Employee Benefits


General Kinematics Benefits

General Kinematics is all about improving upon the personal experience, which is how we structure our benefits package. We offer competitive salaries and benefits and continue to revise our rewards package for a complete work-life balance.

GK employees receive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, within their PPO network. Medical coverage begins the 1st of full-time employment.

Our benefit package includes dental insurance through Delta Dental, including provisions that help reduce out-of-pocket expenses through the use of providers in the Delta Dental network. Dental coverage begins the 1st day of full-time employment

Employees are eligible quarterly to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program. Employees can contribute any amount (up to the federal maximum allowance) of their salary into retirement funds on a pre-tax basis.

GK matches the first 25% of employee eligible contributions.  Employees are eligible to participate in the plan the first day of the month following 90 days of full-time employment.

All eligible employees are covered under a life insurance policy – at no cost to them – that provide coverage to the employee.

GK provides the employees with AD&D coverage, at no additional cost to them.

Employees who experience unexpected illness or injury are covered by short- or long-term disability protection. Short-term disability benefit are paid for a maximum of 12 weeks. Long-term disability benefits begin after a 90-day elimination period.

GK is not only committed to the health of our employees, but also to their personal well-being.

  • Paid time Off – Vacation and Personal Days
  • Holiday Observations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Wellness Program