Manufacturing Engineer II - Vehicle Integration
Rocket Lab
Auckland, New Zealand
3d ago

About Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth.

There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with better access to space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Rocket Lab.

Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented.

While other companies talk about it, we do it!

About the role

The primary purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer II is to facilitate and optimize Production and Launch vehicle system tests for a high-growth production environment, ensuring Manufacturing Principles are practiced to meet stringent launch times.

This position will work closely and develop strong relationships with all Engineers, Technicians, and subject matter experts across a range of departments to enable the testing and operations of launch vehicles.

Regular activities of the Manufacturing Engineer II include practicing Manufacturing best practices, developing and optimizing processes for Production, and implement new processes through prototyping, test, and integration.

Essential skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, or related
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Manufacturing / Production / Process Engineer ideally for electromechanical systems
  • New Product introduction (NPI)
  • Hands-on technical experience debugging complex systems within a Manufacturing environment
  • Strong communicator, with proven ability to deliver KPI’s with little to no supervision on schedule as an individual or as a member of an integrated team
  • Strong communicator, with proven ability to write clear and concise KPI’s
  • Can-do approach and flexibility to thrive around growing teams and processes
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Desirable skills

  • Experience with Siemens Team Centre / Infor LN
  • Knowledge of production quality metrics
  • Experience transitioning products from prototype to production
  • IQ / PQ process driven project completion
  • PPS problem solving
  • Rocket Lab Employee Benefits

  • The opportunity to work on innovative and ground breaking technology
  • An employee stock purchase program
  • Access to world leading experts to develop your career
  • Unlimited barista coffee, fruit and snacks
  • Rocket Lab merchandise T-shirts, mission patches etc.
  • Discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
  • Additional parental leave entitlements
  • A vibrant team culture with social activities throughout the year
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