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Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense Process Coordinator in Longmont, Colorado

Join Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. (EBI) and you’ll be part of a team that leads science, innovation, and technology on different industry fronts. Working here will provide you with an exciting and motivating career full of development and growth opportunities throughout our businesses. We are a global company that prides itself on having passionate, diverse and dedicated employees who work together to achieve uncommon results.

This opportunity is located within our Honeybee Robotics business, an R&D engineering company that creates unique solutions for our customers’ challenges, on Earth and in space.Click here ( to learn more.

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures that JIT (Just-In-Time) is happening just the right amount of materials and supplies at the right time in the right place.

  • Responsible for the movement of shop orders and material as it flows from clean room, machine shop, inspection, shipment to outside vendors, and from MRB (Material Review Board) hold back into production

  • Assist in 5S, continuous improvement and 'Lean Activites' proactively and as assigned.

  • Keeps the flow smooth by solving complex problems and handling irregular projects that don’t fit into current process

  • Change existing and implement new processes

  • Takes direction from value stream manager, machine shop supervisor, and clean room supervisor to sequence work to smooth the flow.

  • Creates clear instructions for other departments when work is moved back into the normal process after having fallen out. i.e. repaired parts coming back from the machine shop to clean room.

  • Issues or distributes materials, products, parts, and supplies to appropriate Maintains a safe, organized and efficient work area.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Problem solving non-technical process problems.

  • Ability to learn and proficiently use an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system.

  • Understand basic manufacturing process and how inventory control interacts with upstream and downstream functions.

  • Able to work with multiple priorities and people.

  • Strong attention to detail, organization and time management skills.

  • Ability to professionally communicate and work with others.

  • Service orientation; actively looking for ways to help people.

  • Communication skills; the ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with all levels of supervision on the status of jobs.

  • Attendance and punctuality the ideal candidate is consistently at work and on-time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.

  • Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Balances team and individual responsibilities

  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback

  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have proficient personal computer skills, internet research, and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word). ERP experience desired.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Experience, Skills and Education

  • US Person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 10+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Honeybee Robotics, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.

Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. is a diversified company with businesses in a myriad of industries including Aerospace & Defense, Space Robotics, Life Sciences, and Pet Food Flavorings, with our headquarters located in Denver, CO. We have been called "The industry leader"​, "The people to follow"​, "The safety, quality and reliability experts"​. Our technologies allow us to be first to market with next-generation products for all of our focus markets. Our businesses include:

AFB International (

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company

EnviroLogix Inc. (

Honeybee Robotics, Ltd.

Each of our companies, as varied as they are, have a great deal in common. Each is a leader in its field. Each ​shares a dedication to innovation, continuous improvement, a commitment to research and technological expertise and an unmatched level of services and support. The simple truth is: When you are a part of our team, you stand head and shoulders above the rest.

Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.