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.
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
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