Full-Time

Manufacturing Engineer I

Metallic Structures

Posted on 6/4/2024

Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Space launch, spacecraft design, and manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Entry

Essex, MD, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, aerospace, or manufacturing engineering, or other technical degree
  • Technical project management or manufacturing design experience
  • Fundamental understanding of mechanical design principles
  • Well versed in GD&T and inspection methods
Responsibilities
  • Identify, plan, and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout definitions to meet volume requirements
  • Develop production processes and ensure they are accurately and clearly documented
  • Design, develop, and implement tooling and equipment for use in a production environment
  • Contribute to facility construction projects including requirements generation, design reviews, and implementation support
  • Oversee introduction and implementation of new products and product revisions
  • Lead problem containment and structured root cause & corrective action investigations
  • Quickly analyze and resolve manufacturing discrepancies and non-conformances
  • Introduce automation where appropriate and ensure equipment data links directly to MRP and quality systems
  • Identify risks and improvements to develop the manufacturing engineering department
  • Develop and mentor less experienced engineers and technicians daily

Rocket Lab offers end-to-end space solutions, including reliable launch services, spacecraft design and manufacturing, and satellite components such as the Electron small orbital launch vehicle and the Photon satellite platform. Their technologies support various applications such as national security, scientific research, Earth observation, and communications.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.5B

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

40%

2 year growth

111%