Company Name: Blue Canyon Technologies
Job Industry: Chemicals
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: On-Site
Location: Lafayette, Colorado, United States
Required Candidates: 1
Job Description:

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT), a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, 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 Materials & Process Engineer I will be responsible for analyzing, researching, and developing materials and their related application processes for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems, and subsystems. The candidate will apply material engineering principles to support design and development projects across Blue Canyon product lines. The candidate be responsible for new conceptual layouts, detailed engineering designs of structural composites, modifications, integration of advanced materials, drawing reviews, and performing detailed technical reviews of drawings, specifications, and manufacturing plans in a team environment with other engineering organization.


Title: Materials & Process Engineer I


Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $70,000 - $110,000

(Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

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 minimum 5% contribution)
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave



Job Responsibilities:

  • Represent and educate Materials and Process requirements for space applications across engineering disciplines and product lines.
  • Development of Materials and Process selection and implementation plans for space applications.
  • Support the selection of Parts, Materials, and Processes (PMP) in the design phase across all BCT product lines.
  • Generation of Material Usage Agreements (MUAs) to customers.
  • Support of materials test planning, analysis, and evaluation.
  • Support development of procurement material and process requirements for different types of product.
  • Oversee the prohibited materials planning and detection efforts.
  • Interface with cross functional teams regarding technical issues concerning raw materials, parts fabrication, and/or review of manufacturing plans.
  • Participate in proper selection of materials and processes for parts and products.
  • Participate in non-conformance disposition and corrective action processes.
  • Present data to both technical and non-technical audiences; and support the creation and execution of plans (including cost and schedule estimates) for depot level maintenance facilities.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.



Required Qualifications/Education:

  • 3+ years of experience directly applicable to the aerospace industry materials and processes discipline.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a technical discipline (e.g., engineering field) or equivalent discipline (e.g., material engineering, chemistry, etc.).
  • Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  • Background and knowledge in a materials field, for example metals, polymers, adhesives, lubricants, composites, etc.
  • Broad knowledge in process development and implementation for metal finish, bonding, coatings, plating, preferred a working knowledge of aerospace industry process specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and communicate effectively, in writing and in presentations to various audiences.
  • Familiarity with NASA, military or industry specifications, especially materials test (e.g. ASTM) procedures.
  • Working knowledge of developing a process, for example, corrosion prevention, paints, coatings, adhesives, or lubrication.



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 and stand for long periods of time. The employee is commonly required to bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 15 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 Melissa Po at 720-450-8252 or HR@bluecanyontech.com.


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