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

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.

Sales and Marketing

Sales Executive

South, UK - Ref: 1412

Our client who supplies the food, dairy, environmental, laboratory and agricultural industries, is expanding into the brewing, snacks and edible oils industries across the UK and is now looking for a Field Sales Executive to manage the southern territory to accelerate this growth and help them gain market share.
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Brewing and Beer

Head Brewer

South East. UK - Ref: 1411

Our client is from the craft sector and is looking to recruit a Head Brewer to join their team. The Head Brewer will carry out all brewing processes from ingredients to finished product. This will include monitoring material, ingredients and production levels. Also, use trial brewing and laboratory facilities to research improvements to existing products and methods, and develop new products. They will also supervise, recruit and develop brewing team. The role reports into the Managing Director.
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Brewing and Beer

Head Brewer

London, UK - Ref: 1408

Our client have an exciting opportunity as a Head Brewer for their expanding facility in London. They need someone to oversee the planning, management and optimisation of their brewing team. The ideal candidate will have relevant technical experience in brewing; be a keen people manager and be most comfortable in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
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Brewing and Beer

Engineering Manager

London, UK - Ref: 1407

Our client is a leading modern craft brewery and are looking to recruit an Engineering Manager. They will be accountable for the engineering function and team, ensure the safe and efficient performance of the engineering team, whilst adhering to safety, quality and financial standards. The Engineering Manager will also drive continuous improvement in the planned maintenance programme.
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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

Talent Acquisition Specialist Vacancy

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Talent Acquisition Specialist Vacancy

Talent Acquisition Specialist – Full or Part-time appointment.  Guildford, Surrey We are a boutique specialist recruitment company operating in the drinks sector.  Working from our rural offices in Bramley, just outside Guildford, we recruit brewers, distillers and technical personnel internationally for the drinks industry.  We work with global companies through to start up craft businesses. […]
The Green Fairy is Back

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

The Green Fairy is Back

We know that visitors to this website are adventurous but I wonder how many of you received a bottle of absinthe for Christmas. There is something mildly naughty and a tad trepidatious about first trying a drink that is supposed to drive you mad. Known as the Green Fairy we have intriguing stories from La […]
Vinegar Is Big Business

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Vinegar Is Big Business

Vinegar has been known to man for as long as beer has. This solution of acetic acid is used as a condiment, for pickling foods, making sauces and chutneys. It remains the housewife’s most ready source of acid for cleaning and in the US and Japan, vinegar parlours are springing up where people drink it […]

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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

Penny Zaloumis

Penny Zaloumis

Laurence Rougeaux

Laurence Rougeaux

ABOUT US

‘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

‘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

‘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

‘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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