We're always on the lookout for great people to join our Edinburgh team. Whether you're a skilled barista, a natural salesperson or a creative type with an eye for photography, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently hiring for a Cafe Manager and Front of House positions at our new Marchmont cafe, and Logistics at our roastery & warehouse in Peffermill.

Full Time - Logistics

Based at our coffee roastery, we're looking for hard working, detail focused person to work full time within our logistics team.

You will be helping prepare and process orders - picking coffee equipment, labelling bags and packing coffee in a busy roastery setting.

You will be receiving deliveries from suppliers, checking in stock into our warehouse, booking on shipments with couriers and working closely with the roastery & sales teams, ensuring that orders are processed and shipped on time.

  • Calm under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good work ethic.
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team.
  • Confident IT skills.
  • Sense of humour. (Would be a massive bonus)
  • An interest in speciality coffee.
  • Previous experience working in a logistics role.
  • Strong IT skills.
Working times / hours:
  • Mon-Fri: 8.30-4.30


To apply, please send in your CV and cover letter about why you're suitable for the role to hr@machina-coffee.co.uk with the subject "Logistics Vacancy".


Cafe Manager (Full Time)

We are looking for an experienced manager to run our new Marchmont Cafe in Edinburgh. This location will offer a mixture of speciality coffee, a curated food menu across breakfast & lunch, alongside being an extensive coffee equipment retail outlet.

You will be a natural leader and great people person, capable of generating a great atmosphere, keeping the place immaculate and motivating a team to deliver a consistently great service.

You will work on the floor, with a team of two supervisors and dedicated coffee and service teams. As well as being the manager on the floor, you will pro-actively control the site across operations, procurement, HR and finance.


The key stuff:

- You will be a natural leader, able to motivate and gel a team of staff to run a site efficiently and professionally.

- You must be comfortable being the main contact on site, liaising between management, customers, suppliers and other third parties.

- You will be calm under pressure, skilful at handing all kinds of situations and customers.

- You must possess strong commercial awareness, keeping a clear eye on purchasing, prices and margins at all times.

- You will have a strong eye for detail and insist on working to a sharp and clean working environment.

- You will be comfortable with all HR related tasks including - hiring, planning rota's, managing shift schedules and handling staff queries.

- You must have strong IT skills, able to manage all administration and communications to a high standard.

- You will be comfortable with generating and updating forecasts, costing food items and working out margins.

- You will work closely with the operations & marketing managers, plus liaise with the managing director, supporting the delivery of the overarching cafe strategy.


  • Proven experience working in a hospitality managers role.
  • Hard working with a pro-active approach.
  • Outgoing and confident.
  • Well presented & organised.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Calm, tactful and professional.
  • Great IT skills.
  • Experience managing card / contactless payments.
  • Well organised, responsible, reliable.
  • Experienced in health & safety and food safe processes.


  • Experience working in sales & retail.
  • Experienced in food preparation.
  • Experience working within the coffee industry.
  • Skilled and experienced using coffee machines.
  • Skilled at dialling in coffee.
  • Proficient at latte art.
  • Experienced in filter coffee.

Hours: 37.5 hours a week
Pay: Competitive salaried position.
Start date: As soon as possible


    To apply, please send in your CV and cover letter about why you're suitable for the role to hr@machina-coffee.co.uk with the subject "Café Manager Vacancy".

    Front of House / Service (Full time)

    Based at our new café at 38 Marchmont Road, EH9 1HX

    We're looking for a skilled and experienced person to join our small friendly team, working as Front of House staff.  You will be involved in counter service, taking payments, preparing food, serving to tables and keeping the space clean and organised.  You will also be actively involved in advising and processing retail sales of coffee and equipment.

    Customer service is a huge part of what we do, so you'll need to be friendly, confident and approachable.


    • Hard working with a pro-active approach.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Great communication skills.
    • Well presented & organised.
    • Ability to work to a high standard under pressure.
    • Outgoing and confident.


    • In depth knowledge of speciality coffee and coffee equipment.
    • Experience working in a retail environment.


    To apply, please send in your CV and a short statement about why you're perfect for the role to hr@machina-coffee.co.uk. PLEASE NOTE: You must have the relevant speciality coffee experience to be considered for this role. If you don't, please don't apply.

    Due to the number of applications we cannot reply to every inquiry. If you have not heard from us within 7 days of your application then presume you have not been selected for an interview.