Quality Engineer II / Senior Quality Engineer

Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides reliable space launch services and spacecraft manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing

$75,000 - $130,000

Stock, Stock Options, Cash Incentives


Long Beach, CA, USA

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, aerospace, or industrial engineering, or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of experience in a quality role
  • Experience in Aerospace industry
  • Experience in Assembly and integration
  • GD&T knowledge
  • Experience with AS9100
  • Specific vision abilities required
  • 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
  • Identify and prioritize risks to mission success
  • Create action plans and lead execution of tasks to resolve problems
  • Steer cross-functional teams to focus on top-impact actions and hold people accountable for achieving expected milestones
  • Support and/or lead process failure mode and effect analysis
  • Drive implementation of built-in quality fundamentals
  • Provide rapid response and problem resolution for containment and risk mitigation activities
  • Identify and categorize quality problems impacting the company's ability to deliver conforming hardware on schedule
  • Lead team to deep dive the top problems and properly identify and resolve the root cause of the issues
  • Lead PFMEA activities
  • Support Quality inspection team

Rocket Lab, a comprehensive space company established in 2006, has a proven track record of mission success, offering reliable launch services, spacecraft components, and on-orbit management solutions. It stands out for its manufacturing of the Electron, the second most frequently launched U.S. rocket, and the Photon spacecraft platform, chosen for NASA missions to the Moon and Mars. With three launch pads at two sites, industry-leading flight software, and a commitment to cost-effective and efficient services, Rocket Lab is a leader in the space industry, making space access more affordable and faster.

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Lakewood, California



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