All candidates are required to pass a background check before Koch will make a hire. Each position has its own requirements.
Our culture can be described as humble. We keep an open and transparent work environment.
Yes we do. We will not contact your references until you have been selected as one of the final candidates for a role or position.
Does Koch Ford inform the hiring decisions to those who got an interview?
We will inform each candidate who made it to the interview on the decision.
Feedback is delivered in a honest and transparent format. Feedback is only given to help and grow employee in their role.
Do you have any program for students such as summer program or internship?
We do not have internships, but we do have paid entry-level roles in most departments.
We require 30 to 40 hours per week to be defined as full-time and therefore eligible for benefits.
Applying: When you apply for a position at Koch, your application goes to a team that will begin reviewing candidates. After your preliminary interview, we will follow-up shortly with the next step in our recruitment process.
Evaluation: Your application is then evaluated based on the relevant skills needed for the job. This includes writing and communication skills, along with your knowledge of Koch and the products we sell at our dealerships. When selecting a candidate, we look for fit and if they can excel in one or more skills relevant to the job.
Job Fit Interview: Only qualified applicants are asked to join us for an interview with a manager or director. This interview is done in person or a video call. Here you'll be asked questions about your experience in relation to the role.
Skills Appraisal: After going through the preliminary interview, some candidates may go through a paid skill appraisal. You will be sent a task. This task will evaluate if you have the relevant skills to succeed in the role. You won't be evaluated on skills that don't reflect the job.
Character Interview: Applicants are asked to join us for a final interview with the team or executive management. Here you'll be asked questions that dig into your character, core values and culture fit. You'll have a chance to evaluate Koch and your new team. You should look at alignment with our core values, and if we are a fit as your new employer. If you don't make it to this step, you'll hear back with a kind rejection letter.
Final Decision: After we evaluate each candidate who made it to interviews, the team will make a decision together. We'll select the best candidate from the pool and ask for references. If no candidates make the list, we then repeat the whole process.
Reference Checks: We will contact the references you provided. We will not contact any current employer, unless you give us permission.
Offer: The offer is a simple process. At this point we can go over your compensation in detail and any possible benefits. If you accept, we welcome you to the team, and we can determine a start date.