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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

 

CARLING

For over 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.

Cider

Technical Manager

South West, UK - Ref: 1472

Our client, a successful award-winning Cider Producer, is now looking to recruit a Technical Manager based at their production site in the South West. The Technical Manager will focus on fermentation and process improvement and will take the lead on the technical manufacturing side of the business.
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Brewing and Beer

Quality Assurance Manager

Glasgow, Scotland - Ref: 1469

Our client, a leading alcoholic drink manufacturer and distributor, is looking to recruit a Quality Assurance Manager based at their brewery in Glasgow. The successful candidate will support the site quality strategy by effectively managing the site QA team, leading quality improvement initiatives and ensuring QA activities are completed in an efficient, controlled and structured manner in order to continue to protect the Company's brands and reputation.
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Cider

Head Cider Maker

Kenya, Africa - Ref: 1468

Our client are on an exciting mission to create Africa’s leading craft beverage brand. They currently make fruit ciders, made with real fruit from Kenya, and craft tonics, made with natural ingredients from Africa. They are a product led company where passion for local, original, quality drinks is at the heart of what they do. They are now looking for a Head Cider Maker who will be at the heart of delivering product innovation, quality and consistency. The successful candidate will be an experienced and entrepreneurial Cider Maker with a passion for making great craft products which they can bring to the local team.
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Distilling

Head Distiller - Whiskey

Ireland - Ref: 1463

Our client is an award-winning craft distillery located in a charming area of The Republic of Ireland and they are now looking for a Head Distiller to join their team. This is an exciting role for an enthusiastic, forward thinking, hands-on and innovative individual to lead and manage the production line, quality control and production team.
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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

How To Make Beer – Beer Processing After Fermentation

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

How To Make Beer – Beer Processing After Fermentation

Last month we left the beer making process with a fermenting vessel full of ‘green beer’. What happens next depends on how the beer is to be sold in the market place. A relatively small but noisy sector of the UK market involves cask conditioned ale. Known by some as ‘real ale’ I guess to […]
What Are The Common Strategic Career Moves In Brewing And Distilling?

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

What Are The Common Strategic Career Moves In Brewing And Distilling?

Based on my research with members of the brewing and distilling industry, and my experience as a career coach, it is clear that there are some career moves which are a key part of a strategy for long term career progression – these moves might sometimes look like diversions or sideways moves, but could be […]
How To Make Beer – Fermentation

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

How To Make Beer – Fermentation

Last time we left the now bitter wort in whirlpool but still at 85oC. This residual energy is recovered in plate heat exchangers as ale worts are collected at 18-20oC and lagers at 11 -15oC. Lagers are fermented cooler which allows more of the flavours derived from the materials to show through compared to higher […]

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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

‘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

‘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

‘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

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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