Job Location:
Overland Park, KS

Job Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with new and existing referral sources to solicit interest from potential applicants.
  • Research new advertising avenues to generate interest from qualified applicants.
  • Write and place advertisements/job postings using both external (print and online media, state/federal agencies, technical schools, career fairs etc.) and internal sources (promote employee referral bonus program).
  • Screen incoming applications.
  • Communicate information about position, career advancement, and benefits packages during the selection process.  
  • Perform in-person and virtual interviews with selected candidates (travel throughout the US required).
  • Administer required screening for pre-placement exams and testing.
  • Make final selections for hiring recommendations. 
  • Extend offers to those approved by department manager. 
  • Coordinate with Recruiting Assistant to schedule and monitor results of all pre-placement physicals and drug screens.
  • Maintain records and provide weekly reporting on recruiting activity.
  • Coordinate and participate in new employee orientation sessions.
  • Review/renew recruiting materials as necessary to ensure applicants receive the most current information possible.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university preferred; or equivalent career experience with recruitment and selection required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%.
  • Ability and confidence to effectively communicate with applicants, management, staff, and outside agencies and to conduct interviews.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize the related workflow
  • Experience with the Workday Recruiting module preferred.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

All new hires must be fully vaccinated or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for a North American based job, where permitted by applicable law and subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Koppers Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category or characteristic protected by federal law, state, or local law.