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Production Operator 1



Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) is looking for Production/Assembly Operators that care about building a quality product. We will provide on the job training and a great team atmosphere. The right person must be open to learning, taking feedback and be driven to be successful.

At Koch Separation Solutions (KSS), we are dedicated to transforming the landscape of separations by leveraging synergistic technologies such as membrane filtration, ion exchange, evaporation, drying, and more. Our solutions help customers in the food and beverage, dairy, life science, and industrial markets produce high-quality products through concentration and purification, remove contaminants and recycle valuable process chemicals, achieve high-purity water, and treat wastewater for suitable discharge or even reuse to increase sustainability in their operations. Our success is rooted in the collaborative teamwork of our exceptional employees across the world. As KSS continues to expand, we are always seeking outstanding professionals in all aspects of our business. Come join our team today and help us deliver Separation Technologies for a Better Future™.

This role is not available for Sponsorship.

The following shifts are available:

  • Sunday- Tuesday and every other Wednesday 6:00AM-6:15PM - XD
  • Sunday- Tuesday and every other Wednesday 6:00PM-6:15AM - includes base pay plus 15% shift differential - XN
  • Thursday-Saturday and every other Wednesday 6:00AM-6:15PM - YD
  • Thursday-Saturday and every other Wednesday 6:00PM-6:15AM - includes base pay plus 18% shift differential - YN

What You Will Do

  • Follow detailed assembly instructions, processes, and procedures to perform the manual assembly of membrane parts.
  • Use a variety of hand & power tools, work instructions and test equipment to perform a series of operations to correctly assemble membrane parts into elements.
  • Operate simple equipment and sophisticated PLC controlled equipment.
  • Perform data-collection and record-keeping when required.
  • Move and handle materials and elements on the floor.
  • Comply with all policies, guidelines, and regulatory requirements per the KSS Quality/Manufacturing/Safety/HR Systems.
  • Maintain a strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment.
  • Perform tasks such as lifting up to 50lbs, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for duration of assigned 12-hour shift.
  • Wear all PPE which includes hearing protection, eye protection, and safety toe work shoes.
  • Complete job functions in a wet environment.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience in using reading, writing, and math skills to perform manufacturing tasks.
  • Membrane manufacturing experience.
  • Familiarity with personal computers.

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.

Hiring Philosophy
All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are
As a Koch Engineered Solutions company, Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) offers a growing portfolio of innovative liquid-solid separation technologies for a wide range of applications, including product recovery, concentration, purification and wastewater treatment. We deliver comprehensive solutions for applications in food and beverage, life science and general industrial markets. Our team of innovators works with our customers from the R&D phase, through piloting, large scale implementation and after-sales services to deliver the most cutting-edge and innovative solutions.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits
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.

Equal Opportunities
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: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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