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

Low/Non-Alcoholic Drinks

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

ENGINEER & SERVICE MANAGER

Midlands, UK - Ref: 1768

Our client is one of the UK’s leading companies in the sales and distribution of drinks and beverages equipment to the juice, cider, wine and beer markets. They are looking to recruit an Engineering and Service Manager to develop a customer focused Engineering and Service team that can deliver upon the customer expectations. Drawing upon significant experience gained in a similar industry and familiar with best practice in the food and drinks market, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the capability to lead a successful team, deliver on target, operate at management level and provide engineering-based solutions to field service.
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Brewing and Beer

PRODUCTION BREWER

East Anglia, UK - Ref: 1765

Our client, a brewery based in East Anglia, is looking to recruit a Production Brewer, with a passion for craft beer, who will ensure the highest standards of quality and consistency.
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Brewing and Beer

SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Europe (preferably France) - Ref: 1760

Our client is a large brewery based in Africa. They are looking to recruit a Senior Business Development Manager to be based in Europe (preferably France), who is familiar with the European beverage market, especially in relation to African-themed products. The successful candidate will be a primary point of contact for customers, introducing and promoting products and implementing effective sales strategies to drive product adoption to meet sales targets.
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Brewing and Beer

PROCESSING OPERATOR

UK - Ref: 1763

Our client is looking to recruit a dynamic, energetic and self-driven person to the role of Processing Operator, with responsibility for the intake of products, ensuring all process controls, quality standards and H&S requirements are followed.
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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

Is It Worth Going To A Brewing Conference?

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Is It Worth Going To A Brewing Conference?

There is a huge crossover with the topic we discussed last month namely is it worth your while attending exhibitions of brewery equipment? The same advantages apply: networking, learning, expanding horizons and finding out what is new. The downside is again cost and taking time off work. Most conferences have exhibitions attached. Indeed most conferences […]
Is It Worth Going To Brewery Exhibitions?

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Is It Worth Going To Brewery Exhibitions?

As the weather gets better and we stow our woolly jumpers away until next year, brewers should be considering their continuous professional development plans or else thinking about taking a break from the mash tun for a couple of days and perhaps learning something new. Where does the brewery equipment exhibition fit in to these […]
The UK Wine Industry From A Winemaker’s Perspective

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

The UK Wine Industry From A Winemaker’s Perspective

Almost exactly 40 years ago John Worontschak obtained his BSc in winemaking at Charles Sturt University at Wagga Wagga, in New South Wales. It wasn’t long before he found his way to the UK having spent time in vineyards in Australia, California and France. In 1988 John established his first contract winemaking company in the […]

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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

Penny Zaloumis

Penny Zaloumis

Tricia Tappin

Tricia Tappin

Laurence Rougeaux

Laurence Rougeaux

Shaun Parry-Jones

Shaun Parry-Jones

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

‘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

‘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

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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