Maximizing Potential in Wichita

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At Koch, our Wichita roots run deep. As a global company with headquarters in Wichita, about 2,900 local employees help us create value for our hometown – and for society – by leveraging a principle-based approach to business that drives the economy forward. We also partner with hundreds of businesses and philanthropic organizations within the community to create opportunities for others to thrive in Wichita. See how.




Empowered Employees

When employees are empowered to self-actualize in their roles, they don’t just grow – so often, they completely transform. Meet three Wichita-based employees who embraced change, followed their passions and transformed their careers.

Pedro Osornio

Meet Pedro

Pedro’s story at Koch began on the night cleaning crew, and he continues to write it as a machine programmer today.

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Lynn Penny

Meet Lynn

With the support of a supervisor who recognized her strengths, Lynn was inspired to make a career leap from IT to HR.

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Dane Laughlin

Meet Dane

A love for VR and technology helped former intern Dane carve out his own role in operations transformation.

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Koch Voted ‘Wichita’s Best Place to Work’ For Second Consecutive Year

Employees and community members voted Koch "Wichita's Best Place to Work" in 2022 and 2023, a recognition awarded by The Wichita Eagle.

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Interested in a Career at Koch?

If you’d like to work alongside some of the same employees featured on this site, browse our open Wichita job listings.

Open Roles

Hone Your Skills Here

As much as we value work experience, we also recognize potential. It’s why we host nontraditional skills training programs that can prepare qualified individuals for fulfilling roles across Koch – from roles in accounting to software development.

Catalyte Training

See how an accelerated program hosted at our Wichita campus is training new software developers from the ground up.

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Accounting Apprenticeship

Good with numbers? Learn about our accounting apprenticeship that offers on-site training with the opportunity for job placement.

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Second Chance Hiring

We believe in the transformative power of second chances and strive to hire the right person for the job, regardless of their personal record.

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Koch Industries Wichita Campus

Watch Our Wichita-Focused Series

For an in-depth look at how Koch is invested in the community, catch up on episodes of our original series “The Picture,” featuring the inspirational and transformational stories happening right here in Wichita.

More From This Series

See what it’s like to work at Koch in Wichita by watching our campus tour episode of “The Picture.”

Local Support

As part of this community, we work to build strong partnerships with local organizations like these that make all of Wichita even stronger. From teaching kids STEM principles to supporting community resources like GoCreate and funding grants for USD 259 educators that provide innovative experiences for their students, our work in the community extends beyond our campus.

The Latest Koch News

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