Head Barista / Café Supervisor

Apply now
Job Number: 969105
Work type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Corporate Services, Melbourne

MinterEllison is renowned as one of Asia Pacific's leading legal practices. What sets us apart is  we are driven by a strong sense of purpose: we endeavour to build authentic and enduring relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.  Through our leading-edge innovation and our collaborative legal and consulting specialists, MinterEllison is redefining the boundaries of what it means to be a law firm.

MinterEllison was placed in the top 25 best workplaces in Australia and in LinkedIn’s 25 Top Companies in Australia for 2019—the highest ranking of any law firm.

The Team

As a Firm we recognise that the provision of first class legal services requires a talented and supportive team. At the very front line of this is our Melbourne Client Floor Team which caters for a wide variety of client and staff events ranging from coffee catch ups, sandwich lunches, buffets, and fine dining events.

To support their efforts, the Client Floor team has a full café set up, with state of the art cafe equipment. The objectives of the Barista is to provide consistently good coffee and the highest level of customer service to our staff who frequent the café.

We are currently looking for an experienced professional with a real passion for coffee, food and customer service to join our team on a full time basis.

Your Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for the seamless operation of the café, delivering exceptional coffee at all times, and ensuring food and beverage orders are prepared and served in a timely manner.

Reporting to the Client Floor Team Leader, you will take a 'hands on' involvement with all tasks and responsibilities including:

  • Supervising the operations of the café and the café team
  • Cashing up at the end of each day
  • Deliver exceptional and consistent coffee at all times
  • Ordering stock, invoicing, stock management, rostering
  • Ensure the café area and tables are neat and clean at all times
  • Assist in unpacking and shelving and rotating deliveries
  • Adhere to all firm policies and procedures such as confidentiality and WH&S
  • Participate in staff meetings to discuss areas of activity, concern and general feedback
  • Open and close the café, as required.
  • Other duties as directed by Client Floor Team Leader

You will be required to work on a rotating shift roster between the hours of 6.00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Overtime may be required for from time to time.

This unique role will offer the successful individual the opportunity to join a group of hard working  professionals, who encourage collaboration and innovative thinking.

More About You

You will have at least 2-5 years previous barista and management experience in a corporate or high volume environment. You will need to have a passion for food and coffee. In addition, you will need to possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Exceptional coffee-making skills
  • Strong experience as a Barista in a high volume environment
  • Experience with calibrating a coffee machine and grinder
  • Food safety skills
  • An uncompromising commitment to delivering outstanding service in a professional and efficient manner;
  • Exceptional communication skills and an ability to liaise at all levels;
  • Solid food and beverage knowledge 

We are also looking for someone who has:

  • A passion for customer service;
  • Initiative and a proactive approach;
  • Impeccable personal presentation is a must
  • A driven and enthusiastic attitude with a commitment to teamwork.

Who We Are

Diversity is one of the five elements that underpin our firm's purpose and informs the way we work internally and with our clients. An inclusive workplace environment is critical to leveraging the impact this diversity brings to all that we do each day. MinterEllison has been recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia for the past 11 years and has been recognised as both a Gold (2019) and Silver (2018 and 2020)  Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).

We believe that agile workplaces can be instrumental in delivering increased levels of productivity. At MinterEllison we support our people to maintain a healthy balance between the demands of work, life and family.  We have a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing including free gym membership.

How To Apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Clare Odell on 02 9921 8747 for a confidential discussion.

Agency submissions will not be accepted without prior express approval from the MinterEllison recruitment team. All agency candidates must be submitted through our on-line portal to be valid.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Back Apply now

Share this:

| More

Job Number or Keywords:

Filter results

Work types




Subscribe to Job Alerts