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Roastery Assistant

Location: Garage Coffee Roasters, Southview, Maypole Lane, Hoath, Canterbury, Kent. CT3 4LL.

Salary: £11.45 per hour

Hours: 14 hours per week (7 hour shifts over 2 days) 

Interview Date: Thursday 9th May

We are on the look out for somebody to join our roastery team. You'll be working at the heart of our operation, processing orders to go out to our wholesale and online customers.

Day-to-day you'll be packing orders, managing stock and keeping operations ticking over with excellent customer service and time management skills.

There will also be the opportunity to learn the roasting process and get involved in our sensory cupping sessions.

The Role

  • At least 1 years’ experience within hospitality, retail or logistics
  • Prepare online and wholesale orders for dispatch
  • Maintain the organisation of the roastery including regular cleaning of equipment and stock takes
  • Assist with general operational duties like contacting prospective wholesale clients, some account management, and marketing
  • Take part in cupping sessions and coffee quality control checks
  • A willingness to represent Garage Coffee at events and markets as and when required
  • Enjoy working in a team and independent environment
  • Knowledge of shipping, fulfilment or online shop software preferable
  • To adhere to any health and safety requirements and maintain a clean and tidy workspace at all time
  • Ideally be a skilled barista, although full training will be provided
  • A passion for coffee (particularly speciality)
  • Great attitude, with the ability to deliver great customer service & inspire those around you – sharing the Garage Coffee vision with all those you come in contact with while within your role
  • To be flexible with your working hours
  • A full driving license is essential due to the location of the roastery

    How to apply

    If you think you'd be a good fit for the Garage team, send your CV & covering letter to by Monday 6th May 2024.

    Our Values

    Be yourself

    Be proud of who you are and why you're in the business. We believe in you!

    Know your beans

    Take an active interest in our products to educate our audience about the wonders of speciality coffee

    Deliver great service

    Align our service with the quality of our product and you won’t go far wrong

    Love what you do

    We spend too much of our life at work to not have fun. Take pride in your duties


    New ideas are always welcome and be confident to try something out, so we can grow and develop as a team.​​​​​​​

    Be kind

    Support those around you to be the best they can be and seek support when you need it.

    Garage Coffee Roasters is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, sex, religion or belief.