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

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

London, UK - Ref: 1623

Our client, a global drinks company, is looking to recruit a London based Laboratory Technician whose responsibility will be to determine, by laboratory analysis, if products are of acceptable quality to be released to the next stage of production or in the case of final pack, to the consumer market.
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Brewing and Beer

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

London, UK - Ref: 1623

Our client founded India's first craft brewery, with the aim of bringing both quality and variety to the Indian beer market. They have been importing Indian brewed beers into the UK since 2018 and have established a loyal customer base in the heart of London amongst craft beer lovers, modern diners and the street food scene. They are now looking for a Business Development Executive to continue growth within London and the rest of the UK as they go through an exciting expansion process. This position is a dream job for those passionate about beer! Creating sales, increasing brand awareness, and developing relationships with potential and existing customers.
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Brewing and Beer

PRODUCTION & TECHNICAL MANAGER

Midlands, UK - Ref: 1621

Our client is a micro-brewery situated in the heart of the Peak District, England. With innovation and high quality at their core, the brewery produces upwards of 30 distinct brews, plus special editions. They are now looking to recruit a Production and Technical Manager to oversee wort production, cellaring and packaging workflow. Managing multiple teams across these production areas, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring smooth and timely delivery of packaged beer into the warehouse.
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Brewing and Beer

Packaging Operator

London, UK - Ref: 1615

Our client, a global drinks company, is looking to recruit a Packaging Operator. Working as part of the packaging team, the successful candidate will be responsible for working flexibly and be able to work on both bottling and kegging production lines, from start up to shut down and deliver packaged volumes on time whilst adhering to the highest levels of safety and quality.
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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

Bring On The Barrels… Part 1

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Bring On The Barrels… Part 1

Beer drinkers are getting more adventurous and seem willing to sample, often at considerable cost, beers with wild, funky and sour flavours, often derived from the inside of a wooden cask. Funky encompasses hay, farmyard and horse blanket flavours, not a good description for townies who do not own a horse but you will know […]
Bring On The Agave

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Bring On The Agave

I’ll bet that few of you celebrated International Margarita Day at the end of February. The classic Margarita has but three ingredients; tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice but over the years bartenders seem to have developed it into a glorified slush puppy. Tequila itself gained an unhealthy reputation with many young people swearing ‘never […]
Another Key Ingredient In Brewing – Water – Part 2

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Another Key Ingredient In Brewing – Water – Part 2

Last month we considered the importance in brewing of the calcium and bicarbonate ion, of course there are other ions of significance in the water. Sulphate promotes crispness and accentuates hop bitterness but it can be overdone leading to sulphidic notes as in the famous ‘Burton snatch’. Chloride on the other hand provides fullness, so […]

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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

‘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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