Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas


Workforce Challenge

Kristian was working in a position as a audio electronics installer. He was only making $9.50 per hour and the company provided no benefits and no opportunity for advancement.

Workforce Solution

Kristian came to the Workforce Center interested in applying for a entry level position with Kaman Composites and learning about OJT. Kristian wanted to better himself with a different job, one that had advancement opportunities and benefits. Kristian completed the steps to participate in OJT and Kaman Composites was an approved OJT training provider. Kristian was interviewed and hired by Kaman Composites as a Bagger/Plaster Mold Technician.

Outcomes & Benefits

He has successfully completed his on-the-job training and will have opportunities to advance within the company in the field of composites. "Kristian is doing great! He has learned so quickly and is a great employee!" said Kathy Smith, HR Manager at Kaman Composites. "He would be a perfect example of how well the OJT program can work!"

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