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At Simpsons Malt, we employ people to fulfil a wide range of roles at our malting sites at Berwick-upon-Tweed and Tivetshall St Margaret, as well as our five grain stores located throughout the UK.

Many of those we employ have worked with us for decades, bringing vast amounts of knowledge and skill to their roles.

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A growing family business

We’re a family business and many of the people who work here do so alongside members of their own families. We employ husbands and wives, sons and daughters and brother and sisters.

That we’re a family business is one of the keys to our longevity and sustained success. That we take a long view on our company’s future and are constantly looking for ways to innovate, refine and improve our processes is fundamental to our ethos.

Increasing sales, developing careers

In 2019, we were proud to feature once again in The Newcastle Journal’s Top 200 North East Companies publication. The publication showcases the finest businesses the North East has to offer and we were positioned 52nd on the list.

Our careers

Career paths at Simpsons Malt focus on opportunities and development. We believe that it takes time to acquire many of the skills that we require, like the skills and knowledge needed to become a roaster.

We’re careful to manage our succession planning to ensure seamless handovers. We invest in training upcoming staff in all elements of roles that are due to become free, whether due to promotion, retirement or maternity leave.

We hire new staff at different times throughout the year and welcome speculative applications.

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Additional career opportunities

Work experience

Simpsons Malt offers work experience placements to students at schools close to both Berwick-upon-Tweed and Tivetshall. Due to the nature of the business, more positions are available at harvest time. Applications for work experience positions are always welcome.

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Apprenticeships throughout the company do become regularly available. We select from applications made speculatively in the previous year and also following advertising within local secondary schools.

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Internships and graduate traineeships are occasionally available within the company.

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