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

Ion Sources

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


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


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • 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:

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

Ion Sources

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:

We are hiring!

We're hiring!

KRI is looking for a CAD & Manual Controls Assistant Technician to support our Production & Research and Development teams.

This person would be responsible for developing product drawings and technical instructional manuals. This candidate would partner with SME in each department to create, test, store, organize, maintain, and deliver drawings on-time to deadlines.

Desired skills and attributes include:

  • Experience in layout for information technology projects.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Ability to write informative materials.
  • Ability to use and learn multiple computer software programs and systems.
  • Ability to learn and use scientific equipment terminology.

If you are tired of mandatory overtime, inflexible schedules, and 2nd/3rd shifts - we might provide a refreshing change!

Please email Kirsten Batalden at: for more information. 

Detailed job description here: Kaufman & Robinson CAD & Manuals Assistant Position