Employment

We are pleased to announce that Capco is now offering competitive compensation with the Front Range for all level positions!

Capco is always looking for qualified people to join our team.  To be considered for employment, all applicants must thoroughly complete an application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please download and complete the Employment Application, then deliver to:

Mesa County Workforce Center

512 29 1/2 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81504
Phone: (970) 248-0871
Fax: (970) 256-2436
Job Hotline: (970) 248-7575

or send your completed application to hr_recruitment@capcoinc.com

Please note, we do not accept applications at our manufacturing facility.

Should you have questions or need to request special accommodation or assistance with the application process, please call Ellen Petersen at (970) 243-8750 ext. 333.

Capco is an equal employment opportunity employer and qualified candidates for all positions will be considered without regard to race, color, religions, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital, or veteran classification or any other legally protected status.

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Open Positions: 03/24/2017

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Pyrotechnics Engineer

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • Design and evaluate explosive manufacturing processes to ensure safety, reliability, and efficiency
  • Perform hazard risk assessments on explosive manufacturing processes, material handling, and material storage
  • Design loading, pressing, crimping, blending, and safe handling methods; including fixtures and tooling, detailed work instructions, process troubleshooting, and testing
  • Carry out explosives research to improve safety, process improvements, and problem resolution
  • Interface with production supervision and production operators regarding equipment operation, process problems, and process improvements.
  • Interface with vendors and auditors; including on-sight visits, evaluation and down-selection of equipment purchases, technical support and guidance
  • Participate in bidding new explosives business opportunities; technical writing, and conceptual process design
  • Evaluate manufacturing processes and methods for safety, product quality, efficiency, equipment utilization, floor plan layout, material flow, staffing requirements, productivity rates, DOD-4145.26 compliance and OSHA compliance
  • Prepare and present plans for manufacturing projects and coordinate deployment, including selection and purchase and/or design and development of manufacturing processes
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
  • Must meet Capco Attendance requirement
  • Excellent mechanical skills/aptitude
  • Ability to travel

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related scientific field of study
  • Must pass BATF background check and appropriate drug testing
  • Must be able to obtain State of Colorado Explosives permit
  • English proficiency
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with pyrotechnic materials
  • Experience blending, loading, and testing pyrotechnic materials
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment designing, building, and monitoring production processes
  • Experience investigating and determining root cause analysis of component and process failures

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in manufacturing energetic devices such as CAD’s and PAD’s
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense Safety Manual DOD-4145.26
  • Knowledge of statistical processes control (SPC)
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing methods
  • Hands on experience with fabrication including machining, cutting, welding, and fabrication
  • Experience in AutoCAD or Creo
  • ISO 9001 Experience

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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Research Engineer

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • Design and develop new technologies and/or products
  • Design and develop control algorithms and user interface(s) for novel additive manufacturing applications
  • Design and develop control systems for novel additive manufacturing applications
  • Design, perform and document experiments in support of research and development
  • Prepare and present structured, comprehensive, detailed written reports
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and documentation skills
  • Demonstrated programming experience, preferably for machine control and user interface development
  • Demonstrated electronic system and circuit design experience
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with customers, co-workers and management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to effectively summarize and present complex technical information using reports, charts and images
  • Self-starter with the ability to perform task planning for self and others
  • Self-motivated life-long learner
  • Routinely assist with finding funding opportunities and preparing grant proposals
  • Ability to travel (10%)
  • Must meet Capco Attendance requirements
  • Must be able to obtain State of Colorado Explosives permit

Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check, appropriate drug testing
  • English Proficiency
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • MS degree in Physics, Computer Science, Engineering or Physical Science, and 1 year progressive experience in a deadline-driven research and development environment, or BS degree and 5 years progressive experience

Preferred  Qualifciations

  • 5 years of experience in all stages of product development, from initial concept to production ramp-up
  • Practical software development and customization for machine control
  • Demonstrated success in writing grant proposals for R&D funding
  • Experience with fluid deposition
  • Experience with explosive materials
  • Experience with DoD contracting

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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Quality Engineer

Essential Functions (include but are not limited to):

  • Moderate frequency of heavy lifting (maximum weight 50lbs)
  • Moderate frequency of gripping/reaching
  • Manual dexterity is highly necessary
  • Must meet Capco attendance requirements
  • Will work independently and within a team environment
  • Will review contractual requirements, plan / execute projects from pre-solicitation through production stages, set priorities and monitor progress, establish milestones and effective schedules, and ensure deadlines are met
  • Support implementation of QMS improvements and/or third party registration activities
  • Will work cross-functionally and with customers and suppliers to achieve quality objectives throughout the organization
  • Collect and analyze supplier, customer, and process data using Six Sigma methods to ensure conformity and recommend corrective actions or improvements
  • Will lead and/or direct first article inspections and tests
  • Oversight of manual / DCC-CMM programming and inspections
  • Oversee / lead risk assessment and associated risk mitigation for supported programs
  • Oversee / lead failure analysis and root cause evaluation for assigned corrective actions
  • Plan and execute 5S and Lean initiatives as well as Six Sigma projects for continuous process improvement
  • Identify and initiate SPC opportunities and other process control measures
  • Will work closely with our inspection team to provide leadership and support while ensuring conformance to applicable ISO standards
  • Will communicate job expectations; plan, monitor and evaluate job results; coach, counsel and mentor employees
  • Provide appropriate technical training as it pertains to blueprint reading and GD&T
  • Manage area performance measures, including visual controls and provide regular progress reports to manager
  • Identify and implement improvements in quality and customer satisfaction
  • Oversight of certified inspections and tests
  • Proficient with design software (e.g. AUTOCAD and Solid Works)

Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
  • English Proficiency
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or other technical discipline plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience using basic and advanced features in Microsoft Office Suite (emphasis on MS-Excel and MS-Word)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 + years of experience in a leadership role
  • 2 + years of experience and/or training with regard to technical reporting
  • 2 + years of experience specifically in a manufacturing setting with a structured quality system
  • 2 + years of experience with mechanical and/or general inspections and associated reading / interpretation of blueprints

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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ISO Coordinator/Quality Engineer

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • Occasional heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Occasional reaching / gripping requiring moderate manual dexterity
  • Coordinate cross-functional efforts to implement, validate and maintain the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Coordinate collection and organization of data necessary for Management Review activities
  • Maintain and support the ISO internal audit system while coordinating and supporting continuous QMS improvements
  • Coordinate and support customer or 3rd party audit activities, including associated internal and external communication
  • Manage multiple ongoing tasks and priorities to meet established goals and objectives
  • Develop documents needed for compliance with the ISO 9001:2015 standard and provide support for update / maintenance of documents such as the Quality Assurance Manual, subtier procedures, work instructions and forms
  • Support project planning and execution for QMS evolution and ensure compliance with relevant ISO requirements
  • Support transition to and maintenance of QMS software and storage solutions, including training and technical support
  • Maintain historical records of documents pertaining to the Quality Management System and ISO compliance
  • Must lead problem solving activities, including organization, coordination and documentation through project completion
  • Review departmental QMS metrics and assimilate monthly trend analyses / summaries for distribution to management and executive staff
  • Identify and initiate SPC opportunities and other process control measures to reduce scrap and reject occurrences
  • Oversee / lead elements of risk management, to include FMEA / risk assessment and associated risk mitigation actions
  • Collect and analyze supplier, customer and/or process data for the purpose of ensuring product conformance and recommending CAPA or associated improvements
  • Evaluate and/or initiate quality specifications, auditing programs, 5S/LEAN initiatives and Six Sigma projects in support of continuous improvement initiatives
  • Provide QA / QE leadership in the form of coaching, counseling and mentoring employees
  • Must meet Capco Attendance Requirements
  • Other QA / QE functions as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
  • English Proficiency
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or other technical discipline plus a minimum of 10 years of directly related experience working within an ISO, AS or equivalent QMS system
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience using basic and advanced features in Microsoft Office Suite (emphasis on MS-Excel and MS-Word)
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience specifically in a manufacturing setting with a structured quality system
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience using industry standard design software (e.g., AutoCAD or Solid Works)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience with a structured documentation/records system
  • 2+ years of experience producing technical writing associated with work performed in a directly related field
  • 2+ years of experience with mechanical and/or general inspections and associated reading/interpretation of blueprints

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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Production Supervisor

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • Accomplishes production goals by: communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring and appraising job results; coaching, counseling and disciplining employees; coordinating and enforcing policies and procedures; Maintains staff by orienting and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities
  • Scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing established production goals; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; resolving problems; program planning; execute to set milestones and scheduling
  • Conduct annual employee performance reviews
  • Ensure improved employee engagement.  Provide consistent employee coaching and development.
  • Provide appropriate technical training as it pertains to blueprint reading and GD&T
  • Process monitoring, statistical process control and process capability studies
  • Provide process oversight and maintenance to ensure accountability for all assigned duties
  • Ability to operate in a regulated environment as it pertains to contract requirements and corporate specifications
  • Manage area performance measures, including visual controls and provide regular progress reports to manager
  • Assure ongoing 5S procedural philosophy is executed, followed and maintained
  • Uphold Capco standards and specifications
  • Oversee and maintain plant security
  • Order, schedule and communicate raw material and WIP needs with management
  • Monitor labor and scrap costs
  • Ability to read and interpret technical data procedures/blueprints
  • Must perform inspection of parts with appropriate measuring instruments
  • Must work independently and in a team environment
  • Conduct monthly inventory
  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to display efficient problem solving skills
  • Must meet Capco attendance requirements

 Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
  • English proficiency
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years’ experience in a leadership role
  • Minimum of 2 years CNC machining experience or equivalent
  • Previous experience with statistical process control (SPC) and parts per million defects (PPM)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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Maintenance Technician

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • High frequency of heavy lifting (maximum weight 50lbs)
  • High frequency of gripping/reaching
  • Manual dexterity is highly necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple on-going tasks
  • Preventive Maintenance work on various Industrial Equipment and Building Maintenance throughout all of Capco’s facilities
  • General Maintenance Laborer/Cleaning Machines during PM’s, Changing Filters, Cleaning Dust Collectors, Pulling wire, Maintenance helper and various other duties that are delegated by supervisor
  • General equipment maintenance (basic troubleshooting, replacing defective components, working on and around CNC machines)
  • General building maintenance (basic plumbing, basic electrical, painting, grounds keeper)
  • General construction and fabrication work (carpentry, welding, machining, sheet metal work)
  • Must be able to work independently and/or in a team environment
  • Other maintenance functions as directed
  • Must meet Capco attendance requirements
  • Ability to read/interpret technical manual and assembly instruction
  • Must work independently and/or in a team environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot/repair various mechanical assemblies and/or equipment
  • Daily use of basic math skills
  • Ability to prioritize ongoing multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment
  • Ability to use hand tools, portable tools and other maintenance equipment
  • Able to work independently and/or in a team environment
  • Daily use of mechanical skills
  • Ability to understand the basics of construction trades (plumbing, electrical, HVAC)

Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
  • English Proficiency
  • 2 year college degree or equivalent experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • 2 years’ experience working in the Industrial maintenance field or repair of machinery/automotive equipment.
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing facility

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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Machinist I

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • Operation of CNC machines
  • Manual machine operations
  • Ability to inspect and measure components using micrometers, calipers, part specific gages, pin gages, height cages, optical comparator, surface finish standards and other standard measuring equipment
  • Moderate frequency of heavy lifting (maximum weight 50lbs)
  • Moderate frequency of gripping/reaching
  • Manual dexterity is moderately necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing tasks
  • Daily use of math skills (decimal, fraction and conversion)
  • Ability to follow written work instructions
  • Load stock into machines and associated fixturing
  • Deburr as necessary
  • Change tools and perform tool offsets as needed
  • Perform machine maintenance for daily use (i.e. tool life management, coolant, oils and fluid level and accuracy)
  • Must meet Capco attendance requirements
  • Must work independently and/or in a team environment
  • Other duties as directed
  • Must meet Capco attendance requirements
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Train / qualify on basic gages, process-specific hard gages and TESA-hite
  • Maintain 97% throughput
  • Maintain 6 or fewer reject tags per year
  • Must achieve Certified Operator status on at least one process

Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
  • English Proficiency
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Previous machining or CNC experience
  • Experience/knowledge of calipers and/or micrometers
  • 1 year CNC experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years CNC experience

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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Mechanical Electro Assembler I

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • Energetic/Mechanical assembly
  • Low frequency of heavy lifting (maximum weight 25lbs)
  • High frequency of gripping/reaching
  • Manual dexterity is highly necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing tasks
  • Must have good-eye hand coordination
  • Handling of small components or assemblies
  • Ability to perform repetitive work
  • Must promptly communicate assembly problems/challenges to supervisor
  • Must be dependable/punctual
  • Ability to follow written work instructions
  • Must meet established production goals
  • Must meet Capco attendance requirements
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment
  • Train / qualify on basic gages and visual criteria for process-specific Assembler checks
  • Maintain 97% throughput
  • Maintain 6 or fewer reject tags per year

 Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
  • English Proficiency
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent industry related experience
  • Minimum 6 months assembly experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Past experience with repetitive , small parts or detailed work

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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Machine Operator

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • Mechanical Assembly
  • Manual Machine Operations
  • Ability to inspect components using micrometers, calipers, part specific gages and pin gages
  • Moderate frequency of heavy lifting (maximum weight 50lbs)
  • Moderate frequency of gripping/reaching
  • Manual dexterity is moderately necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing tasks
  • Daily use of math skills (decimal, fraction and conversion)
  • Ability to follow written work instructions
  • Operating complex mechanical machines and/or processes
  • Performing tool changes and adjustment
  • Basic troubleshooting of fixtures, tooling and equipment
  • Must meet established production goals
  • Perform machine maintenance for daily use (i.e. tool life management, coolant/oil level accuracy, machine cleanliness)
  • Other duties as directed
  • Must meet Capco attendance requirements
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Minimum of 92.5% efficiency
  • Train / qualify on basic gages required for process-specific Operator checks
  • Maintain 97% throughput
  • Maintain 6 or fewer reject tags per year

 Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
  • English Proficiency
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent industry related experience
  • 1 year machine operating experience

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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Metal Finisher I

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • Operation of manual and automated media blast cabinets
  • Operation of various chemical processes
  • Inspection and ability to become a certified operator
  • Routine maintenance of equipment
  • Moderate frequency of heavy lifting up to 50lbs
  • High frequency of gripping/reaching
  • Manual dexterity is moderate
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing tasks
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to follow written and verbal work instructions
  • Quality compliance testing and documentation
  • Daily log upkeep
  • Ability to work independently and or in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate needs ( materials, equipment, training) to supervisor or lead
  • Good problem solving, organizational and recording skills
  • Must meet established production goals
  • Must meet Capco attendance requirements
  • Maintain 97% throughput
  • Maintain 4 or fewer reject tags per year
  • Must achieve certified status on at least 1 process

Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
  • English Proficiency
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma/ GED or equivalent industry related experience
  • Previous metal finishing experience in a manufacturing setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience in metal finishing

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market

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ISO Coordinator/Quality Engineer

Essential Functions (include but not limited to)

  • Occasional heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Occasional reaching / gripping requiring moderate manual dexterity
  • Coordinate cross-functional efforts to implement, validate and maintain the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Coordinate collection and organization of data necessary for Management Review activities
  • Maintain and support the ISO internal audit system while coordinating and supporting continuous QMS improvements
  • Coordinate and support customer or 3rd party audit activities, including associated internal and external communication
  • Manage multiple ongoing tasks and priorities to meet established goals and objectives
  • Develop documents needed for compliance with the ISO 9001:2015 standard and provide support for update / maintenance of documents such as the Quality Assurance Manual, subtier procedures, work instructions and forms
  • Support project planning and execution for QMS evolution and ensure compliance with relevant ISO requirements
  • Support transition to and maintenance of QMS software and storage solutions, including training and technical support
  • Maintain historical records of documents pertaining to the Quality Management System and ISO compliance
  • Must lead problem solving activities, including organization, coordination and documentation through project completion
  • Review departmental QMS metrics and assimilate monthly trend analyses / summaries for distribution to management and executive staff
  • Identify and initiate SPC opportunities and other process control measures to reduce scrap and reject occurrences
  • Oversee / lead elements of risk management, to include FMEA / risk assessment and associated risk mitigation actions
  • Collect and analyze supplier, customer and/or process data for the purpose of ensuring product conformance and recommending CAPA or associated improvements
  • Evaluate and/or initiate quality specifications, auditing programs, 5S/LEAN initiatives and Six Sigma projects in support of continuous improvement initiatives
  • Provide QA / QE leadership in the form of coaching, counseling and mentoring employees
  • Must meet Capco Attendance Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
  • English Proficiency
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or other technical discipline plus a minimum of 10 years of directly related experience working within an ISO, AS or equivalent QMS system
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience using basic and advanced features in Microsoft Office Suite (emphasis on MS-Excel and MS-Word)
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience specifically in a manufacturing setting with a structured quality system
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience using industry standard design software (e.g., AutoCAD or Solid Works)

Preferred Qualifications / Experience

  • 2+ years of experience with a structured documentation/records system
  • 2+ years of experience producing technical writing associated with work performed in a directly related field
  • 2+ years of experience with mechanical and/or general inspections and associated reading/interpretation of blueprints

Wage Information

  • Capco now offers competitive wages with the Denver, Colorado market