Receiving and Material Handling Associate

Manufacturing · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Manufacturing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is leading the way in the New Space revolution!  Our state-of-the-art systems are currently on missions from low Earth orbit to the Moon, near earth asteroids, and to Mars.  We create high-reliability spacecraft with significantly greater performance, much smaller size and at a fraction of the cost of traditional space systems.  We are involved in a wide range of projects for academic, commercial, and government applications.  Join our innovative and dynamic company, as we build the small spacecraft of the future.

Position Purpose: The Receiving and Material Handling Associate will maintain production and distribution of product by pulling orders from inventory; delivering production materials and supplies; staging finished product. You will be responsible for tracking warehouse stock, documenting orders, and storing merchandise.

Title: Receiving and Material Handling Associate

Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $18.45-$25.42 

Location: Lafayette, CO


  • 100% company paid health, dental and vision benefits for you and your dependents effective the first of the month following hire date
  • Life insurance
  • 401k (matching 4% with a 6% contribution
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave
  • Break rooms stocked with snacks, drinks, espresso machines and ping pong tables.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and keep strict and complete records
  • Verify items received to packing list and purchase order (part number, quantity, etc)
  • Enter receiving traceability data into ERP system with the up most accuracy                    
  • Perform review of purchase order requirements to all documents received.
  • Prepare documentation for receiving inspection and final processing.
  • Initial basic inspection of obvious flaws and alerting Receiving Inspection and Buyer
  • Work closely with Buyer and Engineering to help resolve rejected component parts problems
  • Move product to appropriate areas upon competition
  • Keep positive traceability of product from unpack to completion
  • Detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials, and unusual conditions to your supervisor
  • Maintain work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition
  • Desire to learn process and parts in detail taking ownership of position/process
  • Handle all items in safe and efficient manner
  • Scanning and labeling of receiving documents
  • Move materials to and from loading docks, delivery trucks, storage areas, and manufacturing areas
  • Identify and label materials, and record their locations in the warehouse/on the shelves to maintain inventory
  • Perform and report cycle counts
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • 2 years of previous receiving experience required
  • 2 years of data entry experience preferred
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Previous Administrative experience is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and willingness to learn new databases
  • Effective communication, facilitation, and teamwork skills
  • Must have a positive attitude and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, strategic support units and the company

Required Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Working Conditions:

This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other protected factor. Blue Canyon Technologies is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cathy Juntunen at 720-450-8252 or

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