Kaspar Companies

Kaspar Companies exists to improve lives by being faithful stewards of God-given resources. Established in 1898, Kaspar Companies remains strong and secure more than a century later because of three core values that have shaped our identity since the company’s beginning. Our hands are outstretched and open representing our dedication to STEWARDSHIP, carefully receiving and cultivating the resources entrusted to us so that we may responsibly return them to the world in the form of prosperity and opportunity.

Moving forward in a purposeful direction, our feet take each step with the balance of VERSATILITY to remain guided and diverse as we carefully maintain our established roads while actively exploring new paths. Supporting all members and making us whole is the backbone of our organization: FAMILY. Owned and operated by five generations of the Kaspar family, we believe in the strong family unit and are committed to being a family-friendly employer.

$50,000 - $75,000 yearly
Kaspar Companies 959 State Hwy 95, Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 22, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function : Seeking a forward-thinking, experienced ERP Leader to join our organization. The mission for this role is to be the SME of our new ERP system and to consult with, coach, and train employees, from frontline to executive, across our companies, on how best to leverage the system to improve job performance, while ensuring standardization of business processes whenever practical. Position Responsibilities include (but not limited to) : Assist IT Director with ERP evaluation and implementation (Shortlist is Acumatica, Odoo, and Cetec ERP) Review documentation to get a comprehensive understanding of all standard ERP functionality Learn and maintain a clear vision of ERP product roadmap so that we can be better prepared to leverage future ERP functionality Working with end users to understand business processes and then working to help them become more efficient and effective utilizing our ERP system. Work with ERP partners to ensure that ERP system is...
$18.00 - $21.00 hourly
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
Position: The Manufacturing Engineer position is responsible for the development, deployment and sustainment of manufacturing value stream processes, lean manufacturing processes, and equipment designed to support the operations strategy of the business. This includes fabrication, welding, blasting, cleaning, blast, paint, assembly and shipping operations. The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for maintaining processes centered around lean and will ensure that safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and cost are at the center of all decisions and improvement initiatives. Responsibilities (including but not limited to): • Develop and review process controls, tooling and fixtures designs in order to ensure safety of people and the quality, and repeatability of product. • Determine root causes of failures and recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods. • Investigate or resolve operational problems, such as material use variances or...
Kaspar Companies College Station, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function: Operates and performs setup of a CNC machine in the production of products related to various customer job orders Position Responsibilities include (but not limited to): • Learns how each piece of equipment is set up to run for production • Enters computer commands to retrieve stored parts data and graphic displays, such as simulated patterns or templates • Calculates and codes machine controlling criteria, such as table movement, type and size of cutting and drilling tools, spindle location, and machining from start point, feed rate and speed, utilizing knowledge of numerical control machine operation • Enters commands to title and store layouts in computer memory in order to build and maintain source files • Keys in command to transfer data listings or layouts to other media, such as hardcopy or storage device • Operates as initial quality control inspector on all parts produced • May operate digitizing equipment to produce patterns • Wears...
$11.00 - $12.00 hourly
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function: Work to build high-end custom stocks while using attention to detail and the ability to problem solve and adapt. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): • Completion of gunsmithing projects and repairs • Assembling and painting stocks • Scheduled machine maintenance • Shop maintenance • Assembly of small components • Hands-on stock production/work • Travel up to 10% may be required • All other duties assigned by management Skills: • Willingness to grow in knowledge and skill under the direction of a mentor • Competent and thorough when completing tasks and managing time • Must be extremely detailed oriented • Teammate mentality and positive attitude and personality required • Ability to build and paint stocks Qualifications: • High school graduate or GED • Knowledge of the firearms industry • High level of respect for firearms safety • Mechanically inclined with good manual capabilities and common...
$11.00 - $13.00 hourly
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function: Paints surfaces of metal manufactured products by applying knowledge of surface preparation and powder coat painting techniques Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): • Sands and prepares parts for powder coat application • Sprays specified amount of thickness of powder coat to products on assembly line • Set-up and regulate controls on equipment to ensure adequate amount of powder flowing • Inspect each product as painted for quality of coating • Operate lifting and moving devices to move materials and equipment • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as respirator, safety glasses, face masks and other items deemed necessary by management per safety requirements • Load / unload products in the paint line • All other duties assigned by management Skills: • Excellent interpersonal communication skills • Interprets paint line operational standard work
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function: Writes programs for machines in order to fabricate metal and other materials which are then created into finished products. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): • Design products and control manufacturing processes • Analyze job orders, drawings, blueprints and other data and perform all the necessary calculations • Write programs and/or modify existing programs and store them • Determine the sequence of shaping operations and choose the cutting tools needed • Ensure the machines and programs operate correctly and that products meet specifications • Required to operate machinery from time to time • Wear all safety equipment (glasses, gloves, ear plugs, back belts, etc.) as required by management and company safety policy • Travel up to 10% may be required • All other duties assigned by management Skills: • Demonstrated ability to write and design technical computer programs for equipment • Demonstrated ability in...
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
Kaspar Wire Works located in Shiner, Texas, is looking for a Supervisor to join the team. Are you able to drive results in the areas of safety, delivery, quality, cost, maintenance, and continuous improvement? If so, Kaspar Wire Works wants to talk to you! The Supervisor actively participates in and leads team members to execute the daily production plan, meet quality and safety standards. The Supervisor is trained in process improvement and actively participates in improvement through kaizen events and the execution of standard work. The Supervisor performs a variety of processes including, but not limited to supervising employees, maintenance and quality diagnostics, and direct labor work. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): · Leads the production team to drive outstanding results in the areas of safety, delivery, quality, and continuous improvement. · Plans fabrication work, by machine, and follow-up with operators to ensure safety,...
$12.00 - $15.00 hourly
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
Operates a press brake, spot welder, press welder, clipper, buffing hand tool, buffer (stand mounted). Position Responsibilities include (but not limited to): • Learns how each piece of equipment is set up to run for production • Uses machinery to complete a specific operation to produce a basket. • Wears all safety equipment (glasses, gloves, ear plugs, back belts, etc.) as required by management and company safety policy • All other duties assigned by management Skills: • Demonstrated ability in the comprehension of and practical application of workmanship standards • Ability to visually inspect product • Excellent interpersonal communication skills Qualifications: • Ability to use all applicable machinery and equipment • At least two (2) years of manufacturing experience preferred • Ability to be trained on the job with more challenging equipment
$15.00 - $18.00 hourly
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
The product developer will oversee the design and building processes of all truck beds used and created for manufacturing and sale. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): · Work directly with customers on custom design needs · Define the manufacturing process and quote the job for the customer · Ensure the manufacturing team understands the quote and help with the initial manufacturing order to make sure customer needs are met · Design and build pre-production models of new products. The products will vary but not limited to new bed series and kits. This will require working with manufacturing to build the pre-production products · Work with manufacturing to assist in manufacturing improvements. Improvements include processes, tooling, material handling flow and all other processes · Work at trade shows as needed · Visit with customers on an as needed basis · Travel up to 40% may be required · All other duties assigned by management...
$12.00 - $14.00 hourly
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
Assembles various prefabricated items to create a truck bed. • Inspects parts for quality and use prior to installation • Inspects and tests all parts throughout the creation process • Assembles various parts during the process of the finished product • Uses various manual and power tools to assemble parts • Uses gauges to inspect and assemble parts
$12.00 - $14.00 hourly
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
According to job orders or blueprints, fabricates and assembles structural metal products to create pieces of items designed for truck beds • Plans, lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs and repairs sheet metal parts, and products, utilizing knowledge of working characteristics of metallic materials, machining, and layout techniques using hand tools, power tools, and equipment • Reads and interprets tape measure, sketches, or product specifications to determine sequence and methods of fabricating, assembling, and installing sheet metal products • Selects gauge and type of sheet metal, such as galvanized iron, steel or aluminum according to product specifications • Sets up and operates fabricating machines, such as shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls, and routers, to cut, bend, block and form, or straighten materials. • Demonstrated ability in the comprehension of and practical application of workmanship standards, including checking finished weld product for...
$12.00 - $15.00 hourly
Kaspar Companies Shiner, TX, USA
Oct 01, 2021
Full-time
Arc welds any combination of plate, tubing and/or sheet metal in order to assemble sub-assemblies, bed frames and complete bed weld out as specified by work orders. Position Responsibilities include (but not limited to): • Mig welding according to the instructions of the supervisor and product specifications • Keeps track of the time and amount of material welded on specific jobs • Reports to members of the department supervision for any questions, problems, requests or recommendations concerning personal or work matters • Inspects the welded product for quality of assembly Skills: • Demonstrates ability in the comprehension of and practical application of workmanship standards, including checking finished weld product for accuracy
$50,000 - $100,000 yearly
Kaspar Companies Texas, USA
Sep 27, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function: The Engineer role is responsible for the accurate and on-time delivery of product and tooling designs that meet manufacturability standards within Kaspar Wire Works business. The Engineer is further accountable for the development of designs that conform to the requirements defined by the business leadership team. They will accomplish these responsibilities through customer design review and revision, conceptual layout, detailed design, and prototype development. The Engineer is also responsible for maintenance of the QMS system, pareto analysis of non-conformities, auditing of internal systems, assessment of quality objectives and coordinating with external customer’s quality departments. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): • Manage projects utilizing the phased design development methodology • Develop project plans to ensure timelines are communicated through the organization and met • Create 3D designs and translate the designs into 2D...
$50,000 - $75,000 yearly
Kaspar Companies Remote (Texas, USA)
Sep 27, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function : The Account Manager position is responsible for generating and increasing sales of manufacturing capacity and manufactured products for Kaspar Wire Works.   This ideal candidate will have a lean business background, and will be focused on safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and costs while simultaneously maintaining an in-depth knowledge of products and services offered by company. This individual will be focusing on retail display wire products as well as construction products.    Position Responsibilities  (including but not limited to): ·         Develop and implement a sales plan for existing and new customers, access their needs and opportunities for growth, and attain sales goals outlined in the sales plan and approved by VP of Sales. ·         Analyze and assess customer needs and industry/segment sales trends. Plan sales activity based on business needs to ensure that the business attains or exceeds the KPI’s and strategic objectives. ·...
$60,000 - $80,000 yearly
Kaspar Companies Texas, USA
Sep 27, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function : The Procurement Manager will be the primary point of contact between suppliers and Kaspar Companies. The Procurement Manager will be responsible for the procurement of products and goods for use by the business by identifying supplier sources, screening them and identifying the most favorable pricing and terms. Position Responsibilities   include (but not limited to): Identify potential suppliers based on project requirements Negotiate contracts, terms and deadlines with vendors and suppliers Monitor and update relevant departments regarding price fluctuations of goods and vendor pricing Manage an efficient flow of goods to ensure optimum production Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company Process purchase orders to acquire goods Other duties as assigned Skills : Working experience as a...
$50,000 - $75,000 yearly
Kaspar Companies Texas, USA
Sep 27, 2021
Full-time
Opportunities • Do you have experience training managers and supervisors in employee development? • Could you oversee and provide direction towards improving employee productivity? • Are you able to develop and support learning methods such as courses and training? • Do you understand the advantages of implementing effective methods of education to enhance performance? Position Kaspar Companies is in search of an ambitious and goal-driven Learning and Development Manager to help the company achieve a new level of success. The individual will assess company-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives as well as identify and arrange suitable training solutions for employees. The Learning and Development Manager will be passionate about helping people learn and grow. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate and enhance performance. Responsibilities Strategic vision and leadership •Create and execute learning...
$80,000 - $125,000 yearly
Kaspar Companies Texas, USA
Sep 27, 2021
Full-time
Position The Director of Operations at Kaspar Companies will be tasked with continuing a lean transformation across all operational functions of Kaspar Companies. Proficiency in work-flow processes, component machining, one-piece flow, value stream efficiency, and systems-thinking is critical. Together, with the KCI management team, the Director of Operations will be responsible for co-developing and maintaining a healthy, vibrant corporate culture, centered around lean and will ensure that safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and cost are at the center of all operational decisions and improvement initiatives. The candidate must be a natural leader and enjoy teaching, coaching, and influencing. Goal Shepherd KCI through a multi-year lean transformation building on a tradition rich legacy that spans over a century. Kaspar Companies is a leading Manufacturer of a variety of steel products with revenue exceeding $100 million. The Director of Operations will drive to help produce...
$32,000 - $44,000 yearly
Kaspar Companies Texas, USA
Sep 27, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function: Manage vaulting operations, including inbound and outbound metals flow, shipping, packing, and inventory management; security and inspection for depository tours. Position Responsibilities   (including but not limited to): · Metals transportation from depository to main facility; inbound and outbound package processing/handling · Assist with the day-to-day needs directly related to management and business operations · Use discretion and judgment related to pricing all products throughout the day · Place purchases with vendors for drop shipments and inventory · Prepare work schedules for contractors and monitor work · Process abnormal orders to ensure each is handled to specific instructions · Manage ERP system to ensure data accurately reflects physical positions · Coordinate and lead inventory audits · Monitor shipping backlog and inventory to ensure all packages are processed within required time constraints · Manage and order...
$18.00 - $20.00 hourly
Kaspar Companies Texas, USA
Sep 27, 2021
Part-time
Position Responsibilities   (including but not limited to) : · Drives truck to destination, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle in difficult situations, such as narrow passageways · Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition · Maintains driver log according to Interstate Commerce Commission regulations · Maintains a current and valid driver license at all times · Abides by all state and federal driving regulations at all times · Maneuvers crank in order to drop and/or raise trailer when moving cab from trailer · Uses forklift to load and unload trailer · Travel up to 90% of time may be required · All other duties assigned by management Qualifications : · Possess a current Texas Class A CDL for 5 years and have a good driver record for past 3 years · Be a responsible and dependable individual · Be able to follow instructions with minimum amount of...
$35,000 - $50,000 yearly
Kaspar Companies Texas, USA
Sep 27, 2021
Full-time
Primary Function: Are you a creative that thinks outside of the box, is a solutions-oriented person, that thrives in all aspects of design? We’re looking to add a graphic designer to our team that is passionate about branding and creating high-visibility promotional materials, videos and web presence including a variety of B2C and B2B marketing materials. Position Responsibilities   (including but not limited to): · Responsible for taking ideas from inception to execution through the development of print and digital materials that include marketing materials specific to each brand and their identity and tone. · Create new and modify existing designs, logos, iconography, stock/curated images and text using a multitude of color palettes, textures, fonts, and shapes. · Re-size imagery, logos, and ads to fit different publications or campaign specifications. · Develop materials and designs specific to various website needs. · Develop banners and signage, promotional...