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Expect to work hard in a fast moving environment - Kite does not stay still!
Kite's employees are customer-focused self-starters who want to make a real difference.
Kite has a flat operating structure and places great importance on responsibility
and accountability. This encourages both innovation and an entrepreneurial approach
which enables you to make decisions and get on.
We are currently undertaking an active recruitment drive for the first quarter of 2018, across many areas of the business, in several regions of the UK. Scroll down for more details.
Kite's growth reflects the achievements of its employees and to support this continued
success Kite has developed a range of benefits available to all qualifying employees.
Benefits include a company pension, healthcare plan, life insurance, childcare voucher
scheme and perhaps best of all, the opportunity to become a Kite Shareholder.
Kite is always looking for enthusiastic and talented people. For a current listing of our vacancies please see below. If a specific position is not advertised then send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us how you could make a difference to our business.
Ecommerce Division (based in Coventry)
Kite Packaging’s first graduate development programme was launched in 2015. We look for candidates to progress in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and 100% employee-owned company.
We specifically look for University Graduates who want to ‘Aim High’ and progress in a business that has gone from zero when it was founded in 2001, to one of the biggest players in the packaging industry.
Want to know what it's like to join Kite as a Graduate? You can read our Graduate Scheme Interviews on Facebook!
We like to think of our graduate scheme as ‘The Real Apprentice’.
This is because unlike many graduate job programmes that are run by HR departments, Kite’s Programme is the personal passion of Kite Packaging’s Chairman, Bruce McInnes!
This Graduate Programme gives a unique opportunity to interface at a senior level within the company, and be provided with valuable experience and support. Graduates report to, or are mentored by, a Kite Managing Partner, who will provide insight in to the operational side of Kite Packaging, and supports candidates throughout the process.
The programme runs over a two year period, and in that time graduates participate in a modular programme, this is designed to give exposure to a wide range of Kite’s functions and activities.
For each module, graduates work at a different Regional Distribution Centre and/or department every four months, receiving individual assessments at the end of each rotation. This will give a feel for all aspects of Kite as a business, and help decide where their skills lie.
A permanent position is not guaranteed at the end of the Programme, however if candidates are successful they could be fast-tracked to a permanent Senior Management position.
Looking for your local regional distribution centres? See our full map along with all group contacts.
Founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique vision - to be the premier packaging suppliers in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership.
The Packaging Waste Regulations are a legal obligation of many UK businesses and operate like a tax on packaging usage.