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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. Our team is 500 people strong and weโ€™re adding to it every week. 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. ย ย 

While other companies talk about it, we do it!
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About the role
The Mechanical Production team work closely with test engineers and design engineers to achieve the highest product quality and safety standards for Rocket Lab launch vehicles.

Mechanical assembly technicians receive components from supply chain and complete the assembly and testing of those components before passing on to the Integration team.

As a Technician, you will be hands on, working with tools, equipment and/or facilities to build, launch or test Electron launch vehicles or components. Your responsibilities contribute to the overall production and launch schedule.
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Essential skills

  • Trade qualified in relevant industry
  • Must be able to demonstrate 4+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Precision mechanical assembly
  • Operation of mechanical, electrical and automated test equipment
  • Comfortable working to exacting standards, including cleanliness for oxygen service
  • Have a working understanding of standard industry ESD policy
  • Have a good level of eyesight and be able to inspect assemblies to a high workmanship standard
  • Be able to manufacture components to a high workmanship standard, including riveting and precision assembly

Rocket Lab Employee Benefits:

  • The opportunity to work on innovative and ground breaking technology
  • Access to world leading experts to develop your career
  • Unlimited barista coffee, fruit and snacks
  • Rocket Lab merchandise โ€“ 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
  • An employee stock purchase program

Important Information
For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.ย  These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States' International Traffic in Arms Regulations.ย  Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality.ย  For more information on these Regulations, click here http://www.pmddtc.state.gov/regulations\_laws/itar.html

Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab

New Zealand, Auckland

Posted 2 months ago

Job offer closed

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