Koppers Highlights Sustainability Achievements Including Notable Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Build Your Career at Koppers

At Koppers, employees at every level of the company have the opportunity to make an impact. Join our team and help us Protect What Matters and Preserve the Future.

People at Koppers
Koppers employee smiling

Manufacturing and Production

Driven by a comprehensive Zero Harm safety culture, manufacturing employees at Koppers facilities worldwide produce carbon materials, wood preservation technologies and treated wood products that enable the efficient transportation of critical goods, maintain power and connectivity to businesses and homes, and serve industrial and residential construction markets.

Woman writing on a whiteboard

Business and Support Services

Keeping a complex global enterprise running requires talented employees engaging in a multitude of professional roles and support functions, including sales, finance, communications, information technology, human resources, and more.

Woman working in a lab

Engineering and Research

While Koppers has a diverse portfolio of successfully engineered products backed by decades of trusted industry experience, we also know the future offers opportunities every day—Koppers engineers and researchers lead our efforts toward this continued growth and innovation.

Koppers employees taking a selfie


For those at the start of their professional careers, Koppers hosts college internships every year and actively recruits for jobs in our manufacturing facilities. We are dedicated to being an employer where people can grow their careers meaningfully, with vast opportunities to develop both personally and professionally.

Why Koppers?
Treating people the right way, taking care of our planet, and balancing results with impact—at Koppers, these are the values that define us. Be part of a team that puts the care and protection of its people first and provides opportunities to make a difference at every level.
People First
Employees of all backgrounds across all levels of our organization all believe one thing: At Koppers, success is a product of our people-first approach. Developed from and driven by our core values, the Koppers Zero Harm safety culture—as well as our company-wide sustainability strategy—begins and ends with a focus on our people and the communities in which they live.
Inclusion & Diversity
At Koppers, we celebrate our differences and offer employee resource groups, mentorship programs, and other valuable tools to help ensure a more inclusive workplace for all our people. We actively seek honest, constructive input across a number of easily accessible channels, and have a proven record of implementing new ideas.
Your Ideas Matter
At Koppers, our employees and their ideas are our biggest assets. Through internal corporate innovation initiatives, employees at all levels of the organization can make an impact. For example, our internal innovation program, iShare, encourages employees at all levels of the organization to share ideas, big or small, at any time and from anywhere.
A strong benefits package is key for any employee, and Koppers offers one of the most comprehensive in the industry, with each part developed to help improve quality of life for our employees and their families. It includes:
  • Health Insurance
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Spouse and Child Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Schedule
Career Growth
We know that our ability to advance and grow as an organization is only as strong as the individual team member's ability to do so themselves. For employees at all levels of the organization seeking to expand their knowledge and leadership skills, we offer numerous avenues, including educational opportunities taught in partnership with Robert Morris University.

Employee Spotlight

Elworth Cox, Hydraulic Load Operator

We Are a Global Company With a Shared Purpose.

To protect what matters and preserve the future. Learn more about what we value at Koppers.

We are One Koppers Team.

Balancing our needs with those of employees, customers, and communities helps us build a better, stronger Koppers—together. From our employee Zero Harm commitment to innovative solutions and practices embedded in sustainability, we celebrate unique perspectives and the ideas they bring forth. People are the foundation of our culture. We know we can make the greatest impact as One Koppers Team—fostering an inclusive workplace where employees feel engaged, empowered, and valued.

Our People
“At Rock Hill, we operate safely and with integrity. We hold each other accountable, and we simply try to be better than we were the day before.”
Eria Young

Accounting and Administrative Manager

Koppers participates in E-Verify. Learn more: https://www.e-verify.gov/