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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. 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
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our Quality Engineering department, this position will support the production team by managing and resolving all quality issues as they arise on the Electron production line, specialising in avionics systems and components.
As quality issues are raised, it is the responsibility of the Quality Engineer II to investigate the issue, gather all required information and stakeholders, and drive to a satisfactory resolution as quickly as possible to enable to the line to keep moving. They are also charged with resolving the root cause of the issue to ensure it is not repeated.
Working with production technicians and supervisors as their customers, they also engage with manufacturing engineers, design, and test engineers to ensure timely investigation and resolution.
Essential skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, or related.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Manufacturing / Production / Process Engineer
  • Understanding of electronic circuits, design principles, and SMT manufacturing techniques.
  • Understanding of interfaces, sensors and instrumentation including power supplies, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, serial devices, and instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of Environmental Testing; Vibration, Shock, Thermal, TVAC
  • Hands-on technical experience debugging complex systems within a Manufacturing environment
  • Strong communicator, with proven ability to communicate and deliver clear and concise KPI’s
  • Can-do approach and flexibility to thrive around growing teams and processes

Desirable skills

  • Experience in the aviation or automotive industry
  • Experience Python, C/C++ and the SDLC in general
  • Project / Program Management skills
  • Knowledge of quality tools such as Lean principles, Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action, Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Metrology, Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Control Plans, and various problem-solving approaches
  • Experience with Siemens Team Center/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

Important Information
For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.  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.  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.  For more information on these Regulations, click here\_laws/itar.html.

Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab

New Zealand, Auckland

Posted 13d ago

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