John McDougall

Commercial graduate

John McDougall

What are your qualifications?

I graduated in business studies from Sheffield Hallam University in May 2017.

What was your career path to your job today?

While studying for my degree, I gained a sandwich year placement at Bosch Power Tools where I worked as a marketing assistant on several different national campaigns. I then went on to work for a global insurance firm during the summer, working in their marketing department on global projects.

What does your current role involve?

For my current rotation I am working in marketing with the Hula Hoops brand team. My first KP rotation was in the Category team, working with customers to help grow them grow sales in the CSN (crisps, snacks and nuts) category.

What's the best thing about your job?

Meeting customers and seeing the work that you do showing real results.

The KP culture runs throughout the business and is shaped through the company’s values and behaviours, which creates an enjoyable working environment.

What areas of the KP Graduate scheme have you particularly enjoyed?

The ability to rotate and be involved in a number of different projects throughout the business, thus gaining lots of exposure internally but also with a variety of external customers.

What's it like to work at KP?

Fast paced and with opportunities to work a portfolio of large brands that people love! The KP culture runs throughout the business and is shaped through the company’s values and behaviours, which creates an enjoyable working environment.

What's your favourite KP Snack and why?

Ever since I was young I have always loved Skips!