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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.


Resident House Plant Specialist - Witney

We are looking for a flexible and dynamic individual to work either part-time or full-time with us on an exciting new retail concept, which is set to be launched in Witney this October.
 
We are looking for a green fingered applicant who is a lover of indoor plants and who has a proven track record of working with plants in a retail setting. You will need to be an outstanding communicator who thrives in a busy retail environment and works well with others to achieve shared goals.
 
Our House Plant Specialist will firstly be responsible for plant care and working with our management and supply chain. Secondly you will be anticipating our customers’ needs, offering our customers advice not just on plants but on our associated supplies, so experience and strong attention to detail are requirements for this role.
 
Candidates must have at least one year of professional experience working with house plants in either a garden centre setting or in garden design or maintenance. Professional experience with staff supervision will be highly valued as well, but not essential.
 
We are open to look at a flexible working pattern across the working week, and in return we are offering a competitive salary with benefits and prospects for progression with an expanding dynamic independent business. We’re committed to the personal and professional growth of our staff members, and we encourage camaraderie with our teams to support one another by sharing their expertise.

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

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. 

Please ensure a covering letter and a CV is included with your job application and email this to dominic@uecoffeeroasters.com

Wholesale Account
Manager - Cotswolds

We are looking for a Wholesale Account Manager to work alongside our sales manager in supporting 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 Oxford, Cheltenham, 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, Slayer 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  

  • 2+ years’ experience in a sales
  • Understanding of B2B sales in the catering or coffee sector 
  • Experience in the hospitality or coffee industry would be an advantage 
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills 
  • Ability to present to customers and negotiate with confidence 
  • Experience in using a CRM program preferred 
  • Strong team and collaboration focus 

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. 

Working from our roastery in Witney as a base we'll offer you a competitive salary package, company car or expensed mileage, laptop, mobile phone, great coffee, and the chance to work with a lovely team of people. 

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

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. 

Please ensure a covering letter and a CV is included with your job application and email this to dominic@uecoffeeroasters.com

Bookkeeper - Part-Time

We're currently looking to recruit an experienced bookkeeper to join our team located at our head office and roastery on Windrush Ind. Park in Witney, West Oxfordshire. Working 20 - 25 hours per week and we are flexible on working days and hours per day worked.
 
Duties of the role include:
  • Processing information onto Sage Accounting and producing reports
  • This consists of all aspects of accounts payable and receivable
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Updating customer and supplier ledger
  • Customer credit control
  • Preparing payroll
  • Liaise with accountant and management proactively
Experience and Skills required:
  • IT skills and proficiency in MS Excel and knowledge of Sage accounting is vital
  • Proven practice experience in a bookkeeping role is essential
  • ACCA/AAT Qualified or qualified by experience
  • Working knowledge of Sage accounting and reporting
  • Problem-solving abilities and willingness to use your initiative to drive improvements in processes
  • The ability to work unsupervised to meet regular and required deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are somebody who takes pride in their work, who's punctual and a good communicator as a team player.
 
We are open to look at a flexible working pattern across the working week, and in return we are offering a competitive salary based upon experience with benefits and prospects for progression with an expanding dynamic independent business.

We’re committed to the personal and professional growth of our staff members, and we encourage camaraderie with our teams to support one another by sharing their expertise.

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

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. 

Please ensure a covering letter and a CV is included with your job application and email this to our Managing Director dominic@uecoffeeroasters.com

Barista's

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

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

We’re now recruiting baristas to work alongside our experienced team of baristas and industry professionals, across our two Witney based speciality cafes and roastery in Witney, West Oxfordshire.

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

You will have the opportunity to work on some of the industries most advanced espresso 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 after you have successfully completed an initial probationary 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 and most talked about 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:

  • Free food and drinks on shift
  • Guaranteed hours – full-time contract with minimum of 45 hours per week
  • Uniform provided
  • Staff benefit scheme
  • Sponsored SCA accredited and certificated training covering foundation, intermediate and professional.
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

Roastery Production 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.