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Commercial Intern



Start Date: Summer 2023
Length of Placement: 12 months
Company name: Koch Technology Solutions (KTS) - For more information about KTS please visit our website: https://www.kochtechsolutions.com/
Location: Wilton Centre - Teesside/UK - Homepage | Wilton Centre

Koch Technology Solutions (KTS) is a technology development and licensing business within KOCH Industries.

We are looking for someone who is eager to develop their commercial awareness and really add value to the KTS commercial team. Our ideal candidate is someone, who is willing to learn and try new skills, but also to challenge our thinking. Having signed many new licenses in the last 2 years, KTS is recognized as being a leading global licensing business.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Sales: Understand the current approach on value proposition and pricing; develop project economics and new pricing models for maximising value capture.
  • Market Analysis: Understand supply – demand - capacity utilisation – trade – headwinds - tailwinds in the Polyester Value Chain and Recycle Polyester space and contribute to developing a business POV.
  • Marketing & Branding: Understand the vehicles available for Marketing and Branding and what is being done currently; develop strategies for marketing Retrofits in the global market.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • University student looking to undertake this placement as part of the year in industry
  • Studying a degree in Business or Economics.
  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent attention to detail.
  • The ability to learn quickly, be driven, confident and self-motivated.
  • Strong numerical skills, with a good understanding of general software packages.

Koch Technology Solutions are recruiting several placement students within the organisation and will support them in finding local accommodation. We welcome applications from a wide range of students, including international students.

The company is based at the Wilton Centre, a large science and business park ten minutes from Middlesbrough with an on-site restaurant, gym, and landscaped grounds including a lake. Majority of the staff are working on site, and this would be the expectation for the placement students. Other benefits include 25 days paid holiday and flexible working hours.

Salary: £22,000 per annum

Closing Date: 9th December 2022


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