A home for Rare Characters

William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At A Glance

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100%
Family Owned
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180
Markets
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44
Locations
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2800+
Employees

Life at William Grant & Sons

Our ambition is to fulfil your ambition

I love working with an incredible team of talented senior leaders who challenge me in different ways. I also love the fact that each day I learn something new and grow as an individual.

Angie Corbett, Singapore

We value every employee for their Rare Character: distinctive skills, experiences and perspectives.

Every single one of our Rare Characters has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

We always take a long-term view of our business. We are committed to creating and promoting an inclusive culture where all ideas and views are respected and where our Rare Characters are encouraged to develop and achieve their full potential.

Our approach to recruitment encourages diversity and supports our wider diversity and inclusion ambitions.

We provide employees with flexible working practices to support them at important times in their life and to help them achieve a work- life balance.

A range of global roles and locations

Our business is structured in three main areas:

Central services

Our central services are crucial to the success of our business, supporting our operations and branded business units.

Our functions include Finance, Human Resources, Global Technology Services, Legal and Global Corporate Communications.These teams serve our global business and operate from our global locations.

Operations Business Unit

In 2019, we were once again named Distiller of the Year by the International Spirits Challenge.

We have received the highest accolade of Distiller of the Year from either the International Wine and Spirits Competition or the International Spirits Challenge 12 times in the last 13 years.

These consistent wins demonstrate the exceptional quality of our liquids that underpins all of our brands.

We take enormous pride in the quality of our spirits, and employ experts and graduates alike at our operational sites across the world, specialising in the following disciplines:

  • Distilling
  • Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Customer Services
  • Planning
  • Procurement
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • New Product Development

Branded Business Unit

Our branded business is split into three regions: Europe, Middle East and Africa; Asia Pacific and The Americas

We build our brands across these regions dram by dram, the William Grant & Sons way.

This means we execute first-class activations, marketing campaigns and customer collaborations, whether you’re based in Singapore or Strathclyde Business Park, Tullamore or Tuthilltown. 

Working with us

Our ambition is to fulfil your ambition.

This is an exciting time to join as we continue to expand into new markets globally.

We can offer you the chance to work in the dynamic premium spirits industry with first-class UK and international opportunities across a range of business functions.

Learning and Development

We encourage everyone here to Be Their Best Self. We are passionate about investing in our people to support their career development, help drive our business forward and build legacies. We have learning initiatives to support these needs and believe everyone should embrace learning as part of their everyday. It’s who we are.

Diversity & Inclusion

Our aim is to create and promote a diverse and inclusive culture where all ideas and views are respected and where we are all encouraged to create our personal legacy. The fact that Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) is a key business priority demonstrates how important it is to us. 

Our Benefits Package

The reward package we offer our employees is not just about competitive salaries and the opportunity for bonus. We offer great employee benefits including a generous holiday entitlement and product allowance. Our benefits take into account local practice and so may vary slightly depending where you are based.

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