Engineering

Composite Technician [Laminates / Moulding]

Job Ref: 3239209 | Type: Contract or Temp

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About The Role

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. Our team is 500 people strong and we’re adding to it every week. 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

Working as part of the Electron Vehicle Team, you will have the opportunity to work on a new launch vehicle using state of the art manufacturing and production techniques.  We need your expertise in complex composite construction together with your ability to produce top quality work with an exceptional eye for detail. You will need to deliver on the manufacture and trimming of composites components and building of composite moulds and jigs. You will be required to prepare moulds and composite parts for laminating to the highest standards.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience in a composite manufacturing facility
  • A composite apprenticeship or has experience as a composite boat-builder or composite technician
  • Able to read, understand and follow manufacturing instructions and drawings
  • Capable of meeting QA requirements and able to display a great level of attention to detail
  • Understand in detail the specific components you are assigned and support the teams' leading hand in making sound plans and schedule mitigation plans
  • Heavy emphasis on achievement and details - getting things done efficiently, effectively and to the highest quality standards.
As well as a being a career-defining role, working at Rocket Lab means being part of meaningful projects with world-leading experts.
  
Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference.
  
We get things done. Our team is nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented. While other companies talk about it, we do it. This means projects get the green light faster and ideas are put into practice rapidly.
  
Everyone works on the big stuff. This isn’t a huge aerospace company where you get lost in bureaucracy and end up a tiny cog in a giant machine. At Rocket Lab, your work directly impacts the success of each mission. Everyone’s voice is heard, and everyone can contribute major projects. This is your chance to play a pivotal role in developing space systems that change the way we access space.
  
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 http://www.pmddtc.state.gov/regulations_laws/itar.html.

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