Current Vacancies

Come and work with us at the home of good malt

As a fifth-generation malting company with our own agricultural merchanting division, there are a wide range of career opportunities available within The Simpsons Malt Group.

Careers within The Simpsons Malt Group focus on opportunities and development. We believe that it takes time to acquire many of the skills that we require and we invest a lot of money in training our staff.

We are also proud to be a Certified B Corporation and do our utmost to ensure employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, engagement and satisfaction.

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

This page is dedicated to highlighting the latest vacancies at the home of good malt.

5x Summer Harvest Workers

Location: Keith Grain Store, Keith
Job Type: Full-time; temporary (July 2022 – October 2022)
Days / Hours: See individual descriptions below
Salary: From £10.00 per hour

Between the period of July to October, we are looking to employ keen people to help us perform pre-harvest preparation and assist with lab testing and intake during the harvest period, as well as assisting on intake duties during harvest.

Basic job details are as follows:

2 x Harvest Laboratory & Weighbridge Assistant
Days / Hours: Outside harvest – Monday to Friday / 8.00am – 5.00pm; During harvest – Monday to Friday / 7.00am – 7.00pm and also Saturday mornings.

Work duties involve grain testing incoming lorries and drier samples, operating the weighbridge and weighing in lorries during intake. Basic IT skills are required for the operation of the weighbridge and inputting of testing data.

2 x Harvest Intake Operator
Days / Hours:
Outside harvest – Monday to Friday / 8.00am – 5.00pm; During harvest – Monday to Friday / 7.00am – 7.00pm and will also include weekends.

Work duties will involve tipping wagons into the correct barley holding bins, grain drying and maintaining high standards of hygiene on the intakes throughout the day, taking drier samples and general site maintenance.

1 x Harvest Intake Nightshift Operator
Days / Hours: 
Monday to Friday / 7.00pm – 7.00am and will also include weekends.

Work duties will include grain drying and maintaining high standards of hygiene, taking drier samples and general site maintenance.

To submit your application, please submit your CV and cover letter to hr@simpsonsmalt.co.uk.

If you would like to find out more information about the role, please also get in touch via email to hr@simpsonsmalt.co.uk, or contact Keith Site Lead, Lauren Thain: laurenthain@simpsonsmalt.co.uk.

5x Summer Harvest Workers

Location: Gladsmuir Granary, Gladsmuir
Job Type: Full-time; temporary (July 2022 – October 2022)
Days / Hours: See individual descriptions below
Salary: From £10.00 per hour

Between the period of July to October, we are looking to employ keen people to help us perform pre-harvest preparation and assist with lab testing and intake during the harvest period, as well as assisting on intake duties during harvest.

Basic job details are as follows:

3 x Harvest Laboratory & Weighbridge Assistant
Days / Hours: Outside harvest – Monday to Friday / 8.00am – 4.30pm; During harvest – Monday to Friday / 7.00am – 7.00pm and also Saturday mornings.

Work duties involve grain testing incoming lorries and drier samples, operating the weighbridge and weighing in lorries during intake. Basic IT skills are required for the operation of the weighbridge and inputting of testing data.

2 x Granary Worker
Days / Hours:
Outside harvest – Monday to Friday / 8.00am – 4.30pm; During harvest – Monday to Friday / 7.00am – 7.00pm and will also include weekends.

Work duties will involve tipping wagons into the correct barley holding bins, grain drying and maintaining high standards of hygiene on the intakes throughout the day, taking drier samples and general site maintenance.

Driving licence is required, but training on the Loader, Shunter and Forklift will be given.

To submit your application, please submit your CV and cover letter to hr@simpsonsmalt.co.uk.

If you would like to find out more information about the role, please also get in touch via email to hr@simpsonsmalt.co.uk or contact Gladsmuir Site Lead, Jane Lothian: janelothian@simpsonsmalt.co.uk.