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Roastery Assistant Vacancy


Temporary Seasonal Position

Roastery Assistant 
Location: Glasgow 
Salary: £20,500 pro rata


A bit about Dear Green 

We are a team of individuals who are obsessed with coffee and by doing the right thing! Every coffee we source meets our ethical policies. Every bean is well considered, well sourced and carefully roasted. We don’t sell anything that doesn’t meet our QC tolerances. We're obsessed. We LOVE coffee!  

Dear Green is a multi award-winning, B Corp certified independent roastery. We supply businesses throughout the UK as well as directly to consumers. 

We are credited with pioneering a specialty coffee culture in Scotland and have brought the coffee community together through events like the Scottish Aeropress Championships, the Glasgow Coffee Festival and the UK Roasting Championship. We have supported our international network through the Coffee Roasters Guild. We take coffee pretty seriously and travel to origin annually. We have an AST and a Q Grader in our team. We have just celebrated our 10th birthday and have followed a journey of coffee excellence with environmental awareness and a community focus since we were founded in 2011.


We have the opportunity to grow our production team and are on the lookout for someone with specialty coffee experience who may be looking to progress to a roastery role.

We’re looking at you! You will:

  • Have a knowledge of specialty coffee and a willingness to learn more.

  • Be able to slot into a fast-paced work environment. 

  • Be organised and able to prioritise tasks whilst being detail focused.

  • Have a great work ethic and be able to work efficiently to meet daily deadlines.

  • Be confident in the use of online interfaces to support ordering functions. 

  • Have excellent customer service skills

  • Have great communication skills and be an excellent team player

  • Be ambitious for a career in specialty coffee

The role includes:

  • Blending and packing coffee. 

  • Preparing and labelling coffee packaging

  • Packing coffee
  • Picking orders, preparing for dispatch

  • Administration duties

  • Assisting in stock management

  • Assisting with record keeping

  • Cleaning of roastery

  • Calibration of equipment

  • Maintaining packing equipment 

  • Responding to customer queries

  • Serving visitors who purchase directly from our roastery.

  • Other general duties to support company activities

  • A driving licence is preferred but not essential

  • Support at external events

What we’ll offer: 

As well as your salary; 

  • Coffee. As much as you can drink!

  • Annual Leave. 28 days initially plus your birthday off too!

  • Reward and Recognition. A team profit share bonus scheme based on company performance and your personal contribution, with regular recognition along the way.

  • Wellbeing Allowance. We'll support you in looking after your health and wellbeing so you can do your best work. We contribute to the cost of any fitness or personal development sessions. 

  • Personal Investment. We'll invest in your personal development and give you regular feedback. Plus we encourage and support (financially) further professional qualifications. 

  • Techscheme. To upgrade your own devices.

  • Cyclescheme. To make your daily commute even better.

  • Volunteer days.Opportunities to support our local community through paid volunteering days.

  • Pension. Contribution to a pension scheme that invests in ethical causes for your future.

  • Origin Trips. Opportunities to represent Dear Green through an educational coffee adventure.

  • Grow with us. Opportunities to develop your career in line with the growth of the company. 

  • Open culture. A place where you can bring new ideas, try doing things differently and have a real impact.

You could belong here; 

To deliver a brilliant product and work environment we are building a company that is reflective of diversity. We’re building an inclusive workplace that promotes and values difference, where everyone, from any background, can do their best work and be proud to belong. We’re looking for the best candidate for the job, someone who can expand our culture, enhance our team, and challenge the norm.

Blind Recruitment Process;

To avoid biased screening we use a blind recruitment process. The initial selection process is based on your answers to three questions, scored against criteria for the role. 

CVs or any other information about you will not be viewed at this initial screening stage. Please answer questions with specific information that clearly communicates your work experience. Ensure your answers can demonstrate your ability through genuine examples. 

We can’t wait to hear from you! To apply, please follow this link.

For more information about us click here or check out our socials.