40 hours per week
  • Uniform provided
  • Staff benefit scheme
All we ask is that send us a cover letter telling us what motivates you and what it is you love about Ue Coffee Roasters and where your passion of coffee stems from and why you think you would be the perfect fit for our business.
 
To apply for this position please send cover letter and C.V to dominic@uecoffeeroasters.com

Experienced / Trainee Pizza Chefs


Ue Coffee Roasters is a well-regarded, independent family run premium coffee roastery with two speciality coffee shops. We are a small hard-working team in an established and ever evolving dynamic business in Witney, West Oxfordshire.

Since the launch of our authentic wood fired pizzas back in January, we have and quickly built a great reputation for the best pizzas around, with a strong following from within the local community.

We are currently working on some exciting expansion plans for April 2021 and we are now looking to recruit either experienced or trainee full time pizza chefs to join our experienced catering team with an immediate start.

Would suit a chef de partie looking for a change in job function but still looking to learn and work within a quality lead unique business.

We are looking for someone who is quick thinking and capable of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Ideally has experience of working with a large wood-fired pizza oven or in a kitchen environment whilst maintaining the highest possible standards in food quality and presentation.

The right person for the role will be:

  • Capable of confidently stretching dough and cooking pizza using an authentic traditional wood fired pizza oven.
  • Great dough making skills.
  • Competent understanding of food safety, hygiene and handling standards.
  • Flexible with working patterns to include weekends, evenings and days.
  • Team player with a can do attitude and who understand what is required when delivering a great customer experience.
  • Reliable, trust worthy and able to problem solve.
What we offer:
  • Competitive salary plus performance bonus and staff benefits
  • The opportunity to be part of a quality focused team of like-minded friendly industry professionals.
  • Free food and drinks on shift
  • Guaranteed hours – full-time contract with a minimum 40 hour week.
  • Staff benefit scheme
Please ensure a covering letter and a CV is included with your job application and email this to dominic@uecoffeeroasters.com Unfortunately due to the high level of applications that we receive, we will only be able to contact suitable applicants for this role.

Assistant Production Coffee Roaster

We are Oxfordshire’s leading and longest established speciality coffee company. Supplying high grade speciality coffee to our own cafes along with speciality coffee shops, delis, restaurants, hotels and a busy online shop, direct from our roastery in Witney, West Oxfordshire.

We have an exciting new job role for anyone wishing to take their coffee career to the next level. We are looking for a full-time assistant production coffee roaster to assist with all duties in our busy roastery facility, from daily production cupping, coffee roasting and assisting in the packing of roasted coffee orders.

Duties will include:

  • Heavy lifting of green and roasted coffee.
  • Using roasting software to maintain consistency in our roasting profiles put into place by our Head Roaster and licensed Arabica Q Grader.
  • You will be working on an array of Giesen roasting systems and coffee lab equipment, under the supervision of our Head Roaster and licensed Arabica Q Grader.
  • Within your role at the roastery you will also have the opportunity to work of some of the best espresso machine brands in the industry such as Slayer, Victoria Arduino and La Marzocco.
  • Assist in the packing and shipping of coffee to retail, internet and wholesale customers.
  • Setting up daily production and development sampling cupping sessions.
  • Talk to customers about our coffee and be a true ambassador for the Ue brand and the vales we represent.
  • General cleaning and maintaining of the roastery equipment and production floor.

Speciality coffee skills as a barista, passion and a good can do work ethic as a team player are essential for this role.

Full training on roastery operations will be given. The ideal candidate will report directly to our Head Coffee Roaster and Director of Roastery Operations.

What we offer:
  • Very competitive salary plus performance bonus and staff benefits
  • The opportunity to be part of a quality focused team of like-minded friendly industry professionals.
  • Sponsored SCA accredited training in both sensory and roasting after one year of employment with our company.
  • Free food and drinks on shift
  • Guaranteed hours – full-time contract with a minimum 40 hour week.
  • Staff benefit scheme
Please ensure a covering letter and a CV is included with your job application and email this to dominic@uecoffeeroasters.com

Unfortunately due to the high level of applications that we receive, we will only be able to contact suitable applicants for this role.