Origin Coffee

Origin Coffee

Careers at Origin Coffee

Origin Coffee is an independent and innovative coffee company with a base in London and Cornwall with a purpose beyond profit. We are a group of highly experienced and passionate coffee people that continue to strive to raise coffee standards throughout the UK.

Crafting distinctive espresso coffee is at the forefront of what we do at Origin, but behind the scenes we have worked hard to make sure every bean roasted for us promotes social, environmental and economic responsibility.

Verified by Escape

Escape's take on Origin Coffee

Source. Roast. Teach. Brew. Their story begins in 2004. They're one of the UK’s largest speciality roasters, independently-owned and bound by one central ethos; to source exceptional coffee through a sustainable, triple bottom line approach. Not only that, Origin Coffee is known for being a great place to work in the coffee industry, having won several awards for their employee satisfaction, commitment to sustainability and ethical practices. Personal development and training is priorities as well as opportunities for growth and development of individual roles. Having recently been listed on the 2023 FEBE Growth 100, which celebrates the fastest growing private companies in the UK – be sure to snap up one of their open job roles.

Stats we are proud of

  • 247k

    tonnes of waste were recycled in 2022

  • 13.3

    mixed recycling is sorted into different waste streams

  • 600

    kWh of energy produced by anaerobic digestion of food waste

  • 1,742

    using Too Good To Go. In 2021, this saved 4.36 tonnes of CO2

Behind the scenes

Team makeup

  • 85
  • 36
    % Female


  • Learning & development

    We'll contribute towards books, training courses and conferences that help you learn and grow in your role here.

  • Cycle-to-Work

    We are registered under the Cycle-to-Work scheme, so you can buy a bike and accessories tax-free.

  • Equipment

    Choose your own equipment: let us know which tools you need and we’ll do our best to get them for you.

  • Pensions

    Pensions, with a 5% employer contribution.

  • Maternity, paternity and adoption leave

    Industry leading maternity, paternity, adoption leave, which you're eligible for if you join more than 13 weeks before your expected date of childbirth or adoption.

  • Holiday

    34 days’ holiday a year (inc UK public holidays), and we encourage you to use them all up! It's a marathon, not a sprint.

  • Flexible working

    Whether your child's ill, you're waiting for a package, or you have some deep-focussed work to do, we all work from home (or café) from time to time. We encourage everyone to work from home when you need to.

  • Regular salary reviews

    In line with a salary framework, to ensure equal pay for equal work and that we recognise and reward when your responsibilities increase.

  • Birthday off

    Everyone has their birthday off.

  • Fertility Journey

    Supporting people who embark on a fertility journey, including time off and financial contribution for treatment.

  • Mental Health Training

    Is offered to all employee's for people to feel equipped to support their colleagues and know how best to signpost to suitable access points.

  • Sick Leave

    Enhanced sick leave. Up to 10 days per year paid in full - pro rate for part-time.

  • Transitioning at Work

    We want everyone at Origin Coffee to feel comfortable to be themselves at work. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and support our colleagues who identify as trans and provide support through any transitioning process.

  • Employee Assistant Programme

    A comprehensive suite of support from an (EAP) including help with physical, mental, and financial wellness at work

  • Financial Wellbeing Support

    We have partnered with Wagestream, a nancial wellbeing provider who offers nancial coaching, money management, debt advice, and individual tailored advice.