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THE CARLING PARTNERSHIP

 

Right by you

Recruitment for the drinks industry.

We do right by the people we work with. Your interests come first. For us, mutual success is the only success

In line with the Government imposed constraints, arising from  COVID-19, members of the Carling team are all now working remotely.  However, we are all in daily contact and open for business as usual.   Please continue to contact us via the telephone, email or webchat. Keep safe everyone!

CARLING

For nearly two decades the Carling Partnership has been the leading name in recruitment specialising in the drinks sector. We offer unrivalled access to the industry, deep understanding of the sector’s demands, and a thorough and personal approach. The result? Placements that are right for the job, right for the culture and right for the person.

SECTORS

Brewing and beer

Cider

Distilling

Sales and Marketing

Soft Drink

Wine

Suppliers

WHY USE US

The roles we fill

If the drinks industry needs it, we cover it. We’re specialists in top-level management and technical positions, but we find high-quality people for roles at all levels. Every leader begins somewhere.

 

 

Master distillers, master brewers, cider makers, brewers and distillers
Sales and marketing
Project and account managers
All technical roles
Microbiologists, chemists, engineers
Buyers
Packaging
Quality and process control
Specialised management – all types
And much more…

 

WHY USE US

Latest Vacancies

We’re trusted by the biggest names in the drinks industry because of our discretion and confidentiality, vital for sensitive senior posts.

Brewing and Beer

Multi Skilled Engineer

South East, UK - Ref: 1435

Our client is a well-established regional craft brewer based in the South East and is now looking for a Multi Skilled Engineer either Mech. or Elec. bias with experience of shift maintenance in a pressurised FMCG, preferably from a food / beverage environment. The successful candidate must be multi-skilled and experienced but primarily must have personality / character to deliver the very highest levels of machine reliability through very high standards work and flexibility. He /She will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all production equipment, facilities and utilities to ensure high availability, reliability and operational performance to meet the operation objectives of efficiency, quality and safety.
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Sales and Marketing

UK Sales Manager

Field Based, UK - Ref: 1434

Our client is a global key player in yeasts and fermentation solutions for the brewing, wine and spirits industries. They sell through a network of distributors and directly to industrial customers. They are now looking to recruit a UK Sales Manager who will manage the industrial brewers, the distributors, and will be in daily contact with craft and home brewers and craft and home distillers, served through distributors. He/She will be also active in wine and cider segment.
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Brewing and Beer

Brewer

South East, UK - Ref: 1431

Our client is a well-established regional craft brewer based in the South East and is now looking for a Brewer. The Brewer will be responsible for working with the Head Brewer to execute the brewing and packaging plan. He/she will be responsible for all aspects of brewing and packaging each beer style on production equipment to the highest standards. The role requires commitment to the maintenance of brewing best practices. The successful candidate will also be responsible for communicating and coordinating with other brewery / company employees.
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Distilling

Master Blender

Southern Ireland - Ref: 1428

Our client, a craft distillery working at super premium end, located in one of the most beautiful settings in Southern Ireland is looking to recruit a Master Blender. As this is a new distillery operation, it presents a great opportunity for an experienced ambitious Master Blender to help shape the current operations and future direction of the distillery and its product offerings.
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BETTER RANGE

Advertising your vacancies directly leaves the future of your company to chance. Don’t passively hope the right person finds you. Actively find them.

BETTER Quality

The ideal candidate for a role is rarely even looking for a job. Often, they need a tap on the shoulder. We know where they are.

BETTER MATCH

Location, family, ambition, strengths, culture… so many things influence a successful placement. Get them right first time.

Insights

Getting Pubs Back To Normal…

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Getting Pubs Back To Normal…

..Whatever ‘normal’ might be! Will they or won’t they? Can we or can’t we? Brewers and pub owners have been bombarded with rules, guidance, surmise and gossip over the last 100 days since pubs were shuttered. As we discussed in the April blog, some brewers have completely shut up shop for the duration, others have […]
The March Of The Nolos

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

The March Of The Nolos

There has been phenomenal growth in low-alcohol products and at last a sector of the beer market is in growth. When the cricketing reverend David Sheppard first heard of Barbican he likened non-alcoholic beer to a non-female woman! But with lucrative contracts with Saudi Arabia up for grabs Bass persisted and was joined by St […]
Coronavirus – Brewers Rise To The Challenge

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Coronavirus – Brewers Rise To The Challenge

It is now over a month since all Britain’s pubs, bars and restaurants were shuttered with little notice a few days after we had been asked not to visit them for fear of spreading the Coronavirus. The UK has around 2500 breweries (mostly very small) and according to CGA some 116,500 licensed premises including pubs […]

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The team

We love to see both clients and candidates thrive as a result of our work. Our different backgrounds and range of skills help make that happen.

Julie Carling

Julie Carling

Tricia Tappin

Tricia Tappin

Tanya White

Tanya White

Laurence Rougeaux

Laurence Rougeaux

ABOUT US

‘Working with the team at The Carling Partnership is always a pleasure. The opportunities that The Carling Partnership offers are second to none in the brewing industry. They are always knowledgeable, professional and friendly.’

Ciaran Giblin, Brewmaster

‘It’s like working with friends, friends you have known all your life, they know what we want and they always deliver. I have never had a bad recommendation.’

Peter Smith

‘The Carling Partnership are a pleasure to work with. They have taken time to really understand our business and to really get to know their candidates. They are sound advisors, honest, direct and efficient. Not only that, they are lovely people and I highly recommend them.’

Michael Wiper

‘I have been working with Julie and Bill for over 20 years. Together they have built a first class reputation for talent management in the beverage sector. I have been placed by them a number of times but more than this, Carling Partnership has worked with me on many occasions to provide great talent to the organisations I have worked for over the years. I can say for me they are the “go to” Team you can trust. In particular Julie goes the extra mile to only forward candidates to organisations whom she can fully stand over. She also meticulously gets to know her candidates before recommending them. Their reputation is indivisible.’

Julian Patton

HEAD BREWER JOB DESCRIPTION


A Head Brewer is responsible for all aspects of the beer production process and day-to-day operations of the brewery. It is a high-level role which can involve many different tasks.

 

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