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Assistant Coffee Buyer Job ref:

Type: Permanent

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000

Location: Pontefract


Unique opportunity to pave your career in the world of Coffee!

JS Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting for a global Beverage Manufacturing business who operate in the UK and Internationally. They are highly regarded as a major player in the coffee arena and widely recognised as being a great employer who truly value their people!

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to join this innovative business as an Assistant Coffee Buyer. This is a varied role and full training would be provided. In addition, there is genuine scope for career progression across the group making this ideal for candidates who are looking for a challenge and long term prospects.

The first 6 – 12 months would be very much focussed on learning about the supply chain, buying and trading, supplier and internal relationship management, management of stock through to working closely with the laboratory and becoming an expert in tasting coffee! There would also be occasional travel to London and internationally!

Perhaps you are working in a coffee shop as a Barista now or just genuinely interested and passionate about coffee! If so, this opportunity is not to be missed!


  • Ideally educated to A Level standard or equivalent
  • Demonstrate good level of numeracy and literacy
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • IT skills: competent in use of Excel, Word, Power point, Outlook, Teams
  • Genuine desire to learn, with a proactive and positive approach
  • Willingness to do hands-on training
  • Self-motivated with a passion for coffee
  • Confident, determined and a sound team player

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Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.
JS Recruitment is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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