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Branch Contact Details
Kite’s Rotherham branch is the most northerly located branch in the UK. It covers a vast area meeting the Coventry branch at Nottingham, reaching as far as the Scottish borders in the North and spanning the whole of Northern England, from the east to west coast. The branch’s portfolio of customers range from retail to industrial and cover a full range of products including medical, electrical, food produce, clothing and toys. It specialises in offering packaging solutions whilst providing a level of service that is second to none.
Kite Packaging North has grown from strength to strength over the past few years, recently moving premises from Sheffield to a new site in Rotherham; the £1.5 million investment has seen expansion from 20,000 to 30,000 sq. ft. The site includes a fully enclosed yard and further room for stock holding to improve service and delivery for its customers.
The site is overseen by Chris O’Reilly, Managing Partner and has a 22 strong team of employee partners who, because of Kite’s employee-owned philosophy, have a great interest in the service values offered to all of their branch customers. Performance and quality are of major importance to this site and all Kite branches throughout the country.
Rotherham has expertise in all forms of packaging and work together as a team to ensure that its customers receive the very best advice and solutions for their products, and benefit from the vast experience of Andy Johnson, Rotherham’s very own Packaging Technologist.
S3 Sales Engineer
We currently have a vacancy for a sales engineer in our S3 (machine division). You will be based in the north of the country ideally with easy access to the M66/M62 motorway network and would use our Rotherham site as a base but will need to visit other sites within the UK on an as needed basis.
Knowledge of both the packaging market and packaging machines would be an advantage as you would be demonstrating the features benefits our range of in the box systems to potential customers detailed pack cost analysis would need to be completed, so you would also need to be articulate.
A competitive salary and bonus structure would be offered, depending on experience. The position also comes with a car, pension and share scheme.
If you are interested in the role please send your CV and a covering letter to Chris: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kite Packaging North approached an industrial manufacturer in the North West, turning over £50m in the UK, with worldwide customers, and immediately spotted opportunities to reduce their packaging costs and increase their customers’ satisfaction.
Kite transformed the businesses packaging which consisted of over 80 different sizes, each held in stock on site, which provided poor protection and branding, and were slowing down the packing operation. Kite’s solution included reducing the number of packs from 80 to 4, reducing stock holding by 90%, providing consistent brand definition and vastly improved packing time.
Located in Rotherham between Sheffield and Doncaster, Kite Packaging’s Rotherham branch is within close access to the M1 and only a short journey from the entire Northern region. Please refer to the map to the left for a visual guide.
From Sheffield, London, Leeds & Manchester:
Head towards the M1, Junction 34 and follow the A6109 Meadowbank Road to Rotherham. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit on to the A629 New Wortley Road. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A6123 towards Greasbrough. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit to Mangham Road, go straight on at the next two roundabouts, turn left after the low bridge and pick up our signs to bring you to our Reception.
From Doncaster, Newcastle & Hull:
Head to the M18 Junction 1 towards Rotherham on the A631. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit A6021, then 3rd exit A6021 Wickersley Road, then 3rd exit A6021 Herringthorpe Valley Road, then straight-on on the A6123 Aldwarke Lane, then turn left before the low bridge and pick up our signs to bring you to our Reception.
From the M62, head towards the M1, Junction 34 and follow the A6109 Meadowbank Road to Rotherham. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit on to the A629 New Wortley Road. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A6123 towards Greasbrough. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit to Mangham Road, go straight on at the next two roundabouts, turn left after the low bridge and pick up our signs to bring you to our Reception.
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Founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique vision - to be the premier packaging suppliers in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership.
Bespoke products and services are available to customers requiring large quantities and spending over £30,000 a year or £3,000 an order on packaging.