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Koch-Glitsch is now hiring a Working Supervisor/Fabrication to support our Hutchinson, KS manufacturing program. This is a first shift position from 7:00am-3:30pm M-F with overtime as required.

In this role we are seeking a self-motivated person that strives to provide the best customer service to both our internal and external customers and can operate remotely while coordinating a variety of work in a fast-paced changing environment. This role will be assisting supervision of 10 to 15 people in the fabrication (to include welding, mechanical assembly, and crating) of a variety of products and projects. All work to be done in accordance with internal and customer standards, and in accordance with provided drawings/specifications. This role will also assist in coordinating the receipt of raw material and supplies as well as the return of finished goods to the KG Wichita facility.

Under general supervision from Wichita, supervises the Inmate Work Program Leaders and crews assigned to inmate work programs from the Kansas Department of Corrections. Supervises a crew of individuals sentenced and serving jail time; and performs related work as required.

This is a new role so this position will be required to assist in establishing the expected procedures and policies necessary for success. There will be a significant amount of growth and change as we progress in establishing this for the long-term benefit.

Koch-Glitsch is a global leader in developing, engineering, designing, and manufacturing a complete line of mass transfer and phase separation technology equipment and associated services for the chemical, petrochemical, refining, and gas processing industries.

What You Will Do In Your Role

Assist supervision of day-to-day operations of the Koch Glitsch KDOC manufacturing facility leading the operations of 10 to 15 inmates/residents in the production work assigned to this department. This will include

  • Perform supervision of inmates/residents and oversight of welding, mechanical fabrication, wooden crate fabrication and all support activities as applicable.
  • Coordinating daily with the KG Wichita Scheduling group to ensure correct priority is being followed and communicating daily expectations for return of completed goods.
  • Stage loads accordingly for daily scheduling requirements.
  • Issue out and return material using ERP system.
  • Assist in all receiving of materials.
  • Work in a non-climate-controlled environment.
  • Be detail oriented, organized, and reliable.
  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing shipments through the KDOC facility to ensure delays are minimized.
  • Driving box truck between Wichita plant and HCF plant.
  • Assist in daily checking in and out of tools/materials. 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Previous experience using MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  •   Work overtime as required.
  • Ability to drive a box truck.
  • Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment: Ability to work in a detention facility environment. Ability to lift to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to operate a computer and calculator.
  • Work is performed both indoors and outside in a variety of environmental conditions.
  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, and kneel.
  • Ability to work under conditions involving exposure to noise, dust, grease, and chemicals. Regular contact with inmates, community service individuals, and other staff

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Supervision/Leadership experience
  • Knowledge of weld, structured packing and fabrication processes
  • CDL license 

Must have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship

Koch Engineered Solutions, part of the Koch Industries family of companies, is a dynamic network of businesses that work together to create an ecosystem of domain expertise. Increasing operational efficiency and safety. Reducing waste and emissions. The manufacturing challenges of today aren’t just about improving performance or practicing environmental stewardship, such as managing water and waste, reducing carbon emissions and increasing energy efficiency. They are about doing both, but better. That’s where you come in. We are a people company. It’s our people who bring the domain expertise and engineered solutions to our customers. Join our ranks and change the world. 

As a global leader in the design and manufacture of cutting-edge design equipment for use across multiple industries, our employees are critical to our success. So, at Koch-Glitsch, part of Koch Engineered Solutions, we seek individuals who possess a high degree of integrity, initiative, drive and exemplary knowledge in their chosen fields. We strive to create a culture in which people are open and receptive, treat each other with care and respect, are provided the necessary education and information, and are given the opportunity to make meaningful contributions.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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