Do you have a passion for coffee?
To support growth plans for the future, a rare opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Coffee Buying Assistant and Taster. Based at our state of the art roastery in North Lincolnshire, you will join an experienced team of Coffee buyers and tasters.
The world of coffee is a great place to be. It is a growing, innovative and competitive market which keeps us on our toes and consumers are becoming more knowledgeable and empowered with choice than ever before. The UK has become a nation of coffee drinkers, with coffee shop visitors purchasing an estimated 2.3 billion cups of coffee per year in stores, and Lincoln & York is proud to be at the heart of the industry.
Full training will be given however an interest in the coffee industry and a general passion for food and drink would be advantageous.
Training starts in the tasting room where we will develop your tasting palate and teach you how to grade and cup green coffees. Alongside this you will support the Coffee Buyers, completing administrative tasks using your keen eye for detail. As you progress and begin to understand the supply chain you will start to assist with the buying of coffee.
Your training period will conclude with a visit to one of our growers and suppliers.
The successful candidate will be articulate, have excellent numerical skills and a proactive approach. You should be a sociable, gregarious team player with the ability to achieve deadlines. Evidence of a strong academic background is required, as is the drive to develop a career within the coffee industry.
Lincoln & York is one of the UK’s leading and most established coffee roasters. Specialists in sourcing, roasting and packing coffee, we are the private label manufacturers behind hundreds of bespoke coffee blends, supplying customers across the UK and Europe.
One of the fastest growing businesses in the country, we have been named amongst the ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ by the London Stock Exchange and an ‘Outstanding Company’ by Plimsoll.
The roastery is based 7 miles from the Humber Bridge and commutable from Lincoln, Scunthorpe, Hull or Beverley in under 40 minutes. The ability to drive to work is essential.
Interested? Please email your CV with covering letter detailing why this opportunity interests you to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for all applications is 20th October 2017.