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.

Brewing and Beer

OPERATIONS MANAGER

South West, England - Ref: 1569

Matching their love for the traditional with a dedication to modern brewing techniques, our client, an innovative and progressive brewery based in the South West of the UK, is looking to recruit an Operations Manager for the brewing and packaging departments. The ideal candidate will be a highly disciplined and organised individual with excellent leadership and managerial experience.
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Distilling

DISTILLERY MANAGER

Scotland, UK - Ref: 1572

Our client is an award-winning whisky maker who proudly produces exceptional whiskies and premium spirits at five distilleries across Scotland. They are now looking to recruit a Distillery Manager, whose key responsibility will be the leadership and management of a Distillery. The nature of the job is cross-functional including areas such as health and safety, HMRC, customs and excise, quality, risk, engineering and environment process support and brand representation.
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Brewing and Beer

BREWERY MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

London, UK - Ref: 1571

Our client, a large, innovative craft brewery based in London, UK is looking to recruit a Brewery Maintenance Engineer who will support with the maintenance of all brewing and packaging equipment along with utilities across multiple sites.
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Distilling

LEAD WHISKY MAKER

Scotland, UK - Ref: 1568

Based in Scotland, our client has been creating extraordinary whisky since 1824 and has an award-winning portfolio of home-grown and imported single malts and blends. They are now looking to recruit a Lead Whisky Maker who will lead a team of Whisky Makers to deliver the entire product range for our client’s brand.
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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

What Bugs Me About ‘Craft’…

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

What Bugs Me About ‘Craft’…

…is that there is no definition, yet everyone reckons they know what it means! The term ‘craft beer’ is bandied about to denote small batch, local provenance, time served expert, quality, independence and generally better. It is also used as a stick to beat the multinationals whose brewers sit behind computer screens all day while […]
Hops The Spice Of Beer – Part 2

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Hops The Spice Of Beer – Part 2

Plant breeding has centred on building in increased resin yield, disease resistance, exotic tropical and citrusy aromas as well as hedgerow varieties that grow to around 2.5m tall rather than the traditional 5-6m. However the hop plant does not breed true from seed, each seedling is unique in its genetic make-up which means a lot […]
Tips For Writing A Technical CV

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Tips For Writing A Technical CV

There are many good web sites for generic CV writing tips and formats…..but there are a few additional tips you may wish to consider if you are writing a technical CV. WHO IS READING THE CV? In many cases, HR may make the first screen of CVs and may not have a technical background. This […]

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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

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

‘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

‘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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