Full-Time

Lead Component Manufacturing & Test Engineer

Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides reliable space launch services and spacecraft manufacturing

Hardware
Industrial & Manufacturing
Aerospace

$95000 - $155000

Stock, Stock Options, Cash Incentives

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or other technical field
  • 5+ years experience troubleshooting valves, actuators, regulators or similar fluid components during assembly, functional checkouts or while undergoing development and qualification testing
  • Experience developing and building safe, high pressure, pneumatic, hydrostatic, and cryogenic test stands
  • Experience with instrumentation, controls, and data acquisition systems
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus
  • Regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, operate computer keyboard and controls, and communicate verbally and in writing
  • Must be physically able to commute to buildings
  • Occasional exposure to dust, fumes and moderate levels of noise
Responsibilities
  • Create and commission innovative test systems that incorporate mechanical, fluid, and electrical components
  • Oversee introduction and implementation of new products and product revisions
  • Own assembly, checkouts and development testing of components
  • Provide mentorship and training to team members
  • Lead problem containment and root cause/corrective action investigations
  • Analyze and resolve manufacturing discrepancies and non-conformances
  • Collaborate with the quality team to identify and drive quality-related initiatives and improvements
  • Perform structured root cause analysis of in-process failures
  • Identify, plan and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to meet production requirements, including preparation of business cases

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.5B

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

56%

2 year growth

122%