Full-Time

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Posted on 5/31/2024

Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Space launch, spacecraft design, and manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Senior

Albuquerque, NM, USA

Required Skills
CAD
SolidWorks
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Material Science, Physics, Computer Science
  • 5+ years of experience in an aerospace production/manufacturing environment
  • Hands-on and advanced knowledge of welding operations and welding tools
  • Experience with teaching/programming/set up of robot/pick-and-place welding tools
  • Automation and vision-based automation experience
  • Working CAD knowledge, SolidWorks preferred
  • Solid understanding of metallurgy and materials science
  • Experience with testing interconnect weld and solder joints
  • Experience with statistical process control
  • Experience writing and revising work instructions
Responsibilities
  • Supporting sustaining activities to improve throughput and yield of solar cell interconnection welding operations
  • Own process modules by investigating root cause of defect issues, writing and updating clear work instructions, training, yield reporting
  • Plan and perform experiments to improve safety, yield, throughput, and reliability
  • Assist R&D with new products or experiments as needed

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%