We're always on the lookout for great people to join our team. Whether you're a skilled barista, a natural salesperson or a marketing pro, we would love to hear from you.



Barista (Full time) x 2

Hours: 37.5 per week

Pay rate: Based on experience

Start date/s: One position at the start of March 2019, the other the start of April 2019.

We're looking two skilled and experienced baristas to join our small friendly team, to work at one of our coffee bars in either Tollcross or Nicholson Street.

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.
Strong experience working with speciality coffee.
Skilled with latte art.
Ability to accurately dial in coffees.
Excellent customer service skills.
Experience handling cash and card sales.
Great communication skills.
Well presented & organised.
Outgoing and confident.

Experience working with brewed coffee (Chemex, V60, Syphon etc)
In depth knowledge of speciality coffee and coffee equipment.Experience working in a retail environment.

Barista application details:

To apply, please send your CV and a short statement about why you would be great for the role to info@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.


Cafe Manager (Full time)

Hours: 37.5 per week

Pay rate: Based on experience

Annual leave: 28 days

Pension: NEST

Start date: 29th April 2019.

We are looking for a hard working, pro-active leader, that can manage one of our coffee bars, generating a great atmosphere, keeping it immaculate and motivate a team to deliver a consistently great product & service.

Working from our Nicolson Street store, you will actively manage your site across operations, procurement, HR and finance.

- 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 too a sharp and clean working environment.

- You will be comfortable with all HR related tasks including - hiring, planning rotas, 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 ideally have excellent speciality coffee skills across espresso, latte art and use of key equipment, however candidates with non speciality coffee experience will still be considered.

Strong management experience in a cafe or restaurant environment
Excellent communication skills
Strong leadership skills
Proactive and hardworking
Calm, tactful and professional
Good IT skills
Experience handling cash, card payments and banking
Well organised, responsible, reliable
2+ years experience in coffee

In depth knowledge of speciality coffee
Strong speciality coffee experience
Ability to accurately dial in coffees.
Skilled at latte art
Knowledge of speciality coffee equipment
Sales and retail experience
Proficient with social media platforms

Cafe Manager application details:

To apply, please email us your CV and a cover letter about why you're the right person for the role to info@machina-coffee.co.uk 



Marketing Manager (Part Time)

Hours: 2 days a week (With potential to increase in the future)

Salary: £28-32k pro rata, depending on experience

Annual leave: 28 days pro rata

Pension: NEST

Machina was founded in 2013, as a coffee equipment business. Over five years later and we now run two busy cafes, a rapidly growing coffee roastery and a commercial equipment business that sells across the globe.

You would be based at our office, located at our roastery and equipment warehouse in Peffermill, Edinburgh. We offer a fun and informal workplace, flexible working and plenty of coffee.


- Is a marketing expert that can help us expand our reach, especially in B2B for coffee and commercial equipment

- Can work across strategic and tactical levels

- Appreciates good design and branding, and can help us develop our brand as the business grows

- Is social media and digital marketing savvy

- Has excellent copywriting skills

- Enjoys variety and being a key part of a small, close knit team

- Has 5+ years of experience in a strategic marketing role


- Experience in food and drink / SME / e-commerce / B2B & B2C marketing

- Web content development skills

- And are proficient in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

- A passion for great coffee

What you will be doing:

- Working with the MD to develop a refreshed marketing strategy

- Developing the Machina brand, and managing how it is presented across all aspects of the business (packaging, website, events, cafes)

- Becoming the guardian of the brand, including refreshing guidelines

- Working creatively to reach new audiences on a limited budget

- Delivering high quality tactical / operational outputs, including social media and email campaigns, refreshing website content

- Working closely with account management and sales colleagues to support business growth

Marketing Manager application details:

If you would like to apply, please send your CV and cover letter to info@machina-coffee.co.uk