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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.

Brewing and Beer

Planning and Logistics Manager

London, UK - Ref: 1486

Our client, an independent family-run craft brewery, is looking to recruit a Planning & Logistics Manager. Working closely with the Sales Team and Brewery Managers, the successful candidate will ensure the smooth operation of logistics throughout the business. He/she will manage inventory efficiently with deliveries to customers and will ensure product movements between the warehousing units are being closely monitored.
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Distilling

Operations Consultant (manufacturing & logistics)

Kenya, Africa - Ref: 1470

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 will be launching a range of craft gins for the Kenyan market. As the first company to distil in Kenya, they are in a prime position to help shape the craft market. Over and above this, Kenya is a phenomenal location to be able to make this product with one of the richest in flora and fauna, teas, fruit and spices.
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Brewing and Beer

Quality Technician

West Midlands, UK - Ref: 1482

Our client is an award winning well-established craft brewery based in the West Midlands. They are now looking to recruit a Quality Technician who will ensure that the brewery's products and materials used in manufacturing them meet the required standards.
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Distilling

Head of Manufacturing & Operations

Kenya, Africa - Ref: 1484

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 will be launching a range of craft gins for the Kenyan market. As the first company to distil in Kenya, they are in a prime position to help shape the craft market. Over and above this, Kenya is a phenomenal location to be able to make this product with one of the richest in flora and fauna, teas, fruit and spices.
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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 – On To Packaging And The Warehouse

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

How To Make Beer – On To Packaging And The Warehouse

Some 41.1% of UK beer is packaged for draught dispense in the pub (6.6% in cask and 34.5% in keg), bottles make up 24.6% and cans 34.3%. These figures are from 2019 and it remains to be seen whether our Covid experiences will alter the pack type spectrum once things get back to normal. While […]
Career Strategies To Maximise Your Potential In The Craft Sector

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Career Strategies To Maximise Your Potential In The Craft Sector

Over the last year, I have been interviewing industry members to get their tips on how to build a sustainable career in our industry. One of the emerging themes is that building a career in the craft industry can be tricky. While the craft industry offers the benefits of a dynamic, creative environment it can […]
How To Make Beer – Getting The Beer Bright

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

How To Make Beer – Getting The Beer Bright

The only additions before filtration might be the use of isinglass finings to remove any remaining yeast and protein from suspension more rapidly than relying on natural sedimentation through a depth of perhaps 10 metres. Without finings you may have a couple of hundred barrels of hazy material at the base of the tank; this […]

GO TO INSIGHTS

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

‘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

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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