New Career Opportunity at KRI! Marketing Coordinator

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Small, local, high-tech business in Fort Collins looking for a marketing coordinator to plan, develop, execute our marketing and branding strategy to customers worldwide. You’ll work closely with our sales team, our finance team, and an outside marketing firm to execute marketing, advertising, and public relations campaigns. You’ll bring a unique blend of marketing expertise, curiosity about science, critical thinking, and integrity to everything you do. We’ll give you a strong company, an established brand, a loyal pack, ownership, and autonomy. Below is our formal job description, but to be honest, it’s about the only thing formal about us.

Marketing Coordinator

Job Description

Position Title:
Marketing Coordinator

Reports To:
Works under general supervision

Department:
Ion Sources

Status:
Full-time Non-Exempt

Primary Responsibilities

Executes marketing/advertising/public relations campaigns by assembling and analyzing sales forecasts; preparing marketing and advertising strategies, plans, and objectives; planning and organization presentations; updating calendars.

Participates in the development of B2B strategy. Attend internal and external meetings and trade shows as needed representing Sales and/or Marketing demonstrating professionalism and understanding of the organization's overall marketing efforts.

Research competitive products by identifying and evaluating product characteristics, market share, pricing; maintaining research databases.

Monitors budgets by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts; using data, assists in creating preliminary forecasts.

Analyzes marketing sales trends, marketing strategies, and product performance; prepares and presents reports summarizing information; makes recommendations based on analytics.

Plan and manage meetings, events, conferences, and trade shows by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements, establishing contacts, developing schedules, and coordinating social media strategy.

Continually seek and research new sources of prospective customer data and provide recommendations to leadership as needed.

Advise and develop marketing strategies including but not limited to public relations, advertising, social media, and external communications as well as market and customer research.

Skills and Qualifications

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Strong copywriting skills.
  • Advanced computer skills including the CRM/ERP software and Microsoft suite.
  • Solid organizational skills, attention to detail, and dedication to quality.
  • Experience creating budgets and reading P&L statements.
  • Experience in analyzing data.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to foster relationships.

Position Information

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing preferred.
  • 2-5 years’ experience.
  • Works under general supervision.
  • Must be available to travel in support of the sales team.
  • If this sounds like something you might enjoy, send us a resume, and let’s see where things go.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Pay: From $50,000.00 per year

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience

  • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this position.

If you are interested in applying for any of our current job openings, please email our Director of Human Resources at: batalden@ionsources.com

New Career Opportunity at KRI! Production Technician

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Production Technician I

Job Description

Position Title:
Production Technician I

Reports To:
Production Manager

Department:
Ion Sources

Status:
Full-time Non-Exempt

Position Overview

Responsible for building, testing, and packaging Ion Sources. Responsible for building hollow cathodes and electron sources. Provides technical support on End Hall and Electron Sources for customers. Aids Engineers to test new products and debug systems. Troubleshoots problems and provide support parts/assemblies for orders.

Scope of Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities

  • Answers basic questions about products and communicate with other departments about products (sales, electronics, inventory)
  • Provides customer service regarding products and services
  • Interacts with engineers to work on current and new products
  • Catalogs Serial Numbers
  • Provides Engineering Support
  • Maintains equipment and pumps
  • Performs Maintenance of equipment
  • Ability to work in electronics and customer support as needed
  • Prepares packing list for orders and shipping
  • Maintains inventory and parts in End Hall and Hollow Cathode production
  • Builds Hollow Cathodes and Electron Sources
  • Ability to communicate in and understand technical terms related to ion sources
  • Ability to meet production schedules
  • Cross trains on other job function as production allows
  • Ability to organize and fill out detailed documentation
  • Ability to use various power and hand tools
  • Proficient in the reading and understanding of technical prints and schematics
  • Proficient in documentation of assembly processes

Skills and Qualifications

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Demonstrate mechanical/technical ability
  • Understanding of mathematics, print reading, and electrical theory
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Good communication, and problem solving, willing to work as a team
  • Knowledge of ion source spare parts
  • Auto Cad knowledge a plus
  • Ability to weld a plus

Position Requirements

  • AAS in a Technical, Electronics or Engineering is preferred, but not required
  • Prefer experience in the industry, will train the right person
  • Works under general supervision

Working Environment

  • Noise level low

Physical Requirements

  • Required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands.
  • Ability to type, grasp, and twist
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds on occasion

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this position.

If you are interested in applying for any of our current job openings, please email our Director of Human Resources at: batalden@ionsources.com

2019 KRI Tradeshow Line Up

At Kaufman & Robinson, we value the connections and time spent with clients and colleagues at industry trade shows. We have expanded our industry trade show presence in 2019 with over 13 planned shows. We have also created a more modern and user friendly booth, where we can display our products and meet with potential clients and customers.

Please note our schedule for the second half of 2019 below. If you are planning to attend any of the these shows, please reach out to our on-site staff directly, or to our marketing and sales associates at: stadtmueller@ionsources.com and krisales@ionsources.com

We look forward to meeting you soon!

2019 Event and Trade Show Calendar

  • April 30 - May 4, 2019 SVC TechCon, Long Beach, CA
  • May 19 - 24, 2019 ICMCTF, San Diego, CA
  • June 2 - 7, 2019 OSA Optical Interference Coatings Conference, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
  • July 9 - 11, 2019 Semicon West, San Francisco, CA
  • August 11 - 15, 2019 SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, CA
  • October 1, 2019 SSCAVS, Buena Park, CA
  • October 15 - 17, 2019 SPIE Optifab, Rochester, NY
  • October 20 - 25, 2019 AVS International, Columbus, OH
  • December 1 - 6, 2019 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA

KRI to attend NCCAVS

The NCCAVS Exhibition will run from 10:00am - 6:00pm on February 21, 2019.

KRI will once again be visiting our customers and friends on the west coast while attending the 40th Annual Equipment Exhibition hosted by Northern California Chapter of AVS. This event showcases products and services of companies supporting vacuum-related industries. KRI is excited to be counted among this diverse group of industry leaders, and we are honored to be a part of this exhibition. This exhibition is the largest sponsored by any AVS Chapter.

Steve Hansen will be ready to meet guests and customers during this one day event. The KRI booth will be set up in the US TechWest corner near the entrance. If you are planning to attend the exhibit, please stop by and say hi. There will be product information and displays highlighting our ionsource and power supply product lines. He'll also have copies of a our helpful Periodic Table posters to give out. Grab yours while supplies last!

KRI at SPIE Photonics West

SPIE Photonics West is the leading globabl event for the photonics and laser industries. KRI is proud to be a part of this annual event.

Kaufman and Robinson will be set up in booth #2439 at SPIE's Photonics West in San Francisco. This is the leading global event for the photonics and laser industries, and we are excited to showcase all of our products at this event.

Steve, Ray, Chris, and many of our Western States Reps will be in attendance. Make sure you stop by to check out our new show booth! We look forward to seeing you there, Tuesday, February 5 through Thursday, February 7.