Calling STEM, Business and Economics Graduates!

Join one of the fastest-growing, most innovative packaging companies in the UK and embark on the path towards a successful and rewarding career! 


Company: Kite Packaging

Role: Commercial Linguist/ International Buyer

Location: Coventry

Salary: £26,000- 30,000 (depending on experience)

Start Date: ASAP


This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate to join a fast-growing, employee-owned company where you will have the option to become a shareholder in the business.
Apply below!



Who is the company?

  • Kite is an industry-leading packaging company, specialising in buying and selling materials and promoting an environmentally friendly approach to packaging. 
  • Founded by a group of like-minded individuals over 20 years ago, the business prides itself on creating capital wealth for their employees, who are all actively encouraged to take a share ownership in the business and become partners.
  • Kite is an over £100 million company with an entrepreneurial spirit and a philosophy of working hard and achieving results. 
  • In the past year Kite has been awarded ‘Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Midlands’ and ‘The Sunday Times Track 100 Fastest Profit Growth in the UK’
  • Being people focused and having strong social responsibility are high on Kite’s agenda, supporting local charities which are chosen by the employees.





What is the role?

  • As an International Buyer, you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of Kite’s international suppliers and will be required to research and identify potential new suppliers.
  • You will support the Product Development Team in sourcing new products and will be responsible for resourcing current products.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for supply chain and inventory management.





Why should you apply?

  • You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most experienced and skilled people in the industry and work in a high performing and rewarding environment.
  • You will get exposure to some of the most innovative products and solutions in the UK market. 
  • You will receive a range of benefits such as life insurance and Westfield Rewards. 
  • You will benefit from Kite’s employee share scheme and have the opportunity to become a shareholder in the business, financially benefiting from the company’s success!
  • You will have the opportunity to work at Kite’s brand new state- of- the-art  office space.





Who is best suited to this role?

  • You must be fluent in Mandarin- any other languages are also an advantage.
  • You ideally should have achieved at least a 2:1 at University.
  • You should have previous experience within a commercial environment.
  • You should demonstrate strong organisational skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • You should be a communicative and proactive team-player, who demonstrates a strong work ethic and has the ability to multitask. 
  • You should possess commercial awareness and demonstrate a clear entrepreneurial flair. 
  • Kite is unable to sponsor visas for applicants outside of the UK.