CURRENT
VACANCIES

Work With Us

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.



Wholesale Account
Manager - Cotswolds

We are looking for a Wholesale Account Manager to work alongside our roastery team to support our existing coffee partners, while actively looking to develop strong and meaningful relationships, with independent cafés, restaurants, hotels, and delis throughout the Cotswolds. With particular emphasis being placed on areas such as Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, and surrounding areas. 

We are on a mission to introduce genuine speciality coffee from some of the finest farms from around the globe, while providing assistance and support through the aid of the very latest espresso machine technology with the help of our partners, Victoria Arduino and Conti.  

Ue Coffee Roasters is more than just a coffee roaster, we are a tight-knit team of passionate individuals from all over the world seeking to take our customers on an exciting journey of discovery. 

This is where you come in. 

About you;

You have the experience and energy to build relationships with independent cafes, caterers, and retail customers. Identifying and proactively winning new business to drive sales and further expand our ever-increasing portfolio of quality minded partners.  

What you will be responsible for;

Identifying and proactively winning new business developing and implementing a sales plan to achieve revenue targets. Maintaining connections with existing and potential wholesale partners, managing the sales processes with the aid of our field-based training and development team, supporting partners in helping them stand out from their competition. 

What you’ll bring to the table;

  • Ideally 2+ years’ experience in B2B sales and exceeding personal sales goals
  • Good understanding of B2B sales in either the catering or speciality coffee sector
  • Experience as either a head barista or senior manager within the hospitality or coffee industry
  • Your passionate about speciality coffee, the community and creativity
  • An ability to clearly demonstrate that relationship building and management skills come naturally to you
  • Ability to present to customers and negotiate with confidence
  • Experience in using a CRM program preferred but not essential
  • Confidence in maximising sales opportunities through a comprehensive understanding of products and services
  • A good understanding of who the industry movers and shakers are within our marketplace
  • Trustworthy, hardworking and have an ability to work and motivate yourself independently, while also working collaboratively
  • Good communicator with an ability to proactively keep our team and managers in the loop
  • Be a Ue Coffee Roasters brand ambassador at coffee community events and coffee festivals

Let us recap...

Ue Coffee Roasters is the most technologically advanced roastery in our local marketplace. We are often copied for our ideas, but there is no substitute for the many years of experience while having a proven track record of accomplishment for being pioneers in our field. Our team is made up with some of the most experienced and talented individuals in the industry, from licenced Arabica Q graders, professional Tea Sommeliers to Speciality Coffee Association accredited Barista Professionals.  

We put our whole heart into what we do, because we believe in the greater good of “business for better.” Our mission is to inspire and to bring enjoyment of speciality coffee to everyone. 

Roasting beautiful coffees that celebrate the effort and dedication put into cultivating these coffees by our farmers. Empowering people with practical knowledge to inspire them to go on and be great at what they do. Supporting innovation and community and charity initiatives both here at home and abroad, whilst working towards a more sustainable and environmentally sound way in making our planet a better place to be. 

We are a business that is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and doing what is right, rather than what is easy. 

Package:

  • Up to £35,000 salary per annum paid monthly based upon relevant industry experience
  • Uncapped bonus structure paid quarterly
  • Company car, laptop & mobile
  • 28 Days annual holiday incl. public / Bank Holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Sponsored SCA accredited training
  • Staff benefits
  • Excellent future career progression, great coffee and the chance to work with a lovely team of people

If this sounds like a role for you, we would love to have a chat. Please begin the conversation by sending through your resume and a cover letter letting us know what you can bring to our team and email this to our Managing Director dominic@uecoffeeroasters.com


Talented Barista's

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, OX29
Full-Time Positions

Are you looking to further progress your career or start a new career, with the opportunity to excel in the world of specialty coffee?

We’re now recruiting baristas to work alongside our experienced team of industry professionals, at our acclaimed and hugely popular Witney based speciality roastery and cafe in West Oxfordshire.

Experience ideally preferred with competent levels of understanding when it comes to dialling in coffee and latte art, but not essential as training will be provided!

You will have the opportunity to work on the industries most advanced espresso machine brands, Victoria Arduino Black Eagle, Eagle One, Mythos II and Mahlkonig.

The opportunity of sponsored Speciality Coffee Association accredited training is offered to the right person after you have successfully completed an initial working period.

We are offering the highest rates of pay in Oxfordshire dependent upon your experience, along with staff benefits as well as the opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading independant speciality coffee roasters.

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

In return we will give you:

  • Hourly rate of pay £10.00 - £10.75 based upon experience + 28 days paid annual holiday.
  • Free lunch and drinks on shift.
  • Guaranteed hours – full-time contract.
  • Uniform provided.
  • Staff benefit scheme.
  • Sponsored SCA accredited and certificated training covering foundation, intermediate and professional which is internationally recognised within the coffee industry.
  • Opportunity for further career progression and increased remuneration with a growing business.
All we ask is that send us a cover letter telling us what motivates you, what it is you love about Ue Coffee Roasters, 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 nico@uecoffeeroasters.com

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 nico@uecoffeeroasters.com


Brunch Chef/Cook

 

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/Cook 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/Cook 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 and part-time contract
  • Sociable day time hours.
  • 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 nico@uecoffeeroasters.com

Production/Warehouse Assistant

We are Oxfordshire’s leading and longest established speciality coffee company enjoying our twelfth year in business. 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.

A rare and exciting opportunity has become available to join our roastery team at our main roasting facility in Witney, West Oxfordshire.

As a Roastery Assistant you will work directly with a small team, primarily focusing on assisting the production department in weighing, bagging and packing of our coffees and teas ready for dispatch the hundreds of customers we work with across the UK.

This is a physically demanding role requiring a lot of hard work, repetition and an eye for attention and detail will be essential.

This role is best suited for someone who likes to work independently and takes great pride in the quality of his or her work.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  1. Weigh out, bag and pack coffee and tea into the various packaging formats.
  2. Assist our warehouse and internet dispatch in the picking of orders and dispatching these to our customers following set procedures and brand standards.
  3. Help with the loading and unloading of deliveries arriving at the roastery on a daily basis.
  4. Assist with the lifting of coffee sacks (circa 70kg) and booking in green bean stocks.
  5. An element of driving work will be required within the local vicinity of the roastery.
  6. Use of a forklift truck.
  7. Maintain roastery equipment on a daily basis.
  8. Sweep and clean roastery each day making sure that the working area is clean at all times.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Similar experience working in a production or warehouse setting.
  2. Attention to detail at all times.
  3. Passion for artisanal coffee and tea.
  4. Quality-driven in every aspect of presentation when it relates to the products being sent to our customers.
  5. Good problem-solving skills.
  6. Good time management.
  7. Excellent sense of vision, hearing & smell.
  8. Physically fit: able to lift up to 30kg, drag up to 70kg & stand up to 8 hours.
  9. Mechanically apt: able to use linear weighing, packing machines, pallet trucks and forklift truck.
  10. Proficiency in English: reading, writing & speaking.
  11. Good computer skills: email, Microsoft Excel, web-based applications, and Windows operating systems.
  12. Good mathematical & analytical skills.
  13. Excellent customer service skills.
  14. Excellent planning & organisational skills.
  15. Able to work independently, multitask & remain calm under pressure.
  16. Willing to work occasional evenings & weekends when necessary.
  17. A very can do attitude is a prerequisite

If you are interested in applying, please send an up to date CV with a covering letter detailing why you would be suitable for this role to: nico@uecoffeeroasters.com We regret we are only able to reply to applicants selected for an interview.